Leica M9 : Tests and Reviews

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Type Professional
Announced 09/09/2009  
Indicative price (USD) 5500  
Sensor type CCD  
Resolution 5216 x 3472  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 18.11  
Sensor size (mm) 24 x 36 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  80 - 2500 
Shutter type mecanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 4.0  
Frame rate (fps) 2.0  
Live view  no 
Stabilization  no 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning N/A 
Mount type Leica M  
Weight (gr) 545
Battery type 3.7V 1900 mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable 
Battery weight (gr) 46
Tropicalization N/A 
Camera material  
Mount material N/A 
View finder type optical 
View finder magnification 0.68 
View finder coverage
Mirror lockup N/A 
View finder diopter Rangefinder 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 2.5 
Monitor pixel 230000 
Articulated screen  
Touch screen  
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Manual 
Autofocus modes NO 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing yes 
Exposure compensation -3 to +3 EV in 0.3 EV steps 
Drive modes single, continuous, self timer 
Buffer size N/A 
Recording medium SD/SDHC card 
Image format JPEG, RAW (DNG) 
White balance bracketing N/A 
Connectivity USB 2.0 
Bluetooth  
3G  
Sound recording NO 
External micro N/A 
Histogram N/A 
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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