Leica SL2-S

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Improved features and functionality for maximum performance
Firmware Version 2.1 for the Leica SL2-S

Everything we do is driven by your passion for photography and video. We provide regular firmware updates to ensure that you can look forward to the long-lasting use and enjoyment of your camera. With the latest firmware update, the SL2-S comes with a number of new features and noticeable performance improvements, especially in the world of video production.

Optimized functions in detail

The latest firmware for the Leica SL2-S provides the following new functions.

Performance Improvements Firmware Update 2.1
Improvements to the user profile The user profile now stores whether the camera was in photo or video mode when last used.
Improved automatic follow focus FN Buttons can now be used. Continued manual focus control in video and live view after the predefined automatic follow focus sequence finishes.
Improvement on image overlay Info levels can be changed while selecting images.
Highlight weighted metering Performance improvements.
Leica FOTOS Performance improvements.

Download Firmware Update

Download the firmware update for the Leica SL2-S below. The instructions provided with the firmware update will guide you safely through the installation process.

Firmware Leica SL2-S - Vers. 2.1

Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, Traditional Chinese
Date: 09/2021 Format: FW (112.53 MB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Chinese
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (464.42 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Czech
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (115.41 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

German
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (114.96 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

English
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (118.14 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Spanish
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (116.21 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

French
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (116.93 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Indonesian
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (110.95 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Italian
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (119.37 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Japanese
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (173.58 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Korean
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (364.77 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Dutch
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (114.52 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Portuguese
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (115.46 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Russian
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (121.22 kB)

Release Notes for Leica SL2-S - Firmware 2.1

Taiwanese
Date: 09/2021 Format: PDF (482.54 kB)

Firmware Chronology

Firmware Update 2.0
New Autofocus algorithm Improved eye/face/head/body recognition and focus tracking.
HEVC video compression Internal 4K recording with 10 Bit at 60p/50p with h.265 codec.
Long-GOP Recording for 10 Bit codecs with 150 – 200 MB/s means same Image Quality as All-Intra but less than half of data size.
Segmented Video Videorecording will be split 1 minute segments to avoid data loss.
Individual Viewing LUT Upload function for individual Look Up Tables.
Enhanced Live View Better low light image composition control of the Live View image.
Image Overlay Allows alignment of the camera position on basis of a previous taken image, that is displayed in a transparent mode in the EVF or on the LCD.
Automatic Follow Focus Definition of three focus points for automatic focus shift during video recording.
Wave form monitor Professional exposure valuation of the video signal.
Color bar Reference for correct color grading and sound control in postproduction.
Tally Mode Camera shows red frame on LCD during video recording.
Highlight weighted metering Metering method to save highlights instead of shadows.
Dynamic-range control Increase brightness in shadows.
Highlight-shadow control Precise contrast adjustment controls.
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