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Wonder If Jony Ive’s One-of-a-Kind Leica Will Be Laser-Cut From a Single Piece of Alu-min-ium?

Published on September 18, 2012
by John Paczkowski

When Apple CEO Steve Jobs first unveiled the iPhone 4, he compared it to “a beautiful old Leica camera.” It’s fitting, then, that Jony Ive — the guy responsible for its design — has been tapped by the legendary camera maker to create a limited edition Leica M. Leica Chairman Dr. Andreas Kaufmann said at an event Monday night that the Ive-designed camera will be a one-off, and will be sold at auction for charity.

Apple hasn’t responded to a request for comment.

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