Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2014/08/21

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Subject: [Leica] Less is More
From: red735i at (Frank Filippone)
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:02:51 -0700



"How about a Leica digital rangefinder without LCD screen?


Rumors about a Leica digital rangefinder without LCD screen have been
floating for a while, but lately I keep receiving tips from various sources
that Leica may actually announce such a camera at Photokina - it will be a
special limited edition that will have an ISO dial on back instead of a LCD
screen. The camera will only capture color uncompressed RAW files and will
have the same sensor as in the M 240. The thickness and dimensions will also
be similar to the M240. The new camera will be simplified with less
dials/buttons and no video recording capabilities. The selling price will be
higher than the M 240 ($6,950.00). For now, take this rumor with a grain of


Frank Filippone

Red735i at


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