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

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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

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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

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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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Leica V-lux 40 listed as discontinued

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The compact Leica V-Lux 40 camera is listed as discontinued at B&H. Expect Leica to announce a new V-Lux 50 model which will most likely be based on the Panasonic SZ30 with a 24mm 20x optical zoom lens, 3.0″ multi-touch LCD display (920K dots) and 18.1MP 1/2.3″ sensor.

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Black Leica M9-P camera listed as discontinued

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After several gift card promotions, the black Leica M9-P is currently listed as discontinued at B&H. Adorama also no longer lists the camera on their website. The silver chrome M9-P is still available. There is currently one black M9-P available on Amazon by third party resellers.  

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