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Introduced: Jan 20, 2016
Read more: Leica X-U (Typ 113) Review: Waterproof. Dustproof. Shockproof. A camera for all my adventures.

Leica X-U (Typ 113)

SKU: 799429184353   Mfg Code: 18435

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  • Leica Camera is proud to announce the expansion of the Leica X family with the introduction of the Leica X-U (Typ 113), a rugged compact camera for extreme weather and underwater photography. The Leica X-U combines Leica’s longstanding tradition of sophisticated design, premium materials and unrivaled image quality with a camera that can go nearly anywhere. It is the camera that is ready for any of life’s challenges.

    In pouring rain, tropical heat or a blizzard – the extreme ruggedness of the Leica X-U makes it the perfect companion on any outdoor project or journey. As a shockproof, dust and water sealed expedition camera, the Leica X-U defies the elements with confidence and ease. Its minimized and intuitive handling guarantees you ultimate creative freedom and the ability to react in a flash as opportunities arise. The rugged Leica X-U, its extra large sensor and a first-class lens, delivers pin-sharp and breathtakingly brilliant pictures under even the toughest conditions. Adventure photography starts here!

    To learn more about this camera, check out Red Dot Forum's: Leica X-U (Typ 113) Review: Waterproof. Dustproof. Shockproof. A Camera for All of My Adventures


    • Waterproof up to a depth of 15 meters or 49 feet for 60 minutes
    • Dustproof and shock proof
    • Exceptional image quality under any weather conditions
    • Anti-slip rubber exterior for secure grip and easy handling
    • Outstanding build quality, Made in Germany
    • Simple and intuitive operation
    • Sophisticated design paired with the renowned 35 mm f/1.7 focal length lens, including manual focus ring
    • Built-in flash mounted on lens
  • Water / Dust Proof In compliance with JIS/IEC protection class 68 (IP68) (in accordance with Leica Camera AG testing conditions 1), allows underwater photography in depths up to 15 M / 49 ft for max. 60 minus
    Shock proof In compliance with MIL-STD 810G, method 516.52 (in accordance with Leica Camera AG testing conditions 1), the test entails a fall of the camera from a height of 1.22 m / 48” onto a wood surface with a thickness of 5 cm / 2”
    Operating Conditions Ambient temperature: 0o - +40oC / +32o - +104o F (on land and underwater), max. humidity 85% (non-condensation)
    Underwater Mode Special mode for adjustment for the underwater related shift in color rendition
    Housing Plastic core, aluminum upper and lower covers, flexible TPE reinforcement


    Leica Summilux 23 mm/ f1.7 ASPH (35 mm equivalent. 35 mm) 10 elements in 8 groups, 2 aspherical lens elements
    Aperture settings 1.7 to 16 (1/3 - EV increments)
    Focusing range 20 cm - infinity
    AF Focusing 1 point, 11 points, spot, face detection <
    Image sensor APS-C, CMOS image sensor with 16.5 MP (effective 16.2 MP)
    Resolution Still JPEG in 3:2 format: 4928 x 3272 pixels (16.1 MP), 4272 X 2856 pixels (12.2 MP), 3264 X 2160 pixels (7.1 MP), 2144 X 1424 pixels (3.1 MP), 1632 X 1080 pixels (1.8 MP)
    DNG in 3:2 format: 4944 x 3278 pixels (16.2 MP)
    Resolution Video 1080p 30 fps, 720p 30 fps
    Image Quality JPEF super fine, JPEG fine, DNG + JPEG super fine, DNG + JPEG fine
    Exposure modes Automatic program (P), automatic aperture priority (A), manual setting (M)
    Exposure compensation Increments: 1/3 to 3 EV increments, 3 exposures
    Automatic exposure bracketing 1/3 to 3 EV increments, 3 exposures
    Metering modes Smart multi-segment metering, center-weighted metering, selective (spot) metering
    White balance Auto, halogen, daylight, flash, cloudy, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting with fine tuning
    Sensitivity Auto, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO 6400, ISO 12500
    Shutter speeds 30s to 1/2000s
    Continuous shooting 3 fps or 5 fps, max. 7 consecutive exposures with constant shooting speed in DNG + JPEG fine quality
    Film Modes Standard, dynamic, natural, B&W natural, B&W high contrast
    Flash modes Auto, flash exposure correction, red-eye correction, fill-in flash, slow sync, studio, 1st / 2nd curtain sync
    Monitor 3” TFT LCD, approx. 920,000 pixels, wide-angle field of view: 100 %
    Review modes 16-thumbnail display, zoom review (16 x max.), image rotation, deletion protection
    Internal memory None
    Memory card SD, SDHC, SDXC
    Battery (lithium-ion) Capacity: approximately 350 exposures
    Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 140 x 79 x 88 mm
    Weight Approx. 600 / 635 g (without / with battery)
    Product includes Battery (Leica BP-DC8), battery charger (Leica BC-DC8), battery case, leather carrying strap, USB cable, lens cap, user manual
    Software Adobe ® Photoshop ® Lightroom ® (free download option after camera registration)

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