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Leica S3 Camera Announced with 64MP medium-format Sensor

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Along with the L-mount alliance news, Leica Camera has announced the Leica S3 medium format camera with 64-megapixel in resolution. The brand new Leica S3 medium format camera features a striking increase in resolution and impeccable performance in any lighting situation.

The official announcement at Photokina 2018 includes new mobile application Leica FOTOS. It enables Leica photographers to instantly transfer photos from a camera to a phone, as well as features an immersive viewing experience that allows photographers to assess and edit every detail of a raw image, including exposure. The Leica CL, a versatile, fast and compact system camera, is now available in a sleek silver finish

Leica S3 will offer a “large and bright SLR viewfinder,” 3 fps burst shooting and 4K video capture. The release date of Leica S3 is scheduled for spring of 2019.

The Next Evolution of the Leica S-System

The launch of the Leica S3 marks the tenth anniversary of the launch of the Leica S2 at photokina 2008. Among an array of cutting-edge technical advancements, the new medium format camera, which utilizes the Leica ProFormat developed especially for the Leica S-System, features a striking increase in resolution, from 37.5 to 64 megapixels, and impeccable performance in any lighting situation. Subjects can be composed in the large and bright SLR viewfinder, focused sharply with the fast and reliable autofocus and captured at a continuous shooting rate of three frames per second. The entire sensor area enables not only full-HD videos, but, for the first time, also 4K cinema resolution, including the characteristic medium format look.

The S3 will be available beginning in Spring 2019 at Leica Stores, Boutiques and Dealers, for more information, please visit www.leicacamerausa.com.

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