With the Leica V-Lux, Leica Camera AG, Wetzlar, presents the successor model in the Leica V-Lux product line. The new digital compact camera combines powerful optics, outstanding image quality and speed in a handy format. Equipped with a super zoom lens Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 1:2.8-4/9.1-146 mm ASPH. it offers an enormous range of macro to extreme telephoto shots and together with its versatile equipment package is the ideal all-round camera for on the go.
Whether travelling, doing sports or other outdoor activities - the Leica V-Lux is the perfect camera for all applications. The focal length range of 25 to 400 mm (equivalent to 35 mm system) eliminates the need for time-consuming lens changes and heavy additional equipment. It covers every photographic situation from wide-angle to standard, super telephoto and macro photography at a distance of only 3 centimetres. The Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 1:2.8-4/9.1-146 mm ASPH. lens with an initial aperture of 2.8 (wide angle) to 4 (telephoto) enables sharp and detailed images even at great distances. The large 1" sensor of the Leica V-Lux provides images of exceptional brilliance even under unfavourable light conditions and with high ISO settings. In combination with the high light intensity of the lens, it expands the creative scope of the camera.
Further application possibilities result from the fast autofocus system: it reacts immediately to changes in the image section, which enables the reliable detection of subjects at high speed - for example in sports photography. Users also benefit from this for continuous shooting. At full resolution, the V-Lux delivers up to 12 frames per second. A new video function, with which moving images can be recorded in the digital high-definition format 4K, a resolution that is four times higher than with full HD videos, complements the service package.
The design of the Leica V-Lux is characterized by a handy format and high operating comfort. Thanks to the integrated handle, it lies firmly in the hand and with its low weight also enables one-handed photography. The camera functions are clearly arranged and easy to use. This leaves more time to concentrate on the image, which can also be captured from different perspectives thanks to the 3" LCD monitor that can be rotated and swivelled in all directions. The integrated electronic OLED viewfinder with 2.4 megapixels displays all settings, just like on the monitor.…more