According to Nokishita Camera, Leica will soon announce a new compact camera called “D-LUX 7”. The code of this camera is “3952”, already registered in the certification body.
The Canon EOS R is now one of the best selling full frame mirrorless cameras in the world, Canon is now already have 22% full frame mirrorless system share in Japan. According to latest rumors, Canon is also testing a new Canon EOS R Body with APS-C image sensor. This APS-C EOS R Body could be also a professional mirrorless camera like EOS 7D Mark II, aimed for sports photographers.
Leica has officially announced the Q-P (Pre-order) digital camera today. Technically identical to the original “Q,” in addition to a 24MP CMOS sensor and a fixed, 28mm f/1.7 Summilux ASPH lens, the new Leica Q-P sports a flat black paint finish that makes it less obvious when out shooting on the street. In place of the red dot logo common to many Leica products, the Q-P features the Leica name, which is discreetly engraved and detailed with white paint on the top plate. Improvements over the original Leica Q include an improved shutter release button and On/Off switch. A dedicated brown leather strap and two rechargeable batteries are included with every camera.
Canon is expected to announce new EOS R mirrorless camera in 2019, along with some new RF lenses, such as f/2.8 zoom 24-70mm, 70-200mm, 16-35mm lenses. According to CR, first Canon super telephoto lens for RF mount is also in developing, and it will be a diffractive optics (DO) lens for Canon EOS R.