Leica to announce new waterproof and shockproof camera (Leica X-U Typ 113)

This is the first picture of the upcoming Leica X-U Typ 113 waterproof and shockproof camera. Here are the detailed specifications:

  • Waterproof to 15m / 49ft
  • Shockproof up to 1.22m / 4ft drop
  • 35mm f/1.7 ASPH lens with manual focusing ring
  • Built-in flash
  • Anti skidding rubber armoring for better grip
  • Made in Germany

Via Leica Rumors

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  • Spy Black

    Why does the underwater world end at 50 for camera manufacturers?

    Looks comical.

  • foto2021

    The red dot needs to be made much bigger to make it clearly visible to other people underwater.

    • sickheadache

      So that Sharks and Killer Squids will be attracted to it.

  • Marcelo Tezza

    WOW Leica shooting to everywhere! Desperate???

  • Cynog

    Looks like a 7-23 mm lens or am I misunderstanding that, because it doesn’t look like a zoom?

    • no, 35mm equivalent f/17 ASPH lens

      • Cynog

        I was a bit confused because I thought it says 7/23 on the lens, but now I see it’s actually 1.7/23. A zoom lens would not go well with an underwater camera, I guess.

        • El Aura

          The Nikon 1 AW has one zoom lens.

        • Martin Kozák

          No problem with internal zooming.

  • sickheadache

    And the Price? Since it is Leica..Anything below 2 Grand…I would be surprised. Leica Families need to eat.

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