Leica ‘Mini M’ Specs Leak Out as the ‘X Vario Type 107′


It appears that the cat is fully out of the bag with the upcoming Leica Mini M, the proper model name of which will be the Leica X Vario Type 107.

Additionally, the initial specs that we hoped were wrong have been all-but-confirmed, which means the new camera will sport an APS-C sensor and a fixed 18-46mm f/3.5-6.4 zoom lens. As such, it seems that the X Vario Type 107 will be paired as a sibling to the 24mm f/2.8 fixed lens Leica X2.¬†However, if the price turns out to be what’s rumored below, then it may cost substantially more in the US than the $2000 X2.

Additional leaked specs for the X Vario Type 107 are below. [Read more…]