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Subject: [Leica] Leica Q2 just out
From: abridge at (Adam Bridge)
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2019 15:59:21 -0800
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Doesn?t it just use cropping to emulate 35mm and 50mm lenses? Not really 3 

reidreviews has a good indepth article


> On 2019 Mar 8, at 3:23 PM, chris williams via LUG <lug at> 
> wrote:
> It?s basically a digital M with three lenses plus AF. 
> It?s badass actually. 
> Chris Williams
> 504-231-6261
>> 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.
>> -- 
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