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