Thursday, October 26, 2017


Leica Q silver_1-2

By David Farkas, LeicaStore Miami

Today, Leica Camera has announced that it will now offer the popular Leica Q (Typ 116) 24MP full frame compact camera in a silver anodized finish. The camera is identical in features and specifications to the standard black anodized model, but now features silver anodized aluminum top and bottom plates, along with matching silver lens, screw-on lens shade and push-on lens cap. I’ve always been a fan of the clean and classic silver Leica aesthetic on the M. Now we know it looks awesome on the Q as well.

Priced at $4,495, Leica charging a $250 premium over the standard black finish. This is in line with the pricing for the no-longer available Leica Q Titanium Finish which turned out to be a limited run. Leica isn’t saying one way or the other if the silver is here to stay or just available for a short time.

The Leica Q SilverAnodized model will be available just in time for the Holidays, with deliveries starting in early December of this year. The camera is available for pre-order now at Leica Store Miami, by clicking the link below, calling 305-921-4433 or by emailing

Be sure to scroll down for more pictures and the official press release from Leica. If you’re not already familiar with the Leica Q, be sure to check out my full review here: Leica Q (Typ 116) Review: A Full-Frame Mini M.

Leica Q silver_lens hood_front

Leica Q silver_back   Leica Q silver_top    Leica Q silver_right   Leica Q silver_left

Leica Q silver_bottom   Leica Q silver_front   Leica Q silver_lens hood_front   Leica Q silver_front_handgrip

Press Release

Leica Camera proudly presents the Leica Q Silver Anodized, an additional color variation to the Leica Q (Typ 116). The Leica Q Silver Anodized, while technically identical in specification and operation to the current Leica Q (Typ 116), features a silver anodized top plate and bottom plate. It also has a silver anodized lens with a silver lens hood and lens cover and a body covered in black leather. The control dials and buttons are in silver.

With its fast lens, easy and intuitive handling, the Leica Q gives the photographer the creative freedom to shoot in any lighting scenario. With a full frame sensor and the Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH lens, the Leica Q is ideal for street, architecture and landscape photography.

  • Silver Anodized top plate and bottom plate
  • Silver Anodized lens with a silver lens hood and lens cover
  • Full frame 24 megapixel sensor
  • Easy and intuitive handling with fast lens
  • Fastest autofocus
  • Outstanding craftsmanship
  • Easy, instinctive use with touch screen control
  • Minimalist design
  • Integrated Wi-Fi and Leica Q-App makes it easy to share pictures
  • Range of classic and timeless accessories

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