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Leica SL Firmware v2.0 Announced

Leica Camera today has unleashed a mega-update to the Leica SL (Type 601) camera in the way of firmware v2.0. The list of improvements is extensive, wide-ranging and impressive. You can grab it in the Leica Owner's Area of the site. Read more below for the extensive details!

Leica Announces Record 12% Sales Increase

Leica has announced their latest earnings for the financial year 2015/2016, finishing at the end of March - with a record 12% increase in sales over the last year - earning €365 million. Profitability has also increased (to double digits), though not disclosed. Read more below!

Preview of the APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4 Lens

Leica Camera just recently (officially) announced the APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4 lens for the Leica SL (Type 601) camera. Check out this hands-on video preview of the lens by Kristen Meister and the full preview article as well.


Leica Store Hyundai Coex Opens

Leica Store Hyundai Coex is now open! Located in the Hyundai Department Store (Coex Branch) in the Gangnam district of Seoul, South Korea - on the 7th floor. Their contact phone number is: 02-3467-8380.

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Leica Announces APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4

Today, Leica Camera has officially announced the Leica APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90–280mm f/2.8-4 that will be available from March 24, 2016 (shipping in April) for $6,395 USD. This fast telephoto zoom lens offers a range of focal lengths that follows on directly from the Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–90mm f/2.8–4 ASPH, which launched with the SL camera at the end of last year. Read more below for details and specs!

Leica Store Shangri-La Opens

Leica Store Shangri-La is now open. Visit them at Lucerne - Unit 231, Level 2 Shangri-La Plaza, Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City in the Philippines.

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Preview of New Summilux-TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens

Today we have this little gem; a preview of the new and upcoming Leica Summilux-TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH lens (posted by Leica Camera Korea)! The "TL" designation is relatively new, meaning that the lens will work on both the Leica T (Type 701) and Leica SL (Type 601) cameras. This lens was announced back in October 2015 alongside the Leica T (Type 701) firmware v1.4 release and will be available "Spring 2016" - or, soon! Read more below for additional info, photos and pre-order links!

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