Leica M9

Announced Sep 9, 2009 •
18 megapixels | 2.5 screen | Full frame sensor

The image quality is amazing. A full frame rangefinder is clearly a technical challenge but worth it as it gets the best out of the absolutely fantastic range of Leica lenses. Some of the issues with the M8 have been addressed in this version, but irritatingly for the price some have not. Problems: Shutter still too noisy. LCD screen is awful and far too slow. Camera will lock up if you overload the buffer (taking too many pictures in one burst) and can only be reset by removing battery. I ...

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