Category Archives: Leica M-E

Leica M-E, D-Lux 6 and V-Lux 4 cameras now shipping in the US

The Leica M-E, D-Lux 6 and V-Lux 4 cameras are now shipping in the US and are currently in stock at B&H. There is still no exact release date for the new Leica M camera.

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Leica M-E now shipping in the US

The Leica M-E is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at the Leica Boutique in Palm Beach and at Dale Photo and Digital. Here is a the new M-E next to the M9 and M9-P:

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Leica M-E now shipping in Europe

The new Leica M-E camera is now shipping in Europe as you can see from this unboxing video from PCH (located in Brussels, Belgium):

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How to distinguish future Leica M models

In an interview with IR, Justin Stailey from Leica explained how future M cameras will be labeled: Leica M will be followed by “Type xxx”. For example the new Leica M is Type 240, the Leica M-E is Type 220:

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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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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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The new Leica M-E

There was no mirrorless camera announcement today, instead Leica Camera reveled the M-E: an new “entry-level” digital rangefinder that has the same 18MP CCD sensor found in the original M9. The price of the Leica M-E is $5,450 and is available for pre-order here. Press release: The fascination of M-Photography reduced to essentials Solms, Germany (September 17, […]

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Two new Leica cameras at Photokina 2012

DSLR Magazine, who has a pretty good track record when it comes to “predicting” upcoming products, posted on Twitter that Leica is working on two new cameras for Photokina and one of them will have a “reasonable” price tag (for Leica’s standards).

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