Monthly Archives: September 2012

Leica to get delisted from the stock exchange

Leica Camera AG settled with their last two minority shareholders after they set a cash compensation for squeeze-out. As a result, the company will be delisted form the stock exchange. With this, Leica will become a “privately owned” entity and will no longer be traded on the stock exchange. Leica’s CEO Alfred Schopf said that this will […]

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Interview with Stefan Daniel at Photokina 2012 about the new Leica M and Leica ME

Stefan Daniel and Thorsten Overgaard lie down on the floor in Stefan Daniel’s office at Photokina on September 19, 2012 and have a long exclusive chat about the new design of the Leica M, the Leica M-E, the new CMOS sensor that is not like any other CMOS sensors, the lack of AA filter, the […]

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B&H now taking Leica M pre-orders

B&H just started accepting pre-orders for the latest Leica products: Leica M black Leica M silver Leica M-E Leica S Leica D-Lux 6 Leica V-Lux 4 See other pre-order options here.

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The new Leica M (continuos coverage)

BJP interview with Stefan Daniel of Leica: “There’s no way that Leica will launch a below-£1000 compact system camera“. Dpreview interview with Jesko von Oeynhausen of Leica: Q: Can you explain the nomenclature change, from M8, M9 to ‘M’? A: We don’t want to give our customers the feeling that when the M10 comes out, for instance, that the M9 […]

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New Leica products now available for pre-order at Adorama

If you are planning to buy the new Leica M rangefinder and did not get a chance to put your name on a pre-order list, here is another chance: Adorama just listed the new Leica product as available for pre-order. Keep in mind that it will take probably at least one year until all pre-orders for […]

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The 24MP MAX sensor inside the new Leica M is made by CMOSIS

Included is the CMOSIS press release about the 24MP MAX sensor inside the new Leica M. The sensor, based on a 6 x 6 µm² pixel size with dynamic range of 76dB, is designed and made in Europe.

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Leica at Photokina 2012

Here are few images of the Leica booth at the 2012 Photokina show in Cologne, Germany:

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Leica M, M-E, S hands-on videos

Engadget published several hands-on videos on the new Leica products: Leica M hands-on:

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