Some customers said in their reviews that the Leica X Vario had a good zoom. Malcolm Fowler said in his review on Amazon “It fits great in pocket and the zoom offers a great range”. Mr. I. A. Macpherson said in their Leica X Vario review “The zoom lense is powerful and the quality”. Pepper rated it as very good and mentioned last year “Also, I think the pictures taken in normal daylight conditions especially at long zoom are slightly sharper too”.
Several Leica X Vario owners who reviewed the Leica X Vario agreed that it had a good lens. Dale Thorn said on Amazon “The X1 by comparison has a fairly small lens assembly that pops out when the camera is switched on”. M. Williams mentioned on Amazon “The TZ70 makes the same optical compromise as the TZ60 - it has an excellent Leica lens that has up to 30x zoom” in their review of the Leica X Vario. Expert website Dpnow.com said in their review “Speculation ranged from a fixed prime lens full frame special to a new compact system camera with interchangeable len”.
Some customers who purchased it said that it had a good autofocus. In December last year Amazon Customer said in their review of this digital camera “I would have liked provision to have a setting where focusing could be used in say Program mode.”.
Two Leica X Vario owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good image stabiliser. Pepper mentioned “Optical stabilisation is effective” in their review of this digital camera. In December last year Thomas Cunliffe scored the product 5 stars and he said “The fantastic image stabilisation system which really irons out any jitteriness in your hands2”.