We’ve been waiting quite a while for it and now it’s finally there: the new Leica M Monochrom type 246. Of course, the biggest question was which sensor would be built in and now we all know it’s a CMOS, not a CCD. While I’m impressed by the images of Jono Slack, I think there will be a few people feeling disappointed. After all, the old Monochrom was able to deliver such unbelievable images thanks to its CCD sensor. We’ll find out soon enough if the new typ 246 will match that camera.
I think there might be a rush on the old Monochrom, depending on the qualities of the new one, because we can be pretty sure there will never be a new CCD camera anymore from Leica. But again, I could be wrong.