leica M-P type 240: the next generation of full frame rangefinder cameras
 
leica M-P type 240: the next generation of full frame rangefinder cameras
aug 23, 2014

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of full frame rangefinder cameras

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras
all images courtesy of leica AG

 

 

 

leica AG has presented the latest model in their rangefinder camera segment. based on the otherwise identical leica M, the 24 megapixel leica M-P type 240 offers all the technical advantages of the M system and several additional features such as an enlarged buffer memory capacity of 2 GB, a scratch resistant display-cover made of sapphire glass and manual viewfinder frame selection with traditional ‘image frame selector’. the exterior boasts a reduced aesthetic without the leica logo and ‘M’ lettering on the front side. the leica M-P in silver chrome finish will be available from late august while the black paint finish version will be available from mid-september.

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras

 the leica M-P type 240 boasts a newly developed leica MAX CMOS sensor

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras

the top cover is milled brass and incorporates an integrated thumb rest

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras

 view of the 3 inch display with 920,000 pixels

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras

digital fullframe is achieved with leica R lenses, and features enhanced sensitivity range up to ISO 6400

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras

the lens system supports leica M lenses, leica R lenses with an optional leica R-adapter M

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras

the body is die-cast in magnesium and is wrapped in synthetic leather

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras

 rear overview -the scratch resistant display-cover is made of sapphire glass

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras
the dials are also die-cast in magnesium

leica M-P type 240: the next generation of professional rangefinder cameras
detail of the hand painted leica logo

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