Category Archives: Leica SL

Black Friday deal: get the new Peak Design for Leica backpack for free when you purchase a Leica SL camera

For Black Friday this year, Leica Camera US will be including the new Peak Design for Leica Everyday Backpack Capsule as a free gift with any purchase of a Leica SL ($5,995) at Leica stores, boutiques and authorized dealers through December 31, or until the limited run of 100 units lasts. The price of the […]

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Leica executives visited the Russian KMZ plant where the new Zenit full-frame mirrorless digital camera will be produced

On October 12th, 2016 Leica executives, including Andreas Kaufmann (majority shareholder and chairman of the supervisory board of Leica) and Markus Limberger (COO, member of the management board) visited the KMZ plant in Russia following some conversations during the last Photokina show (KMZ = Krasnogorsk Mechanical Plant where the new Zenit camera will be produced). According to Patriot, […]

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Release timeframe on the new Leica SL lenses

Here is the (updated?) release timeframe on the four new Leica SL lenses that were announced at Photokina last year: Leica APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH: coming in 2017 Leica APO-Summicron-SL 90mm f/2 ASPH: Spring 2018 Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH: Spring 2018 Leica Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH: Spring 2018 (via DC.Watch) The fifth lens (Leica Summilux-SL […]

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Leica SL Typ 601 listed as “expired” and “no longer orderable” at Swedish retailer

The Leica SL Typ 601 mirrorless camera ($5,995) is listed as “expired” and “no longer orderable” at ScandinavianPhoto (authorized Leica dealer). Update: the page was removed but you can still access it on Google cache. In the US the price of the Leica SL recently dropped by $1,455. In the next few months Leica is […]

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The Leica SL mirrorless camera will not be replaced anytime soon

Several readers asked me if Leica will introduce a new SL camera after the recent price drop. Here is what David Farkas from Leica Store Miami had to say on this topic:

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Big price drop on the Leica SL Typ 601 mirrorless camera

The price of the Leica SL Typ 601 mirrorless camera dropped by $1,455 to $5,995. A similar price reduction is available also in Europe – for additional information, pricing and availability check one of our sponsors: US Worldwide B&H Adorama PopFlash Leica Store Miami Leica Store San Francisco Leica Boutique Palm Beach Tamarkin Classic Connection […]

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Leica Camera announced firmware update 3.0 for the SL system

Leica Camera announced a new firmware update 3.0 for the SL system that includes optimized “Flash” white balance pre-set, aperture and shutter speed settings can now be assigned to either the front or the rear dials and more:

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