Rumors from around the Leicasphere.

Leica Event on May 10th in Berlin

Looks like we're going to find out a few of the things Leica has in store for us in 2012 at an evening event to be held in Berlin (at the exhibition house C/O Berlin) on May 10th. May 10th? If Leica's past announcement on 09/09/09 (the M9) was any indication, this might be interesting. We have an unconfirmed report that Seal will attend. Read more below for the full invite...


New 24MP Sensor for M10?

With Kodak in the lurch these days (and as the sole provider of the sensor in current digital M cameras) there's some speculation that a new sensor recently posted by Dalsa (or a variant) could be the one used in the upcoming Leica "M10" camera... Read more below for the full specs.


New Lens Coming Late January 2012

We don't have any additional details yet, but there's a new lens coming at the end of January 2012. Could it be the rumored Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens? Supposedly "special" and "high-end" though not necessarily from Leica. More details to follow - this is not a rumor per se.

Update: It's here

New Leica Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH?

There are rumors floating around that Leica will introduce a new Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens. As the name implies, the update will feature the addition of an aspherical element...