Only a month earlier than photokina 2018 the german digital camera producer launched the brand new LEICA M10-P with many new options. The new digital camera is out there as of now for US $7,995 in black and silver chrome.

Basically the LEICA M10-P is a Leica M10 with some minor updates. It has the an identical firmware to the M10 and the identical sensor, however there are three technical adjustments to the digital camera:

  • The contact display screen
  • The excessive demanded degree gauge
  • A distinctly quieter shutter

The design adjustments are comparable to the M-P (Type 240) with the Leica brand on the highest plate and as an alternative of the crimson dot on the entrance of the digital camera you may see an enlarged screw. This time the P-Model has no LCD with sapphire glass, however the present M10 display screen is already scratch proof against a excessive diploma.

Leica M10-P: The first M with touchscreen and a much quieter shutter
Leica M10-P: The first M with touchscreen and a much quieter shutter
Leica M10-P: The first M with touchscreen and a much quieter shutter
Leica M10-P: The first M with touchscreen and a much quieter shutter
Leica M10-P: The first M with touchscreen and a much quieter shutter
Leica M10-P: The first M with touchscreen and a much quieter shutter

The official Leica Press Release:

The Leica M10-P, A New Level of Understated Excellence

Exceptionally discreet, the brand new Leica M10-P permits photographers to see and never be seen

August 21, 2018 — Go unnoticed with the Leica M10-P, the most recent, most inconspicuous addition to the Leica M collection. Exceptionally discreet, the M10-P embodies the essence of the M philosophy and raises the standard subtlety of the M collection to an unprecedented degree. The new Leica M10-P separates itself from different digital cameras with its nearly inaudible mechanical shutter launch and omission of the traditional red-dot brand to covertly seize candid moments.

The most notable characteristic of the Leica M10-P speaks volumes to the core philosophy of the M collection, but it’s just about silent to the ear. At the guts of this digital camera is its newly designed shutter, making the M10-P the quietest of all digital and analog M cameras ever made. Moments requiring utmost discretion might be captured unobtrusively with the almost silent, quick and slim M10-P. The design of the Leica M10-P is classically minimalist, that includes solely delicate Leica lettering on its high plate, and omitting the Leica crimson dot brand or any branding on the entrance.

With the M10-P, Leica debuts a touch-function for the M-System, enabling quicker checking of focus in Live-View and Playback modes and handy modern touchscreen controls reminiscent of swiping and pinch-to-zoom. The M10-P additional assists photographers in capturing a superbly framed and degree shot, due to its built-in Level Gauge. This time-saving characteristic helps photographers get their excellent shot, proper on the press of the shutter. All different options, features, construct high quality and ending of the Leica M10-P match the identical excessive requirements of its sibling mannequin, the Leica M10. Rounding out that high-level design, the M10-P additionally comes with a color-matched steel scorching shoe cowl, giving the highest plate a seamless look and smooth type.

Compact, pared down and discrete, the M10-P’s design completely displays the ethos of M cameras: present photographers the best instruments to unobtrusively seize necessary moments from the wealthy tapestry of life.

“Never before have I shot with a more discreet camera,” says Grammy Award-nominated photographer Mathieu Bitton. “The M10-P feels like stealth version of my beloved M film cameras. It fully retains that signature M nature, while being so quiet and unobtrusive that my subjects barely realize I’m photographing them. That’s such an important thing in the type of photography I do. The less I distract my subjects, the more genuine moments I’m able to capture.”

The Leica M10-P is out there right now in Leica Stores, Boutiques and Dealers, provided in a alternative of black chrome and silver chrome finishes. This new launch from Leica will coexist with the present Leica M10.