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Leica R

Leica R10 in January 2010?

Update – here is a better translation: Leica R10 is coming in January 2010 Leica R9 is now being shut down as well as the manufacture of manually focused lenses. This happens awaiting the digital R10 which will get autofocus. For some years there was a digital back for Leica R8 and R9 called Digital […]

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Leica R (body + lenses) sold out

The original text is in German – the Leica R series is currently sold out and this will allow the manufacturing facilities to concentrate on the new-coming Leica S2 model.

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Leica R10 is coming in 2009 acording to Dr. Kaufmann

I came across this Leica article – in English: …But good, says Kaufmann and looks very pleased, he and his team have already few funny surprises prepared: First next year will come the R 10 – speculations for this model have been circulating the Internet for years…

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Leica R10 will be all this

Full frame 24x36mm 24MP or more (based on the size of the sensor compared to the 30×45 mm 37.5 MP sensor in the S2) Kodak sensor ISO 1600 and above (with 1600 ISO in acceptable quality; better than existing Hasselblad it has been stated) Same or better image quality than DMR (which is already better […]

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Interview with Maike Harberts of Leica Camera AG about the new Leica S2 and the upcoming Leica R10

a must see: … yes, she does confirm the Leica R10 … a new Leica flash for the S2 is coming as well … R10 will have autofocus … R10 will be backwards compatible with old lenses Sponsor: Leica D-LUX 4 now in stock @ Amazon US Leica D-LUX 4 now in stock @ Amazon […]

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Yes, Leica R10 is coming

This picture is from Photokina 2008 – look at the label in the top left corner. It says “Leica R10 (coming soon…)” Here is the picture.

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40 megapixels medium format Leica and 10 autofocus lens @ Photokina

Email from a reader in France: Today, I had to go to xxx a well known store dedicated to Leica in Paris (France) to get a part replaced on my M6. The owner of the store was talking with a friend about the next Leica camera… He said that Leica will be announcing at Photokina […]

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Two new Leica models between the D-Lux 4 and M8?

This came out of a meeting between l-camera-forum members and Leica management (Leica’s CEO Andreas Kaufmann, Stefan Daniel, product manager M system and Maike Harberts and Stephan Schulz, responsible for the development of the new Leica S2): “Mr. Kaufmann repeated his clear commitment to a digital R10 – with autofocus lenses.” “After questions about cheaper […]

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