Category Archives: Leica X1

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

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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More FujiFilm FinePix X100 vs. Leica X1 comparisons

Another set of images taken with the FujiFilm X100 and Leica X1 cameras. This time the EXIF data is available as well. RAW->JPG conversions from Lightroom and Silkypix are also uploaded: There are more X1 vs. X100 comparisons 0n this Japanese site, flickr and the X100 forum.

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The cazenove+loyd Leica travel photographer of the year competition 2011

Cazenove+Loyd partnered with Leica for the their 2011 Leica Travel Photographer of the Year Competition. Terms and conditions of the competition and list of all prices can be found here. More details in the press release below:

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Fuji X100 vs. Leica X1: the gloves are off

The first set of comparisons between the Fuji X100 and the Leica X1 is already available on flickr: Sample 1: X100 vs. X1 Sample 2: X100 vs. X1 Sample 3: X100 vs. X1 Sample 4: X100 vs. X1 Sample 5: X100 vs. X1 Sample 6: X100 vs. X1 Update: you can get the EXIF data from the […]

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Leica X1 firmware update “should” be released in March

Leica Camera AG mentioned on their twitter account that the X1 firmware update should be released in March: My bet goes for March 18th as a released date (the day the Fuji X100 will start shipping in the US and Canada).

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Fuji X100 vs. Leica X1 specs comparison

Since Fuji officially announced the X100 to the US market last week, I now have more detailed information to update my previous Leica X1 vs. Fuji X100 specifications comparison: FujiFilm X100 Leica X1 Sensor APS-C CMOS APS-C CMOS Resolution 12.3MP 12.9MP LCD screen TFT, 100% coverage TFT, 100% coverage LCD screen size and resolution 2.8 in. […]

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Auto lens cap for Leica X1

I just noticed that eBay also has auto lens cap for the Leica X1 (see D-Lux 5 auto lens cap). Several different resellers are offering them for around $30 incl. free shipping. Here are some other Leica X1 accessories found on eBay: 49mm lens adapter tube for Leica X1 (aluminum) Lens armor UV filter Various leather cases for Leica X1

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