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Leica D-Lux 6

A fully featured 10.1 megapixel 3.8 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 10.1MP 3.8x Yes Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Leica D-Lux 6 Review

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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly large display diagonal
Quite low megapixel
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution

Leica D-Lux 6 Video Reviews


How Big is the Leica D-Lux 6?

The Leica D-Lux 6 is 110.5mm wide and 67.1mm tall. It is 46.6mm deep and weighs 296g.

Leica D-Lux 6 front dimensions

Leica D-Lux 6 size in context

Leica D-Lux 6 In-Depth Analysis

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Features

Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 10.1 megapixels, the D-Lux 6 has one of the lower megapixels amongst cameras of this age. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The D-Lux 6 has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Average Weight

The D-Lux 6 has a relatively average weight (296 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/1.7" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The D-Lux 6 has a quite small optical zoom (only 3.8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the D-Lux 6 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The D-Lux 6 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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3D

The Leica D-Lux 6 is 3D. Most of the other cameras also are 3D.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Leica D-Lux 6 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 90 millimeters, the D-Lux 6 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Digital cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 2.1TB. With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the D-Lux 6 has a quite large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The D-Lux 6 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The D-Lux 6 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Leica digital camera). This camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Leica D-Lux 6 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Leica D-Lux 6 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Face Detection

The Leica D-Lux 6 features face detection, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The D-Lux 6 features multi burst mode. Most of the other cameras also feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Leica D-Lux 6 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2014 when Leica released the D-Lux 6.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica dlux6glossyblacksilver, leica optical4x
Barcodes 00799429181154, 00799429184612, 04022243181144, 04022243181151, 04022243181335, 04022243181687, 04022243184602, 04022243184619

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