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Old Oct 3, 2013, 7:04 AM   #1
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Default Leica Camera, Seeking Advice

I'm looking for a Leica digital camera with the following features:

1. Optical viewfinder.
2. No moving parts.
3. zoom

Does this exist?

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Old Oct 5, 2013, 5:46 PM   #2
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G'day mate

May I start by saying that I am surprised at your question
Leica cameras are not aimed at the sort of buyer who goes to the corner-store: they are very expensive and therefore purchasers are people who really know what they're after ~ and can afford it

As to why you would want a camera with a zoom but no moving parts is a mystery and a contradiction ... for an optical zoom to operate it must have electro motors which must also move lens elements to & fro > thus moving parts.

I would invite you to examine the DP Review site for Leica cameras - and maybe Panasonic cameras as they & Leica are working together combining camera bodies & zoom lenses

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