Leica compact camera systems.

Leica C Hello Kitty-Playboy Edition

We have news that Leica is producing this Hello Kitty 40th anniversary and Playboy 60th anniversary - special edition Leica C mashup - for (and to be sold at) Paris's famous shop Colette. This commemorative edition will be limiited to 10 pieces. Honestly, it would look a lot better without the copyright notices underneath... All things being relative, of course... Read more below for additional information and images.

Leica D-LUX 6 Edition 100 Set

Hot on the heels of yesterday's release of the Leica S Edition 100 Set and X Vario in silver comes the Leica D-LUX 6 Edition 100. It will be available as of April 2014. Only 5,000 will be made, and you can find out more here. You can grab one at Leica Store Miami!

Leica X Vario Now in Silver

The Leica X Vario will now be available with a silver body as an alternative to the discreet black of the standard model. In either classic black or elegant silver, the Leica X Vario has the typical look and feel of a Leica and sets standards in its class with its picture quality. Highlights of the Leica X Vario include a high-performance, APS-C format, CMOS image sensor with over 16.5 megapixels (effective 16.2 MP) that is particularly large for this camera class. The Leica X Vario is the first compact camera to combine this professional sensor with a high-performance zoom lens – the Leica Vario Elmar 18–46 mm f/3.5–6.4 ASPH. Available as of February, 2014! Read more below for additional images and information!

Leica X2 "Red Leather" Limited Edition

Leica Camera Japan will release a new Leica X2 "Red Leather" limited edition camera to commemorate the first anniversary of the Leica Daimaru Shinsaibashi store (and only available there). Only 20 pieces will be produced, and the price will be ¥273,000 ($2,600 USD). The camera will be released on March 1st, 2014.

Leica X2 - Special Edition "Fedrigoni"

Fedrigoni Deutschland gave the Leica X2 a "Paper Skin" treatment (using their finest Italian paper) to produce the Special Edition "Fedrigoni" - only 25 pieces have been produced. More photos in this Facebook post. Read more below for additional details and video!

Leica X Vario B&W Movie for Elle

Photographer Rodrigue Zahr used the Leica X Vario to shoot this movie for Elle Magazine's February Arab World edition as well as some stills for the magazine shoot itself (one of which you can see below).

ELLE Arab World February Issue. Coming Soon