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An Interchangeable Lens Version of Leica Q Coming Soon

I already reported that Leica will announce a completely new camera system by the end of the year (most likely in September). And a source recently said that an interchangeable lens version of the Leica Q will come soon.

Coming soon: An interchangeable lens version of the Leica Q, with AF lenses. Due out in time for Photo Plus, in October.

This will not be the replacement to the M240 but rather a new system with new AF lenses, bulkier than the Q or M lines, with an EVF and lighter build despite the bulk. Sensor will be similar, if not the same, as the Q’s sensor. Anticipate that it will come bundled with a 50 mm f/2 Summicron lens and retail around $8,000 USD. Build quality will be comparable to the M line and Q line…much of the Q’s tech, including in body image stabilization, electronic shutter, and built in high res EVF, will be included. The camera may harken in design to Leicaflex bodies of years gone by…like a bulkier XT-1 with more simplified layout. This may end up being called the new “R” camera and may well take old R lenses via adapter, along with new AF R lenses. Not sure that it will take M lenses.

Anticipate that Leica will begin to simplify options, but canceling the T line and possibly the X-line. What will remain are the DLux, VLux, M, Q, S lines…

Here are some rumored specs of this new camera:

  • Full fame camera with autofocus
  • New line of AF lenses
  • Very good high ISO performance – probably the best in the industry, better than Sony a7S
  • Will be available in stores before Christmas

Stay tuned for more info.

via: mirrorlessrumors

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