Leica cameras have a real retro look to them but there is absolutely nothing retro about the performance of this top quality professional digital camera. It is the smallest full frame digital camera in the world and it has an incredible 18 megapixel CCD image sensor. This is cutting edge technology offering a full-format system in a compact package. The M9 is suitable for all fields of photography and will work any of the M series of lenses.
There is no need for UV or infrared filters thanks to the specially developed glass used in this camera. The camera does support automatic settings and manually setting things like ISO is very easy. The camera is built from high quality parts and offers shutter speeds up to 1/4000 seconds. There is a 2.5 inch display and a host of additional features including innovative flash technology and image assessment. This is one of the best digital cameras you can get and that is reflected in the price which is around $7,000.