Leica S-System prices, available October 2009

Leica-s-systemLeica has published the suggested retail prices for its new Leica S-System and confirmed October 2009 as the first month for UK availability. The S-System, which sits at the very top end of the digital photography spectrum, will be offered at a very competitive starting price of £15,996 (SRP, body only).

The Leica S-System has been well documented since its launch at Photokina in 2008, and now the release of pricing and availability information brings the world’s high end photo community another important step closer to one of the most significant photo developments in the digital era. Leica has also confirmed that it will be marketing a series of specialised camera and lens user support/service packages for the S-System and further details will be released soon.

Leica S system

Jon Sareen, UK commercial manager, Leica S-System, commented, “The eagerly-anticipated Leica S-System is a very new and different challenge for Leica Camera Ltd, in comparison to other products in our range. We have engaged new experts, and arrangements regarding leasing and rental facilities are well under way. Service and support will be very hot topics for Leica S-System users, and we can confirm that we are planning a rapid third party UK solution, to work in conjunction with our head office in Germany.”

leica s2

First announced in September last year, the Leica S-System redefines the professional DSLR class with a custom 37.5-megapixel, 30 x 45 mm sensor built into a 35mm-sized body.

Leica S-System 2009 range pricing details

LEICA S2 Black £15,996.00

LEICA S2-P Black* £19,092.00

SUMMARIT-S 1:2.5/70 ASPH £3,096.00

SUMMARIT-S 1:2.5/70 ASPH CS £4,025.00

APO-TELE-ELMAR-S 1:3.5/180 £4,541.00

APO-TELE-ELMAR-S 1:3.5/180 CS £5,160.00

APO-MACRO-SUMMARIT-S 1:2.5/120 £4,541.00

APO-MACRO-SUMMARIT-S 1:2.5/120 CS £5,160.00

SUMMARIT-S 1:2.5/35 ASPH £3,612.00

SUMMARIT-S 1:2.5/35 ASPH CS £4,231.00

Multifunction handgrip S £851.00

Professional battery charger S £258.00

* 1 British Pound = 1.65 USD

Source: Leica

Related posts

Aurora HDR is the Most Powerful Photo Editing Tool You Can Currently Purchase

Aurora HDR is the Most Powerful Photo Editing Tool You Can Currently Purchase

Aurora HDR has appeared on the photo editing scene and it quickly became one of the most powerful, yet simple tools a photographer could use in their work. What makes it even more attractive is that it is perfect for all skill levels and one mustn’t be proficient in computers. But could this...

Elitegroup debuts LIVA X mini PC

Elitegroup debuts LIVA X mini PC

Elitegroup has expanded its LIVA line of small form factor PCs at CES 2015 with the addition of the newest LIVA X model. The new mini PC has many attractive features that include 0 dB thermal design, ultra-low power consumption and small size. The computer, which is as big as a can of Coke...

Bang & Olufsen Introduces BeoTime Alarm Clock

Bang & Olufsen introduces an unusual and elegant alarm clock and sleep timer with system integration possibilities; as pleasing to the eye and hand as it is easy to use. It is the physical manifestation of a simple message uniting beauty, utility and humanisation in a surprisingly discreet...

Leave a comment