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Leica M10 Camera Coming on January 18, 2017

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Leica Camera is rumored to announce a new full-frame rangefinder camera. The new Leica M10 to be announced in January 18, 2017.

The upcoming product will be the replacement of the Leica M Typ 240 camera. The model name will be M10 and looks like no more “Typ” reference.

According to the article on PhotoRumors, Leica Camera already sent invitations for a “Fest der Fotografie” that will take place in Wetzlar on January 18th, 2017.

Leica M10 to be announced in January, 2017

We have passed the worlds biggest digital imaging event Photokina 2016. Many new cameras and lenses from several manufacturers has been released in the event. Now the camera industry is approaching its next big event called the CES 2017.

The upcoming Leica M10 camera is expected to be announced after the Consumer Electronics Show. The official announcement will be on January 18, 2017.

The Leica M10 camera will probably use the same M240 battery but lighter in weight. The shooter will have an ISO dial on the top plate, LED framelines and 0.72x viewfinder. What about the sensor? See below for other key features of the camera.

Rumored Leica M10 Key Features

  • 24-Megapixel image sensor (most likely the sensor from the Leica SL/Q)
  • Dedicated ISO wheel/dial on top plate, LED framelines, No movie button, 0.72x viewfinder, Frame selector
  • Same M 240 battery with 7.4V
  • Max ISO: 50k (just like the Leica SL and the Leica Q)
  • Bigger control buttons on the back
  • Slightly bigger LCD screen
  • Same EVF from the TL camera
  • Shipping will start in Spring of 2017