Leica X-U is an all-time expensive rugged camera that can go under water

By Sudhiir

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.

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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.

Leica X-U is an expensive rugged camera that can go under water

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.

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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.

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