Ilse Jurriën : June 20th 2011 - 22:00 CET
Leica i9 camera concept for Apple iPhone 4 : The new Leica i9 camera concept for the Apple iPhone 4 exhibits a new way to combine your Leica camera and your Apple iPhone smartphone. The Leica i9 camera incorporates the powerful and professional Leica CMOS image sensor and lens, made specifically for the unparalleled processing and sharing possibilities of the Apple iPhone 4. The Leica i9 camera concept is designed with a "Compliment without Compromise" philosophy. If the best camera is the one that you have on you, then the better camera is the Leica i9 concept. The Leica i9 is the only professional camera that also functions as an Apple iPhone 4 case.|
Leica i9 camera concept
The goal of the Leica i9 concept was to create a camera system that inspires photographers to shoot and share pictures and videos anytime and anywhere. The Leica i9 camera concept includes a professional camera system with an ultra-compact body that can also be used as a rugged protective case for your Apple iPhone 4.
Transfer photos from Leica i9 to iPhone 4
The Leica i9 is a true ready-to-shoot camera with Leica's superior range finder and a 0.3 second start-up. The Leica i9 offers an internal memory (expandable with SD) to store your photos or videos, by launching the Leica app the pictures will also be uploaded onto your Apple iPhone 4.
Leica i9 camera and Apple iPhone 4
The Leica i9 digital camera is a 12,1 megapixel point-and-shoot camera, combining the high performance of a Leica (CMOS image sensor, professional lens with 8x optical zoom and ready-to-shoot operation) with the Apple iPhone 4 (retina display, multi-touch interface, extended storage capacity and mobile / wireless connectivity). Beyond digital camera features, the Leica i9 and Apple iPhone 4 can share their independent batteries for extended operation.
Leica i9 camera - Leica app
The Leica i9 digital camera takes professional photos and videos and allows users to easily compress and share their content to Email, MMS, Flickr, Facebook and/or YouTube directly from the Leica app.
Leica i9 digital camera
To compliment Leica's timeless design, the Leica i9 camera includes an interchangeable backing for future generation Apple iPhones. With upgradeable software and a growing list of Apple iPhone features, the possibilities are limitless including a remote voice activated shutter control that as easy as saying, "Cheese!"
Leica i9 camera features
• Independent Camera Body : the Leica i9 camera concept doesn't depend on the Apple iPhone 4 processor, making the Leica i9 a true ready-to-shoot camera.
• Compact Optical Zoom : the Leica i9 camera offers an 8x optical zoom lens with a greater number of focal lengths in a compact body.
• Leica Rangefinder : the Leica i9 incorporates Leica's rangefinder, allowing for faster uninterrupted shooting.
• Case form factor : makes the Leica i9 camera ultra-compact and protects your Apple iPhone 4 in a rugged and stylish case.
• Camera back dock : loads your Apple iPhone 4 reminiscent to traditional 35mm film and takes full advantage of the Apple iPhone 4's superior Retina Touch-Screen Display.
• Interchangeable camera back : ensures the Leica i9 camera is compatible with future generation Apple iPhones.
Leica i9 price
The high performance Leica i9 camera system is expected to retail for a suggested retail price of $900 -$1200 / €600 - €850.