My full review of the new X2 is up!

Started May 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
Ming Thein
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Re: My full review of the new X2 is up!
In reply to Michael S., May 11, 2012

Thanks - that may be a reason, but I don't think that's an acceptable excuse. Most of the time the JPEG is embedded in the DNG, and that's what the camera displays. Even my Ricoh GRD-III can do DNG only, and display DNGs.

Considering the X2 can shunt around 16MP DNGs at 5fps, I doubt it's lacking processing power.

Michael S. wrote:

Greetings!

To answer one of your questions you stated in your review:

"I don’t know why the camera can’t write DNG only..."

A: Leica uses the JPG file of DNG + JPG to give you a preview of the pic on your LCD...the X2 as the X1 lacks processing power to make that quickly enough to be shown when you would shoot "DNG only" with both of them.


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