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Leica Q3 Digital Compact Camera

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SKU 92902
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The Leica Q3

60 Megapixel. Tiltable Display. Timeless Design.

The compact full-frame Leica Q3 is the perfect camera for everyday use – capturing and triggering emotions both in front of and behind the lens. Thanks to its excellent ease of use and the new hybrid autofocus, everyone can experience the feeling of making exceptional photographs and videos. Look forward to maximum flexibility in image composition thanks to the fast, fixed focal length with integrated macro mode and the new 60 megapixel full-format sensor with Triple Resolution Technology. The Leica Q3 also meets the growing need for connectivity, taking the mobile workflow to the next level. Intuitive and natural, it’s your constant companion, enabling you to turn your visions into reality day after day. Discover a camera as unique as you are.

The Leica Q3 camera delivers amazing image quality for photo and video in virtually any kind of lighting. It is exceptionally easy to use, and seamlessly connected, empowering anyone to create audio-visual content in breath-taking quality. Capturing a unique point of view with the Leica Q3 means committing to a camera that integrates easily, naturally, and intuitively into everyday creative processes. A unique companion that combines style and cutting-edge technology.

Easy handling
Featuring Leica UX and tiltable display.

Sleek and timeless design
A superior prime lens in a compact body.

Optical masterpiece
Leica Summilux 28 f/1.7 ASPH lens

Impressive performance
60 Megapixel BSI-Sensor.

Made in Germany
Timeless, reliable, and durable.


Key Benefits of the Leica Q3 Camera:

  • First ever 60MP BSI CMOS Sensor with Triple Resolution Technology in a Leica Q camera, allowing for 14 stops of dynamic range and digital zoom options up to 90mm
  • New Maestro IV Processor with 8GB of buffer memory
  • New state of the art Hybrid Autofocus system with Contrast and Phase Detection autofocus with eye, face, body and animal tracking
  • New tiltable backscreen with 76% increase in resolution compared to the Leica Q2
  • New EVF with 56% increase in resolution compared to the Leica Q2, now identical resolution and framerate as the Leica SL2 & SL2-S viewfinders
  • New Ports: HDMI for video recording & USB-C for charging and data transfer
  • 8K resolution output and ProRes video support
  • New battery with 18% more power than previous generation
  • First ever full-frame camera with wireless charging capabilities
  • 10x faster wireless transfer speeds to the Leica FOTOS app with embedded MIMO Technology
  • IP52 Weather Sealing Certification
  • New Accessories to customize the look and feel of the Leica Q3
  • Handmade in Germany
Glazer's SKU 92902
Manufacturer Leica
MFG SKU L19080
In The Box Camera Body • Leather carrying strap • Battery, battery charger, power cable • Leica FOTOS Cable • Lens hood, lens cap, accessory shoe cover • Instructions
Product Specs

Camera type:

Digital 35 mm compact camera, fixed prime lens


Leica Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH., 11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements
Aperture rangeF1.7 to F16 in 1⁄3 EV increments
Buffer memory

8 GB

Capacity, depending on frame rate and picture format, estimated quantity (number of possible images in the buffer memory)

Storage mediumUHS-II (recommended), UHS-I, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
MaterialFull metal housing: magnesium die-cast, leather covering, protection type IP52
Operating conditions0°C to +40°C
InterfacesISO accessory shoe with additional control contacts for Leica flash units, HDMI jack Type D, USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C up to 10 Gbps
Tripod threadA 1⁄4 DIN 4503 (1⁄4”) with stainless steel in the base
WeightApprox. 743 g/658 g (with/without battery)

Sensor size:

Full-frame CMOS sensor, 62.39 MP/60.3 MP (total/effective)
ProcessorLeica Maestro series (Maestro IV)
FilterRGB color filter, UV/IR filter, no low-pass filter
File formatsPhoto: DNG™ (raw data), DNG + JPG, JPG (DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31)
MP4h.265AAC48 kHz/16 bit
h.264AAC48 kHz/16 bit
MOVh.265LPCM28 kHz/24 bit
h.264LPCM28 kHz/24 bit
ProResLPCM28 kHz/24 bit
Image resolutionDNG™

9520 x 6336 pixels (60.3 MP)

7404 x 4928 pixels (36.5 MP)

5288 x 3518 pixels (18.6 MP)


9520 x 6336 pixels (60.3 MP)

7392 x 4928 pixels (36.4 MP)

5280 x 3512 pixels (18.5 MP)

File size

DNG™: approx. 70 MB, depending on resolution and image content

JPG: depending on resolution and image content

Video: max. length: 29 min

Color depth:

DNG™: 14 bit

JPG: 8 bit

Color spacePhoto: sRGB
Video Resolution RESOLUTION
C8K (17:9)8192 x 4320
8K (16:9)7680 x 4320
C4K (17:9)4096 x 2160
4K (16:9)3840 x 2160
Full HD (16:9)1920 x 1080
DesignationLeica Summilux 28 f/1.7 ASPH., 11 lenses in 9 segments, 3 aspherical lens areas
Lens filter threadE49
Digital zoomOptionally approx. 1.25x (equivalent to 35 mm), approx. 1.8x (equivalent to 50 mm), approx. 2.7x (equivalent to 75 mm), or approx. 3.2x (equivalent to 90 mm)
Image stabilizationVisual compensation system for photos and video recordings
Aperture rangeF1.7 to F16 in 1⁄3 EV increments
Viewfinder (EVF)

