Today Leica announced the successor for to their Leica T with the reveal of their new TL2 mirror less camera, which keeps much of the design from the T but adds to it with a new image sensor, faster processor, improved autofocus and electronic shutter.
To design T Leica brought on Audi to assist them with pulling off that sleek design, machining it from a single block of aluminium to ensure its quality met those specifications and above all, the price tag. The upgrade does also mean that the TL2 Uses Leica’s L-mount system, however, they are offering adaptive for M and R mount lenses.
Under the lens, the TL2 Features a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, which is an upgrade from the T’s 16MP sensor and comes alongside an improved ISO range of up to 12.500. there’s also a new 49-point autofocus system that’s a huge upgrade from the 9-points that the T has and is supposedly three times faster at focusing.
They have also provided a faster electronic shutter speed that allows the camera to shoot at up to 1/40,000th of a second with a continuous shooting mode that allows for up to 20 frames per second shooting at the same shutter.
The mechanical shutter also has a speed of up to 1/4,000th if a second or 7 frames per second in the continuous shooting mode. When shooting video the TL2 Can shoot 4K footage at 30fps or Full HD VIDEO AT UP TO 60fps.
This can all be stored on the cameras internal 32GB of storage or on an SD card and you can view it all on the camera’s 3.7-inch LCD touchscreen, which also allows you to control the camera.
To top that off, they camera features USB 3.0, HDMI output and built in WiFi.
The Leica TL2 is available now for around £1,700 body only.