Category Archives: Leica Compacts

All Leica Photokina announcements in one place

Many new products were released in the past 24 hours. Here is the recap: Pre-order options: New Leica products available for pre-order (updated) New Leica products: Leica M Edition 60 camera Leica M-A film rangefinder camera announced New Leica M lenses announced (silver Nocti and 35 Lux, new Summarits) Leica D-Lux camera announced Leica V-Lux camera […]

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All you need to know about the new products Leica is rumored to introduce at Photokina

First, a quick disclaimer: I have no idea what Leica will announce at Photokina – I have collected the information in this post from previous rumors, leaks and interviews (this is an updated version of this post). Here it is, the big list of rumored/expected Leica products that will be announced at Photokina: Leica M […]

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Rumors: new Leica M 240 special edition to be announced at Photokina

I have few updates on my previous post on the rumored Leica products that will be announced at Photokina: New Leica M 240 special edition that will be named after a famous musician that uses Leica (I am guessing Seal, Lenny Kravitz, Nikki Sixx). The camera body will be made out of coated brass. This make sense – […]

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New consumer Leica camera to be announced next week during the PDN PhotoPlus Expo in New York

Photographicwanderings reports that Leica will announce a new compact/consumer camera during the PDN PhotoPlus Expo in New York next week: “The company isn’t providing any further details at the moment, other than that Roland Wolff, vice president of marketing for Leica Camera USA, will make the announcement.” The announcement most likely will take place on October […]

Leica booth at PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2009
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Leica announces V-Lux 30 compact point and shoot camera

As promised, Leica announced a new compact camera today: the V-Lux 30 which will replace the already discontinued V-Lux 20. The camera is based on the Panasonic ZS10. The prices are as follow: Leica V-Lux 30 – $749, leather case – $140, soft leather case – $130, extra battery – $140.

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Leica will announce new low end compact camera on May 26th

Leica Camera is currently running a promotion where they will give away a “new Leica camera”. “Every time you vote, you also have the opportunity to submit an entry to win one of our new Leica cameras that is riding along with Danny! On Thursday, May 26 the game concludes with the fourth and final […]

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Leica to announce new products in second half of June?

According to Valentin Sama, Leica will have “a little surprise in the second half of June”. No further details were given as to what new products are to be expected. The rumored options are (IMHO): A new Leica M9 version (not a limited edition) which should be ready for production at that point. The model name […]

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