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Leica D-Lux 3

Leica D-Lux 3 Digital Camera

10MP 4x CCD Oct 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review website stuff.co.nz scored this digital camera 80%. That puts this camera in the bottom 81% of all the digital cameras of this age and type.

Leica Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Compact cameras built by Leica have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Leica also has good reviews across its entire range.

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 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 typical of many cameras of this age and type. 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 Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that were released 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 Stabilizer

The Leica D-Lux 3 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of cameras of this spec and age is 0.12s and the longest is 250s. At 60 seconds, the Leica D-Lux 3 has a very long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Digital cameras that are a similar age to the D-Lux 3 have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 87, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.9. At 8, the D-Lux 3 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the D-Lux 3.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras of this type and age.

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4224 X 2376 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Leica D-Lux 3 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera has a 4224 x 2376 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Leica camera also have still image resolution(s)s of - 4224 x 2376, - 3568 x 2376, - 3840 x 2160, - 3168 x 2376, - 3248 x 2160, - 2880 x 2160, - 3072 x 1728, - 2560 x 1712, - 2304 x 1728, - 2048 x 1536, - 2048 x 1360, - 1920 x 1080 and - 1600 x 1200 and - 1280 x 960. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of a similar age and spec to the D-Lux 3 is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The D-Lux 3 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D-Lux 3 do have a built-in flash.

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 10 megapixels, the D-Lux 3 has one of the lower megapixels amongst cameras of this age. Similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D-Lux 3 have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the D-Lux 3 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D-Lux 3. Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D-Lux 3 the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D-Lux 3 do not support video capability. The D-Lux 3 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the D-Lux 3 do not support Full HD video. The Leica D-Lux 3 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the D-Lux 3, the D-Lux 3 does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D-Lux 3, the D-Lux 3 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the D-Lux 3 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Leica D-Lux 3 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the D-Lux 3 are also not waterproof.

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Quite Few Total Megapixels

When compared to other cameras of this spec and age, the Leica D-Lux 3's total megapixels of only 10 megapixels is one of the least. Across all the similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the D-Lux 3 the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the D-Lux 3 the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB. With an internal memory of only 13 megabytes, the Leica D-Lux 3 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 112 millimeters, the D-Lux 3 has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D-Lux 3 the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Leica D-Lux 3

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Leica D-Lux 3 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched 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 standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the D-Lux 3.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.8 inches, the Leica D-Lux 3 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB Version
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)

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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