Resolution: 5,760,000 dots, 120 fps, magnification: 0.79x at aspect ratio: 4:3 / 0.76x at aspect ratio: 3:2, frame coverage:

100%, exit pupil position: 20.75 mm, setting range -4/+2 dpt, with eye sensor for automatic switchover between viewfinder

and LCD panel, time delay 0.005 s

LCD panel3” TFT LCD, approx. 1,843,200 dots, 384 ppi, aspect ratio 3:2, touch panel
Shutter typeMechanical central shutter or optional electronic shutter
Shutter speeds

Mech. shutter: 120 s to 1⁄2000 s

Electro. shutter function: 1 s to 1⁄16000 s

Flash Synchronization: up to 1⁄2000 s

Shutter button


(1st stage: Activation of the camera electronics including autofocus and exposure metering, 2nd stage: Taking the picture)

Self-timerDelay time: 2 s or 12 s
Drive Mode

Single, Interval Shooting, Exposure Bracketing

Continuous shooting:

Continuous - 2 fps / 14 bit / AF, Continuous - 4 fps / 14 bit / AF:

Automatic settings (exposure settings in operating modes P/A/S, automatic white balance and autofocus) are implemented individually for each frame.

Continuous - 7 fps / 14 bit, Continuous - 9 fps / 12 bit, Continuous - 15 fps / 12 bit:

Automatic settings (exposure settings in operating modes P/A/S, automatic white balance and autofocus) are implemented for the first frame, and are then applied for each subsequent frame in the same picture series.

Focus range

30 cm to ∞

With macro setting: from 17 cm

Focus mode

Automatic or manual

With manual setting: optional magnifying glass function (Auto Magnification) and edge marking (Focus Peaking) available as focus assist

Autofocus system

Hybrid-AF due to combination of contrast metering, depth mapping, and phase comparison metering with AF metering

points in the sensor.

Autofocus metering fields315
Exposure meteringTTL (exposure metering through the lens), with working aperture
Metering principleExposure metering is done by the image sensor for all exposure metering methods (in Live View mode and in rangefinder mode)
Exposure metering methodsSpot, Center-Weighted, Highlight-Weighted, Multi-Field
Exposure modes

Program AE mode (P)

Aperture-priority mode (A): manual aperture setting

Shutter-priority mode (S): manual shutter-speed setting

Manual (M): manual setting for shutter speed and aperture

Various fully automated variants (Scene Mode):

AUTO, Sport, Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Snow/Beach, Fireworks, Candlelight, Sunset, Digiscoping

Exposure compensation±3 EV in 1⁄3 EV increments
Automatic bracketing3 or 5 frames, graduations between shoots up to 3 EV, in 1⁄3 EV increments additional optional exposure compensation: up to ±3 EV
ISO sensitivity range PhotoVideo
Auto ISOISO 100 to ISO 100 000ISO 100 to ISO 100 000
ManualISO 50 to ISO 100 000ISO 50 to ISO 100 000
White balanceAutomatic (Auto), default (Daylight, Cloudy, Shadow, Tungsten, Flash), manual metering (Gray card), manual color temperature settings (Color Temperature, 2000 K to 11500 K)
Flash unit connectorVia the accessory shoe
Flash sync time1⁄2000 s, slower shutter speeds available, automatic changeover to TTL linear flash mode with HSS-compatible Leica system flash units if sync time is undercut
Flash exposure meteringUsing center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering with Leica flash units (SF 26, SF 40, SF 58, SF 60, SF 64) or with system compatible flash units, remote-controlled flash SF C1
Flash exposure compensation

SF 40: ±2 EV in 1⁄2 EV increments

SF 60: ±2 EV in 1⁄3 EV increments

WLANWLAN function for connecting to the Leica FOTOS app. The Leica app is available from the Apple App Store™ or the Google Play Store™.
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 LE: Channel 0–39 (2402–2480 MHz), maximum output (e.i.r.p.): 10 dBm
GPSNot available everywhere due to country-specific legislation; can be added via the Leica FOTOS app. Data is written to Exif header of the picture files.
Menu languagesEnglish, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean

Rechargeable battery

(Leica BP-SCL6)

Lithium-ion rechargeable battery, rated voltage: 7.2 V (DC); capacity: 2200 mAh (min.), 350 shots (based on CIPA standard, with All Displays Auto Off = 5 s); manufacturer: Panasonic Energy (Wuxi) Co. Ltd., Made in China


(Leica BC-SCL4)

Input: AC 100–240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.25 A, automatic switchover; output: DC 8.4 V 0.85 A; manufacturer: Salom Electric (Xiamen) Co., Ltd., Made in China
Charging via USB

During operation: 9 V/3 A (min. 27 W)

With camera switched off: 5 V/1500 mA (2.5 W or greater)

Wireless ChargingOptimal performance with 9 V chargers (10 W Charging Pad required)
Rated values for input voltage / power7.2 V 2.3 A (battery), 5 V 3.0 A / 9 V 2.5 A (USB)