Review coming soon: A new 11MP digital rangefinder camera that is 460g (1 pound) plus whichever Leica lens you want to put onto it. Internal memory only, ideally used with a smartphone in the pocket where the pictures show up as you take them.
Should be simple to figure out. No screen and a few buttons. The Pixii.
Optical viewfinder with coinciding rangefinder (magnification 0,67X)
Independent LED backlit framelines for standard prime lenses: 28mm, 35mm, 40mm and 50mm
Exposure indicators and focal length confirmation
Automatic parallax correction
Automatic LED intensity adjustment
CMOS sensor, 5.5µm pixel pitch
Electronic global shutter
APS-C optical format
RGB color matrix, optimized with micro-lenses
12-bits sampling rate
High dynamic range mode (60-90dB)
RAW (DNG) and JPEG format (4080x2732)
Native gain: ISO 320
Optical stack : IR filter < 1.0mm, no low-pass filter
Interchangeable lens system
Manual focus and aperture control
M compatible lens mount, also compatible with M39/LTM lenses (with adapter)
Dark chamber designed to fit collapsible lenses
Dual-block machined aluminium body
ISO accessory shoe
Tripod socket A ¼,
Lugs for carrying strap
Dimensions : 138x79x33mm
Weight: 460g (incl. battery)
Finish: silver anodized, space gray, matte black
Manual shutter speed selector
Automatic speed mode
2 stage shutter button: exposure metering/lock and shutter release
OLED control screen
Quick ISO selection, white-balance and supplementary settings via integrated menu
Dual core ARM SoC with integrated FPGA accelerator
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity
Bluetooth LE 5.0
Storage: 4GB, 8GB or 32GB internal storage (offload via USB-C cable and/or Bluetooth)
Li-ion 7.4V battery, 1000mAh capacity, model NP-FW50
Integrated USB charger
Programmable suspend and power off timer
Thorsten von Overgaard photographed by Layla Bego with Leica D-Lux 7
Thorsten von Overgaard is a Danish-American multiple award-winning photographer, known for his writings about photography and Leica cameras. He travels to more than 25 countries a year, photographing and teaching workshops to photographers. Some photos are available as signed editions via galleries or online. For specific photography needs, contact Thorsten Overgaard via email.
You can follow Thorsten Overgaard at his television channel magicoflight.tv.
I am in constant orbit teaching
Leica and photography workshops.
Most people prefer to explore a
new place when doing my workshop.
30% of my students are women.
35% of my students dotwo or more workshops.
95% are Leica users.
Age range is from 15 to 87 years
with the majority in the 30-55 range.
Skill level ranges from two weeks
to a lifetime of experience.
97% use a digital camera.
100% of my workshop graduates photograph more after a workshop.