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Leica SL3 Review


The Leica SL3 is a luxurious and high-performing camera with stunning image quality, a broad lens choice, and a lightweight, durable build. The camera offers excellent autofocus, high-quality video, and impressive low light performance.

The Leica SL3 is a highly capable and luxurious camera with stunning image quality and a lightweight yet durable build. The autofocus system is excellent, and the camera delivers high-quality video and impressive low light performance.

  • Stunning image quality
  • Broad lens choice
  • Lightweight yet durable build
  • Excellent autofocus
  • Auto white balance issues
  • Color resolution concerns
  • High cost

The overall technical specs of the SL3 are up to date with the best in the industry, and the camera stands out as a top luxury option with remarkable image quality.

The Leica SL3 is a luxurious and high-performing camera with a stunning 60 megapixel full-frame sensor, providing exceptional image quality. It also offers a broad lens choice and a lightweight yet durable build, making it a versatile option for photographers. The autofocus system has been greatly improved with phase detect, contrast detect, and object detection depth mapping, resulting in quick and confident focus, even on moving subjects. The camera's video quality is top-notch, with clean footage and confident autofocus, even in high ISO settings. In terms of low light performance, the camera delivers impressive results up to ISO 100,000, with fine noise and plenty of detail. The SL3 also features a tiltable screen, bright viewfinder, and a redesigned interface with new touch screen controls, allowing for easier and more efficient customization. While the camera has some minor issues with auto white balance and color resolution, overall it stands out as a top luxury camera with excellent technical specs and remarkable image quality. However, the high price tag makes it accessible mainly to professionals and affluent photographers.

The SL3's autofocus system and video quality are superb, making it a fantastic choice for professionals and affluent photographers.


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Christopher Frost

Christopher Frost

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