Leica has announced the new Leica Q2 Monochrom which is the only full-frame compact camera with a dedicated black and white sensor. It features a newly developed full-frame 47.3 megapixel monochrome sensor, 4K video mode, fast 28mm F1.7 Summilux prime lens, precise autofocus and 3.68mp OLED viewfinder technology.
Other key features of the Leica Q2 include up to ISO 100,000, IP52 weather-sealing, 17cm close focusing mode for macro, a discrete matt-black design with no red-dot logo, and 13 stops of dynamic range (2 more than the standard Leica Q2).
The camera has one-button cropping to 35, 50 and 75mm, with a drop in resolution with as you go. For those who want the unique look of black and white video, the Q2 Monochrom can capture both DCI and UHD 4K at up to 30p. The Q2 Monochrom is available now for $5995 at Adorama | B&H.
- New 47.3 MP full-frame monochrome CMOS sensor
- No color array or low pass filter
- Maestro II image processor
- ISO range of 100-100,000
- Summilux 28 f/1.7 ASPH lens
- 4K video
- Monochromatic engravings & matte black paint finish
- Mid-grain leatherette (as featured on the M10 Monochrom)
- Weather sealing
- 3.68 megapixel OLED EVF
- Download: brochure | sample photos