Leica Q will not be replaced any time soon

Leica Q

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Reddotforum interviewed Peter Kruschewski during the 2016 Photokina show (product manager for the Leica Q and compact cameras) - a new Leica Q camera is not expected "any time soon", but we can be sure that this product line will be continued because of the success of the current Q model (currently in stock):

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The lens inside the new Sofort instant camera is made by Leica?

A reader (thanks Michael!) sent me this link to Engadget's article on the Leica Sofort instant camera - reportedly Leica made the lens for the Sofort and few other changes and modifications to the camera (flash, etc.):

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Happy 10th birthday digital Leica M

Today Leica Camera celebrates 10 years of digital M (the Leica M8 was introduced on September 14th, 2006):

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Leica at Photokina 2016

Leica did not impress their fans at Photokina like they have done in previous shows. Many M fans did not get what they have hoped for, but we have to understand the situation the camera industry is today: product life cycles are getting longer, budgets are cut and this is the case with many other companies, not only Leica. Either way - a new M and TL cameras are coming for sure and so is the new Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens.

Here is the list of new products Leica announced at Photokina:

Next are few videos, interviews and pictures from the Leica booth at the 2016 Photokina show:

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Dr. Andreas Kaufmann: “Leica will never enter the action camera market”

Dr. Andreas Kaufmann

Dr. Andreas Kaufmann

In a recent interview at Photokina with Les Numeriques, Dr. Andreas Kaufmann shared his view about the future of the photography market:

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The 2016 Miami Street Photography Festival

There is less than one week left to submit your photos for the 2016 Miami Street Photography Festival if you're interested in competing. Last year, I met quite a few readers attending and competing, so get your entries in if you're interested in participating and potentially winning a Leica Q. Read More »

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Leica Q Indonesia Edition 2016 camera

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A new Leica Q Indonesia Edition 2016 camera was recently announced. Only 45 units will be produced. The top plate has an engraved map of Indonesia. Pricing is not yet announced. Shipping is expected to start in October.

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