Leica Launches the Revolutionary SL3 Mirrorless Full-Frame System Camera

Leica has unveiled the Leica SL3, the latest iteration of its esteemed mirrorless full-frame system camera, marking a significant leap forward in the integration of photography and videography since the inception of the SL-System in 2015.

This new model stands as a testament to Leica’s dedication to exceeding the highest standards in image quality, craftsmanship, and user experience, developed in close collaboration with the global photography community.

Unprecedented Image Quality and Versatility
The Leica SL3 emerges as an exceptionally versatile camera, engineered to deliver unparalleled image quality across both photography and videography.

It brings together cutting-edge technology, remarkable design, and superior manufacturing quality, presenting a more compact, lighter, and user-friendly solution than its predecessors.

The camera’s innovations are a direct outcome of Leica’s continuous dialogue with professional photographers, ensuring it meets the evolving needs of the industry.

Core Features of the Leica SL3

BSI CMOS Full-Frame Sensor with Triple Resolution Technology: At the heart of the Leica SL3 lies a groundbreaking sensor that captures images in stunning detail, offering resolutions of 60, 36, or 18 MP.

The sensor’s dynamic range extends to 15 f-stops, with an impressive ISO range from 50 to 100,000, ensuring exceptional image quality under any lighting condition.

Advanced Autofocus System: The SL3 introduces an innovative autofocus system that merges phase detection, depth mapping, and contrast recognition technologies to produce impeccably sharp images, even in low-light scenarios.

Intelligent subject recognition further enhances the camera’s capability to capture dynamic scenes with precision.

L-Mount Compatibility: The camera’s lens bayonet adheres to the L-Mount standard, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of high-quality lenses from Leica’s ecosystem and L-Mount alliance partners. This compatibility, combined with in-body image stabilisation, maximises the potential of Leica M-Lenses, offering users unparalleled creative freedom.

EyeRes Viewfinder and Tiltable Touchscreen: The SL3’s viewfinder provides a crystal-clear live preview at up to 120 fps and a resolution of 5.76 million pixels. Complemented by a tiltable 3-inch high-resolution touchscreen, the camera offers enhanced creative possibilities and greater control over image composition.

8K Video Recording: Supporting high-resolution video capture up to 8K, the SL3 stands out in its class for videography. Supported by efficient codecs such as H.265 and Apple ProRes, alongside a new Maestro-IV processor, the camera ensures exceptional colour rendering and noise performance.

The SL3’s user interface has been meticulously redesigned to improve ergonomics, tactile feel, and menu navigation, ensuring intuitive operation.

A new colour-coded system distinguishes photo and video modes, enhancing the user experience. The camera also introduces a highly adaptable main function menu, customizable FN keys, and optimized touch interaction, making it an exceedingly user-friendly device for professionals.

Seamless Professional Workflow
The Leica SL3 enhances professional workflows with extended interfaces, improved connectivity, and a suite of accessories designed for professional use.

Its compatibility as an Apple-certified “Made for iPhone and iPad” accessory simplifies connectivity, while the new BP-SCL6 battery and dual charger set ensure prolonged usage and convenience.

With the Leica SL3, Leica Camera AG has once again elevated the standards of full-frame system cameras.

Priced at S$10,400.00, the Leica SL3 is now available globally, ushering in a new era for photographers and videographers seeking the pinnacle of imaging performance. Find out more here.