Got 15,000 Euros to spare? Only 600 of these limited edition cameras will be produced by Leica in celebration of 60 years of the M Series rangefinders.
The camera, co-designed by Apple design chief Jony Ive and industrial designer Marc Newson, will be sold to raise money to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.
The camera created by Apple's design chief and fellow designer Marc Newson has finally been shown off, and apparently went through 561 iterations. And yes, it's aluminum.
Leica's M8 rangefinder has a good feel and solid construction. Unfortunately, a production flaw has kept us from making a final judgment. Check back soon for our verdict.
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Camera and Apple aficionados can get a glimpse at the Sir Jony Ive-designed Leica M that was over a year in the making.
Buying a Leica is more about brand cachet than high-performance electronics, but live view in the Leica M dramatically changes focusing. Also: a splashy X2 and an S with better image quality.
Leica's new top-end rangefinder is the Leica M, a 24-megapixel model that adds live view for new focusing options.
The famous consumer-electronics designer will create a limited-edition version of the M.
Among a host of pricey new products announced today, Leica introduced a monochrome-only version of its M-series rangefinder body.
Although it sounds like putting a Lomo lens on a D3s, you'll be able to use Leica lenses on a GXR.