LEICA M-E digital camera body
Quiet, discreet, compact and concentrated on the essentials
Discretion and unobtrusiveness are particular strengths of the M-System. For instance, the Leica M-E’s shutter action is extremely quiet. At the same time, the combination of camera and lens is more compact than any other full-format camera system – a reason why M-Photographers often go unnoticed and simply blend into the scenery.
Concentration on the essentials is part of the M-System philosophy. This also applies to the Leica M-E: it consciously declines to offer everything that is technically possible, but rather limits itself to what is essential to photography. These essentials include the M-typical rapid manual focusing with the viewfinder/rangefinder and the focusing ring of the lens, but also the option of selecting automatically determined or manually set shutter speeds.
Uncompromising image quality
The Leica M-E features an 18-megapixel high-resolution CCD sensor in full 35 mm format. The sensor is perfectly attuned to its role in the very compact M-System and the superior performance of M-Lenses. The special layout of the micro lens makes it tolerant of oblique light rays impinging on its surface, and guarantees uniform exposure and extreme sharpness from corner to corner in every image. The omission of the otherwise usual low-pass filter reduces the need for digital post-processing and ensures that images possess a particularly natural visual impact.
Distinctively functional lines lend the camera an absolutely timeless character. After all, the essence of the M-System is also expressed by its design. The top and base plates are discreetly and unobtrusively finished in anthracite-grey paint. The design of its body expresses clarity, and its leather trim offers superior grip. The mechanical yet almost inaudible sound signature of its shutter release remains as a reminder that this M too is a masterpiece of unparalleled craftsmanship.
Start up time: <1s
Power Supply: Li-ion battery (included), 3.7V, 1860 mAh Seite 3
User Profiles: 4 Profiles
Sensor cleaning: Manual cleaning function
Tripod Thread: A 1/4 (1/4") DIN made of stainless steel in base plate
Dimensions: (W x D x H) approx. 139 x 37 x 80 mm
(5,5 x 1,7 x 3,1 in.)
Weight: 585 g (20.6 oz)
Operating Temperature: 0°C – 40°C
Menu languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian,
Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Accessories Included: Battery, Charger with power cables for EU and USA (different in some export markets), 12V charging cable, Carrying strap, Body cap
Supplied: Adobe® Lightroom®
Within 3 working days
Products with a value up to £200£4.95
£201 - £600 £7.95
£601 - £1000 £19.95
£1001 and over FREE (1-14 working days)
Unfortunately this product isn't available for Click & Collect.
Unfortunately this product isn't available for International delivery.
It's okay if you change your mind, we offer a 14 day returns policy.