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Understated & Timeless: The Leica Q-P Arrives

- 6 years ago

Leica has announced the new design of the Leica Q camera, the Leica Q-P. A high-performance, compact camera housing a full-frame sensor and a fast prime lens and for those who prefer subtlety, the Leica Q-P has been designed without the iconic Leica red dot logo.

Leica Q-P

The new Leica Q-P also includes a new feature for the Q-system: a shutter release button that replicates those of the Leica M and CL cameras and boasts an integrated viewfinder which offers a resolution of 3.68 megapixels.

Tech specs of the new Leica Q-P are indistinguishable to the serial production models of the Leica Q camera series with the prominent feature of the models being an especially fast Leica Summilux 1:1.7/28 mm ASPH lens that makes the camera well-suited for photography in available light and for street photography, architecture and landscapes.

Leica Q-P


The Leica Q-P supports video in full-HD and, depending on the subject, users can select either 30-60 full frames per second in MP4 format. It also features an integrated Wi-Fi module for remote control and digital transfer of still pictures and video to mobile devices via the Leica FOTOS App.

Leica Q-P

Pricing and availability

The Leica Q-P is available now for a cool £4,100 [inc VAT] and comes with a brown leather strap and an additional battery.

For more information, head to Leica’s website.

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Simon Skinner

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.