35mmc published their 7artisans 28mm f/1.4 M-mount lens review - here is their conclusion (the lens will be priced at £375 without VAT, or around $480 - for comparison the Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 lens is $6,595):
Handstand, Hamburg ©Jürgen SchadebergAvoiding the Pass, 1955 ©Jürgen SchadebergHaircuts everywhere, Sophiatown 1958 ©Jürgen Schadeberg
The previously rumored Leica D-Lux 7 camera (pictured above) will be announce next week on or around November 20th. Based on the price of the previous Leica D-Lux Typ 109 model, I expect the D-Lux 7 to be listed for around $1,200. The identical Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II camera is priced at $997.
Today, Leica Camera announced a new Leica V-Lux camera kit that includes a Bowery for Leica (Canvas, Field Tan) bag from the ‘ONA for Leica’ bag collection and a red Leica Rope Strap designed by COOPH. The Leica V-Lux Explorer Kit will be on sale staring today for $1,350: Adorama, B&H, Leica Store Soho, Leica Store Miami.
The new ONA Passion Passport Bowery camera bags are now available for pre-order:
Additional information on the upcoming PIXII camera: