Leica X1 Firmware Update

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Leica X1 Digital CameraA firmware update has been released for the Leica X1, a premium fixed lens APS-C digital camera. The new firmware offers multiple enhancements to the X1′s manual focusing, improves auto focus performance and also improves the camera’s JPEG image quality.

Features of the new Leica X1 firmware include:

  • Improved manual focusing, with the focus screen showing the image based on an open aperture
  • More accurate manual focusing with finer steps, when scrolling slowly with the click wheel
  • Two manual focusing speeds for more accurate and faster manual focus operation
  • Manual focusing lock now available
  • Enlarged manual focusing scale display
  • Depth of field scale displayed in manual focusing mode
  • Manual focus settings retained in memory when camera is switched off
  • Improved autofocus speed in low light conditions and with low contrast subjects, in particular when shooting multiple images of the same subject
  • ISO setting displayed in Auto ISO mode
  • Improved JPEG image quality

The new Leica X1 firmware will be available for download on Tuesday March 29, 2011. For more information about the Leica X1, read our Leica X1 – Premium Compact Digital Camera With APS-C Sensor article and press release.

Leica X1 Firmware Update Press Release

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