LEICA Q2 - Monochrom

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product overview
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  • 47.3MP Full-Frame B&W CMOS Sensor
  • No Colour Array or Low Pass Filter
  • Maestro II Image Processor
  • Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens
Build In WIFIBuild In WIFI
Touch screen LCDTouch screen LCD
Image ProcessorImage Processor
CMOS SensorCMOS Sensor
View FinderView Finder
4K Video4K Video

The LEICA Q2 - Monochrom is the only full frame compact camera on the market with a dedicated monochrome sensor.

With a newly developed 47.3 megapixel full frame monochrome sensor that captures both highly-detailed still pictures and 4K video at ISO sensitivities up to 100,000, a fast Leica Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH. prime lens, fast and precise autofocus plus OLED viewfinder technology, the new LEICA Q2 - Monochrom not only continues the performance features of the Q2, but also defines new quality standards in black and white photography.

The monochrome design of the camera features a new leather covering, matt black paint, gray and white engravings and MONOCHROM lettering on the top for an elegant and unobtrusive look. The red Leica logo was intentionally omitted on this camera. Like the Leica Q2 the Q2 Monochrom also comes with a protective sealing against dust and water spray conforming to the IP52 Standard.


Key Features of the LEICA Q2 - Monochrom

  • 47.3MP Full-Frame B&W CMOS Sensor
  • No Colour Array or Low Pass Filter
  • Maestro II Image Processor
  • Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens
  • High-resolution 3.68MP (1280 x 960) OLED electronic viewfinder for clear and realistic eye-level viewing. Its high refresh rate virtually eliminates lag and an updated eye sensor provides faster automatic switching between the EVF and the rear LCD.
  • Rear 3.0" 1.04m-dot LCD features a touchscreen design for intuitive navigation and playback, as well as the ability to touch to focus.
  • Lightweight magnesium alloy body is dust and moisture-sealed (IP52-rated) for use in harsh environmental conditions.
  • BP-SCL4 battery offers approximately 350 shots per charge and the battery's physical design incorporates a rubber gasket to further reinforce the overall weather sealing.
  • A mechanical shutter affords flash sync speeds up to 1/500 sec.
  • The lens features a 49mm filter thread diameter for attaching optional filters.
  • Accepts one SD-type memory card and supports the UHS-II protocol.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, when used in conjunction with the Leica FOTOS app for iOS and Android, permits sharing imagery directly to a linked mobile device and also enables remote control over the camera and remote shooting via a live view image. Additionally, Bluetooth LE helps to maintain a permanent connection between the mobile device and the camera, enabling remote waking of the camera and automatic connection anytime within range.

47.3MP B&W Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and Maestro II Processor

Featuring a truly unique imaging system, the Q2 Monochrom incorporates a high-resolution 47.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor, which pairs with the Maestro II image processor to deliver a wide dynamic range with notable tonal rendering, as well as enhanced sensitivity to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions. The sensor's design features an updated microlens array and omits an optical low-pass filter in order to achieve greater sharpness, resolution, and clarity. Additionally, differentiating itself from typical sensor designs, the Q2 Monochrom sensor omits a colour filter array (CFA), which offers the ability to solely record monochromatic imagery using only luminance values for enhanced clarity, depth, and resolution. By removing the CFA, this camera also achieves a higher sensitivity range of ISO 100-100,000 than the colour-enabled Q2 camera, along with reduced noise to suit working in difficult lighting conditions and a broad 13-stop dynamic range.

The Maestro II's processing capabilities also afford fast shooting performance, up to 10 fps at full-resolution with a mechanical shutter, along with an especially quick autofocus system. Stills can be recorded as 14-bit DNG files and JPEGs. The added resolution also enables unique digital zoom capabilities to simulate working with different focal length lenses: 30MP images can be created using a 35mm field of view, 15MP images with a 50mm field of view, and 7MP with a 75mm field of view.

Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens

Key to the popularity of the Q-series is the incorporation of a fixed Summilux 28mm f/1.7 wide-angle prime lens, ensuring exceptional imaging performance. Blending Leica's optical know-how with a design perfectly matched to the image sensor, this lens incorporates three aspherical elements to control distortion and spherical aberrations for sharp and accurate rendering.

