December 3, 2022

Leica now makes watches and yes, they’re really expensive

Leica has launched L1 and L2 watches, and they look quite alike at the very first glimpse. Mechanically, both models are manually-wound watches showing seconds, minutes, and hours. Theres also a date window, power, and status reserve. As far as design goes, I discover them both gorgeous, and extremely stylish, however I believe thats a matter of taste. I quite like the red dot on the push-crown, I believe its a fantastic detail.

Needless to state that Ill never be rich enough to buy any of these two watches. However if youre interested, the Leica L1 and Leica L2 will be available solely in picked shops throughout Europe, Asia, America, and the Middle East. You can discover the shop list here, in addition to the comprehensive specs of the watches.

Whats the very first idea that enters your mind when somebody mentions Leica? For us photographers, its more than likely high-quality (and high-price) lenses and cameras.

When it comes to the price, the Leica L1 is a bit less expensive than the L2. Its still pretty pricey though, and it will set you back $10,000. The L2 has a bit more features, for this reason the greater cost of $14,000. For contrast, the most pricey Leica video camera currently selling is Leica S3 medium format DSLR, and it costs $19,995.

But Leica now likewise makes wristwatches. They are available in 2 versions and both look definitely stunning. And aside from superior quality, they also come with significant cost tags of as much as $14,000.

As a GMT-watch, the Leica L2 also utilizes a single hand to indicate the second time zone on the dial. The 12-hour bezel assists in fast, exact, and interpretation-free time-telling within a worldwide orientation system.

Both Leica L1 and Leica L2 are fitted with a scratch-proof domed sapphire crystal, a transparent case back, and theyre both waterproof to a depth of 50 m (164 ft). The power reserve assurances a minimum of 60 hours of motion. Another fantastic information is that its decked by evenly closing blades that look like the shutters of a Leica video camera.

[by means of Gizmodo]

If youre interested, the Leica L1 and Leica L2 will be available exclusively in picked stores throughout Europe, Asia, America, and the Middle East.

Leica has released L1 and L2 watches, and they look really much alike at the very first look. Both Leica L1 and Leica L2 are fitted with a scratch-proof domed sapphire crystal, a transparent case back, and theyre both water-resistant to a depth of 50 m (164 feet). When it comes to the cost, the Leica L1 is a bit less costly than the L2. For contrast, the most costly Leica video camera currently offering is Leica S3 medium format DSLR, and it costs $19,995.