September 14, 2016
In what is glorious news for all instant photography lovers, it has been revealed that Leica has made a brand new instant camera called the “Sofort”. The camera was leaked in the October issue of Leica Fotografie International (LFI) magazine, with photographer Steve Huff posting a picture online that showcased the article.
Here’s the picture below:
Leica Rumours subsequently confirmed the speculation that the German optics company is indeed releasing a new instant camera, and has announced a medley of new features that instant enthusiasts can look forward to, including a Leica graphical user interface, a Auto-Hektor 1:12,7/60mm lens, as well as unique Leica instant image packs, which will comprise of colour and monochrome instant films.
But that’s not all. The “Sofort” will also be compatible with regular Fuji Instax Film, which is a pretty nice touch if you ask us.
Update (16 September 2016):
The Leica Sofort will retail at USD$299 from November 2016 onwards. A colour film pack will cost USD$13, while monochrome is priced at USD$16. Visit Leica’s official website at sg.leica-camera.com.
All images taken from Leica Rumours.