Category Archives: Leica X1

Leica X1, D-Lux 4 now officially discontinued

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Leica has officially discontinued the following products: 018-163 V-LUX 30 018-400 X1, Black 018-420 X1, Steel Grey 018-643 D-LUX 4 Accessory Kit w/Battery 018-640 Lithium-Ion Akku Battery 018-658 AC Adapter ACA-DC5 018-663 Digilux w/Li-ion Battery BP-DC 3 013-336 Digilux 2 77E Circular Polarized Filter

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Fuji X100 vs. Leica X1 comparison review

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There are many good Fuji X100 reviews online. In this post I will concentrate on the Fuji X100 vs. Leica X1 cameras comparison. Unfortunately, I could not publish this online earlier because I just got my Fuji X100 last week. You can click on most of the images for larger view. General I have already compared the […]

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Digiscoping adaptors for Leica X1 and D-Lux 5 cameras

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On Tuesday Leica Store Mayfair announced two digiscoping adaptors for Leica X1 and D-Lux 5 cameras. Those are not really new products (see this post from October, 2010) but I guess Leica is now starting to ship them:

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Leica X1 firmware update v2.0 before and after AF speed comparison (video)

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Two days ago Leica released new firmware for their X1 camera. The new firmware mainly contains improvements in the AF/MF functionality – for example the depth of field scale is displayed when in manual focusing mode:

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Leica X1 vs. Nikon D300s ISO comparison

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Leica X1 has a 12.9MP APS-C CMOS sensor and I wanted to compare its ISO performance to a APS-C type DSLR camera. I chose the Nikon D300s because both cameras were announced around the same time back in 2009 (the ISO of the latest Nikon D7000 goes up to 25,600). About the test: All images are 100% […]

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Leica X1 firmware update v2.0 is now official

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Allendale, NJ (March 28, 2011) – Leica Camera Inc. is pleased to announce a firmware update for its high-performance digital compact camera, the LEICA X1. Users wishing to benefit from the new offerings can download the firmware update from the Leica website and take advantage of new, improved features beginning Tuesday March 29, 2011. The […]

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Leica X1 firmware v2.0 will be out on March 29th *updated*

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Leica Camera Russia just reported that firmware V2.0 for Leica X1 will be out on March 29th. The new firmware version includes the following changes (Google translation):

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