Apparently the PIXII “connected” digital APS-C camera with Leica M-mount and rangefinder viewfinder is still alive and is “coming soon”



Remember the PIXII APS-C camera with Leica M-mount I reported back in 2018? Apparently, the project described as a "connected digital camera with rangefinder viewfinder" is still alive and ongoing. PIXII confirmed to me on Twitter that the work on the camera is continuing.



Here are the updated camera specifications and the first sample photos:

Model

Pixii Camera A1112
Connected digital camera with rangefinder viewfinder

Viewfinder

Optical viewfinder with coinciding rangefinder (magnification 0,67X)
Independent LED backlit framelines for standard prime lenses:  28mm, 35mm, 40mm and 50mm
Exposure indicators and focal length confirmation
Automatic parallax correction
Automatic LED intensity adjustment
Framelines

Sensor

CMOS sensor, 5.5µm pixel pitch
Electronic global shutter
APS-C optical format
RGB color matrix, optimized with micro-lenses
12-bits sampling rate
High dynamic range mode (60-90dB)
RAW (DNG) and JPEG format (4080x2732)
Native gain: ISO 320
Optical stack : IR filter < 1.0mm, no low-pass filter

Lens

Interchangeable lens system
Manual focus and aperture control
M compatible lens mount, also compatible with M39/LTM lenses (with adapter)
Dark chamber designed to fit collapsible lenses

Body

Dual-block machined aluminium body
ISO accessory shoe
Tripod socket A ¼,
Lugs for carrying strap
Dimensions : 138x79x33mm
Weight: 460g (incl. battery)
Finish: silver anodized, space gray, matte black

Controls

Manual shutter speed selector
Automatic speed mode
2 stage shutter button: exposure metering/lock and shutter release
OLED control screen
Quick ISO selection, white-balance and supplementary settings via integrated menu

System

Dual core ARM SoC with integrated FPGA accelerator
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity
Bluetooth LE 5.0
Storage: 8Go or 32Go internal

Power

Li-ion 7.4V battery, 1000mAh capacity, model NP-FW50
Integrated USB charger
Programmable suspend and power off timer

Price

Pixii A1112 - 8GB
Europe: 3490 euros (VAT incl)
Export: 2920 euros / USD 3290

Sample photos:





The PIXII website still says "coming soon" Here is a picture of the prototypes that are out now for testing:


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