Last week Leica did the right thing by taking full responsibility for the corrosion issue affecting all M9-series cameras, including the M-E and Monochrom. As a result, in just a few days, new life has been injected into the used camera market. It's no secret than in the two months leading up to last week's announcement, used M9s had been gathering dust on dealers' shelves. Confidence had deserted the market and, of course, word soon spreads around the Leica world.
Why continue the practice of incremental naming of successive iPhone models, wonders Evan Niu at The Motley Fool? I can understand his point, but I am not sure I agree. There is something reassuring in a clear progression of model numbers. When they are gone, confusion reigns and we have to start qualifying models with their characteristics.