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Leica V-Lux

£889.00
Leica V-Lux
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An award winning and fully featured bridge digital camera, but representing only middle of the road value for money
Bridge 20.1MP 16x Yes Oct 2014
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Leica V-Lux Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Leica V-Lux number 330 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
52 Reviews + 1 Award
53
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

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. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 2018.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is easy to use and good picture quality.
The V-Lux has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5472 x 3648 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution
Fast throughout the entire zoom range
Faster and more reliable autofocus
Razor-sharp 4k video
Excellent picture quality thanks to A large sensor
Practical by nature in both design and handling
Wonderful outlook with the integrated viewfinder
Three-year warranty inclusive
Professional image processing

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 334 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 351 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 346 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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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
Leica V-Lux size in context

Leica V-Lux In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this Leica 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 the average expert rating of this camera is 85 out of 100. If all the cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this Leica digital camera is in the top 15%.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 48 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is marvellous. Over 80% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This puts this Leica digital camera in the top 13% of all the cameras when ranked by average user review score.

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Customers Report Good Product Quality

Eight people who purchased it considered that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six customers thought this digital camera was easy to use, four people thought the product was easy to handle and three customers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Nine customers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images and four people who purchased it thought it was good in low light.

Leica Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 919 expert and owner reviews (including 351 verified purchases) for Leica cameras and found that on average Leica has very good reviews. 97% of those that bought a Leica camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Three owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Nine owners considered that this digital camera was well made.

Users Report Good Battery Life

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

Users Report Good Lens Quality

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

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers wrote that the Leica V-Lux was compact.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £889.00 it is in the most expensive 26% of 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 £889.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,150.00 (£1,594.94).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2014.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Leica V-Lux's sensor megapixels of 20.1MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5472 X 3648 Pixels Image Resolution

The Leica V-Lux has a maximum image resolution of 5472 x 3648 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The Leica V-Lux's optical zoom of only 16x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 72% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Leica V-Lux has 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. This Leica camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Leica V-Lux of 25,000 is higher than 79% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Leica V-Lux has an image stabilizer. 78% of 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, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Leica V-Lux of only 400mm is in the shortest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Leica V-Lux has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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360 Battery Life

The Leica V-Lux is a digital camera that takes 360 shots battery life.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Leica V-Lux's digital zoom of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Leica V-Lux supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Microphone in

The Leica V-Lux has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Leica V-Lux has a headphone output, unlike 93% of cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The Leica V-Lux's image sensor size of 1" is very big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The image sensor sizes of digital cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Leica V-Lux has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Leica V-Lux's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 67% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Leica V-Lux supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The Leica V-Lux supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Leica camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels plus 1 more value. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). 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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Leica V-Lux of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 47% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica leica18194, leica vlux20, leica 18176, leica 18138, leica 18191

Barcodes:

00017874695157, 00411378015655, 00610696348531, 00616348081184, 00799429181383, 00799429181635, 00799429181765, 00799429181918, 00799429181949, 00799429183134, 00799429183912, 04022243181632, 04022243181915, 04022243181939, 04022243181946, 04022243183131, 04022243183919

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