Leica SL Typ 601 Camera First Impressions

First impressions and hands-on previews of the new Leica SL Typ 601 full-frame mirrorless camera now available online.

The Leica SL Typ 601 camera will be available from November 16th for $7,450 body-only (Amazon | BHPhoto | Adorama). See the additional online coverage for the new Leica SL camera below.

The Leica SL Typ 601 features a 24-megapixel CMOS sensor adapted from the Leica Q and offers a built-in SXAG 4.4MP resolution EVF and a 2.95″ touch-sensitive LCD with 1.04M pixels, complemented by a top panel 1.28″ monochrome status LCD. The Leica SL Typ 601 is capable of 4096 x 2160 4K video at 24 fps, offering 4:2:0 internal recording or 4:2:2 over HDMI.

Additional Leica SL Typ 601 Camera Hand-On Coverage

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Official Leica SL site by Leica. First test by Jono Slack can be seen on L-camera-forum. French review at Lesnumeriques and a preview at TheVerge.

Leica SL typ 601 camera hands-on at TheVideoModeDpreviewDigitalphotoproPhotographyblog
and Mirrorlessons.

First look can be seen on Amateur Photographer. 10 Things To Know About The Leica SL on ePhotozine

Leica SL (Typ 601) – 4k and 120fps sample footage shot in V-Log L

Leica SL Typ 601 size comparisons can be seen at Camerasize.

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Leica SL Typ 601 Price and Release Date

The Leica SL Typ 601 will be available from November 16th for $7,450 body-only. The Leica Vario Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH will cost $4,950.

Buy Leica SL Typ 601 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera
Leica SL Typ 601 Camera Body Only $7,450 Amazon | BHPhoto | Adorama

Leica SL Typ 601 highlights

  • Leica L-Mount
  • Water sealed milled aluminium body
  • 24MP CMOS sensor
  • ISO range 50 – 50,000
  • Contrast AF system
  • SXAG, 4.4 MP EVF
  • 4k (4096 x 2160) @ 24 fps video
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and GPS
  • Two SD memory cards slots
  • Shutter speed: 1/8000 s to 60 s
  • Prices: Leica SL camera body – $7,450; Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm f/2.8-4 ASPH lens – $4,950
  • New Leica SL lenses: 24–90 mm f/2.8–4, 90–280mm f/2.8–4, 50mm f/1.4
  • More SL lenses to be released in the future, including a 35mm f/1.4 Summilux and 50mm f/1 Noctilux: