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The 24-megapixel Leica M240 sports a full frame sensor with no anti-aliasing filter. Together with the 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH, it represents the finest imaging quality ever available from Leica in the 35mm format. The combination costs about $14200.
The 36-megapixel Nikon D800E offers outstanding resolution, and no anti-aliasing filter (but still has dual-layer sensor cover glass which could degrade performance for some lenses). As a full-frame camera, the D800E demands the highest lens performance to show its best, and in practice its full resolution needs are often not quite met, or at least require ƒ/5.6 - ƒ/8 to approach its potential.
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Since 2009, Diglloyd Guide to Leica is the authoritative review and reference for Leica M lenses: Leica M, Zeiss ZM, Voigtlander, as well as Leica M digital bodies. Leica S is also included.
It includes hundreds of pages of exclusive coverage and high resolution Retina-grade examples covering Leica M-System lenses and digital bodies with in-depth performance comparisons and analysis.