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Leica may “skip” the X Vario

Leica X Vario camera first impressions

In case you missed the interview I posted earlier today, it seems that for now Leica will “skip” the X Vario product line:

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Leica X Vario camera (black) listed as discontinued


Another one bites the dust: the black Leica X Vario camera is currently listed as discontinued at B&H and Yodobashi. The silver version, which was announced after the black model, is still available and is currently selling almost at a $700 discount from the original price of $2,850 (you may find an even lower price at Amazon). It […]

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Leica T camera listed as discontinued, new model expected to be announced next month


The silver Leica T camera is already listed as discontinued at B&H (refurbished models still available) and is out of stock in many Leica retailers: The black version is currently deeply discounted: $1099 vs. the original price of over $1,600. A new Leica T model (with code name “8854”) is already rumored to be announced next […]

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The Leica M Monochrom camera is now $2,451 off


The Leica M Monochrom camera is now $2,451 off (was $2,000 off back in September last year). Those are probably the last few pieces available for sale before this model is officially discontinued. The new Monochrom Typ 246 is currently listed for $7,450.

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Three Voigtlander Bessa film rangefinder cameras, one VM lens and many accessories discontinued


Cosina Japan officially announced the discontinuation of the Voigtlander Bessa R2-M, R3-M and R4-M film rangefinder cameras and their 15mm f/4.5 ASPH II lens. Here is the full list of discontinued products:

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Panasonic LX8 rumored to be announced in July, Leica D-Lux 7 should follow in September


The latest rumors suggest that a new Panasonic LX8 compact camera will be announced on July 16th. The new model will feature a build-in EVF and a larger sensor. If those turn out to be correct, you can expect a new Leica D-Lux 7 camera to be announced during Photokina in September. The current black Leica D-Lux 6 […]

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Voigtlander Bessa A film rangefinder cameras are now discontinued


After Zeiss discontinued their Ikon film rangefinder camera last year, the Voigtlander Bessa A models are the next victims of the digital age: three different A models are listed as discontinued on Cosina’s website. The M models rangefinders are not discontinued at that point (the A models have an electronically controlled focal plane shutter, while the M […]

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