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