Leica Packs 64 Megapixels in Its S3 Medium Format DSLR

Along with 4K video recording capabilities.

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Leica has just given its massive medium format DSLR the biggest upgrade yet.

Now equipped with a whopping 64-megapixel medium format sensor, the new S3 boasts an incredible 71 percent increase in resolution over its predecessor, allowing you to capture every detail imaginable. Aside from pure resolution, the new sensor also increases the camera’s dynamic range by 15 stops, with a new ISO ceiling of 50,000. As for video recording, the DSLR can now shoot in 4K for the first time ever, with a full HD 1080p medium format setting allowing for higher frame rates. It packs the brand’s in-house Maestro II processor, which boasts a 2GB memory buffer along with Wi-Fi connectivity and even a built-in GPS. Of course, for maximum utility, it’s also compatible with 16 different lenses from Leica’s extensive range.

Leica’s S3 medium format DSLR is now available for pre-order over at Adorama, retailing for $18,995 USD. Head over to order yours now.

Elsewhere in tech, Austin Mayor Steve Adler has cancelled this year’s SXSW.

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