The first Leica Q2 limited edition camera launched in China under the name “Pixel”




The first Leica Q2 "Pixel" limited edition camera was launched in China. Only 100 units will be produced worldwide. The price is 45,000 RMB (around $6,300). Shipping will start on November 10.

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New firmware update version 2.0.6.0 for the Leica M Typ 240 camera released



Today Leica released firmware update version 2.0.6.0 for the Leica M Typ 240 camera that contains "general bug fixing".

With the announcement of the Leica M-E Typ 240 model, the original Leica M Typ 240 is no longer available for sale in the major US stores and is listed as discontinued (Adorama | B&H):

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Erwin Puts says farewell to the Leica World: “The company has sketched a future and follows a path that I am no longer willing to go”


Erwin Puts, the author of many Leica books, posted this "Farewell to the Leica World" message on his website - "The company has sketched a future and follows a path that I am no longer willing to go":

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Leica rumored to increase US prices on November 1st


Leica is rumored to increase US prices on November 1st by 25%. I was told that the first price increase will impact only Leica lenses. A second price increase is expected on December 1st for compact Leica cameras. This price increase is most likely triggered by the new 25% US tax on select European products:

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Rumored Leica SL2 camera specifications



A new set of rumored Leica SL2 camera specifications:

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Leica S3 medium format camera delayed until spring 2020


The Leica S3 medium format camera that was announced at the 2018 Photokina show back in September 2018 is now apparently delayed - the camera's availability is now listed as "spring 2020" on Leica's website:


The camera was initially scheduled to be released in spring of 2019.

Additional Leica S3 pictures:

Here are the leaked Leica S3 camera specifications:

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Leica digest #48



Leica M10 half case.



Rare Leica M6 ETH Special Edition camera listed on eBay for $60k - Leica build only three of this unique models for the ETH Zürich Institution in 1987. The camera was intended to be used for extreme technical environment. It may be one of only Leica cameras ever made specifically for B2B.


3D-printed Leica square lens cap for 28mm and 35mm lens hood.


The B&H buying guide to Leitz Cine glass.

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