Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/10/04

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Subject: [Leica] Leica X1
From: jsmith342 at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2010 19:50:04 -0500
References: <> <> also mentioned the slow AF. Sigma already has cornered the 
compact APS-size, good lens, slow AF market, and it costs 1/3 of the Leica.

On Oct 4, 2010, at 7:20 PM, H&E Cummer wrote:

> I borrowed Christian Erhardt's (preproduction) X1 briefly at the LHSA in 
> Seattle last September and came away unimpressed.
> It was at the cocktail party and focus was not snappy at all and 
> processing seemed slow. Can't speak to the image quality
> which I imagine to be very good. I am waiting to see what the Fuji X100 is 
> like - complete with view finder and EVF built in -
> but think for now the Pana GF1 with the 20mm f1.7 will remain my walk 
> around camera.
> 2 cents from Pender Island
> Howard.
> Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2010 19:58:23 -0400
> From: Tina Manley <images at>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] leica X1
> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> I don't have an X1 and am not planning to get one.  Most of the
> complaints on the LUF seem to be about very slow response time.  That
> would kill it for me for sure.
> Tina
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