Live blogging the Leica 09.09.09 event (Leica M9, Leica X1)

This post will be updated multiple times today. Just keep hitting the refresh button on this post/page to get the latest.

9:43 - Seal had an early sample of the Leica M9

9:41 - Seal (big Leica fan) is speaking...

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9:37 - the third product is the S2... false alarm... no R10

9:35 - introducing the Leica X1 - available early December 2009

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9:33 - M9 available in the "next days" worldwide

9:31 - Leica M9 sensor is from Kodak (designed specially for Leica)

9:28 - Stefan Daniel to introduce new products...

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9:26 - 3 new Leica products.... yes he said 3....

9:21 - Leica's CEO speaking about the "Leica experience"

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9:17 dpreview has the brief hands on preview for the M9 and X1, no R10

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9:09 - the presentation will start @ 9:15 - I guess I am not the only one with technical problems 🙂

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8:56 - well Leica website is down too...

8:38 - go to dpreview and check their logo on the top left corner

8:37 - Database problems on the grid - nothing I can do

6:55 - Leica X1 on a dealer site

6:52 - Leica M9 price in Australia: AUD11,995 incl. Tax (10% GST)

6:47 - tomorrow a new Leica stores opens in London

6:40 - the X1 optional grip will cost US$110 6:33 - comment on LeicaRumors:

"A Leica rep ensured me yesterday that the X1 is a complete inhouse development and has nothing to do with the GF1 or any mFT or FT. It has a CMOS APS-C sensor (which is nearly twice as big as a FT sensor) delivered by an "unknown supplier” in it."

6:29 - here is the US pricing of the X1 and the M9 and those are the full specs of the Leica X1 (fresh of the press).

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