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Leica introduces waterproof X-U

Leica, the German camera manufacturer has released the X-U, the very first dedicated waterproof, shockproof as well as dustproof camera of the company. The brand new model is made around a 16.2-MP APS-C format CMOS sensor as well as a fixed Summilux 23 mm f/1.7 ASPH (35mm equivalent) lens.

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The new shooter, which is waterproof to a depth of fifteen meters, gives a minimum focusing distance of 20 centimeters as well as a built-in flash which is positioned unusually at the front of the lens to minimize the striking light fall off which happens underwater. Read more »