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Like most Leica X1 owners, I was excited for the firmware update released on March 29th mainly for the predicted autofocus improvements. However, 2.0 brought other features less discussed. I glossed over three of these features when I first read the improvement list, namely the depth of field indicator, the manual focus position-save, and the one minute auto power-down...

If there’s a fundamental flaw with product reviews, it’s the typically short duration that reviewers have with the item before hitting a publishing deadline. We can’t really know the quirks of a product without using it over and over again, which is why it took me 3.5 years to review the Leica Q.

I often get asked about cheap cameras and also about cheap Leicas. Because whether you like it or not they produce a special look and colors that many find desirable. The X1 is the cheapest purebred Leica I know of. 

I owned a Q for about 2 years, and it was easily my favorite digital camera yet. However, when COVID19 first hit the stock market dived and my company was talking about layoffs and I got scared. So I sold off most of my camera gear including the Q. 3 months on, and the market has come back but more importantly my company's outlook has brightened quite a bit...

Greetings Leica peeps! I've always loved Leica, never shot one, never owned one. The industrial design looks absolutely immaculate and although I'm not a huge believer in the "colour science" bits, I think there is indeed a substantial amount magic to them.