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The Leica M Monochrome apparently uses a monochrome version of the same 18-megapixel Kodak CCD as in the M9/M9P, but the TrueSenseImaging.com web site does not list any part corresponding to the Leica M9/M9P/MM sensor, so it’s hard to be sure of the characteristics.
With the 28.8MP KA-29050 monochrome sensor available, one can surmise that Leica made the decision to compromise on image resolution, and instead stick with a proven sensor design, but in a monochrome flavor. One does have to wonder what could have been the possibilities with 28 megapixels in monochrome.
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