In this link list you can find everything worth knowing about the new products, which were announced on the May 10th except of the LEICA M Monochrom:




  • The Photoblographer also contributes an interesting review on the Leica X2. (update 2012-06-01)
  • Steve Huff has made ​​an effort and created a complete review of LEICA X2. In his “crazy comparison”, he also compares the LEICA X2 with the Nikon d800 and the Olympus OM-D (update 2012-06-01)
  • TechRadar presents a short review of the LEICA X2. (update 2012-06-01)
  • Leica Forum has written a blog article about the new LEICA X2. In the appendix you can find the official press release from Leica.
  • Leica Camera presents a product description of the LEICA X2 on the website.
  • Ming Thein was allowed to test the LEICA X2 as one of the first user and describes his experience in this interesting review.
  • LensTip shows first pictures and reports about the first impressions.
  • Pocket-lint offers a number of product images and a short hands-on about the LEICA X2.
  • Cnet was allowed to check the camera on their suitability.
  • imaging resource presents a short preview about the LEICA X2.

LEICA M9-P Hermes

  • Leica Forum introduces the new special edition of the LEICA M9-P with the name “Hermes” and the press release from Leica.
  • Leica Camera presents a product description about the LEICA M9-P Hermes on the website.
  • was allowed to take a first look on the new Hermes.

LEICA V-Lux 40

  • Which? published their first thoughts and a short video about the LEICA V-LUX 40. (update 2012-06-01)
  • Leica Forum has published a short blog article about the LEICA V-Lux 40 and the press release about the new compact camera can be viewed.
  • Leica Camera presents a product description about the new LEICA V-Lux 40 on the webside.
  • T3 presents a Hands-On about the new camera.
  • Pocket-lint offers a few shots and a Hands-On of the camera.
  • imaging resource provides a short overview of the key features of the LEICA V-Lux 40.






Video Hands-on for the LEICA X2 by Eric Kim

Mr. Hoveeto takes pictures on the streets of Paris with the LEICA X2.

DigitalCameraWorld has put together a short video review about the LEICA X2:

This video shows how a LEICA M9-P Hermes Edition is made​​:

New Leica Products available for pre-order

About the Author

Leon Baumgardt is a passionate amateur photographer and studied photo engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. During his studies he works as an editorial assistant for the Leica User Forum.

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