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Leica V-Lux

$1,150.00
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An award winning and fully featured 20.1 megapixel 16 times zoom factor digital camera
Bridge 20.1MP 16x Yes Oct 2014
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Leica V-Lux Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Leica V-Lux number 292 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has very good expert reviews and excellent 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 cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good product quality, it is easy to use and good picture quality.
This Leica digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixel

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the V-Lux with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras. It is also excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras as well being very good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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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

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Leica V-Lux In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site said that this digital camera was very good. This Leica digital camera received an "Essential" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Four experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Techradar, techradar.com/au/ and stuff.tv have rated this camera on average 85%. This means that digital camera experts think this digital camera is one of the better cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

This Leica camera has a brilliant average user rating based on 48 user reviews. 34 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the cameras are ranked by average user review score then this camera is in the top 14%.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 903 expert and user reviews (including 316 verified purchases), Leica has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Leica also has excellent ratings specifically for its cameras compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Leica digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Eight owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Six owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use, four people who bought it said that it was easy to handle and three customers who bought the product thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Nine owners said in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images and four owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good in low light.

Customers Report Nice Design

Three people who bought the product concluded that it was good looking.

Customers Report it is Robust

Nine people mentioned that it was well made.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Two customers who purchased it mentioned that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a good autofocus, three people thought it had a good lens and two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two customers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was compact.


Value For Money

Pricey

The cheapeast digital cameras that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895. We think that this camera looks expensive.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Leica V-Lux of £899.00 ($899.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $251.00.

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Features

5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Leica V-Lux has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Quite High Megapixel

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP. With a megapixel of 20.1 megapixels, the Leica V-Lux has one of the higher megapixels amongst digital cameras of this age.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 16 times zoom factor, the Leica V-Lux has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica V-Lux has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Leica V-Lux has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Leica V-Lux has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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360 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Leica V-Lux which takes 360 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,000 pixels, the Leica V-Lux has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 600,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Leica V-Lux has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Microphone in

The Leica V-Lux has a microphone in. Most of the other cameras also have a microphone in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Leica V-Lux has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other cameras.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Leica V-Lux is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over nine times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this digital camera support a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 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. The best video resolution of all digital cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Leica V-Lux supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Leica V-Lux supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Leica V-Lux has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Leica V-Lux has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Leica V-Lux supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other digital cameras.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Leica V-Lux is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. The best video resolution of all cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 640 pixels.

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Fairly High Magnification

At 1.88 times zoom factor, the Leica V-Lux has a fairly high magnification compared to most of the other digital cameras. The magnifications of cameras range from 0.15x to 100x.

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Five Aspherical Lenses

The Leica V-Lux is a five aspherical lens digital camera.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since October 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica 18193
Barcodes 00009608235591, 00799429181949, 04022243181939

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