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Hands-on with the Leica T (Type 701) Review

Added today is the Hands-on with the Leica T (Type 701) review!

A full hands-on review of the Leica T (Type 701) camera, Summicron-T 23mm f/2 ASPH and Vario-Elmar-T 18-56mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH lenses. Introduction, usage, issues, performance, sample images and more!

Leica V-LUX (Type 114) Coming

Digicame-info reports that a new model Leica V-LUX (Type 114) camera was registered at the Indonesian Communication Agency website. The new V-LUX will most likely be announced at Photokina 2014 and will be based on a Panasonic model. Read more below for additional details!

Michael Bay Talks About His Leica T

Michael Bay, an American film director and producer - talks about various movies he's involved with, such as Transformers: Age of Extinction and more in an article/video on Collider. What's especially worth noting is the Leica T he's holding and goes on to explain. Another product placement like the M Monochrom that Zack Snyder used to shoot the Batmobile? Leica seems to be courting Hollywood heavily these days... Leica T - as in Transformers. Read more below for the video!

Wooden Protective Cases for Leica T

Made in the Netherlands of natural wood, are new cases from Miniot! Each case is carved out of a single block of wood and no two are alike. You can opt for engraving a message or logo if you'd like. Available starting July, you can see samples at the Leica Pop-Up Store, Eerste Boomdwarsstraat 10, Amsterdam! Read more below for full details.

Leica T Firmware Update v1.1

Leica today has released firmware v1.1 for the Leica T. The improvement(s) are somewhat cryptic. Read more below.

The firmware Version 1.1 fulfils 100% the scope of functions and performance of the camera as described in the manual.

Enjoy a Dip in Our Flickr Pools!

La Vida Leica is so much more than this website... As you may know, you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ - but did you know we also run several Flickr groups? Some may have seen our Leica M pool already, and to celebrate the introduction of the new Leica T we are proud to present our latest effort, the Leica T pool! Everyone is welcome to join and share their photos with the world. Enjoy!

And remember, you can pre-order your new Leica T from any of our sponsors; B&H, Adorama and Leica Store Miami!