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The Leica M7 camera is now officially discontinued

Leica M7 camera with 21mm f:3.4 Super Elmar lens

The Leica M7 camera is now officially discontinued. The M7 is currently in stock at B&H and Amazon, but once sold out, it will no longer be produced by Leica Camera. The Leica MP and Leica M-A remain the only film cameras in the current Leica’s lineup. The Leica M7 was introduced 15 years ago:

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The Leica APO-Telyt-M 135mm f/3.4 lens is discontinued

Erwin Puts reports that the Leica APO-Telyt-M 135mm f/3.4 lens has been discontinued: “The M-system, once the backbone of the Leitz and Leica companies, is in danger of becoming a niche product and while still being a cash cow for the company, has no future and will not generate new sales. The annual sales of […]

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Confirmed: Leica M-D Typ 262 camera now discontinued

A few days ago I reported that the Leica M-D Typ 262 camera is no longer in production. B&H just updated their product listing and the Leica M-D Typ 262 camera is now labeled as discontinued:

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Leica M-D Typ 262 camera approaching end of life, no longer in production

The Leica M-D Typ 262 camera is approaching end of life – I was told that this model is no longer in production. The camera is on back-order at B&H and Adorama (in stock on Amazon from third-party resellers). The Leica M-D Typ 262 model was announced in April 2016 and was the first serial production model of the digital M family […]

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Leica X and Leica C camera models no longer listed in product overview brochure

If you look at the July 2017 Leica product overview brochure for Austria and Germany, you will notice that not a single Leica X or Leica C cameras are listed (with the exception of the Leica X-U Typ 113 waterproof and shockproof camera that is still a current product):

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Update: Leica SL Typ 601 camera is not even close to being discontinued

A quick update on my previous post: Today I got a confirmation from Leica Camera USA that the SL Typ 601 is not even close to being discontinued anytime soon (see also this related post from last month). I have been reporting for years when Leica products are listed as discontinued at various retailers and sometimes […]

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Leica Q Titanium model listed as discontinued

The Leica Q Titanium camera is listed as discontinued at B&H and is on backorder at Adorama. The Titanium Gray model is also no longer listed on Leica’s website. The Leica Q Typ 116 Titanium camera was announced in October last year – a pretty short shelf life compared to other Leica products.

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