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Leica V-Lux Digital Camera

20.1MP 16x MOS Oct 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Fast Throughout The Entire Zoom Range Travel, sports, or other outdoor adventures the Leica V-Lux is simply the ideal camera for them all. Thanks to its enormous zoom range of 25 to 400 mm,... More
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29 Reasons For

Leica Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Leica cameras have an average rating of 87%, which is in the top 27% of all camera brands that we have looked at.

Good Quality Lens

Some Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) owners who bought the product agreed that it had a good autofocus. In December last year Liveatpc.com said in their Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) review “Fast autofocus”.

Good Product Quality

Some Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Last year Liveatpc.com wrote “Excellent image and video quality” in their review of this digital camera. Liveatpc.com also said “Superior image quality at higher ISOs”.

Good Technical Features

One Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) reviewer thought the Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) had good features. Liveatpc.com said “Extensive feature set” .

Good Video Capture

One Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) owner who reviewed it wrote that it was good for video recording.

Good Quality Pictures

Several people reckoned that the product was able to produce good images.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) owner who bought it reckoned that it had an electronic viewfinder.

Supports Wi-Fi

The V-Lux (Typ 114) supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the V-Lux (Typ 114) do not support wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) supports video capability. Most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the V-Lux (Typ 114) do not support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The V-Lux (Typ 114) has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the V-Lux (Typ 114) also have a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The V-Lux (Typ 114) has an image stabilizer. Most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the V-Lux (Typ 114) also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite High Megapixel

The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has a quite high megapixel (20.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. Across all the cameras that were released more than two years ago the megapixels range from 12MP to 21MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The most commonly found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this digital camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this Leica digital camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the V-Lux (Typ 114). The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Leica camera.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the bridge camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the V-Lux (Typ 114) the motion JPEG frame rates range from 24fps to 240fps. At 60 frames per second, the Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has a fairly high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-one times the video resolution of a 768 x 512 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the V-Lux (Typ 114). In addition, this digital camera support video resolutionss of 640 x 480 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels. 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. Across all similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

At 0.39 inches, the V-Lux (Typ 114) has a fairly large viewfinder screen size compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the V-Lux (Typ 114) have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.2" and 3", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.3".

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Very Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the V-Lux (Typ 114) is 19s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of 120 seconds, the V-Lux (Typ 114) has one of the longest slowest camera shutter speeds amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Has Six White Balances

The V-Lux (Typ 114) has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the V-Lux (Typ 114). The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Leica digital camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the V-Lux (Typ 114) is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-seven times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. Across all digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the V-Lux (Typ 114) the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of digital cameras of this type and age is 17MP. With a total megapixels of 20.9 megapixels, the Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has a fairly many total megapixels compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 1,600 to 26,000. The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has one of the highest ISO sensitivity (max)s (25,000) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Leica camera has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras of a similar age and spec to the V-Lux (Typ 114) the image resolution ranges from 4000 x 3000 pixels to 5184 x 3888 pixels.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (921,000 pixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. Comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the V-Lux (Typ 114) have display resolution (numeric)s of between 460 pixels and 1,500,000 pixels.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 1,200 milliampere * hour, the V-Lux (Typ 114) has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The smallest battery capacity of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 890mAh, the biggest is 1,500mAh, and the average battery capacity is 1,100mAh.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the V-Lux (Typ 114).

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9 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

Several people who bought it said that it was not heavy and bulky. Liveatpc.com wrote “Bulky for a 1, inch sensor camera” in their review of this digital camera.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the V-Lux (Typ 114) does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) is not 3D. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the V-Lux (Typ 114) is not waterproof.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 16 times zoom factor, the V-Lux (Typ 114) has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The smallest optical zoom of cameras of this type and age is 1.3x, the biggest is 65x, and the average optical zoom is 32x.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The V-Lux (Typ 114) has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The flash modess "Pre-flash" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Small Extra/Smart Zoom

The average extra/Smart zoom of bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the V-Lux (Typ 114) is 72x, and the extra/Smart zooms range from 29x to 220x. With an extra/Smart zoom of only 32 times zoom factor, the V-Lux (Typ 114) has one of the smaller extra/Smart zooms amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 400 millimeters, the V-Lux (Typ 114) has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the V-Lux (Typ 114). Comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the V-Lux (Typ 114) have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 100mm and 1,600mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 750mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Leica V-Lux

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a similar age and type 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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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the V-Lux (Typ 114) has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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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)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
Headphone Outputs
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)

Expert Reviews

11 March 2015

Most of you are familiar with bridge cameras ? they're not quite DSLRs but still more superior to point-and-shoots. They're also more affordable than owning high-end professional shooters that... Read more…

Incredibly versatile
Excellent image and video quality
Fast autofocus
Inch sensor
Large maximum aperture and 16x zoom range
It's expensive
Almost identical to the cheaper Panasonic F 1000
Screen not touch sensitive
Bulky for a 1, inch sensor camera
More expensive than the Panasonic F 1000

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 26 August 2015 by Andre Braz
Andre Braz would recommend the Leica V-Lux Type 114

Hello !! I have to say, I am in love with this camera !! My Hobbie is to take pictures of my daughters and for that a bought a Canon 6D. The camera is great but it wasn´t good for my needs; it... Read more…

Easy to Use
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Battery Life
Good in Low Light
Great Resolution
Not Weather Sealed
Short Battery Life
No Weatherproofing
Plastic Body -
Poor Quality Switches
Reviewed 11 January 2016 by #ilovemyleica
#ilovemyleica would recommend the Leica V-Lux Typ 114 (Verified Purchase)

I use this camera as an all-round photographic tool, shooting everything from portraits, urban/nature scenes to night-time situations, and I love the overall quality feel of Leica. I especially... Read more…

Easy to Use
Good in Low Light
Great Resolution
Bw Images
Fast Shutter Speed
No Continous Zoom
Short Battery Life
Viewfinder
EXPENSIVE
Limited Zoom

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00799429181949, 04022243181939

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