Founded over 150 years ago, Leica has been known for its high quality optical lenses and premium cameras. However, German companies have recently expanded into other sectors. Last year, Leica launched the first smartphone with a 1-inch camera sensor. Now, the company has launched several ultra-luxury watches. One of them is € 13,500. The details are as follows.
Leica L1 and L2 watches: features
The Leica L1 and Leica L2 are high quality watches with several design elements that highlight the company’s rich history.
These new Leica watches work with a whole new mechanical movement, including manual winding. Therefore, to introduce complex engineering, Leica made the back of the watch with transparent sapphire crystal You can get a clear picture of how your watch works while protecting it from scratches and cracks.
In addition to the transparent sapphire bag, the Leica L1 and L2 watches also feature a special patented “red dot” push crown inspired by the camera’s shutter button. Unlike traditional watches, The user must press the crown of red dots to stop and reset watch. This is what differentiates the Leica L1 and L2 watches.
“This idea was further developed in collaboration with Markus Lehmann. Other crowns stop and reset the watch when pulled, but this crown is pushed like a camera shutter release. To Leica. It’s a rare detail that fits perfectly. ” Professor Achim Heine, a product designer for Leica watches, said in a statement.
Leica L1 and L2 watches Water resistant up to 50 meters You can set the dial to display a secondary time zone. The Leica L2 model comes with a handmade alligator leather strap to fit the inside. Both have a 41 mm dial.
Price and availability
When it comes to price, Leica watches aren’t cheap at all. The The price of the Leica L1 is 9,500 euros (about 8,15,000 rupees)High-end The price of the Leica L2 is 13,500 euros (~ Rs 11,50,000).. Wearables are now available for purchase at authorized Leica retailers in seven countries, including China, Singapore, Japan, Austria, Russia, the United States and the United Arab Emirates. Nothing is said about availability in India.
The main highlights of the Leica L1 and L2 can be found on the company’s official website. Also, please tell us your thoughts on these smartwatches in the comments below.