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Leica D-Lux 3

Leica D-Lux 3 Digital Camera

10MP 4x CCD Oct 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This compact camera camera received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from stuff.co.nz. It seems that experts are not that keen on this camera.

Nice Design

One person said in their reviews that the Leica D-Lux 3 was a good design. Stuff.co.nz gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Nice design”.

One Leica D-Lux 3 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Expert website Stuff.co.nz gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Carrying it around with the stylish vintage leather case (optional) makes y” in their Leica D-Lux 3 review.

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Good Brand

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of cameras to determine an average rating for each camera manufacturer. On average digital cameras produced by Leica have good reviews from experts and owners.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Expert website Stuff.co.nz rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their Leica D-Lux 3 review “It has a slightly bigger size that many other compact cameras, so it doesnt really fit in your pocket.”.

Good Quality Lens

One person concluded that the product had a good lens.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD memory card, which is typical of many cameras that were launched more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The D-Lux 3 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the D-Lux 3.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Leica D-Lux 3 has one of the longest maximum camera shutter speeds (60 seconds) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D-Lux 3 have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.0005s and 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

The D-Lux 3 has a quite small maximum aperture (8) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the D-Lux 3. Comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum apertures of between 1.8 and 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.6, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2. The Leica D-Lux 3 has one of the smaller minimum apertures (only 2.8) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Short

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D-Lux 3, the height of the D-Lux 3 of only 26 millimeters is one of the shortest. The heights of cameras of a comparable type and age to the D-Lux 3 range from 10mm to 750mm, and the average height is 61mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The D-Lux 3 does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D-Lux 3.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 10 megapixels, the D-Lux 3 has a fairly low megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Cameras of this age and type have megapixel counts of between 0.3MP and 46MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The D-Lux 3 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this age and type have optical zooms of between 2.7x and 63x.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D-Lux 3 support video recording, however the D-Lux 3 does not support video recording.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Leica D-Lux 3 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the D-Lux 3 also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The D-Lux 3 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D-Lux 3 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The D-Lux 3 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D-Lux 3 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D-Lux 3, the Leica D-Lux 3 does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the D-Lux 3, the D-Lux 3 is not waterproof.

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Quite Few Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of only 10 megapixels, the Leica D-Lux 3 has a very few total megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the D-Lux 3. Across all the similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago the total megapixel counts range from 10MP to 48MP, and the average total megapixel count is 16MP.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 13 megabytes, the D-Lux 3 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The smallest internal memory of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D-Lux 3 is 1MB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 330MB.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D-Lux 3 range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm. The D-Lux 3 has a quite short maximum focal length (only 112 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D-Lux 3.

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Thick

Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the depths range from 4mm to 2,200mm. The Leica D-Lux 3 is one of the thicker digital cameras of this type and age (58 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

The shortest minimum focal length of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the D-Lux 3 is 5mm, the longest is 120mm, and the average minimum focal length is 26mm. The D-Lux 3 has a fairly long minimum focal length (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D-Lux 3.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Leica D-Lux 3

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this camera was released.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the D-Lux 3 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D-Lux 3.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 185 grams, the Leica D-Lux 3 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.8 inches, the D-Lux 3 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
HD Type
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
USB Version
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range

Expert Reviews

(1)
10 May 2008

The Leica D-LUX 3 ($899) is a 10.2 megapixel point and shoot camera. It has a slightly bigger size that many other compact cameras, so it doesnt really fit in your pocket, but carrying it around... Read more…

Great lens
Nice design
Lots of manual controls
Tre formati di ripresa
Display
Generally soft photos
Mediocre movies
No optical viewfinder
Expensive
Dimensioni

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