If you are a fan of Leica mobile cameras/lenses and are looking for an unlocked no-contract with USA-warranty Android flagship-level smartphone, the Huawei Mate 9 with dual Leica Cameras is now in-stock and ready to ship for $600 at Amazon by Amazon itself. With Google betraying the Nexus line-up with an iPhone-wannabe Pixel-Schmixel (#BitterNexusFans), it opens the door for Nexus fans to explore other unlocked options from the many other Android manufacturers that even have microSD cards 🙂
This auction ended on Christmas Day for $700 with 10 bids placed…
The new condition Olympus M. 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R is currently on sale for $90 with free shipping by Cardinal Photo thru Amazon (ships directly from Cardinal Photo in PA)… Alternately you get it for $99with free shipping and $5~ in promotional rewards at Adorama and $4~ in promotional rewards at B&H Photo.
We haven’t mentioned the Leica T Mirrorless camera in a while, but while price-checking for the new Price Charts series, I noticed that the price of the Leica T Mirrorless body only is $1095 with free shipping at B&H Photo. This is an APS-C non-rangefinder mirrorless system Leica introduced earlier on. It uses its own T-mount lenses, but of course can use the classic Leica M-mount lenses via adapters.
Leica has joined the Instant Film Bandwagon/craze of the 21st century with a brand new camera, available in three cameras, it is the Sofort Instant Film Camera available for pre-order for $299 with free shipping at Adorama.
Leica time, the Leica SF 64 Flash is now in-stock and ready to ship for $850 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. This is a Leica TTL flash.
On the camera brand loyalty gifts front (shirts, coffee mugs, notebooks, keychains), coupon code LEICAGEAR gets you up to 30% off on select Leica-branded gifts at Adorama. A total of 20 items are participating.
The 12% off Leica Instant Savings (exchange rate promotion) for a number of M-system and other Leica products is expiring on May 10 in 2016 unless renewed/extended. You can find eligible products at B&H Photo. Eligible items show the 12% off instant savings.
Leica rangefinder lens-deal-finder action now, B&H Photo is offering the Leica 75mm f2.5 Summarit-M lens on special for $1195 with free expedited shipping. The offer ends 4/30/16 or earlier if sold out.
A total of 29 Leica M-lenses are participating in this Exchange Range Instant Savings promotion. They are not 29 unique lenses, because some of them are available in two different colors each.
B&H Photo is having a 12% off instant savings promotion on seven different Leica Digital Rangefinders that feature the M-A, MP, and M7. Different colors and kits get us to seven different options. Prices range from $4180 to $5717. Offer ends 3/31/16.
Sometimes the display cases Leica collectors use to showcase their prized possessions are not completely dustproof or waterproof. Leica has solved those problems today with the brand new Leica X-U (Type 113) fixed lens camera, a 16mp APS-C CMOS with a 23mm f1.7 lens and with a “Water, Dust, and Shockproof Construction”. This new camera is now available for pre-order for $2950 at Adorama and B&H Photo… This too has been added to the New Cameras of 2016 tracking page…
We are getting close to December but that’s not stopping new camera gear announcements. Leica is back with a new 35mm full frame digital rangefinder, the M Typ 262 which is available for pre-order for $5200 at Adorama and B&H Photo… This new camera has been added to the New Cameras of 2015 Tracking page…
Because we don’t have enough camera systems out here these days, Leica has announced today a brand new full frame mirrorless system. And to troll SLR users, they are naming it “SL” 🙂 The new camera and lens are now available for pre-order:
Wait whaaaat? A new Leica system and the first lens announced is a ZOOM? Let the protests outside the Leica Headquarters begin 🙂 But fear not, they will have adapters for their M-lenses and R-lenses and S-lenses and Cine-lenses!
The new camera and lens have been added to their respective segments in the New Cameras and Lenses Tracking page, decidedly bringing the averages up in both categories 🙂
The black Leica M Monochrome digital camera is currently on sale for $5950 at B&H Photo. The price factors in the exchange rate instant savings.
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) Safari Set with the 35mm f2 Summicron-M lens is now on sale for $8791~ with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. Actual safari trip is not included 🙂 This sale is an attempt by Leica to compensate for currency fluctuations.
The intersection of cameras and smartphones has a new resident, the North American edition of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1P camera and smartphone device. It is available carrier unlocked (GSM, no contract) with a 1-inch MOS sensor, 28mm f2.8 Leica DC Elmarit lens, Android 4.4, Snapdragon 801, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 1920 x 1080, microSDXC, a mid-June release estimate and a $1000 pre-order price, available through B&H Photo and Adorama.
Adorama has a sale on Leica camera gear with 114 items participating, including cameras and lenses and accessories. The sale price is the one you see over there in red ink. No coupon, no rebate.
Grab your monochrome wallets, a new monochrome Leica is here! The new M Monochrom Type 246 is now available for pre-order for $7450 at Adorama. I wouldn’t be surprised if some Robb Report subscribers buy it and then complain it only takes black and white pictures 😉
Adorama has a sale on 26 Leica rangefinder lenses, with most of them also earning 2% promotional rewards.
This limited time offer ended. The 42mm f1.2 lens got completely sold-out before the 4-hour deal window closed. The GH3 was roughly 20% claimed…
There is a new round of instant savings discounts for Leica products. The M Type 240 Digital Rangefinder camera is going for $6500, while various Leica M lenses are discounted as well. A total of 17 items are participating in this sale. See them all at Adorama.
If you are a B&H Photo fan or have Gift Cards waiting to be spent, they have the following new camera gear in-stock and ready for shipping:
+ Canon G7 X for $700
+ Panasonic LX100 for $900
+ Panasonic 35-100mm f4-5.6 M43 lens for $400
+ GoPro Hero4 Black for $500
+ GoPro Hero4 Silver for $400
+ Leica X-E (Type 102) silver for $1800
+ Leica V-Lux (Type 114) for $1350
+ BlackMagic Design URSA 4k (Canon EF) for $6000
+ Fuji X30 (both colors) for $600