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Leica D-Lux 8 camera officially announced

출처 : https://leicarumors.com


The previously rumored Leica D-Lux 8 camera is now officially announced. Additional information is available at Red Dot Forum and  Explora. Pre-orders are already open at some stores (Adorama | B&H | Park Cameras):

AmericasEuropeAsia
Adorama / B&H
Leica Miami
Tamarkin Camera
Classic Connection
Leica Store Lisse
Red Dot Cameras
Park Cameras
Rangefinder
Map Camera

Shipping will start on July 2, 2024. Here are the D-Lux 8 basic specs:

  • Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9-34 f/1.7-2.8 ASPH. lens (35mm equivalent to 24-75 mm)
  • On-camera flash included in the scope of delivery
  • Unique Leica design and user interface inspired by the Leica Q
  • First D-Lux to feature DNG RAW file format
  • Seamless connectivity with the Leica FOTOS App
  • 24-75mm equivalent lens
  • 4/3“ CMOS sensor 21MP (17MP effective)
  • New accessories collection: handgrip, leather camera case; carrying straps, wrist straps, leather half cases (multiple colors)
  • Matching accessories: automatic lens cap, soft release buttons, hip bag, crossbody bag, equipment bag:


Additional information:




Leica announces the continuation of compact digital cameras with the upcoming launch of the Leica D-Lux 8 on 2nd July 2024.

Leica Camera AG will launch the new Leica D-Lux 8 on 2nd July 2024. In 2003, the German premium manufacturer introduced the first D-Lux. Eight generations and numerous special editions later, the D-Lux has solidified its position in the top-quality segment of Leica’s digital compact cameras.

The new D-Lux 8 brings the quintessential Leica experience into a more compact and accessible form. The overall user experience and iconic design are a testament to the excellence of the legendary Leica brand, recognised globally as a leader in the field. For enhanced user comfort, the controls have been simplified and ergonomically repositioned, while the user interface, inspired by the popular Leica Q-Cameras, has become even more user-friendly. The D-Lux 8 features a 4/3” CMOS sensor offering 22 MP (effective 17 MP), the fast Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9–34 f/1.7–2.8 ASPH. lens (35mm camera equivalent to 24-75mm), intuitive design and seamless connectivity with the Leica FOTOS app. It is also the first D-Lux that features the versatile DNG format. The flash included with the camera further expands the versatility of the Leica D-Lux 8.


In addition to the camera, a new range of accessories will be introduced. These include a hand grip, carrying straps, wrist straps, and leather protectors available in multiple colours. Additional accessories such as an automatic lens cap, soft release buttons, and a selection of bags, including a hip bag, crossbody bag, and equipment bag, expand the camera’s portfolio.

The Leica D-Lux 8 will be available globally from 2nd July 2024 at Leica Stores, the Leica Online Store, and through authorised dealers. The recommended retail price will be €1,590.00 including VAT.




 
Leica has not yet released the full/final D-Lux 8 camera specifications (see this Leica D-Lux 7 vs Leica D-Lux 8 comparison). Becuase of that, many stores do not even take pre-orders for the new mode – you can currently order the D-Lux 8 only at AdoramaB&H Photo, and Park Cameras (shipping will start on July 2nd).

This is what we know so far:

What’s new in the Leica D-Lux 8 camera?

  • New DNG RAW file format
  • New menu system similar to the Leica Q
  • New software
  • New design and buttons layout similar to the Leica Q
  • New 1.84M dot (960 x 640px) rear screen (source: Park Cameras)
  • New 3” rear LCD display with 1.84 million dots (source: Park Cameras)
  • Faster USB-C (source: Park Cameras)
  • Threaded shutter release button
  • New accessories: handgrip, leather camera case; carrying straps, wrist straps, leather half cases (multiple colors), automatic lens cap, soft release buttons, hip bag, crossbody bag, equipment bag.

Screenshot from Park Cameras:


What remains the same:

  • Same lens (Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9-34 f/1.7-2.8 ASPH)
  • Same sensor (4/3“ CMOS sensor 21MP, 17MP effective)
  • Included external flash
  • Single SD memory card

Of course, the Leica D-Lux 8 camera did not come with an APS-C sensor:




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