Pixii is here – the $3,000 camera with Leica mount, no LCD and no card slot

Pixii is here – the $3,000 camera with Leica mount, no LCD and no card slot
(Image credit: Pixii)

After almost two years of radio silence, the innovative Pixii camera has finally arrived: a rangefinder with an APS-C sensor and Leica M lens mount, which eschews a rear LCD screen and memory cards in favor of internal memory and beaming your images to be viewed on your phone.

"Who seriously needs a fixed function computer and a bad LCD at the back of a camera?" says Pixii, explaining the modus operandi of the company and its bold new camera system. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.