A new set of Leica Mini M specs has been leaked, along with the camera’s name and a confirmation that the initial information was entirely true.
The Leica Mini M saga has not seen its final chapter and, if photographers thought that the last details are coming on June 11, then they would have been completely wrong, as trusted sources have leaked a list of updated specs that confirms the initial one.
Leica Mini M saga has confirmed right from the start that the camera is coming on June 11
Everything has begun with Leica teasing a Mini M announcement for June 11. Just a few days after that, the company has opened the box where the camera was sitting, in order to allow the fans to take a peek at the upcoming product.
Things went even further when the alleged photo, specifications list, and the price of the shooter have all been leaked on the web. It has been said that the device will feature a 16-megapixel APS-C image sensor, fixed zoom lens, but no integrated viewfinder.
Leica opened the box a little more, but debunked the rumors
Just a couple of days after that, the Germany-based manufacturer updated its teaser page by opening the box a little more. Also, Leica started to claim that the rumors are not true and that consumers will find out the truth in stores on June 11, suggesting that the device’s release date is actually its announcement date.
Less than 24 hours ago, it was officially revealed by Leica that the Mini M will come packed with an image sensor larger than usual ones found in such small bodies.
Mini M will retail under the name of Leica X Vario Type 107
Well, now the rumor mill has got the hang of an updated specs list, which contradicts what Leica is saying, but confirms the previous rumors.
According to inside information, the Mini M will be called Leica X Vario Type 107 and it will indeed feature an APS-C image sensor capable of capturing 16.5-megapixel images.
The new camera will also sport a Leica Vario Elmar 18-46mm f/3.5-6.4 lens, which provides a 35mm equivalent of 28-70mm. It is made out of nine elements, including a pair of aspherical ones, split into eight groups. The lens will be able to focus at a distance of just 30 centimeters.
Updated Leica Mini M specs list confirms the rumors
Leica X Vario Type 107 specs list includes an ISO range between 100 and 12,500, maximum shutter speed of 1/2000 seconds, 3-inch 921K-dot LCD screen, 1920 x 1080p video recording, integrated flash, and a battery capable of capturing 360 shots.
The German maker will provide several accessories for the shooter. A grip, external electronic viewfinder, a lens hood, and many others will become available to photographers.
Leica X Vario Type 107 will be entirely made in Germany
Leica Mini M aka X Vario Type 107 measures 133 x 73 x 95 millimeters and weighs 679 grams with batteries included. It will be entirely manufactured in Germany and it will come in a bundle package along with Adobe Lightroom.
Its price tag stands at about €2,500, thus confirming the earlier rumors. In fact, all the previous details have been verified by the new leaks.
Either way, Leica continues to deny the claims. Everything may be just an elaborate hoax and the company may be behind these leaks, looking to stir people the wrong way. However, if this becomes true, then there will be a huge number of disappointed fans.