Leica - SL3 Mirrorless Camera

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Pairing a robust 60MP full-frame BSI CMOS sensor with the advanced Maestro IV image processor, the Leica SL3 Mirrorless Camera ensures rapid focusing capabilities and outstanding image quality, boasting an impressive 15 stops of dynamic range and 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization.

Leica SL3 Mirrorless Camera

Enhancements to the Leica SL3 Mirrorless Camera encompass a 3.2" 2.3m-dot tilting touchscreen LCD, offering dynamic viewing angles for capturing imagery, along with the inclusion of a CFexpress Type B slot and SD UHS-II slot for versatile file-saving options. Moreover, the camera's weight has been reduced to a mere 1.7 pounds. Notably, the Leica SL3 features a hybrid autofocusing system that combines Phase Detection AF with Contrast Detection AF and Object Detection AF, ensuring reliable performance across various shooting scenarios. These pivotal upgrades to the camera's hardware and body propel this iteration far ahead of its predecessors.

Key Features of the Leica SL3 Mirrorless Camera

  • 60MP Full-Frame BSI CMOS Sensor
  • Maestro IV Image Processor, 8GB Buffer
  • Hybrid AF System with PDAF & Contrast AF
  • 5.76m-Dot 0.78x-Mag. EyeRes OLED EVF
  • 3.2" 2.3m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • 8K, C8K, 4K, C4K & FHD 10-Bit Recording
  • ProRes 1080p & Apple MFi Support
  • ISO 50-100000, Up to 15 fps Shooting
  • 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
  • CFexpress Type B & SD UHS-II Card Slots

60MP Full-Frame BSI CMOS Sensor and Maestro IV Processor

The focal point of the SL3's remarkable enhancements lies in its 60MP full-frame BSI CMOS sensor and Maestro IV image processor. Working in tandem with 8GB of buffer memory, this combination enables remarkable capture speeds and exceptional image quality. With double the buffer memory compared to the SL2-S, users can expect significant speed enhancements across all operations, including startup time. Moreover, the upgraded processor offers an expansive ISO sensitivity range from 50 to 100000.

Triple Resolution Technology

Opt for 60, 36, or 18MP output without compromising on the full sensor area, thanks to Leica's Triple Resolution Technology. This innovative pixel binning technique enables the capture of DNG and JPEG files at reduced sizes while preserving the sensor's extensive 14-bit color depth and impressive 15-stop dynamic range.

Hybrid AF System with PDAF

Leveraging a hybrid AF system for refined focusing, the SL3 integrates Phase Detection AF with Object Detection AF and Contrast Detection AF, facilitating swift focus adjustments and dependable performance even in low-light conditions. With this enhanced focusing mechanism, the camera adeptly tracks eyes, faces, bodies, and animals with greater precision and efficiency.

8K Video Recording & ProRes 1080p

Unlock the full potential of the SL3 with its outstanding video capture capabilities. All video resolutions, including 8K, frame rates, and quality settings, can be recorded internally or externally without constraints.

Record ProRes 422 HQ footage at Full HD resolution with frame rates up to 60p.

With HDMI 2.1 Type A and USB-C ports, you gain expanded connectivity options for accessories such as external recorders, gimbals, and power banks, elevating the SL3 as an exceptional tool for video production.

5-Axis Image Stabilization

Enhancing the capabilities of this camera's potent sensor is a 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization system, delivering up to 5 stops of shake reduction. This empowers you to capture sharper handheld images with greater ease and confidence.

