Leica TL vs Leica SL (Typ 601) Comparison

Let’s compare the Leica TL vs Leica SL (Typ 601).

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Leica TL and Leica SL (Typ 601). While Leica TL has APS-C sensor, Leica SL (Typ 601) has 35mm sensor and 16.3 has a 16.3 MP and Leica SL (Typ 601) has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Leica TL Leica SL (Typ 601)
  Leica TL Front Leica SL (Typ 601) Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Leica
Megapixels 16.3 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12500 Min 50 - Max 50000
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000
Startup Time 1.1 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF Contrast-detect AF: 49 or 37 zones; Point, Field, Zone (9 Fields); Static, Dynamic (tracking), Auto (face detection); AF-S (focus priority), AF-C (shutter priority), MF, Touch-AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 12 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 33
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.7 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder EVF: 0.66-inch, 4.4M-dot SXGA+ LCD, 0.80x magnification (50mm lens at infinity, -1dpt), 100% coverage, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format MP4 with stereo audio H.264: MOV with 48KHz 16-bit LPCM stereo audio, or MP4 format with 256Kbps 16-bit AAC stereo audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-I
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/180 1/250
Internal connections Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories USB 3.0 Micro Type B port; HDMI Type A port; Multi Connector supports adapter for 3.5mm mic and headphone jacks or a cable release; X-Sync socket; Multifunctional interface in baseplate for optional handgrip
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 13.5 oz (384 g) includes batteries 29.9 oz (847 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm) 5.8 x 4.1 x 1.5 in. (147 x 104 x 39 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2016-11-15 2015-11-20