Breaking: first leaked Leica SL3 camera pictures and detailed specifications


Here are the first leaked Leica SL3 camera pictures and detailed specifications:

  • The Leica SL3 will use the same 60MP CMOS BSI sensor as the M11/Q3 with Triple-Resolution Technology: 60/36/18 MP
  • Dynamic range: 15 f-stops
  • There will be a new body that is only a bit smaller than the current SL2
  • Improved ergonomics
  • Illuminated on/off switch on the back and a second top left dial
  • Tiltable 3.2″ backlight touchscreen (2.3M dots)
  • 5.76M dots 120 fps OLED viewfinder
  • New Graphical User Interface
  • Maestro IV Processor with L2 Technology
  • ISO range: 50 – 100,000
  • 6.5 stops  image stabilization
  • New Hybrid AF-System (PDAF + Contrast Detection AF + Object Detection AF)
  • 9fps continuous shooting I was told that the initially reported 9fps is not correct
  • FHD, 4k, C4K, 8K, MP4 + MOV, h265, ProRes (1080р), supports cropped 8K/30p and 4K/60p + full-frame & S35 C4K/30p
  • CFExpress Type B + SD UHS-II memory cards
  • Timecode interface
  • HDMI 2.1 Type A
  • USB-C 3.1 with charging
  • Audio in and out 3.5 mm
  • Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6 2×2 MIMO
  • IP54 sealed: IP54 certification is a rating that indicates a product is protected from limited dust and water spray
  • New Battery BC-SCL6 (2200 mAh)
  • Apple MFi
  • Weight: 769g
  • New DC-coupler and double-charger
  • New handgrip
  • The camera is already being tested in the field
  • Announcement expected on March 7 (±1 day)
  • Content Authentication just like the M11-P
  • Price under €8,000, probably around €7,000, could be as low as €6,800


Here is a Leica SL2 vs. Leica SL3 specifications comparison:

Leica SL2 vs. Leica SL3 specifications comparison

What is L² Technology?

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