Leica has just released a new firmware update for Leica SL Typ 601 (B&H Photo Video, Adorama) full frame mirrorless camera. The new firmware verison is 1.2, has improved low ISO performance, the quality of the image on the electronic viewfinder, and makes entering Wi-FI passwords easier. The new firmware update now already available for download online.
Leica has just announced a new compact camera Leica D-LUX Typ 109 solid gray, built around a large, 12.8MP 4/3″ MOS sensor which allows for greater depth of field control than is possible with smaller-sensor cameras, plus more effective light-gathering ability per pixel. Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video and Adorama.com.
The new Leica SL Typ 601 (B&H Photo Video, Adorama) now officially announced, a full-frame mirrorless SL system, including the SL Typ 601 ILC and three compatible SL lenses: the Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH, Apo-Vario Elmarit-SL 90-280mm F2.8-4 and Summilux-SL 50mm F1.4 ASPH. The Leica SL uses a 24MP CMOS sensor adapted from the Leica Q, and true to form its weather-sealed body is cut from a single block of milled aluminum. The price for Leica SL Typ 601 body is $7,450, will be available from November 16th. The Leica Vario Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH will cost $4,950.
First images of upcoming Leica SL Typ 601 has already leaked online. Italian website Fotografia.it (now removed) has posted the leaked Leica SL Typ 601 to be announced later today. The price for Leica SL will be EURO 6,500 according to leaked press release.
Leica CEO Andreas H Kaufmann posted an image on his Facebook about Leica-Zagato binocular, behind the binocular, there is a camera could be the upcoming Leica SL Typ 601. The Leica SL Typ 601 will be announced in next several weeks.