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

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

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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,... >>

Leica X2 Edition Paul Smith pictures and hands-on

Leica X2 Edition Paul Smith pictures and hands-on

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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... >>

Leica D-Lux 6 offers high-end compact camera skills

Leica D-Lux 6 offers high-end compact camera skills

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Leica has announced a new compact camera, the Leica D-Lux 6. Continuing the partnership with Panasonic, the Leica D-Lux 6 is the German company's rebadged Lumix LX7. Rebadging might sound like a bad thing, but when the Lumix LX7 is a cracking high-end... >>

New Leica S medium format professional camera announced

New Leica S medium format professional camera announced

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Leica has announced its latest S-System camera, simply known as the Leica S. It replaces the Leica S2 medium format camera, ushering in a new scheme of nomenclature that drops the numbering system.  Designed to reflect the enduring quality of Leica cameras,... >>

Leica V-Lux 4: 24x zoom for the discerning traveller

Leica V-Lux 4: 24x zoom for the discerning traveller

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Leica has announced a new superzoom camera, offering a 24x lens. Continuing the tradition of remodelling Panasonic Lumix cameras, the Leica V-Lux 4 is the iconic brand's version of the Lumix FZ200. The camera was announced at Photokina 2012. The Leica... >>

The new Leica M: The digital rangefinder redefined

The new Leica M: The digital rangefinder redefined

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Leica has announced an update to its iconic rangefinder camera, ushering in a new naming policy at the same time. Announced at Photokina 2012, from this model, and in the future, the M series models will drop the numbers. The aim, Leica says, is to reinforce... >>

Panasonic Lumix LX7
4.5 stars

Panasonic Lumix LX7

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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... >>

Leica X2
3.5 stars

Leica X2

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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... >>

Leica X2 pictures and hands-on

Leica X2 pictures and hands-on

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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... >>

Leica M9 Hermes pictures and hands-on

Leica M9 Hermes pictures and hands-on

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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... >>