Category Archives: Leica M12

The next digital Leica M camera (M12?) could be 3mm shorter

I already reported that the next digital Leica M camera (M12?) is rumored to be 3mm shorter compared to the M11 (see above comparison). As with all previous rumors, I am still not sure if the latest leaks refer to the next Leica M12 camera or to a new M model with an EVF that […]

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Leica M12 camera mockups/leaks

The above two mockups/leaks show some of the previously reported Leica M12 camera rumors: The ISO dial on the top left could be completely removed (first picture). A new dial could be introduced behind the shutter button that can be controlled with the thumb (first picture). The Leica M12 will be 3mm smaller compared to […]

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Here are the different viewfinder options Leica is considering for the next generation of M cameras (Leica M12?)

    I received some additional information based on my previous post for the next generation of Leica M cameras (Leica M12?) – here are the different viewfinder options Leica is considering for the next generation of M cameras:

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Breaking: first Leica M12 camera rumors

Here are the first Leica M12 camera rumors: The Leica M12 will be 3mm smaller compared to the M11. I am still getting conflicting reports on the viewfinder: we may get a new hybrid viewfinder like the Fuji X100 or maybe even a 100% electronic viewfinder. The ISO dial on the top left could be […]

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New Leica digital camera model 2221 registered online, embargo date: May 16, 2024 (is that the rumored Leica M11-D Black Paint camera?)

Leica registered a new digital camera online under the model number 2221: The embargo announcement date for the Leica 2221 is May 16, 2024: I believe the model 2221 is the already rumored Leica M11-D “Black Paint” camera that is also expected to be announced in May: Official announcement rumored for May 2024 ISO dial […]

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Next year (2024) is the 70th anniversary of the Leica M camera system

Next year (2024) is the 70th anniversary of the Leica M camera system and we can expect several new products to commemorate the event. Leica is rumored to release three new M cameras in 2024. One of the cameras could be a new Leica M12 (with a 70MP sensor?)​​​. Timeline of Leica M analogue (film) […]

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Are those the sensors to be used in the next generation of Leica cameras: AMS/Osram/CMOSIS 70MP (monochrome and RGB)

Leica used CMOSIS sensors in the past. CMOSIS is now part of AMS-Osram and they are currently showing a new 70 MP sensor for 35mm format in both monochrome and color (RGB) in their product portfolio. Could that be the sensor for the next generation of Leica cameras? Here are the sensor technical specifications:

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