The fast initial aperture of f/1.7 guarantees optimum picture quality in even the most difficult lighting situations - excelling in low-light conditions and offering improved control over depth of field. Extending its versatility, a dedicated macro focusing position can also be used for working with subjects as close as 17 cm away.

Additionally, with its digital zoom of up to 75mm, the Leica Q2 can make a perfect companion for street photography as well as shooting architecture, landscapes, and portraits. An optical image stabilization unit also helps to compensate for the effects of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting - highlighting the greatest possible creative freedom in composing exceptional black-and-white images.

A clear view at all times | 3.68 Megapixels OLED Viewfinder

The newly developed, high-resolution OLED viewfinder has a resolution of 3.68 megapixels. The high resolution provides an ideal view and live preview of your subject at all times, with improved image depth and higher contrast.

Capture fleeting moments with unparalleled precision

To ensure you never miss a treasured moment, the Leica Q2 boasts an autofocus system that sharply focuses on your subject in 0.15 seconds, the fastest in its class. With its high-speed burst shooting rate of an impressive 10 frames per second at the full resolution of 47.3 MP, the Leica Q2 is built to capture what you want, whenever you need.

Push your creativity beyond still-images

The combination of the excellent Leica Summilux lens and the ability to capture video with 4K resolution unlocks new creative perspectives. For brilliant, true-to-life moving pictures, the new Leica Q2 offers a 4K video mode with 3840 x 2160 pixels and frame rates of 30 or 24 frames per second.

Brave the elements

The new Leica Q2 is the only camera in its class to feature protective sealing against dust and water spray. This means that it can brave even the most unfavourable weather conditions without the need for any additional protective measures. Shoot anywhere at any time without second thoughts and concentrate fully on what really matters – getting the perfect picture.

Stay connected

The new Leica Q2 features energy-saving Bluetooth connectivity for fast, wireless connection. After setting it up for the first time, this connection is automatically saved and remains available when the camera is switched off and on again. In combination with the Leica FOTOS App, this makes it possible to quickly and easily share pictures with the whole world on social media at any time, change numerous camera settings from a smartphone, or even remotely control the shutter release of the Leica Q2.

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  • MPN - 19056
  • GTIN - 4022243190566
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Imaging

Pixels Actual: 50.4 Megapixel
Effective: 47.3 Megapixel
Maximum Resolution 8368 x 5584
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size Full-Frame
Image File Format DNG, JPEG
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Image Stabilization Optical

Lens

Focal Length 28mm
Digital Zoom 2.7x Maximum
Maximum Aperture f/1.7
Minimum Aperture f/16
Focus Range 30 cm to Infinity
Macro
17 cm to Infinity
Optical Design11 Elements in 9 Groups
Filter Size49 mm

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 100000
Shutter Speed Mechanical Shutter
1/2000 to 60 Seconds
Electronic Shutter
1/40000 to 1 Second
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Multi, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Continuous ShootingUp to 10 fps at 47.3 MP
Self-Timer 2/12-Second Delay
Special Options Fireworks, Landscape, Miniature Effect, Night Portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Sports, Sunset

Video

Recording Modes H.264/MP4
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 24.00p
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 24.00p/29.97p
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24.00p/29.97p/59.94p/119.88p
Video Encoding NTSC
Audio Recording Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
Audio File Format AAC

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type Electronic (OLED)
Viewfinder Resolution 3,680,000 Dot
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Diopter Adjustment-4 to +3

Monitor

Size 7.62cm
Resolution 1,040,000 Dot
Display Type Fixed Touchscreen LCD

Flash

Built-In Flash No
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe

Interface

Memory Card Slot Single Slot: SD
SDHC
SDXC (UHS-II)
Wireless Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPS No

Physical

Battery BP-SCL4 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
7.2 VDC, 1860 mAh (Approx. 350 Shots)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 9.1 x 13.0 x 8.0 cm
Weight 0.73 kg (Body with Battery)
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What’s In The Box
  • LEICA Q2 - Monochrom
  • Leica BP-SCL4 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (8.4V, 1860mAh)
  • Leica BC-SCL4 Battery Charger
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Cap
  • Carrying Strap
  • Accessory Shoe Cover
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