Seiko Epson's LCD Panel Employed for Leica's Mirrorless Camera
Seiko Epson Corp announced July 3, 2014, that its LCD panel has been employed for the electronic view finder (EVF) of Leica Camera AG's "Leica T" mirrorless camera.
It is a high-temperature polycrystalline silicon (Si) TFT LCD panel whose size, resolution and pixel count are 0.48 inches, XGA (1,024 x RGB x 768) and about 2.36 million, respectively.
Leica T is a mirrorless camera released at the end of May 2014. The price of its main body is ¥220,000 (approx US$2,156, excluding tax). The small LCD panel was employed for an external EVF available as an accessory for the camera. The price of the EVF is ¥68,000 (excluding tax).