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Leica Digilux 3 Digital Camera

MILC 7.9MP 1.5x Live MOS Oct 2014
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11 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This Leica camera received an expert rating of 80% from tecnozoom.it.

Leica Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 285 expert and owner reviews for Leica digital cameras and found that on average Leica has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Leica has good ratings specifically for its MILC cameras.

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Digilux 3 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Digilux 3.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an MMC|SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable type and age to it. 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 Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Digilux 3 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this spec and age. The white balances "Daylight", "Flash", "Halogen", "Manual", "Outdoor" and "Shade" are also found on this Leica digital camera.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of MILC cameras that have been around for more than two years is 680mAh, the biggest is 4,400mAh, and the average battery capacity is 1,300mAh. With a battery capacity of 1,500 milliampere * hour, the Leica Digilux 3 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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450 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most cameras of this age and spec take between 220 and 539 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Digilux 3 which takes 450 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Supports Six ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Leica Digilux 3 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Digilux 3. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "400", "800", "1600" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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TFT Display

The Digilux 3 has a better display than most MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The worst display of all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Digilux 3 is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Leica Digilux 3 has a greater number of power sources than most cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by MILC cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of a comparable age and type to the Digilux 3 is 10mm and the longest is 42mm. At only 14 millimeters, the Digilux 3 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Digilux 3.

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16 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Leica Digilux 3 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Digilux 3 which support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Digilux 3 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of this type and age also do not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Leica Digilux 3 does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other MILC cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support video capability.

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Not 3D

The Digilux 3 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the Digilux 3 are also not 3D.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The average megapixel of MILC cameras that came out more than two years ago is 18MP. With a megapixel of only 7.9 megapixels, the Leica Digilux 3 has a very low megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Digilux 3.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Digilux 3, the Leica Digilux 3 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Digilux 3, the Digilux 3 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the Leica Digilux 3 does not have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Leica Digilux 3 has one of the smallest digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. The average digital zoom of cameras of this type and age is 10x.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Digilux 3 is 2.5", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Digilux 3 of only 2.5 inches is one of the smallest amongst digital cameras that are a similar age to the Digilux 3.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the MILC cameras that are a similar age to the Digilux 3 the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 27mm to 870mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 50 millimeters, the Leica Digilux 3 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Digilux 3.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Digilux 3 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Digilux 3. The flash modess "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only 3136 X 2352 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Digilux 3 has a 3136 x 2352 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3072 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Digilux 3 the worst image resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Only 2560 X 1712 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Digilux 3 has a 2560 x 1712 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 2736 x 1824 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. In addition, this Leica digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of - 3136 x 2352, - 2560 x 1020, - 2048 x 1536, - 3136 x 2080, - 2560 x 1712, - 2048 x 1360 and - 3136 x 1760 and - 1920 x 1080. Across all digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Heavy

Cameras of a similar type and age to the Digilux 3 have weights of between 70g and 680g. The Digilux 3 is one of the heavier MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago (530 grams) amongst MILC cameras of this age.

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Only ± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Digilux 3 has a wider light exposure correction than most MILC cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Leica digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is actually the worst light exposure correction amongst all digital cameras of this age and type.

The best light exposure correction across similar types of camera is ± 5EV (1/3EV step).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Leica Digilux 3

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
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)
Focusing
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Video
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Live View
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash

Expert Reviews

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11 March 2009

Die Digilux 3 zeigt wie ihr Panasonic-Pendant Ecken und Kanten ? eine offensichtliche Hommage an Kameraklassiker wie Leica M oder Contax G. Im Gegensatz zu diesen analogen Messsucherkameras ist... Read more…

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23 December 2006

Die Leica Digilux 3 und die weitgehend baugleiche Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 schaffen den Spagat zwischen Tradition und Fortschritt. Das moderne Objektivsystem, die Bildvorschau (die allerdings nicht...

10 January 2007

La Leica Digilux 3 è senza dubbio una fotocamera di eccezionale qualità anche se si tratta della prima reflex digitale di questo produttore. Tra le caratteristiche principali, un sensore da 7,5...

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