The red dot has gone high-res. Announced on Friday, March 6, the Leica S3 brings 64-megapixel stills and 4K video to the luxury brand’s full-frame DSLR line. Launching more than a decade after the S2, the Leica S3 brings a slew of improvements to the medium-format camera that still maintains Leica’s classic look.
The S3 moves from a 37.5-megapixel sensor to 64MP, a 71% increase. The larger sensor also allows for a 15-stop dynamic range to capture more detail in high contrast scenes. Unsurprisingly — since camera sensors have enabled dramatic noise reductions in the last ten years — the S3 also increases the ISO range to 50,000.
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