31 July 2013 by Permi Krishna
Leica Camera, an optics company based out of Solms, Germany, manufactures digital cameras under various categories for enthusiasts and professional photographers. The best Leica cameras specialize in manufacturing of rangefinder cameras helpful in setting up the focus by knowing the subject distance. Leica manufactures digital cameras under four categories: M-System, S-System, Compact Cameras, Special Edition models.
Leica M-System cameras are specifically known for their range finding feature very useful for photojournalism and various other types of photographies. M-System line of products offer excellent optical quality and implement full-frame (35mm) sensor sizes for high quality image capturing. The best Leica cameras under M-System product lines offer image capturing at 24 Megapixel resolution and 1080p video capturing at 24 and 25 frames-per-second.
The best M-System Leica cameras support ISO range of up to 6400 along with the bigger sensor size for shooting images in different lighting conditions.
S-System line of Leica products are professional medium format digital cameras designed for precise photography along with intuitive handling. These Leica cameras support dual memory cards for storing more number of photos along with some other innovative features like GPS and 2GB of buffer memory (RAM for faster processing of captured photos).
The S-System cameras support wide range ISO range between 100 and 1600 for bright and adverse lighting conditions.
The Leica compact cameras designed for portability and ease of use during photo capturing, support various other features like Full HD (1080p) video recording, GPS, autofocus and ultra-zooming options and various other manual controls.
Of late, Leica has been releasing special edition models under the category of latest cameras. The latest model Leica D-LUX 6 â??Edition by G-star RAWâ?? is the highly stylized compact camera for fashion and photography enthusiasts. Another notable entrant is the well built compact Leica X Vario similar to the Leica M model. The unique feature about Vario is that it features APS-C sensor being a compact camera and captures images of 16 Megapixel resolution and shoots HD videos.