The Leica X1 is the direct beneficiary of 100-plus years of German engineering experience and it delivers the best picture quality in its class - in the proud Leica tradition. This elegant camera features a professional CMOS image sensor that's as large as those in high-quality SLRs. Combined with an outstanding Leica lens it captures images of unmatched brilliance. Any way you look at it, the Leica X1 is a winner: It's conveniently compact, its controls are intuitive, and it offers a full range of sophisticated automatic functions. A real Leica "Made in Germany".
The LEICA X1 has the world’s largest sensor in a compact camera. The CMOS sensor which is 23.6 x 15.7
mm is 30% larger than its closest competitor. The LEICA X1 offers the DSLR quality in a compact camera
with its 12.2 mega pixels. The sensor offers sharp pictures in low light conditions making it a perfect
compact tool for professional photographers. Are you always reacting slowly to capturing that moment well with the Leica X1 it’s easy and quick. The LEICA X1 autofocus is quick and versatile. It automatically adjusts focus and exposure. It has 11point autofocus system with Face Detection. The LEICA X1 allows the photographer to capture special moments and fleeting expressions with greater accuracy, taking a series of shots and choosing the best one. The photographer can capture 3 frames per second shooting speed, either in DNG or JPEG format. It is the fastest in its class
So if you want a High performance compact camera, Design in same tradition of the classical Leica, camera, 12.2 megapixels, large APS-C size CMOS Sensor, 23.6 x 15.7 mm. Exceptionally fast wide angle, Leica Elmarit 1:2.8/24 ASPH Lens (equivalent to 36mm in 35mm format). Fast autofocus with simple, intuitive controls and image stabilizer. Automatic and manual options, Built-in pop-up flash, 3 Frames per second shooting speed - RAW & JPEG Capture, fastest in its class. Made in Germany with a 2-year international warranty and directly integrates into HD TV or Home Theater? The Leica is the right choice for you.