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Leica TL Specifications


Leica TL – technical specifications

Camera type:

Digital APS-C system camera

Lens connection:

Leica L bayonet fitting with contact strip for communication between lens and camera

Lens system:

Leica TL and SL lenses, Leica M lenses using Leica M Adapter L, Leica R lenses using R Adapter-L


CMOS sensor, size APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm) with 16.5/16.2 million pixels (total/effective), format aspect ratio 3:2


JPEG: 4928 x 3264 (16 megapixels), 4272 x 2856 (12.2 megapixels),

3264 x 2160 (7 megapixels), 2144 x 1424 (3 megapixels), 1632 x 1080

(1.8 megapixel), DNG: 4944 x 3278 pixels

Picture-file format/ compression rate:

JPG superfine, JPG fine, DNG + JPG superfine, DNG + JPG fine

Video recording format:


Video resolution/frame rate:

1920 x 1080p, 30 fps or 1280 x 720p, 30 fps

Video recording time:

Uninterrupted video recordings are possible up to a maximum length of 29 minutes

Internal memory:


Storage media:

SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards, multimedia cards

ISO range:

Automatic, ISO 100 to ISO 12,500

White balance:

Automatic, presets for daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shadow, electronic flash, two manual settings, manual color temperature setting

Autofocus System:


Autofocus metering methods:

Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF

Exposure modes:

Automatic program, aperture priority, shutter speed priority, and manual setting, Scene program/exposure modes: Fully automatic, sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset

Exposure Metering:

Multi-field, centre weighted, spot

Exposure Compensation:

±3EV in 1⁄3 EV increments

Automatic bracketing:

Three pictures in graduations up to ±3EV, adjustable in 1/3EV increments

Shutter speed range:

30s to 1⁄4000s

Picture series:

Approx. 5fps, 12 pictures with constant picture frequency, then depending on memory card properties

Flash modes:

Automatic, automatic/red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync/red eye reduction

Flash exposure compensation:

±3EV in1⁄3EV increments

Flash synchronisation:

Sync time: 1⁄180s

Guide number of built-in flash unit:

For ISO 100: 4.5

Recovery time of built-in flash unit:

Approx. 5s with fully charged battery


3.7″ TFT LCD, 1.3 million pixels, 854×480 per colour channel

Self timer:

Selectable delay time 2 or 12s


Complies with IEEE 802.11b/g/n standard (standard WLAN protocol), channel 1-11, encryption method: WiFi-compatible WPA™ / WPA2™, access method: Infrastructure mode

Power supply:

Leica BP-DC13 lithium ion battery, rated voltage 7.2V, capacity 985mAh (min.) (based on CIPA standard): approx. 400 pictures, charging time (after total discharge): approx. 160 min Manufacturer: Shenzen Eng Electronics Co., Ltd., Made in China


Micro USB port (2.0 High Speed), Leica flash interface with integrated connection for optional accessories; battery charging via USB connection possible with max. 1A


Leica BC-DC13, input: AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 0,145A (100V)-

0,08A(240V), automatic reversing, Output: DC 8.4V 0.65A, Weight: approx. 90g, Dimensions: approx. 96x68x28mm Manufacturer: Panasonic Energy (Wuxi) Co, Ltd.


Leica unibody aluminum design, two removable covers for carrying strap and other accessories, ISO flash shoe with centre and control contacts for connection of more powerful external flash units, or for attaching Leica Visoflex electronic viewfinder

Tripod thread:

A 1⁄4 DIN 4503 (1⁄4”)

Dimensions (WxHxD):

134 x 69 x 33mm


Approx. 384g / 339g (with/without battery)

Supplied in box:

Camera body, carrying strap, 2 carrying strap release pins for detaching the carrying strap, battery (Leica BP-DC13), charger (Leica BC-DC13) with 6 adapter plugs, USB cable


Leica App (free download remote control and picture transfer in Apple™ App Store™/Google™ Play Store™)

E&OE. Subject to changes in design and production.

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