Leica Q2 Reporter

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Camera West ID: 1093007
$5,995.00
  • •Newly developed 47.3 MP full-frame sensor.
  • •Fixed Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH lens
  • •Unobtrusive design
  • •Special armoring

Product Information

Leica Q2 Reporter
  • Newly developed 47.3 MP full-frame sensor for best-in-class image quality
  • Built-in crop modes are now improved to 30 MP at 35mm, 15 MP at 50mm, and 7 MP at a new 75mm
  • Fully weather-sealed to brave the elements and always get the shot while maintaining a compact body
  • New 3.68 MP OLED EVF for an improved view of the scene with better color and clarity
  • Fixed Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH lens for tack-sharp images and impeccable low-light quality
  • New processor from the Maestro II family ensures peak performance at these new heights of resolution
  • Fast autofocus and 10 fps burst shooting to never miss a crucial moment
  • 4K video with UHD and Cine4K resolutions for easy on-the-go high quality recording


The Leica Q2 Reporter continues the long-standing tradition of integral design specifically crafted to meet the challenges of reportage and press photography. Along with its robust exterior, the camera is distinguished by a deliberate discreet appearance -- enabling the photographer to work without drawing undue attention. Both the red Leica dot on the front and the engraving on the top plate are consciously omitted for this purpose.

The design variant of the Leica Q2 is enveloped in a ‘body armour’ made of aramid fibres – a synthetic material known for its exceptional resilience. Over time, exposure to natural UV rays will change the fabric’s color, until it matches the dark green, highly scratch-resistant finish of the camera body. In addition to these traits, the Leica Q2 Reporter offers the same level of protection against dust and water ingress as the serial model.


Aramid Fiber

A synthetic material used in high-grade protective clothing. The fibers are so tightly spun, that they are almost impossible to separate. As a result, the Q2 Reporter's aramid fibers trim - woven in a distinctive pattern – offers outstanding protection and excellent grip even in the harshest conditions.


About Leica Q2:

47.3 MP Sensor

The Leica Q2 features a newly developed 47.3-megapixel full-frame sensor that captures both richly-detailed still pictures and 4K video in brilliant quality at ISO sensitivities up to 50,000.


Dust and spray waterproof

The Leica Q2 is the only camera in its class to feature IP protective sealing, rating of 52, against dust and spray water.


Fixed focal length

The fast maximum aperture of f/1.7 is ideal for capturing the world with your subject standing out in incredible sharpness while the background blurs into a beautiful void, and guarantees you outstanding imaging performance in even the most difficult lighting situations.


OLED viewfinder

The newly developed, high-resolution OLED viewfinder has a resolution of 3.68 megapixels. The high resolution provides an ideal view and live preview of your subject at all times, with improved image depth and higher contrast.


High-Speed Performance

To ensure you never miss a treasured moment, the Leica Q2 boasts an autofocus system that sharply focuses on your subject in 0.15 seconds, the fastest in its class.


4K video function

For brilliant, true-to-life moving pictures, the new Leica Q2 offers a 4K video mode with 3840 x 2160 pixels and frame rates of 30 or 24 frames per second.

