Leica has today announced the launch of the new Leica Q.

Fitted with a fixed Summilux 28-mm F1.7 lens along with a 24-megapixel CMOS sensor, the Leica Q weighs just 640 grams and has been crafted with a solid block of aluminium,

On top of that, the body chassis has been constructed of a magnesium alloy.

In terms of specs, the camera also features a high-resolution 1,280 x 960 pixel electronic viewfinder, with connectivity for both NFC and WiFi.

It is also capable of recording Full HD 1080p video at 60/30fps.

“Combine what is technically possible with what makes sense photographically.‘  A concept that has been epitomised by Leica since Oskar Barnack laid the foundations for 35 mm photography more than a hundred years ago, with the original Leica.

This concept has been central to our company’s philosophy – based on the art of engineering on one hand, and on visionary risk-taking on the other. A philosophy that leads to innovation, rewriting photographic history again and again. As it has with the new Leica Q, a camera which continues this groundbreaking Leica tradition with a full-frame sensor and a fixed-focus lens.”

You can find out more about the new Leica Q at the source link below.

Source: Leica

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