Leica Q3

Leica Q3

The new Leica Q3 was released on 25 May 2023. A camera to have on hand at all times, combining style and advanced technology. Designed to fulfil your creative vision.

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Summary | Specifications

BSI CMOS-sensor with Triple-Resolution-Technology

The new sensor features triple-resolution technology. Regardless of resolution, the sensor's full size is used.

Integrated Summilux 23mm f/1.7 ASPH. lens

Fixed prime lens with integrated macro mode, allowing you to capture even the finest details at a distance of just 17 cm.

Up to 8K video and multiple video formats

Enjoy stunning 8K video resolution and a very comprehensive set of codecs. From the highly efficient .h265 video codec to Apple's ProRes.

Tilting 3" touchscreen and 5.76MP OLED viewfinder

Photography is more flexible with the Leica Q series, thanks to the tilting focus. And, the world will look crystal clear through the OLED-viewfinder.

Hybrid autofocus system

The combination of high-precision contrast AF, a Defocus system and phase detection AF ensures high speed and precision in focusing and tracking the subject.

Leica FOTOS app

Enjoy professional connectivity with the Leica PHOTOS app. With the Q3 you will enjoy speeds up to 10x faster than its predecessor, up to around 35MB/s.

Leica Q3

The Leica Q3 summed up

The Leica Q3 is a premium full frame mirrorless camera, aimed at fulfilling your creative visions every day. The Q3 combines timeless style with cutting-edge technology. The camera features a new BSI-CMOS sensor with 'Triple-Resolution-Technology'. This means you can choose between three resolutions: 60, 36 or 18 megapixels. Regardless of the resolution chosen, the camera always uses the sensor's full size. The lens has also been updated. This now features 'Macro mode', allowing you to get even closer to your subject and capture the finest details from as close as 17 cm. All this in a robust, full-metal cast magnesium body with IP52 rating.

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Leica Q3



Leica q3

Camera type

Digital 35mm compact camera

Sensor size

BSI CMOS-sensor


Leica Maestro IV

ISO sensitivity

50 - 100.000

Photo resolution (DNG)

L-DNG: 60,3 MP (9520 x 6336 pixels)

M-DNG: 36,5 MP (7404 x 4928 pixels)

S-DNG: 18,6 MP (5288 x 3518 pixels)

Photo resolution (JPG)

L-JPG: 60,3 MP (9520 x 6336 pixels)

M-JPG: 36,4 MP (7392 x 4928 pixels)

S-JPG: 18,5 MP (5280 x 3512 pixels)

Video resolution

C8K: 8192 x 4320 pixels (17:9)

8K: 7680 x 4320 pixels (16:9)

C4K: 4096 x 2160 pixels (17:9)

4K: 3840 x 2160 pixels (16:9)

Full HD: 1920 x 1080 pixels (16:9)

Fixed lend

Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH.

Lens structure

11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical lens elements

Minimum focusing distance

30 cm

Macro Mode: 17 cm

Digital zoom

1,25x (35mm)

1,8x (50mm)

2,7x (75mm)

3,2x (90mm)

Colour depth

DNG: 14 bits

JPG: 8 bits

Colour space



h.265, h.264, Apple ProRes


3" tilting display 


8 GB internal memory

UHS-II, UHS-I, SD-/SDHC-/SDXC-memory card (up to 2 TB)


743 g

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