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Leica V-Lux 4

A Fully Featured 12.1 Megapixel 24 Times Zoom Factor Digital Camera
Bridge Camera 12.1MP 24x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Leica V-Lux 4 Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Leica V-Lux 4 number 869 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports video recording
Has a USB 2.0 port
Heavy
Does not support Wi-Fi

Leica V-Lux 4 In-Depth Analysis

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Based on 904 expert and owner reviews (including 43 verified purchases), Leica has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Leica also has excellent ratings specifically for its low megapixel cameras compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Leica camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Supports Video Recording

The V-Lux 4 supports video recording, as do most of the other new low megapixel cameras.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Leica V-Lux 4 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Leica V-Lux 4 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other low megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The V-Lux 4 has a hand strap. Most of the other recently released cameras also have a hand strap.

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Features Voice Recording

The V-Lux 4 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Batteries Included

The V-Lux 4 has a batteries included. Most of the other low megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also have a batteries included.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 600 millimeters, the V-Lux 4 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other low megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera. Low megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 29mm and 1,200mm.

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Supports PictBridge

The Leica V-Lux 4 supports PictBridge. Most of the other recently released low megapixel cameras also support PictBridge.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Leica V-Lux 4 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of recently released comparable spec digital cameras range from 1GB to 64GB. With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the V-Lux 4's maximum memory card size is one of the largest amongst cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many low megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The V-Lux 4 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Leica digital camera also 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all new low megapixel cameras.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on low megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Supports 100, 200 and 11 More ISO Sensitivities

The V-Lux 4 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this Leica digital camera.

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Heavy

The average weight of low megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera is 250g, and the weights range from 45g to 1.3kg. With a weight of 589.5 grams, the Leica V-Lux 4 is one of the heavier digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera amongst low megapixel cameras of this age.

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12.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.1 megapixels camera.

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Has an HDMI

The V-Lux 4 has an HDMI. Most of the other recently released digital cameras also have an HDMI.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on low megapixel cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The V-Lux 4 has a battery charger included. Most of the other recently released low megapixel cameras also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Leica V-Lux 4 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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540 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The V-Lux 4 is a camera that takes 540 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera take between 100 and 999 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the V-Lux 4 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other low megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Leica V-Lux 4 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other recently released low megapixel cameras do support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

The V-Lux 4 supports video capability, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 24 times zoom factor, the V-Lux 4 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera. Across all the low megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera the optical zooms range from 1x to 50x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The V-Lux 4 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

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3D

The V-Lux 4 is 3D, as are most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the V-Lux 4 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Microphone in

The V-Lux 4 has a microphone in, as do most of the other low megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The V-Lux 4 has a pre-flash. Most of the other latest similar spec cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Features Face Detection

The Leica V-Lux 4 features face detection, as do most of the other low megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Leica V-Lux 4 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The V-Lux 4 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other low megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The V-Lux 4 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other low megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The V-Lux 4 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Leica camera was released in January 2014.


Leica V-Lux 4 Review Sources

To prepare this Leica V-Lux 4 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,506 product attributes, 188,285 digital camera reviews and 3,224,500 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica 18191
Barcodes 00799429181918, 04022243181908, 04022243181915

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