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Anything to do with photographic gear, such as bodies - see also Lens.

Leica Announces Leica Q2

Leica Camera AG today has announced the new Leica Q2 - offering a 47.3MP full-frame sensor (over the Leica Q 24.2MP sensor) capable of DCI and UHD 4K video recording. The lens remains a 28mm f/1.7 (with built-in crops to simulate other focal lengths). The EVF has been upgraded from a field-sequential LCD to an OLED panel with 3.68M dots. The Leica Q2 is the same size as the Leica Q but boasts the same IP52 weather-resistance rating as the Leica SL with a new internal structure to support weather sealing. The camera's controls have been somewhat simplified, and drive mode options have been removed from the power switch. WiFi and Bluetooth are both available and finally, the Leica Q2 gets a higher-capacity battery (also from the Leica SL), getting up to 370 shots per charge. The price comes in at $4,995 USD. Read more below for all the details!

Zenit and Leica Partner on New "M"

A day after Leica Camera AG announced it was teaming up with Panasonic and Sigma on the L mount - Zenit showed off the '"M" - a Zenit-designed, Leica manufactured camera that's essentially an M (Typ 240). They're made side-by-side in Wetzlar. It will ship later this year or early 2019 for "between 4-5,000 Euros" and comes with the Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens, in either chrome or black. Read more below.

New Leica Products at Photokina 2018

Leica Camera has five exciting announcements that were unveiled at Photokina, including a groundbreaking, industry-setting L-mount, a new mobile application, Leica FOTOS, the Leica S3, firmware updates and a new color option for the Leica CL. Read more below!

Leica - Das Keyboard for 0.95 Collection

We obtained some information regarding a Leica Camera AG partnership in relation to the 0.95 Collection - with Das Keyboard (manufacturer of iconic mechanical keyboards)... Read more below!

Meyer-Optik-Görlitz Nocturnus III 50mm f0.95

Meyer-Optik has just announced the launch of the Nocturnus III 50 f0.95. The super-fast manual-focus lens is optimized for use with full-frame sensors, but also works with APS-C cameras. The third edition comes in a new design and now features mounts for Sony-E, Fuji-X and Leica M. Within the next 14 days, the lens is offered in a pre-order sale where it is available for less than 60% of its future MSRP.

Leica M10 Specs and Images Leaked

Ahead of Das Wesentliche event today at Leica Camera HQ in Wetzlar (starting at 1pm EST), images and specs of the rumored Leica M10 camera have been leaked... Read more below for details!

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