Leica M11 Rangefinder
Camera Price in Bangladesh Full Specifications
|Official Price||BDT 7,72,599.00|
|Models||Leica M 11|
|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)|
|White balance presets||8|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|Optics & Focus|
|Lens mount||Leica M|
|Focal length multiplier||1×|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Articulated LCD||Fully articulated|
|Screen type||TFT LCD|
|Viewfinder type||Optical (rangefinder)|
|Minimum shutter speed||3600 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed (electronic)||1/16000 sec|
|Manual exposure mode||Yes|
|Subject / scene modes||No|
|External flash||Yes (via hot shoe)|
|Continuous drive||4.5 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (2 or 12s)|
|Exposure compensation||±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|Storage types||UHS II type SD|
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
|Remote control||Yes (cable release)|
|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″)|
The Leica M11 is a digital rangefinder camera built around a 60MP BSI CMOS sensor. It’s the latest in Leica’s ‘M’ series of rangefinders that dates back to the M3 from 1954. With this unrivaled depth of heritage behind it, it’s no surprise that the M11 looks a lot like its predecessors. Despite the visual similarities, there’s a lot that’s changed in the latest model, with a more refined body design as well as completely new internals. The M11 will be available in two variants: a classic silver version with black leatherette band around the center and a brass top-plate, and a black version that uses aluminum instead, making it around 100g lighter.
M11: The Contemporary Classic?
Perfectly meshing timeless design with contemporary performance, the Leica M11 is a rangefinder camera featuring a revised sensor design and updated connectivity and while maintaining the familiar design of a Leica M camera.
The latest leica m11 Rangefinder 60MP Full-Frame BSI CMOS Sensor, 2.95″ 2.3m-Dot Touchscreen LCD, Camera price in Bangladesh market starts from ৳7,72,599.00.
60MP Full-Frame BSI CMOS Sensor?
Featuring a new higher-resolution design, the M11’s 60MP full-frame CMOS sensor also features a back-illuminated (BSI) design that offers improved noise performance and faster readout speeds. The higher resolution suits more detail-oriented applications, like landscape and architectural subjects, and the noise-reduction benefits of the BSI design improves clarity and color accuracy when working in low-light conditions with higher ISOs.
The sensor’s physical design also includes an updated ultra-thin dual-layer filter glass, which absorbs UV and IR wavelengths for greater clarity and more accurate rendering from the M lenses.
Triple Resolution Technology?
Besides the 60MP resolution and BSI design, another first for M cameras is Triple Resolution Technology. This unique pixel binning process allows photographers to select 60MP, 36MP, or 18MP output, with each resolution making use of the full sensor area and providing rich 14-bit color. By pixel binning, rather than cropping, the lower resolutions have improved dynamic range and noise levels:
- 60MP: 14 stops of dynamic range, highest resolution
- 36MP: 15 stops of dynamic range, best balance of resolution and noise
- 18MP: 15 stops of dynamic range, lowest noise levels
Maestro III Image Processor!
The new Maestro III processor contributes to the faster processing and Triple Resolution Technology of the M11, as well as helps achieve a wider sensitivity range than in past M cameras. An ISO 64-50000 range is now available for greater detail, quality, and natural color rendering at lower ISO settings. The Maestro III also enables continuous shooting at up to 4.5 fps and facilitates fast file saving for an intuitive shooting experience.
- An electronic shutter function now permits shooting at shutter speeds up to 1/16,000 sec, which is perfect for working with faster f/0.95 lenses without the need for ND filters. A mechanical shutter still offers shutter speed support up to 1/4000 sec and flash sync at 1/180 sec.
- Two digital zoom steps can simulate working with longer focal length lenses by cropping into the image slightly, at 1.3x (39MP) and 1.8x (18MP) levels. These are reversible crops when recording a DNG or permanent crops if shooting straight to JPG.
- Multi-field exposure metering is available in addition to spot and center-weighted average, which helps reduce the need to meter and then re-compose before shooting.
- Long Exposure Noise Reduction helps to reduce the appearance of noise but can also be disabled for faster saving times.
Updated Body Design and Handling?
Despite the M11’s similarity to past M cameras, it features a variety of notable changes to its body design:
This black finish version of the M11 features an aluminum top plate with a scratch-resistant coating. This design is about 20% lighter than the silver-chrome version, which features a brass top plate, and weighs 1.2 lb with the battery installed.
First M camera to not feature a removable baseplate; instead, the M11 borrows a design from the Q and SL systems and uses a new BP-SCL7 battery that is inserted directly into the base of the camera body.
BP-SCL7 lithium-ion battery has 64% more capacity than the previous generation’s battery and is CIPA-rated for 700 shots per charge. However, if working with the optical viewfinder only, approximately 1700 shots per charge is possible.
Revised design also incorporates a single UHS-II SD memory card slot within the battery compartment.
Built-in 64GB memory means you can forgo using a memory card altogether, or use the internal memory in conjunction with an SD card to simulate having dual card slots for splitting file types or for overflow storage.
Image files can also be transferred from the internal memory to the SD card for easy backup.
USB type-C port on the base permits in-camera battery charging and file transferring.
Leica M11: Hands-on Review?
The M11 is still a photo-only camera that prioritizes manual operation, but a variety of improvements and functional updates have been made to make the M11 the most contemporary M camera yet: