Firmware update v1.3 for Leica T Typ 701 camera released

Leica T typ 701 mirrorless camera hands-on review 5
Leica released firmware update v1.3 for their T model 701 camera. Here is a list of the introduced impreovments:

Performance Improvements

  • Start-Up time: the start-up time could significantly be shortened compared to the previous FW version (< 0,9s)
  • Image Quality: improvement of the cameras internal digital image processing; new tone curves for JPG images are implemented, which match DNG image impression
  • Bug fixes & general performance improvements

New Features and Feature Improvements

  • WiFi Set Up Menu: after connecting to a WiFi network an assistant menu comes into place asking whether to use the Leica T app or the web gallery application and doing all the respective settings according to the users selection
  • Extended function of Auto rotate modus: the image will be rotated when camera is rotated in order to use full LCD size, this rotation is also available in auto review playback
  • Brightness Simulation: the live view image in M exposure mode is now showing a brightness simulation of the resulting exposure; this function is also active in P, A, S when using exposure compensation
  • M-adaptor and Dial use: when using the M adaptor, the focus aid function – magnification 3x, 6x and off – is available in direct access on the left soft dial
  • Digi Scoping Scene Mode: in Digi Scoping scene mode, the exposure results are improved (limitation to longest shutter speed of 1/250“ is deleted)
    Touch AF / Touch AF and Release: when using the Touch AF modus the last AF position will be kept, even if the camera is operated by the shutter release button the next time
  • Optional limited Focus range: a newly special limited AF modus for new lenses – etc. the tele photo Vario lens 55-135mm – which offers a limited focus distance range in order to speed up the Auto Focus for certain applications
  • Scene Modes: AF modes can be selected in scene modes
  • EVF Visoflex (Typ020): newly adapted graphic layout of the information bars in the EVF
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