Leica’s new Monochrom camera has a purpose-built black-and-white sensor

Leica M10 Monochrom

Leica M10 Monochrom | Image: Leica

Three years after the release of the M10, Leica is finally introducing a Monochrom camera based on the M10’s design. The new M10 Monochrom has all of the design traits and features of the M10 (or more accurately, 2018’s M10-P), such as a slimmer body and wireless connectivity, but with a new 40-megapixel black-and-white sensor.

The Monochrom has been one of Leica’s most controversial digital cameras ever since the first version came out in 2012. A digital camera that physically can’t shoot color photos is something that a lot of photographers have a hard time wrapping their heads around, especially when said camera costs nearly $10,000.

But Leica has argued that the Monochrom produces better black-and-white images than shots that are…

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