Category Archives: Other Leica Stuff

Help support the Australian wildlife crisis and get a chance to win a new Leica D-Lux 7 camera

From our sponsor RedDotCameras: Red Dot Cameras is supporting the Australian wildfire crisis. Donate £10.00 online or instore and you will automatically be entered into the draw to win a new Leica D-Lux 7 camera. All donations will be transferred in full to the Australian Red Cross Relief and Recovery Fund. See the terms and conditions […]

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Leica now offers custom leather and engraving retrofit service

From Reddotforum – Leica now offers new custom leather and engraving retrofit service: Leica Customer Care is now offering a wide variety of leather covering and custom engraving options for select digital M cameras, including the Leica M9, Leica M (Typ 240), Leica M-P (Typ 240), Leica M10, and Leica M10-P, along with the Leica Q (Typ […]

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Leica and Insta360 announce strategic partnership to reinvent the action cam (Insta360 ONE R)

The previously rumored Insta360 ONE R action camera (Adorama | B&H) that was officially announced today was co-engineered with Leica. Both companies also announced a strategic partnership “to reinvent the action cam”:

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For $220 you can now test and calibrate your Leica gear and get a certificate and 12 months warranty

Leica Camera USA is now offering a special service where you can get your Leica gear tested and calibrated by Leica Factory Trained Technicians and certified that it meets original specifications, regardless of the age of the product – a Leica Service Certificate will be issued with a 12 months warranty. The price of this […]

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Leica digest #52

The latest Leica related videos: More after the break:

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Leica US price increase coming on January 1st because of Trump’s new tax on European products

The Leica US price increase I reported a few months ago is going into effect on January 1, 2020. The Leica Q2 and SL2 prices will remain unchanged.  This price increase is triggered by the new Trump 25% US tax on select European products. If you are planning to purchase a new Leica product before the […]

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Panasonic’s sale of their image sensor business did not impact TowerJazz

Two weeks ago, Panasonic announced that they will sell their image sensor business to Taiwan’s Nuvoton Technology for $250 million. Initially, there was some confusion about whether the sale will also include TowerJazz, which was part of the TowerJazz Panasonic Semiconductor Co. joint venture. TowerJazz issued a press release clarifying that the company is planning to keep […]

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