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First Leica Mini M Photograph Leaked: It’s a Fixed Lens APS-C M Clone

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This is the first leaked photograph of Leica’s upcoming Mini M — a camera that the German company first started teasing on its website last week.

The leak comes courtesy of Mirrorless Rumors, which spotted the photo and specs on a French iPad publication:

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The Leica Mini M will reportedly be an APS-C sensor camera with a fixed zoom lens. The fully aluminum body looks like a Leica M rangefinder, there’s a 16.1 megapixel sensor on the inside, and on the front is a permanently attached Leica Elmar 28-70mm (35mm equivalent) f/3.5-6.4 lens.

There is no built in viewfinder, but an electronic viewfinder can be attached to the hotshoe mount. The camera also features Full HD video recording, and comes bundled with a copy of Adobe Lightroom.

If you take a look at Leica’s website today, you’ll see that the teaser that first appeared last week has changed a bit. The once fully closed box is now slightly open, showing the corner of the Leica Mini M:

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In terms of pricing, the price tag will reportedly sit at €2,450, or around $3,160. By comparison, the Leica M costs $6,950 and the Leica X2 costs $2,000, so this camera sits snugly in between..

According to Leica, the new Mini M will be unveiled at an official launch event on June 11th.