This is the world's first 64-bit camera – but that may not mean what you think

new Pixii camera 2023
(Image credit: Pixii)

Pixii, a French camera manufacturer known for producing a modern Leica M-mount camera, has now announced a new 2023 body that will become the world's first 64-bit camera – but the 64-bit might not be what you expect.

When you hear 64-bit, you might be thinking about color science. And if you were, you might also be thinking that there have been other 64-bit cameras before. And you'd be correct. In actual fact, though, the reference to 64-bit relates to the computing power of the new Pixii camera itself. 

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.