Camera type Digital 35 mm compact camera, fixed focal length
Picture format/ aspect ratio 24 x 36 mm , 2:3
Lens Leica Summilux 28 f/1.7 ASPH., 11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements
Digital frame selector (digital zoom) 28 mm, 35 mm, 50 mm, 75 mm
Image stabilization Optical compensation system for photo and video recordings
Aperture range 1.7 to 16 in 1⁄3 EV increments
Picture sensor/ resolution Full frame CMOS sensor, 50.4/47.3 million pixels (total/effective)
Dynamic range 14 aperture stops at ISO 100
Color depth 14 bit
Photo capture format Selectable: DNG, DNG + JPEG, JPEG
DNG/JPEG resolution JPEG:
Zoom 28 mm: 47 megapixels (8368x5584 pixels), 24 megapixels (6000x4000 pixels), 12 megapixels (4271x2848 pixels)
Zoom 35 mm: 30 megapixels (6704x4472 pixels), 15 megapixels (4800x3200 pixels), 8 megapixels (3424x2288 pixels)
Zoom 50 mm: 15 megapixels (4688x3128 pixels), 8 megapixels (3360x2240 pixels), 4 megapixels (2400x1600 pixels)
Zoom 75 mm: 7 megapixels (3136x2096 pixels), 3 megapixels (2240x1496 pixels), 2 megapixels (1600x1072 pixels)
DNG:
Zoom 28 mm: 46,7 megapixels (8368x5584 pixels)
Video recording format MP4 (C4K / 4K / FullHD)
Video resolution/ frame rate 4K: 30 oder 24 B/s C4K: 24 B/s Full-HD: 24, 30, 60 oder 120 B/s
Sound recording format AAC
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. Recommendation: UHS II memory cards
ISO range Automatic, ISO 50, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO 6400, ISO 12500, ISO 25000, ISO 50000
White balance Automatic, default settings for: daylight, cloudy, halogen lighting, shadow, electronic flash, gray card, manual color temperature setting
Color space sRGB / Adobe RGB / ECI RGB V.2.0
JPEG settings Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Monochrome High Contrast, all with additional settings for contrast, saturation, and sharpness in 5 step
Focusing range 30 cm to ∞, with macro setting from 17 cm
Focus setting Automatic (autofocus) or manual focusing, option of magnifying function and edge marking (focus peaking) available for manual setting
Autofocus system Contrast-based autofocus system
Autofocus modes AFS (shutter release only after successful focusing), AFC (shutter release possible at any time), AF setting can be saved
Autofocus metering methods Single zone (225 fields), multi-field, face recognition, subject tracking
Exposure modes Automatic program, aperture priority, shutter speed priority and manual setting
Scene modes Fully automatic, sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset, digiscoping, miniature effect, panorama, time lapse
Exposure metering methods Multi-field, center-weighted, spot
Exposure compensation ±3 EV in 1⁄3 EV increments
Automatic bracketing 3 or 5 exposures in graduations of up to 3 EV, can be set in 1⁄3 EV increments
Shutter type Optionally mechanical, electronical or hybrid
Shutter speeds 60 s to 1⁄2000 s with mech. Shutter, 1 s to 1⁄40000 s with electr. shutter, in 1⁄3 increments, flash synchronization up to 1⁄500 s, Linear flashes with all shutter speeds less than 1⁄ 500 s possible (with HSS-enabled SCA 3002 standard flash units)
Picture series Selectable: 10/5/3 fps (H/M/L)
Self-timer Delay time either 2 s or 12 s
OLED Viewfinder esolution: 1280 × 960 pixels x 3 colors (=3.68 MP), image field: approx. 100%, aspect ratio: 4:3, eye distance: 21mm adjustable -4 - +3 diopters, with eye sensor for automatic switching between viewfinder and monitor
Monitor 3" TFT LCD monitor with approx. 1,040,000 pixels, touch control possible
WLAN Satisfies IEEE 802.11b/g/n standard (standard WLAN protocol), channel 1-11, encryption method: WLAN-compatible WPATM/ WPA2TM, access method: infrastructure mode
Bluetooth Bluetooth LE
Power supply Leica BP-SCL4 lithium ion battery, rated voltage 7.2 V DC, capacity: 1860 mAh
Charger Rated voltage 8.4 V DC, capacity min. 1860 mAh, charging time: approx. 180 min., Battery charger: 100–240 V AC, 50/60 Hz 0.25 A with adapters
Shots / Battery Approx. 350 (according to CIPA-standard)
Body Made of lightweight and robust magnesium construction
Lens filter thread E49
Tripod thread A 1/4 DIN 4503 (1/4")
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 130 × 80 × 91.9 mm (5.12 × 3.15 × 3.62 in)
Weight Approx. 734/652 g / 25.3/22.5 oz. (without/with battery)
Software Leica FOTOS App
  • Camera Q2 Reporter
  • Carrying strap
  • Battery
  • Lens hood
  • Lens cover
  • Hot shoe cover
  • Charger & Cables (EU, US)

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