Monthly Archives: July 2009

Leica responds to S2 price criticism

Leica Camera’s Vice President of Marketing Christian Erhardt talked to PDN Gear Guide: “People always forget when looking at the camera the fact that it’s actually a medium format solution with a sensor that is 56% larger than a full-frame 35mm digital SLR, many people have been comparing it to SLR cameras and there are certain features […]

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Leica S2 availability notification

You can register to receive email notifications for Leica S2 availability @ B&H.

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Leica S2 system US pricing

David Farkas of Dale Photo & Digital has posted the following information on the Leica Users Forum: Hi everyone. Well, it is now past midnight here on the East Coast which means I am no longer bound by the July 30th embargo (although I’ve only had this info for about six hours). So, here’s the […]

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Leica to open a new flagship store in Mayfair (London)

The store will be opened in September 2009, right before the launch of the Leica S2. Leica Press Release LEICA STORE MAYFAIR TO OPEN IN SEPTEMBER 2009 Leica is joining many other premium brands and launching its own store in September 2009. The Leica facility will comprise a ground floor retail store showcasing and selling […]

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£15,996! ($26,000)

Press Release (UK): Leica has published the suggested retail prices for its new Leica S-System and confirmed October 2009 as the first month for UK availability. The S-System, which sits at the very top end of the digital photography spectrum, will be offered at a very competitive starting price of £15,996 (SRP, body only). The […]

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Leica M9 price: US$7,700?

This rumor comes from a Leica dealer in Hong Kong: “M9 coming announcement September 2009, probably from Germany 20,000,000 pixels and hk$60,000 (roughly us$7,700)”

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Only for golfers: Leica Pinmaster Rangefinder (part 2)

The previously rumored white Leica Pinmaster rangefinder for golf is now almost official: measures distances up to 820 yards 7x magnification price: £469 Source

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Rebate on Leica M lenses in the US

Leica offers a rebate on the Leica M lenses in the US: Leica Press Release Buy A New M-Lens* And Save! Save from $200 to $500 07/16/2009 Leica Camera Inc. is offering customers who purchase selected M-Lenses* a mail-in rebate. The mail-in rebate amounts vary from $200 to $500. This promotion started on May 1, […]

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