Body Design Updates & Additional Features

  • The camera offers one CFexpress Type B slot and one SD UHS-II slot, providing flexibility in file saving. You can allocate JPEG and raw files separately or save duplicate files on each card.
  • With a USB-C port, you can quickly transfer files and tether the camera, fully compatible with Capture One, Adobe Photoshop, and Lightroom. Additionally, it supports high-speed in-camera battery charging.
  • For video applications, a full-size HDMI 2.1 Type A port is available, alongside 3.5mm microphone and headphone jacks for advanced audio recording.
  • Constructed from durable magnesium and aluminum, the camera withstands challenging weather conditions, boasting splash and dust protection with an IP54 rating.
  • Video recording capabilities include 8K, C8K, 4K, C4K, FHD, MP4 + MOV, H.265, and ProRes 1080p formats.
  • Utilizing Leica L2 technology, a wide range of L-mount compatible lenses is supported.
  • Mechanical shutter speeds reach up to 1/8000 of a second, with flash sync speeds up to 1/200.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi 5 (MIMO) and Bluetooth 5.1 enable wireless file transferring and remote camera control via the Leica FOTOS app.
  • The camera features a new graphical user interface with modern icons and a custom font, enhancing menu legibility.
  • Support for Live View portrait and landscape shooting with automatic orientation detection is included.
  • Menu settings are color-coded for easy navigation: photocentric settings are highlighted in red, while video-centric settings are highlighted in yellow, in line with the design language of Leitz Cine lenses.


Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty.

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Brand Leica
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Lens Mount Leica L
Image Stabilization Yes
Maximum Resolution Actual: 62.39 Megapixel Effective: 60.3 Megapixel
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Bit Depth 14-Bit
ISO Sensitivity Photo/Video 100 to 100,000 in Auto Mode 50 to 100,000 in Manual Mode
Shutter Speed Mechanical Shutter 1/8000 to 60 Minutes Electronic Shutter 1/16000 to 60 Seconds
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Multi-Zone, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
White Balance 2000 to 11,500K Presets: Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Warm White), Halogen, Manual, Shade, Tungsten
Continuous Shooting Electronic Shutter Up to 15 fps Mechanical Shutter Up to 7 fps
Self-Timer 2/6/12/30-Second Delay
Internal Recording Modes H.265 Long GOP 4:2:0 8/10-Bit DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps [300 Mb/s] UHD 8K (7680 x 4856) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps [300 Mb/s] UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 50/59.94 fps [100 Mb/s] 1920 x 1080 at 23.98/25/29.97/50/100/120 fps [20 to 100 Mb/s] H.264 ALL-Intra 4:2:2 10-Bit DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97/47.95/48.00/50/59.94 fps [400 to 600 Mb/s] UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97/47.95/48.00/50/59.94 fps [400 to 600 Mb/s] 1920 x 1080 at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97/47.95/48.00/50/59.94/100/120 fps [200 to 400 Mb/s] ProRes 422 HQ 1920 x 1080 at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [181 to 454 Mb/s]
External Recording Modes 4:2:2/4:2:0 8/10-Bit via HDMI DCI 8K (8192 x 4320) at 23.98/24.00/25/29.97 fps DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/24.00 fps 1920 x 1080 at 23.98/24.00 fps
Recording Limit No
Audio Recording AAC Audio LPCM Audio
Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus Points Contrast Detection, Phase Detection: 315
Viewfinder Type Built-In Electronic (OLED)
Viewfinder Size 0.5"
Viewfinder Resolution 5,760,000 Dot
Viewfinder Eye Point 21 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.76x
Diopter Adjustment -4 to +2
Monitor Size 3.2"
Monitor Resolution 2,332,800 Dot
Flash Modes -2 to +2 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash System TTL
Maximum Sync Speed 1/200 Second
Operating Temperature 14 to 104°F / -10 to 40°C
Battery Requirements 1x BP-SCL6 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 2200 mAh (Approx. 260 Shots)
Camera Body Weight 1.7 lb / 769 g (Body Only)
Warranty Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
In The Box Leica SL3 Mirrorless Camera

Leica SL3 Mirrorless Camera

  • USB-C Cable
  • Carrying Strap
  • Camera Cover
  • Leica BP-SCL6 Lithium-Ion Battery (8.4V, 2200mAh)


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