Leica announced the Leica X-U (Typ 113), the first Leica camera that's specifically designed for extreme outdoor and underwater shooting. The Leica X-U can survive extreme conditions.This is another priced possession for outdoor travelers who go to that dangerous extreme to capture stunning photographs.
The adventure camera has many rugged features. It is fully waterproof right to the depth of 49 feet, so you can take it into any water body. It's also shock-resistant, freeze-resistant, and dust-sealed.
The Leica X-U has a 16.2MP sensor and a fixed focal-length 23mm f1.7 lens. The Leica X-U is a waterproof camera that can survive water dips up to 49 ft/15m for up to 60 minutes of shooting. The Leica X-U is a shockproof against falls from 4ft/1.2m and is also Dustproof.
The Leica X-U also has a built-in protective glass filter on the front of the lens and the rubber exterior to give a better grip. It has a built-in protective glass filter on the front of the lens and a rubber exterior for better gripping. However, the rugged camera is not entirely cold proof or snow proof and can withstand a temperature range of 0°-40° C / 32°-104° F.
The Leica X-U does not have a viewfinder and has a large 3-inch LCD screen on the back that helps photographers frame and review photos, even as extreme weather stops you from seeing things. The LCD screen is protected by a hardened protective cover. The rugged camera comes with a fail-safe double locking system to protect the battery and the memory card.
The Camera is available for a price of $2950 or close to INR 2 lakh. It is exclusively made for expert photographers who dare to take photographs in extreme conditions.