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Leica M-E pictures and hands-on

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... >>

Leica V-Lux 4 pictures and hands-on

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... >>

Apple's Jony Ive to design a one-off new Leica M for charity

Apple's Jony Ive to design a one-off new Leica M for charity

By 18 September 2012

Sir Jonathan Ive, Apple's senior vice-president of industrial design, will be remodelling the new Leica M rangefinder camera to be auctioned off for charity. Already a real beauty (in Pocket-lint's eyes, at least), the new Leica M features a 24-megapixel... >>

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

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,... >>

Leica X2 Edition Paul Smith pictures and hands-on

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... >>

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

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

By 17 September 2012

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

By 17 September 2012

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

By 17 September 2012

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

By 17 September 2012

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 out of 5

Panasonic Lumix LX7

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... >>