Leica Releases Firmware Updates for 10 Different Cameras

Leica released new firmware updates for 10 different cameras (M10-M|M10-P|M10-R|M10-P|M10|M10-DSL2|SL2-S|Q2|Q2-M). Here are the details :

Leica M10

  • Leica M10 Monochrom Firmware 4.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-P ASC Edition Firmware 3.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-R Firmware 30.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-P Firmware 4.22.11.52
  • Leica M10 Firmware 3.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-D Firmware 3.22.11.52

Leica SL2

  • Leica SL2 Firmware.4.0
  • Leica SL2-S Firmware 3.0

Leica Q2

  • Leica Q2 Firmware 4.0
  • Leica Q2 Monochrom Firmware v.2.0

New Leica firmware updates can be downloaded here.

Rumors: Leica Q3 Coming in 2023 with a new 60MP sensor

Leica is rumored to announce a new Q3 camera in 2023 with a 60MP sensorThe current Leica Q2 models have a 47MP sensor. The new Leica M11 that was recently announced has a 60MP sensor. So it’s quite possible that we will meet a new Leica Q3 with 60MP sensor.

The Leica Q2 is a fixed-lens, full-frame camera sporting a new 47.3MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens. Leica has paired the sensor with an updated Maestro processing engine to enable a sensitivity range of ISO 50–50,000, a maximum continuous shooting rate of up to 20fps with the electronic shutter, and 4K (3840 x2160) video recording at 24/30fps (or C4K 4096 x 2160 at 24p).

The US price for Leica Q2 is $5,795.00, and available at B&H Photo/Adorama.

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Leica Q2 Monochrom 47MP Full-Frame Camera

Leica has announced the new Q2 Monochrom, a full-frame compact camera with a dedicated black and white sensor. Monochrome version of the 47.3mp Leica Q2 features a newly developed full-frame 47.3 megapixel monochrome sensor, 4K video mode, fast 28mm F1.7 Summilux prime lens, precise autofocus and 3.68mp OLED viewfinder technology.

The camera has one-button cropping to 35, 50 and 75mm, with a drop in resolution with as you go. For those who want the unique look of black and white video, the Q2 Monochrom can capture both DCI and UHD 4K at up to 30p. The Q2 Monochrom is available now for $5995 at Adorama | B&H.

Key Features

  • New 47.3 MP full-frame monochrome CMOS sensor
  • No color array or low pass filter
  • Maestro II image processor
  • ISO range of 100-100,000
  • Summilux 28 f/1.7 ASPH lens
  • 4K video
  • Monochromatic engravings & matte black paint finish
  • Mid-grain leatherette (as featured on the M10 Monochrom)
  • Weather sealing
  • 3.68 megapixel OLED EVF
  • Download: brochure | sample photos

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Zeiss ZX1 Camera Announced, Price $6K

Zeiss finally announced the Zeiss ZX1 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera. The US price is $6,000. The US price is $6,000.  Zeiss ZX1 Camera: $6,000 at B&H and Adorama.

Zeiss ZX1 comes with a 37.4MP image sensor and a fixed 35mm Distagon F2 lens. It has a huge 4.3″ touchscreen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels to augment its physical controls. See the press text and more information. Continue reading “Zeiss ZX1 Camera Announced, Price $6K”

Pre-Order : Zeiss ZX1 Camera Priced for $6,000

The new Zeiss ZX1 Compact Camera with full frame image sensor  is now available for pre-order. The US price is $6,000.  Zeiss ZX1 Camera: $6,000 at B&H

Zeiss ZX1 comes with a 37.4MP image sensor and a fixed 35mm Distagon F2 lens. It has a huge 4.3″ touchscreen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels to augment its physical controls. See the press text and more information

Zeiss ZX1 is similar to the Sony RX1, looks like it would be cheaper than upcoming Leica Q2 camera.

Chekc out the listing at B&H Photo Video. See the press text and more information.

Zeiss ZX1 Size Comparison with Leica, Sony, Nikon Cameras

Leica Q2 Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released

Leica has released a firmware update for its Q2 that adds and improves a number of features for the prime lens compact camera. Firmware version 2.0 for the Leica Q2 addresses nearly every facet of the camera, from shooting modes to mobile transfer speeds.

The Leica Q2 is a fixed-lens, full-frame camera sporting a new 47.3MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens.

The US price for Leica Q2 is $4,995.00. Check availability at B&H Photo/Adorama.

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Zeiss ZX1 to be Announced Soon !

The long awaited Zeiss ZX1 full frame camera is set to be officially announced very soon. You can check price and pre-order options at B&H Photo Video.

Zeiss ZX1 is similar to the Sony RX1, looks like it would be cheaper than upcoming Leica Q2 camera.

Zeiss ZX1 comes with a 37.4MP image sensor and a fixed 35mm Distagon F2 lens. It has a huge 4.3″ touchscreen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels to augment its physical controls. See the press text and more information. Continue reading “Zeiss ZX1 to be Announced Soon !”

Leica Q2 Video Reviews Roundup

Here are roundup of latest Leica Q2 video reviews.

The Leica Q2 is a fixed-lens, full-frame camera sporting a new 47.3MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens.

The US price for Leica Q2 is $4,995.00, and available for pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama.

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Leica Q2 Camera Officially Announced, Price $4,995

Leica Camera now officially announced the Leica Q2 full frame compact camera. The US price for Leica Q2 is $4,995.00, and available for pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama.

The Leica Q2 features a 47.3MP full-frame sensor capable of DCI and UHD 4K video recording. The camera sticks with the stabilized 28mm F1.7 offered on the first Q.  Continue reading “Leica Q2 Camera Officially Announced, Price $4,995”

Leica Q2 Detailed Specifications: 47MP, 4K 30p, 10 fps

Here are the Leica Q2 detailed specifications. The upcoming full frame compact camera is expected to be announced on March 6th, 2019.

According to the leaked specs list, Leica Q2 will feature 47MP full-frame image sensor, 10fps burst speed with 4K video recording at 30fps. Check out the Leica Q2 detailed specifications ! Continue reading “Leica Q2 Detailed Specifications: 47MP, 4K 30p, 10 fps”