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Leica D-Lux 6
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Leica D-Lux 6 Digital Camera

10.1MP 3.8x CMOS Jul 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Leica Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Leica has good average ratings for its compact cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other brands.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Leica D-Lux 6 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average display diagonal of digital cameras of this age and type is 2.8".

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Samsung ST72[plb_1609451_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5"), or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[plb_2083466_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec digital 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.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Leica D-Lux 6 supports video capability, unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D-Lux 6 which do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video capability and we think the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI[plb_1543754_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

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

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of compact cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 0.12s to 250s. The D-Lux 6 has one of the longest slowest camera shutter speeds (250 seconds) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Leica D-Lux 6 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that are a comparable age to the D-Lux 6. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Leica digital camera.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The D-Lux 6 has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes (64 gigabytes) amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D-Lux 6 the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the D-Lux 6 is more than most compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Leica digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D-Lux 6. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

Similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have battery capacitys of between 170mAh and 1,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 830mAh. When compared to other digital cameras of this type and age that we have checked the battery capacity of, the D-Lux 6's battery capacity of 1,250 milliampere * hour is one of the biggest.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The D-Lux 6 has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) (12,800) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D-Lux 6. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3 and the highest is 26,000.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D-Lux 6 the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 280MB. At 70 megabytes, the D-Lux 6 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 920,000 pixels, the D-Lux 6 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. Compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D-Lux 6 have display resolution (numeric)s of between 230 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The D-Lux 6 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Leica camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The D-Lux 6 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most cameras of a similar age and type to it.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction across all similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D-Lux 6.

Across comparable types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/2EV step).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the D-Lux 6 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Has Two Light Exposure Modess

The D-Lux 6 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found light exposure modes is Auto, but this light exposure modes is not found on this Leica camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE and Shutter priority AE are also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Leica D-Lux 6 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 24 millimeters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

Across all the cameras of this age and type the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200. The D-Lux 6 has a quite small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 80) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The D-Lux 6 does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D-Lux 6 which have a built-in flash.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price].

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 3.8 times zoom factor, the Leica D-Lux 6 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras of this type and age is 3x, the biggest is 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

If this compact camera digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (4x and higher rated), or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] (4x and higher rated).

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Quite Low Megapixel

The D-Lux 6 has one of the lower megapixels (only 10.1 megapixels) amongst compact cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel of cameras of a comparable age and type to the D-Lux 6 is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

We compared all the other 10.1MP digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the Nikon 25[plb_1676851_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Olympus XZ-10[plb_1873249_price] (12MP), or the Fujifilm X-Q1[plb_2452648_price] (12MP).

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The D-Lux 6 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D-Lux 6 also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D-Lux 6 do not support wi-Fi. The D-Lux 6 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras of a similar spec and age to the D-Lux 6 do not have a GPS (satellite). The D-Lux 6 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that came out more than two years ago are not waterproof. The Leica D-Lux 6 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

Compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D-Lux 6 have weights of between 20g and 840g. With a weight of 296 grams, the D-Lux 6 is one of the heavier digital cameras that were released more than two years ago amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Leica D-Lux 6 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The smallest digital zoom of cameras of this age and spec is 1x and the biggest is 810x.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think the Powershot A3500 IS[pl_1476759_price], and the 115 HS[pl_1526810_price] both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this Leica digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung WB350F[plb_2134241_price] (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The D-Lux 6 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D-Lux 6. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Leica camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 12.7 megapixels, the Leica D-Lux 6 has one of the less total megapixelss amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The average total megapixels of compact cameras that came out more than two years ago is 16MP, and the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this age and type is 250mm. At only 90 millimeters, the Leica D-Lux 6 has a very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D-Lux 6.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The D-Lux 6 has a higher image resolution than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the D-Lux 6 the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 5152 x 3864 pixels.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Leica D-Lux 6

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

MOS Sensor Type

The D-Lux 6 has a better sensor type than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most digital cameras of this age and spec have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think the Casio Exilim EX-ZR400[plb_1892885_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
3D
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Multi Burst Mode
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Video Capability
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Face Detection

Expert Reviews

20 May 2014

Die Leica D-Lux 6 konkurriert mit dem Modell Lumix LX 7 von Panasonic, von dem die Kamera sich nur in Details unterscheidet. Das 300 Gramm schwere Modell hat ein edles Metallgehäuse, in das sich... Read more…

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