Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2019/03/08

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Subject: [Leica] Leica Q2 just out
From: zoeica at (chris williams)
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2019 18:23:28 -0500
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It?s basically a digital M with three lenses plus AF. 

It?s badass actually. 

Chris Williams

> On Mar 8, 2019, at 5:40 PM, Mark Rabiner <mark at> wrote:
> I've run into a few articles on the Q2 last night the just out upgrade 
> from the just plain Q only this one not just full frame but also way high 
> rez. 47MP's! The Sony has had the compact high rez full frame out a few 
> years now not sure if people buy it or like me just dream about it. It's 
> seems pocketable. The Leica not pocketable.
> Looking at it this morning with more news sources weighing in it seems 
> like an M with a 28 1.7 lens stuck to it for five grand American money. It 
> does not seem all that much smaller or lighter than a M in which you could 
> put compact glass on the front of it or a Noctilux. So this is a bad 
> review. I?m not all that hot on the not compact or cheap enough newest 
> camera from Leica. I think they should stop putting fast monster lenses on 
> compact cameras making them no longer compact or light weight cameras. Or 
> cheap.
> None of the reviews I read addess if low light preformace is made worse 
> buy the ultra high rez increase.  As if they really held the camera in 
> their hands.
> Also they're calling it a Summilux and it?s a f1.7. Sad.
> To me its like the "one inch sensor" thing.. A misdirect. Leicas doing 
> well they don't need to lie.
> A digital lie is still a lie.
> -- 
> Mark William Rabiner
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