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When your author tested the original Leica S (more than one camera body, including proof of the behavior problems while a Leica representative observed firsthand), its autofocus was found to be error prone*.
The Leica S Typ 006 (“S006”) may perform better with autofocus than the original Leica S according to some Leica S users, but the S006 performance proved appallingly error-prone in the field in a 4-day July 2015 outing.
* Leica never did follow up on the DNG files provided, an integrity issue your author finds troubling to this day.
See Accuracy and Precision; those terms used here in the scientific sense.
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