Leica M11 Officially Announced, Priced $8,995, Available for Pre-Order

Leica has just officially announced the new Leica M11. It is the newest member of its M-series rangefinder line of cameras. Leica M11 maintains the traditional M-series form factor, but includes a variety of features and upgrades that should appeal to Leica aficionados.

Leica M11 has a 60MP BSI CMOS sensor, featuring what Leica calls ‘Triple Resolution’ technology, allowing the camera to capture Raw or JPG images at 60, 36, or 18 megapixel resolution using the full sensor area.

This new camera costs $8,995, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications of Leica M11:

MSRP $8,995 pre-order at B&H/ Adorama
Body type
Body type Large SLR
Max resolution 9528 x 6328
Other resolutions (M) 7413 x 4928, (S) 5272 x 3498
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 60 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Maestro III
ISO Auto, 64-50000
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
Optics & Focus
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes
Lens mount Leica M
Focal length multiplier 1×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3
Screen dots 2,332,800
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (rangefinder)
Viewfinder magnification 0.73×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 3600 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/16000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Continuous drive 4.5 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12s)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Microphone None
Speaker None
Storage types UHS II type SD
Storage included 64GB
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB charging Yes
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n
Remote control Yes (cable release)
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description BC-SCL7 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 700
Weight (inc. batteries) 640 g (1.41 lb / 22.58 oz)
Dimensions 139 x 39 x 80 mm (5.47 x 1.54 x 3.15)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS Optional

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