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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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28 Reasons For

Good Brand

Cameras built by Leica generally have good ratings compared to other brands.

Good Quality Lens

Some Leica V-Lux owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Liveatpc.com mentioned “Fast autofocus”.

Good Product Quality

Some Leica V-Lux reviewers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Liveatpc.com wrote two years ago “Excellent image and video quality” in their review of this digital camera. Liveatpc.com also wrote “Superior image quality at higher ISOs”.

Good Technical Features

One customer thought the Leica V-Lux had good features. Liveatpc.com wrote in their review “Extensive feature set”.

Good Video Capture

One person who reviewed it considered that it was good for video recording.

Good Quality Pictures

Some Leica V-Lux reviewers concluded that it was able to produce good images.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Leica V-Lux owner said in their reviews that the Leica V-Lux had an electronic viewfinder.

Supports Wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other cameras of this age and type which do not support wi-Fi, the Leica V-Lux supports wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the V-Lux which do not support video capability, the Leica V-Lux supports video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Leica V-Lux has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the V-Lux.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Leica V-Lux has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the V-Lux also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20.1 megapixels, the Leica V-Lux has one of the higher megapixels amongst cameras of this age. The average megapixel of digital cameras of this age and spec is 16MP.

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Stereo Audio System

This camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Leica V-Lux has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Leica camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Leica V-Lux has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most bridge cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most frequently found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this Leica camera.

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Very Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The slowest camera shutter speeds of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the V-Lux range from 2s to 120s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 19s. When compared to other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Leica V-Lux's slowest camera shutter speed of 120 seconds is one of the longest.

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

With a motion JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Leica V-Lux has one of the higher motion JPEG frame rates amongst bridge cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this age and spec have motion JPEG frame rates of between 24fps and 240fps.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Leica V-Lux supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over twenty-one times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 768 x 512 pixels. This camera also 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. The best video resolution of all digital cameras of this age and type is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Quite Large Viewfinder Screen Size

The smallest viewfinder screen size of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the V-Lux is 0.2" and the largest is 3". The Leica V-Lux has one of the larger viewfinder screen sizes (0.39 inches) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Has Six White Balances

The Leica V-Lux has a greater number of white balance modes than most bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on bridge cameras that were released around the same time as the V-Lux. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this 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 digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Leica V-Lux has a maximum video resolution of 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 have been on the market for around the same time as the V-Lux the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Many Total Megapixels

The Leica V-Lux has one of the more total megapixelss (20.9 megapixels) amongst bridge cameras of this age. The total megapixelss of bridge cameras that are a similar age to the V-Lux range from 12MP to 22MP, and the average total megapixels is 17MP.

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

When compared to other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Leica V-Lux's ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,000 is one of the highest. Bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 1,600 and 26,000.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the display resolution (numeric)s range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,000 pixels, the Leica V-Lux has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s amongst bridge cameras of this age.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Leica V-Lux has a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Most bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 4000 x 3000 pixels and the best is 5184 x 3888 pixels.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Leica V-Lux has a greater number of power sources than most cameras of this age and spec. This Leica camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the V-Lux.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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11 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few customers who purchased it concluded that it was not cheap. Liveatpc.com mentioned two years ago “It's expensive”. Liveatpc.com also mentioned “More expensive than the Panasonic F 1000”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

Two Leica V-Lux reviewers said in their reviews that the Leica V-Lux was not heavy and bulky. Liveatpc.com said “Bulky for a 1, inch sensor camera” in their review of the Leica V-Lux.

Expensive

We checked 33 digital cameras of this type and age and they range in price from £113 to £939. We think that this bridge camera camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras of this type and age.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Leica V-Lux does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the V-Lux, the Leica V-Lux is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Leica V-Lux does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the V-Lux also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Leica V-Lux is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the V-Lux are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 16 times zoom factor, the Leica V-Lux has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. The optical zooms of cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3x to 65x.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The Leica V-Lux has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the V-Lux. The flash modess "Pre-flash" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Leica camera.

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Very Small Extra/Smart Zoom

At only 32 times zoom factor, the Leica V-Lux has a fairly small extra/Smart zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released around the same time as the V-Lux. The smallest extra/Smart zoom of bridge cameras that are a similar age to the V-Lux is 29x, the biggest is 220x, and the average extra/Smart zoom is 72x.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Leica V-Lux has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 400 millimeters) amongst bridge cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of bridge cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the V-Lux is 100mm, the longest is 1,600mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 750mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Leica V-Lux

Price Has Increased by £10.42

In the last fortnight the V-Lux has increased in price by £10.42.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Leica V-Lux has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the V-Lux.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as 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

At 4 times zoom factor, the Leica V-Lux has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a similar age and type to 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

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00799429181949, 04022243181939

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