Hands-on with the Leica M Monochrom 246 | Mirrorlessons

As rumours predicted, today Leica announced the new M Monochrom (Typ 246) which replaces the first digital Monochrom released back in 2012. The camera is essentially a Leica M Typ 240 with the difference that it only delivers black and white images. This is because it houses a special sensor that lacks the colour filter array. It is a very specific camera for a very specific niche, but coming from Leica, this is certainly not a surprise. As in the case of the first Monochrome, the new version has a minimalistic appearance with a black matte finish and no logo or markings on the body. It is the most discreet and low-profile M camera in the Leica series. The design is exactly the same as the Leica M-P 240 and the body is made of robust magnesium alloy. It shares the same LCD with sapphire glass which is both scratch resistant and includes an anti-reflection coating……

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Leica M Monochrome

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