X2: Not Even a Faster Lens?

Started May 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: X2: Not Even a Faster Lens?
In reply to snake_b, May 11, 2012

Leica....where USB 1.0 and xD cards are alive and well!

snake_b wrote:

Leica, even on the M9, has been criticized for using old parts. So this is not a surprise.

mcshan wrote:

As silly as it seems I wonder if the reason for the old screen is they had a great many left over from X1 production?

Had Leica bumped speed up to 2.0 and updated the screen they would have eliminated perhaps 85% of the "letdown" complaints. They were sharp enough not to suggest a price tag of $3000. Keeping the cost pretty much the same as the X1 was a smart move.

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