Leica Q2 Monochrom Digital Camera

Leica Q2 Monochrom Digital Camera


The Leica Q2 Monochrom Digital Camera is the first full-frame camera in its brand to sport a dedicated monochrome sensor. Packed into its lightweight construction is a large 47.3MP full-frame B&W CMOS Sensor along with a Maestro II Image Processor to ensure that the Leica Q2 Monochrom produces the legendary look in black & white, being exceptionally sharp and clear and for a faster shooting operation of up to 10 fps.

The monochrome sensor features a no colour filter array with no interpolation required, only the pure light levels are then captured and rendered sharper. Key features to this elegant camera are that with its unique sensor, the camera can reach ISO levels of up to 100 000 and still boasts significantly broader dynamic range and extremely low image noise. The design features a state-of-the-art magnesium all-metal build construction thats equipped with an OLED viewfinder with a resolution of 3.68 megapixels making it extremely clear even in the darkest of black levels; an eye sensor that automatically activates the viewfinder; a rear 3.0 1.04m-dot LCD touchscreen; built-in Bluetooth LE and Wi-Fi permit wireless sharing and remote camera control can be done via your smartphone through the Leica FOTOS app; and its capable of functioning in harsh environmental conditions, all thanks to a construction thats rated IP52*.

Not only does the Leica Q2 Monochrome capture extraordinary image quality, but it also delivers exceptional 4K and Cine4K video quality with respective frame rates of 30 and 24 fps. Additionally, you can also record stunning video footage in Full-HD format at 120, 60, 30 or 24 fps.

  • 47.3MP Full-Frame B&W CMOS Sensor
  • No Color Array or Low Pass Filter
  • Maestro II Image Processor
  • Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens
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Availability:In stock
SKU 19056
Brand Leica

Monochrome Sensor

The Leica Q2 Monochrome Full-Frame Camera is the first camera in its brand to sport a monochrome sensor, delivering the legendary Leica look in black and white. The specialised sensor packed into the body ensures exceptional sharp and clear image quality wherever you find yourself. It also features a no colour filter array with no interpolation required, only the pure light levels are then captured and rendered to be sharper.

Large 47.3MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and Maestro II Image Processor

Packed into the Leica Q2 Monochrome Digital Camera is a large 47.3MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor that ensures whenever you capture, that it will produce top of the range image quality, and makes it capable for extreme cropping. The unique sensor also makes it ideal to capture in nearly all-weather conditions all thanks to an ISO sensitivity of up to 100 000 and it boasts significantly broader dynamic range and extremely low noise.
The powerful Maestro II Image Processor ensures that the camera is capable of operating at a much faster speed, a faster shooting operation of up to 10 fps, recording high-resolution 4K video footage and more.

High Resolution 3.68MP (1280 x 960) OLED Electronic Viewfinder

Stay in control over your compositions when utilising the advanced OLED electronic viewfinder that features a high-resolution 3.68MP. The viewfinder allows you to view each and every bit of detail of your subject, even in the darkest of black levels to ensure the photo is composed accurately as desired. Additionally, its high refresh rate ensures that it eliminates lag and with the updated sensor, it ensures a faster automatic switching between the EVF and the rear LCD screen.

Large Rear 3.0 1.04m-dot LCD Screen

Packed into the rear of the Leica Q2 Monochrom camera construction is a large 3.0 1.04m-dot LCD touchscreen that ensures an intuitive navigation and playback, to frame accurately and also for touch to focus.

Elegant & Magnesium Alloy Construction

The stylish design is very unique and it features superior quality and an excellent design thats core values of the Leica brand. Packed into the design are state-of-the-art methods and high-quality components, such as its full magnesium all-metal build.

Mechanical Shutter

With the mechanical shutter incorporated into the camera, makes it possible to afford flash sync speeds of up to 1/500 sec.

Built-in Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Connectivity

Easily share files directly from the camera to your device without any hassles. This can be done when used in conjunction with the Leica FOTOS app for iOS and Android devices. The app also enables the remote control over the camera and remote shooting via a live view image. Additionally, the Bluetooth LE ensures that theres a permanent connection between the camera and the device.

Other Features:

  • One SD Memory Card Slot that supports UHS-II protocol
  • Utilises the BP-SCL4 Battery. The battery ensures that youre capable of capturing up to 350 shots per charge and battery design also features a rubber gasket to ensure that its weather sealed.
In the box
  • Leica Q2 Monochrom Digital Camera
  • Leica BP-SCL4 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (8.4V, 1860mAh)
  • Leica BC-SCL4 Battery Charger
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Cap
  • Carrying Strap
  • Accessory Shoe Cover
Pixels Actual: 50.4 Megapixel
Effective: 47.3 Megapixel
Maximum Resolution 8368 x 5584
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size Full-Frame
Image File Format DNG, JPEG
Bit Depth 14-Bit
Image Stabilization Optical
Focal Length 28mm
Digital Zoom 2.7x Maximum
Maximum Aperture f/1.7
Minimum Aperture f/16
Focus Range 11.81" to Infinity / 30 cm to Infinity
6.69" to Infinity / 17 cm to Infinity
Optical Design 11 Elements in 9 Groups
Filter Size 49 mm
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 100000
Shutter Speed Mechanical Shutter
1/2000 to 60 Seconds
Electronic Shutter
1/40000 to 1 Second
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Multi, Spot
Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation -3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
Continuous Shooting Up to 10 fps at 47.3 MP
Self-Timer 2/12-Second Delay
Special Options Fireworks, Landscape, Miniature Effect, Night Portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Sports, Sunset
Recording Modes H.264/MP4
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 24.00p
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 24.00p/29.97p
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 24.00p/29.97p/59.94p/119.88p
Video Encoding NTSC
Audio Recording Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
Audio File Format AAC
Viewfinder Type Electronic (OLED)
Viewfinder Resolution 3,680,000 Dot
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Diopter Adjustment -4 to +3
Size 3.0"
Resolution 1,040,000 Dot
Display Type Fixed Touchscreen LCD
Built-In Flash No
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
Memory Card Slot Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Wireless Wi-Fi
Battery 1 x BP-SCL4 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1860 mAh (Approx. 350 Shots)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 130 x 80 x 91.9 mm
Weight 734 g (Body with Battery)

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