New Leica S-System – Larger Than 35mm DSLR

Leica has announced a new system to their range with the Leica S2. With a 37.5 megapixel sensor measuring 30x45mm in size – thats more than 50% larger than a standard 35mm full frame sensor – the Leica S2 system is aimed to offer a superior alternative to full frame DSLRs and even medium format backs for professional photographer.

Below in as summary of the system from Leica S-System site which you can check out here at to learn more.


Leica has once again revolutionized the world of photography with a digital S-System that’s perfect for professional use. The Leica S2, with its premium AF objectives including everything from ultra wide to super telephoto, is an absolute photographic highlight. The digital SLR camera has a special new sensor with 30 x 45 mm and 37.5 megapixels. The S2’s metal body is appreciably smaller and easier to carry than similar models from other camera brands, and yet it’s also nearly twice as fast thanks to ultra modern processor technology.

With the S2, Leica has created an entirely new class of camera – technically innovative but incredibly flexible thanks to a wide selection of accessories. It’s a must for every professional photographer who is looking to upgrade from standard 35mm SLR systems.