New firmware for all Leica M cameras released, new Summilux-M 90mm f/1.5 ASPH lens rumors

The first news is that Leica released a new firmware update for all of their Leica M cameras with added support for the latest two lenses:

  • Support for the new Thambar-M 90 f/2.2
  • Support for the new Noctilux-M 75 f/1.25 ASPH
  • A Bug, that lead to occasional underexposure when using a flash unit, was fixed (for some cameras only, not for the M10)

Here is the full list of new firmware updates released today:

  • Firmware update version for Leica M10
  • Firmware update version for Leica M/M-P (Typ 240)
  • Firmware update version for Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • Firmware update version for Leica M (Typ 262)
  • Firmware update version for Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • Firmware update version 1.216 for Leica M9/M9-P/M-E
  • Firmware update version 1.022 for Leica M Monochrom

With the help of a binary editor Nokishita discovered that a new, not yet released Leica Summilux-M 90mm f/1.5 ASPH lens is listed in the new firmware update (binary editor address: 3DEEC3):

A new 90mm Summilux lens has been rumored since April.

In the future Leica could also introduce a new Noctilux 35mm f/0.95 lens.

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