like many here I'm lusting for an M9-P and considered buying one new or having my M9 upgraded. Until I noticed that the screen upgrade is just sapphire glass, not a better screen.
My mother's Canon S90 has a better screen (and better interaction design) than my M9.
Since you know a lot more about Leica than me, I'd like to ask:
- when can we expect a digital M with a 920' dot screen (or better)? In 2013–2014 with the M10 or in 2012 with a M9-P2?
- is there a rational explanation for today's sub-standard screen? Are the proportions or the size strange? Are all the great VGA-or-better camera screens 3" or larger? Is the current 2.5" screen the best that could be sourced or merely a cost saver for Leica?
- is there a mismatch between the size of the M9's raw files and the throughput of the M9's graphics chip? Is the camera body too small to host a sufficiently powerful image processor or is it a matter of writing faster firmware?