Leica's latest camera will be a 60MP, 8K beast with phase detect AF (report)

Leica SL2
(Image credit: Rod Lawton/Digital Camera World)

There are plenty of new cameras expected to be launched in 2024, and one I'm particularly excited about is the Leica SL3 – and now we've got some possible specs, thanks to the usual online leaks.

We'd already heard camera rumors that the Leica SL2 would be announced in March, but now we know that the successor to the formidable Leica SL2 and SL2-S is likely to feature a 60MP sensor – and with it, 8K video.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.