Leica's $10,000 Black-And-White-only Camera Was So Popular They Built A Third Version

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In 2012, Leica’s inaugural Monochrom turned heads throughout with its “restricted” black-and-white performance and astronomic price level. For a digital camera that was restricted to black-and-white capturing, the Monochrom price an astronomical USD 10,000.

The Leica M10 Monochrom. Picture: Leica

This yr, the Monochrom will get a redo primarily based on the successful design of the M10. With a slimness that approaches that of Leica’s movie our bodies, together with a new 40-megapixel monochrome sensor and trendy conveniences like wi-fi connectivity, the M10 Monochrom prices USD 8,295.

The aim-built black-and-white full body sensor on the Leica M10 Monochrom is touted to ship better dynamic vary and element than standard, comparable color sensors. Picture: Alan Schaller

That’s a giant deal: in its earlier two iterations, the Leica Monochrom cameras had utilised modified color sensors used on the corporate’s different cameras.

Leica boasts that the distinctive, purpose-built monochromatic 40-megapixel sensor affords better element and dynamic vary when in comparison with color photographs transformed into black-and-white. The new full-frame sensor affords an ISO vary of 160 to 100,000, wider than earlier Monochrom cameras.

Rather than the attribute Leica “purple dot” on the face plate, the highest plate features a delicate, engraved “Monochrom”. The shutter button, chrome on the M10-P, is blacked out. Picture: Leica.

Along with the brand-new sensor, slimmer physique and Wi-Fi connectivity, the new M10 Monochrom additionally affords a touch screen and a quieter shutter.

Traditional Monochrom trimmings abound. The M10 Monochrom is totally blacked-out – the shutter launch and lens launch buttons, normally chrome, decked out in black. Excellent for stealthy avenue photographers, the camera additionally eschews the trademark Leica “purple dot” emblem.

On the front, the M10 Monochrom lacks the Leica “purple dot” insignia, and features a blacked-out lens launch button. Picture: Leica.

The Leica M10 Monochrom retails at USD 8,295 (~SGD 11,172).

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Source : VRZone.com

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