Leica TL2 firmware update version 1.1 released


Leica Camera released new firmware update version 1.1 for the TL2 and Visoflex issue (download link). Here is the firmware update procedure:

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One more Leica camera rumored to be announced this year (model code name 7323)


In addition to the TL2 mirrorless camera, Leica is rumored to announce one more camera in 2017.

Today a new Leica digital camera (made in Germany) was registered with the Indonesian telecommunication agency under the code name 7323 (via Nokishita).

Leica is also expected to announce a new Noctilux M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH lens.

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Leica US rebates set to expire on July 31st


The current Leica US rebates are set to expire on July 31st:

Other ongoing Leica deals:

  • Leica M Typ 262 lens kits - check the latest pricing at B&H and Adorama
  • Leica M7 starter set - check the latest pricing at B&H and Adorama
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Confirmed: Leica to release a firmware update for the TL2 and Visoflex issue this Friday


Lcameras.com confirmed on their Facebook page that Leica will release a firmware update for the TL2 and Visoflex issue this Friday:

"This Friday 28.07.2017 Leica will issue TL2 firmware update which will resolve the issue with Visoflex viewfinder."

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Leica is expected to release a firmware update for the Leica TL2 and Visoflex issue this Friday


Leica is expected to release a fix (firmware update?) for the Leica TL2 and Visoflex issue this Friday. Stay tuned for additional information. This also means that the Leica TL2 will start shipping again soon - check availability at one of our sponsors:

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Andreas Kaufmann’s personal dream is a “true Leica phone”



In an interview with CNBC Andreas Kaufmann, chairman of Leica's supervisory board, made some interesting comments on a potential future Leica (smart)phone:

It gets a bit confidential, but you could think of this: Are two camera systems enough for a smartphone? And that could give you a hint into the future.

I am not sure whether the company can do (this) … (But) one dream would be my personal dream: a true Leica phone.

Every smartphone is wrong for photography at the moment.

The phone nowadays is not fit really for photography … It's used as a camera, it's used as a video camera, but it's not built that way and I think there's a long way to go still.

Leica has already been involved in the development of several smartphones with the Chinese company Huawei. Last year Leica Camera and Huawei establish new R&D centre in Wetzlar that will conduct R&D in the fields of new optical systems, computational imaging, virtual reality and augmented reality.

Here is the video report from CNBC:

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Deal of the day: Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm f/4.5 Aspherical II lens for Leica M-mount now $100 off



For a limited time the the Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm f/4.5 Aspherical II lens for Leica M-mount is $100 off.

Please note that this is the old version II of the 15mm f/4.5 lens. The new model III is currently selling for $799.

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