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Leica V-Lux

$1,150.00
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A good spec and award winning bridge camera, but representing only middle of the road value for money
Bridge 20.1MP 16x Yes Oct 2014
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Used - Leica V-LUX 1 10.1MP Digital Camera with 12x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom
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Used - Leica V-LUX 20 12.1 MP Digital Camera with 12x Wide Angle Optical Zoom and 3.0-Inch LCD
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Used - Leica 18191 V-LUX 4 12.7MP Compact System Camera with 3.0-Inch TFT LCD - Black
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Used - Leica 18176 V-LUX 40 14.1MP Compact Camera with 3.0-Inch TFT LCD (Black)
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Leica V-Lux Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Leica V-Lux number 122 in best selling cameras and number 203 across all digital cameras.
95
Reviews
51 Reviews + 1 Award
59
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Leica digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Fast throughout the entire zoom range
Faster and more reliable autofocus
Razor-sharp 4k video
Excellent picture quality thanks to A large sensor
Practical by nature in both design and handling
Wonderful outlook with the integrated viewfinder
Three-year warranty inclusive
Professional image processing

How Big is the Leica V-Lux?

The Leica V-Lux is 137mm wide and 98.5mm tall. It is 130.7mm deep and weighs g.

Leica V-Lux front dimensions
Leica V-Lux size in context

Leica V-Lux In-Depth Analysis

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Leica V-Lux's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Leica V-Lux has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The Leica V-Lux's optical zoom of only 16x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 72% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Leica V-Lux has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This Leica camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Leica V-Lux of 25,000 is higher than 79% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Leica V-Lux has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica V-Lux has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Leica V-Lux of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 47% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The Leica V-Lux supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Leica camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels plus 1 more value. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Leica V-Lux supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Leica V-Lux's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 67% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Leica V-Lux has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The Leica V-Lux's image sensor size of 1" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The image sensor sizes of digital cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Has a Headphone Output

The Leica V-Lux has a headphone output, unlike 93% of cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Microphone in

The Leica V-Lux has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Leica V-Lux supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Leica V-Lux's digital zoom of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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360 Battery Life

The Leica V-Lux is a digital camera that takes 360 shots battery life.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Leica V-Lux has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Leica V-Lux of only 400mm is in the shortest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Leica V-Lux supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica 9608235591, leica 18193

Barcodes:

00009608235591, 00799429181949, 04022243181939

Frequently Asked Questions About the Leica V-Lux

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