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    Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

    By 18 September 2012

    Rounding off our Leica coverage is the Leica V-Lux 40, the "travel zoom" of the group that we hadn't got our hands on until Photokina. Announced earlier this year, think Panasonic Lumix TZ30 (ZS30 if you're across the pond in the USA) and you're 99 per...

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    Leica D-Lux 6 pictures and hands-on

    By 18 September 2012

    As per the V-Lux 4, Leica's D-Lux 6 is, by and large, a re-badged version of the Panasonic Lumix LX7. That high-end compact had already impressed us, so what does the Leica re-work bring to the party? The D-Lux 6 has some great Leica quirks: the embossed...

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    Leica M-E pictures and hands-on

    By 18 September 2012

    "Leica" and "budget" tend not to be words you see side by side or even in the same sentence. But the Leica M-E rangefinder goes at least some distance to trim back the price of this classic rangefinder series. Is that "E" for economy? Not quite, but here's...

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    Leica V-Lux 4 pictures and hands-on

    By 18 September 2012

    Leica has always re-licked Panasonic's top-spec compact cameras, and the Leica V-Lux 4 is no different. Those aware of the Panasonic FZ200 will see the immediate and obvious similarities, but there are one or two sheeny Leica elements that go towards...

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    The new Leica M (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 18 September 2012

    There's something to be said for Leica cameras. The M-series is rather like the fine art of the camera world: the M9, for example, has its Pollock-esque imperfections, but they add to its charm. Pop a Leica lens on the front of the M9 rangefinder and,...

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    Leica X2 Edition Paul Smith pictures and hands-on

    By 18 September 2012

    Leica is known for its high-brow cameras almost as much as it is for its limited-edition designer versions. The latest, the Leica X2 "Edition Paul Smith", joins the pricey Leica M9 Hermes as one of Leica's growing limited editions. The Paul Smith version...

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix LX7 review

    By 20 August 2012

    There’s no sign of the high-end compact camera market slowing down. Panasonic, which reinvigorated the affordable premium sector with the launch of the LX3 back in 2008, has been a front-runner in the category and looks to continue this success with...

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Leica X2 review

    By 20 July 2012

    The Leica X2 is a bit like the Ferrari of the camera world. It looks gorgeous, has some enviable features, but it’s also extortionately expensive. And it’s that last point that will price it out of most people's reach. How expensive? Try £1575 for...

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    Leica X2 pictures and hands-on

    By 17 May 2012

    There's something about Leica cameras; it's hard to quite put a finger on it. So when Pocket-Lint had the chance to play with a brand new Leica X2 we rushed at the opportunity. Announced last week, the Leica X2, which will replace 2009's X1, adds a new...

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    Leica M9 Hermes pictures and hands-on

    By 16 May 2012

    As well as the Leica M9 Monochrom, Pocket-Lint was also lucky enough to get a hands-on, well a "gloves-on", with the latest Leica M9-P Edition Hermès. Limited to just 300 products, each etched with its own unique number code, boxed with a book and a...

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    Leica M9 Monochrom pictures and hands-on

    By 16 May 2012

    A flurry of Leica launches last week caught our attention, not least thanks to the addition of the Leica M9-M Monochrom - the first rangefinder camera with a dedicated, full-frame black and white sensor. Heck, from what we can recall it's the first non-medium-format...

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    Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

    By 12 May 2012

    This week’s Leica event in Berlin launched so many products it was easy to miss one if you blinked. The most affordable item, the Leica V-Lux 40, was brushed over so quickly that even the keenest of Leica watchers may have missed it. This is a shame,...

  • Sports Fitness

    Leica Pinmaster II golf flag finder hands-on

    By 28 July 2011

    Pro camera and sports optics firm Leica has already dabbled in the golf rangefinder market before, with the Pinmaster, but has made big improvements to its sequel, the Pinmaster II. For starters, the internal LED screen is clearer, offering a more legible...

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    Leica M9-P hands-on

    By 28 July 2011

    The Leica M9 is a very tricky camera to improve upon. That's essentially why Lecia hasn't in the creation of the Leica M9-P, which Pocket-lint had a little play with over at the Leica Store in Mayfair, London. Already the world's smallest full-frame digital...

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    Paul Smith on the case for the Leica D-Lux 5

    By 28 July 2011

    Anyone looking to spend even more on a Panasonic LX5 might just have had their day made by Leica who has announced two cases made by Paul Smith to go with the compact re-badge that is the Leica D-Lux 5. From somewhere between the English fashion designer...

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