The dark red C Digital Camera from Leica is a stylish, high performance compact camera with a 1/1.7" 12.1MP MOS sensor and a Leica DC-Vario-Summicron lens. The lens is a 7x optical zoom with a 35mm format equivalency of 28-200mm, which enables a comprehensive range of focal lengths from true wide-angle to telephoto. An additional 4x digital zoom is supported for extra reach. With optical image stabilization and a fast maximum aperture of f/2 at the wide-angle end, the Leica C provides effective low-light capability and its easy-to-use interface makes it a versatile everyday camera. Fast autofocus, 10 fps continuous shooting, and manual exposure control provide high-end capabilities, making it easy to shoot in difficult lighting and capture fast-moving subjects.
A 3.0" TFT Color LCD monitor provides composition and playback viewing with 921k-dot resolution and an electronic viewfinder with 200k-dot resolution and +/-4 diopter adjustment allows stable, eye-level composition. A programmable focusing ring enables fast and intuitive control of various camera settings including manual focus.
The Leica C is the first Leica to feature built-in Wi-Fi and an NFC (Near Field Communication) module for easy connectivity. With the free Leica C Image Shuttle app you can utilize the Wi-Fi connection to instantly download images to your smartphone or tablet and then share them on social media sites. In addition, the Wi-Fi connection and app allow you to use your smart device as a remote control for the camera, adjusting aperture, shutter speed, zoom, focus, video and several other functions, including shutter release.
Full HD 1080 video is provided in both the AVCHD and MP4 formats and a built-in stereo microphone is also supported. The Leica C is a sleek and handsome compact camera that is compatible with numerous elegant and practical accessories, including several new camera cases and pouches.
The Leica C has a large 1/1.7" sensor with 12.1MP effective resolution, providing sharp pictures with outstanding contrast. In combination with precise optics, the imaging quality delivered is exceptional.
7x Optical Zoom Lens
Despite its compact form, the Leica C features an excellent zoom lens, which offers almost unlimited opportunities for creative expression, even in low light. The Leica DC Vario-Summicron 7x optical zoom lens with a 28-200mm focal length equivalency is outstanding for capturing intimate portraits, expansive interiors and fascinating landscapes.
Integrated Wi-Fi with NFC
The Leica C is the first Leica to feature an integrated Wi-Fi/NFC (Near Field Communication) module. Still pictures and videos can be transferred to smartphones and tablet PCs via WLAN without any cables. Simply download the free Leica C Image Shuttle app, install it on a compatible iOS or Android device and set up the WLAN link. What's more, WLAN and the app enable easy remote control of numerous camera functions from a smartphone or tablet.
Full HD Video
The Leica C records video in Full HD 1080 resolution in both the AVCHD and MP4 formats and supports a built-in stereo microphone. A large monitor screen, an electronic viewfinder and a selection of creative modes offers numerous options for the realization of creative filming.
LCD and EVF
The Leica C offers both a 3.0" TFT color LCD monitor and an Electronic Viewfinder. The LCD provides 921k-dot resolution and 100% screen coverage for clear playback and composition and the 200k-dot LCD viewfinder is ideal in bright conditions and for stable eye-level composition.
High-end Capture Functions
Optical Image Stabilization compensates against the affects of camera shake to provide clear images even at slow shutter speeds. Fast autofocus and a continuous shooting speed of 10 fps enable fast-action shooting and manual, aperture-priority and shutter-priority exposure settings allow you to have complete creative control of your images.
Manual Lens Ring
A programmable focusing ring on the lens allows you to make manual camera adjustments while keeping your eye on the image. It also enables manual focus control.
Functional and appropriate for every occasion, the dark red color option showcases the elegant design of the slim and stylish Leica C.
Pixels Actual: 12.8 Megapixel
Effective: 12.1 Megapixel
Sensor 1/1.7" MOS
File Formats Still Images: JPEG, MPO, RAW
Movies: MP4, MPEG-4 AVCHD
Audio: AAC, Dolby Digital 2ch
Image Stabilization Optical
Lens Leica DC Vario-Summicron
EFL: 6-42.8mm (35 mm equivalent: 28-200mm)
Aperture: f/2.0 (W) - 5.9 (T)
Filter Thread None
Zoom Optical: 7x
Focus Range Wide: 20" (50.80 cm) - Infinity
Telephoto: 31.5" (80.01 cm) - Infinity
Wide Macro: 1.2" (3.05 cm) - Infinity
Tele Macro: 31.5" (80.01 cm) - Infinity
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 250 - 1/4000 Seconds
60 - 15 Seconds in Starry Sky Mode
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Multi, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
Buffer/Continuous Shooting Up to 10 fps for up to Frames
Flash Modes Auto
Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction
Built-In Flash Yes
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.97 - 22.97' (0.6 - 7 m)
Telephoto: 2.62 - 7.55' (0.8 - 2.3 m)
External Flash Connection None
Built-In Memory 87 MB
Memory Card Type SD
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Audio Recording Built-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)
Diopter Adjustment -4 to +4 m
Screen 3.0" LCD Rear Screen (921,600 pixels)
Screen Coverage 100%
Connectivity 1x HDMI D (Micro)
1x USB 2.0
1x AV Output
Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11b/g/n built-in
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 10 - 80%
Battery 1x BP-DC14 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.7 VDC, 950 mAh
AC Power Adapter ACA-DC11 (Included)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.1 x 2.5 x 1.1" / 103.0 x 63.0 x 28.0 mm
Weight 6.88 oz / 195.05 g with memory card and battery
Package Weight 1.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.5 x 5.5 x 3.2"