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New mirrorless Leica system announced for 2012

Discussion in 'Other Systems' started by rparmar, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. rparmar

    rparmar Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 14, 2011
    Limerick, Ireland
    No sensor chosen, no details yet, but info forthcoming at Photokina 2012. British Journal of Photography has the story.
     
  2. usayit

    usayit Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I'd be pleasantly surprised even though I have major doubts.

    Leica has more than they can handle: X1, M9, S2 and their lenses. In fact, there is a major stock shortage for most of their M-lenses. If anything, it would be a rebranded Panasonic.
     
  3. wyip

    wyip Mu-43 Regular

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    Nov 17, 2010
    San Francisco, CA
    Now wouldn't that be something... a m4/3 Leica body that is a rebranded Panasonic, in the same vein as the Leica Digilux 3/Panasonic Lumix L-1. Maybe this is the real successor to the Panny GF1, and maybe the rumored "bright zoom" lens is a m4/3 version of the Leica 14-50mm f/2.8-3.5 to be sold as a kit with this new body? Hmm...