Pre-order Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 Online

The new Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 full frame rangefinder camera has been officially announced. Now you can pre-order it online at B&H Photo and Adorama. The price for Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 body only is $7,450.

The new Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 is the first and only digital camera that captures a real black and white image, still or moving. Reduced to the essentials for true, authentic and direct black and white photography, the Leica M Monochrom offers unparalleled image performance, outstanding low light capabilities and rich details. Photographers who consciously employ the unique aesthetics of black-and-white photography to express their creativity can rely on the Leica M Monochrom as a modern tool. As the successor to the world’s first digital black-and-white camera, it offers the latest technologies to support creative visualisation in its archetypal form. For pictures of unequalled quality. For pictures with previously unimaginable sharpness, depth and clarity. A pioneer in every respect.

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Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 Overview

  • Available on May 7th, 2015
  • New 24MP Full-Frame B&W CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 320-25000, 3 fps with 2GB Buffer
  • Full HD 1080p Video at 24/25 fps
  • Leica MP body with 2GB buffer, sapphire glass
  • No Color Array or Low Pass Filter
  • Leica Maestro Image Processor
  • Rangefinder with Image Field Selector
  • 0.68x Optical Viewfinder Magnification
  • 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot LCD with Sapphire Glass
  • Only available in black, no silver version for now
  • Body made of high-strength magnesium alloy and solid brass top and base plates finished in black chrome
  • Live-view and focus peaking
  • Magnesium Alloy Body Construction
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Download
  • 3 new color filters introduced
  • 7,250€ price in EU/ $7,450 in the US
  • More details on Leica’s website
  • Sample images can be downloaded here.
  • The full technical specifications can be downloaded here