Leica SOFORT Orange

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Leica SOFORT Orange

Leica Camera is proud to introduce the Leica SOFORT, a camera that makes memories tangible on the spot. The images are truly one-of-a-kind and can never be duplicated. As part of the Leica family, the SOFORT has a unique design and a sophistication that sets it apart from other instant cameras. The SOFORT brings a mature, thoughtful quality to the fun instant film photography world. Available in three colors - the Leica SOFORT injects fun into photography. It allows the photographer to be creative with instantly made, tangible results.

In automatic mode, the Leica SOFORT uses the available light as long as possible without switching on the built-in flash. The gives images an authentic and natural look. In addition to Auto, Party, People, Sports, Action, Macro, and Creative programs for double and long exposure, the Leica SOFORT offers a self-portrait program and a self-timer with two different shutter speeds. For best results, the camera automatically adjusts various parameters such as shutter speed and aperture to the selected program. The triggering of the flash can be either automatic or intentionally activated or deactivated depending on the intention. For a lighter composition of self-portraits, the Leica INSTANT offers a rectangular mirror on the front. The focusing distance of the Leica SOFORT can be adjusted independently of the selected program mode. Depending on the standard or remote setting and the selected program, the camera offers additional creative freedom when taking photos.

The essentials:

  • Simple and fun to use while allowing visual creativity
  • Compact body with menu navigation and icons designed by Leica Camera
  • Dedicated accessories
  • Excitement of seeing an image develop / appear near-instantaneously
  • Satisfaction of holding and sharing a physical, tangible image
  • Leica Instant film packs available in both Color and Monochrom
  • Optical viewfinder for simple and easy composition
  • Several camera shooting modes such as ‘party’, ‘self-portrait’, ‘sport’ or ‘macro’ are available


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  • Camera type :
    Instant camera 
  • Picture format :
    62 x 46mm 
  •  Film type:
    Leica instant film pack: 10 shots, color or monochrom, Instax-mini format, speed ISO 800
  • Lens
  • Aperture/Focal length:
    60mm f/12.7 (34mm in 35Mm equiv.) 
  • Filter:
    3 Focus Steps: 0,3 – 0,6 m (Macro)/0,6 – 3 m (close range)/3 m – infinity (far range)
  • Shutter Speed:
    1/8 – 1/400 sec. (mechanical shutter) 
  • Viewfinder:
    Optical real image viewfinder 0,37x with target spot and parallax compensation for macro mode
  • Mode Dial/Mode Button:
    Automatic, Selfie, People & Party, Action & Sport, Bulb, Macro, Self-timer, Double exposure
  • Exposure control
  • Exposure mode:
    Time automatic
  • Exposure compensation:
     -0,7 EV/0,0 EV/+0,7 EV 
  • Light metering:
    Automatic exposure control LV 5.0 – LV 15.5 (ISO 800)
  • ISO Sensitivity:
    ISO 800 
  • Self-timer :
    2 Sec. / 10 Sec. waiting period 
  • Flash:
    Built-in electronic flash: Auto, forced on, forced off, forced on with red-eye reduction 
  • Operating conditions
  • Temperature working range :
    5 – 40°C 
  • Battery:
    Lithium-ion battery (supplied) 
  • Voltage/capacity:
    3.7V, 740mAh, 2.6 Wh
  • Battery life (approx.) :
    100 pictures
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) :
    124 x 94 x 58mm 
  • Weight (without battery and film pack)  :
    Approx. 305g 

Camera, battery BP-DC17, charger BC-DC17 with adapter plug (varies from country to country), carrying strap, brief instructions

Limited Warranty:
Leica Camera AG (‘LEICA’) provides a two-year product limited warranty for this LEICA camera valid from the date of purchase from an authorized LEICA dealer, including the accessories contained in the original packaging, which are valid for two years.

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