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Leica V-Lux

£899.00
PhotographyBlog.com Essential
An award winning bridge digital camera, very good for everyday photography
Bridge 20.1MP 16x Yes Oct 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Leica V-Lux Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Leica V-Lux number 236 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
51 Reviews + 1 Award
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Value for Money
Poor
77
Features
Good Features
52
Age
2 Years Old
58
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received an industry award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Leica digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report superior product quality, that it is easy to use and good picture quality.
The V-Lux has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixels sensor
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for everyday photography, ranking number 161 in everyday photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 230 in sports photography cameras as well being excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 266 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Landscape Photography
Very Good
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Everyday Photography
Excellent
80
Sports Photography
Excellent
80
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

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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

The writer at one expert review site said that this camera was very good. This was from PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Essential".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Techradar, techradar.com/au/ and stuff.tv this digital camera has an average expert rating of 85%. Camera experts think this camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 47 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is marvellous. Over 80% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This Leica camera in the top 15% of all the digital cameras when ranked by user rating.

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Leica Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 909 user and expert reviews (including 317 verified purchases), Leica has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. 97% of those that bought a Leica camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Seven customers wrote in their reviews that the Leica V-Lux was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six people wrote that the product was easy to use, four owners who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to handle and three owners thought this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Nine customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was able to produce good images and three people who bought it concluded that it was good in low light.

Users Report Nice Design

Three customers said in their reviews that the Leica V-Lux was good looking.

Users Report That it is Robust

Eight customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made.

Users Report Good Battery Life

Two customers said in their reviews that the product had a good battery life.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good autofocus, three customers thought it had a good lens and two people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was compact.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £899.00 it is more expensive than 85% of digital cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Leica V-Lux and the United Kingdom price of £899.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,150.00 (£1,503.40).

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Features

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Leica V-Lux of 20.1MP is quite high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Leica V-Lux is 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Leica V-Lux of 16x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 39% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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 resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 is known as "UHD-1".

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Leica V-Lux's ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,000 is in the highest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Leica V-Lux has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica V-Lux has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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360 Battery Life

The Leica V-Lux is a digital camera that takes 360 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Leica V-Lux has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Leica V-Lux of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 53% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Leica V-Lux's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 38% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Leica V-Lux supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Microphone in

The Leica V-Lux has a microphone in, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Leica V-Lux has a headphone output, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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Quite Big Image Sensor Size

Digital cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5". The Leica V-Lux's image sensor size of 1" is in the biggest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Leica V-Lux has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Leica V-Lux supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Leica camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 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.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Leica V-Lux supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Leica V-Lux supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica 18194, leica 18191

Barcodes:

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