The Leica M Digital Rangefinder Camera is a compact full-frame (24 x 36mm sensor) digital camera. TIPA awarded the Leica M typ 240 camera as their “Best Professional Camera”
The Leica M features a completely newly designed high-resolution, 24 megapixel CMOS sensor in full 35 mm format. The combination of the camera’s image processor and this Leica Max 24 MP sensor guarantees outstanding imaging quality.
Best Professional Camera: Leica M (Typ 240)
The 24MP full frame CMOS sensor in the Leica M allows for Live View shooting and Full HD video recording, ISO sensitivity up to 6400, and works in coordination with the same image processor found in the company’s larger format S camera. The 3-inch, 920k-dot monitor allows for “Live View Focusing”, which can be used with both M and R lenses, with use of the latter optimized with an optional EVF. As befits the M series, the top and base plates are machined from solid brass blanks with a magnesium alloy body, with special dust and splash body seals and protective monitor glass covering.