Leica X1 @ PDN PhotPlus Expo

Last week I attended PDN PhotPlus Expo in New York (this explains the lack of new posts from the past few days). At the Leica booth I had the chance to get a detailed presentation of the new Leica X1. I expected the camera to be much bigger and heavier and I was pleasantly surprised to find out that the X1 weights only 58 grams (aprox. 2 oz) more than my D-Lux 4!

The picture below shows the optional X1 hand grip:

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Leica X1 manual controls:

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Leica sensors comparison between S2, X1, Digilux 2 and D-Lux 4

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Same sensors compared to Leica X1 body size (from top to bottom - S2, X1, Digilux 2, D-Lux 4):

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Check also PhotographyBay's report from PDN PhotPlus Expo on the Leica M9 and Leica X1.

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