Leica V-LUX 1 Compact 10MP Digital Camera

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About this item

Simply Beautiful:
The Leica V-LUX 1 is a digital compact camera with 10 Megapixels that combines the performance of a reflex camera & the advantages of a compact camera. This camera has a LEICA DC VARIO ELMARIT 1:2.8-3.7/7.4-88.8 ASPH lens with an equivalent focal length range from 35 to 420 mm. The 12x optical zoom gives the photographer the opportunity to take a range of pictures without having to change lenses

The image stabilizing technology O.I.S ensures sharpness without a flash or tripod in critical light situations. The rotatable 2.0 TFT Display with 207,000 pixels gives the photographer a reliable & precise evaluation both while recording & replaying

The built-in flash unit is either activated automatically or manually for fill-in lighting & is neatly concealed within the camera body when not in use. The possibilities of the manual adjustments offers the photographer unlimited creative opportunities

A number of programmed motive modes as well as the manual setting options allow both fast as well as creative photography. The high resolution EVF (235,000 pixels) ensures that the results regarding composition, perspective & sharpness is reliable

Display: Rotatable:
The swiveling TFT display allows the photographer to have full control on framing & perspective even in difficult situations & creates additional options for surprising perspectives. The 207, 000 pixel display ensures an extremely brilliant image. It also offers the best playback for a reliable & precise judgment of the picture result. The high resolution electronic viewfinder is a reliable tool for precision focusing & shows great results even in extremely bright sunlight

Leica Lens:
The V-LUX 1 is a compact camera which offers a built-in 12x optical zoom. This allows the photographer to be ready from nearly all photographic situations. As there is no need to change the lens, the risk of pollution the image sensor is reduced to zero

Every Picture Comes Out Fine:
An Optical Image Stabilization System that can be switched on or off at any time provides the user with the security in all sorts of situations that the pictures will turn out sharp. The O.I.S. will ensure that the pictures are almost always sharp be it a picture taken at dusk, an indoor shot, quick snapshots or when using longer focal lengths
• The V-LUX 1 achieves an image processing at lightning speed with the highest image quality. It possesses an image engine that processes & stores the picture data very fast. With its efficient power management, the V-LUX 1 reaches a higher number of images with 1 battery charge & pictures with a low noise level because of clever image processing algorithms

Operating Ease:
The V-LUX 1 is a compact digital camera with the creativity of a professional digital SLR camera. It gives the user a high level of mobility & flexibility without compromise in performance & image quality. It is easy to operate, fast & intuitive.

What's Included With This Item

  • Battery
  • Charger
  • Instruction Manual
  • Box

Key Features

  • 10 Megapixels
  • LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT 1:2.8-3.7/7.4-88.8 ASPH Lens (=35 - 420 mm)
  • Wide-angle to super-tele
  • 12x optical zoom
  • High resolution electronic viewfinder
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Rotatable, brilliant 2.0" TFT display with 207,000 pixels
  • Built-in flash

Technical Specs

Camera Effective Pixels 10.1 Megapixels
CCD (Image Sensor) 1/1.8"
10.4 Total Megapixels
CCD Primary Color Filter
Resolutions (Still Images) 4:3 Aspect Ratio 3648 x 2736 3264 x 2448 2560 x 1920 2048 x 1536 1600 x 1200
3:2 Aspect Ratio 3600 x 2400 3248 x 2160 2560 x 1712 2048 x 1360
16:9 Aspect Ratio 3584 x 2016 3072 x 1728 1920 x 1080
Resolutions (Movie) 4:3 Aspect Ratio 640 x 480, 320 x 240
16:9 Aspect Ratio 848 x 480
Optical Zoom 12x
Digital Zoom 2x/4x
Focal Length 7.4-88.8 mm
(35 equivalent: 35-420 mm)
Leica DC Vario-Elmarit Lens 14 elements in 10 groups
(3 Aspherical Lenses/3 Aspherical Surfaces, 1 ED Lens)
Aperture Range Wide: f/2.8 - f/11
Tele: f/3.7 - f/11
Focusing Area AF: Wide: 11.81" (30 cm)/Tele: 6'' 6" (200 cm) - infinity
Macro/MF: Wide: 1.96" (5 cm) /Tele: 6'' 6" (200 cm) - infinity
AF Metering 1 point
1 point high speed
3 points high speed
9 points Spot
Focus AF
AF Macro
MR Switchable
Manual Focus (Ring)
Continuous AF On/Off
ISO Sensitivity Auto/Daylight/Cloudy/Shade/Halogen/Flash/ White Set 1,2
White Balance Adjustment (150 K step, -1500 + 1500K) (except for auto WB)
Exposure Auto
Program AE
Aperture Priority AE
Shutter Priority AE
Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV Step, + or - 2 EV
Backlight Compensation Yes (at auto mode)
Auto Bracketing (AE) + 1/3 EV-1EV Step, 3 Frames
Light Metering Intelligent Multiple/Center-weighted/Spot
Shutter Speed 8-1/2,000 sec.: Program AE, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority AE
Manual: 60 - 1/2000 sec.
Self Timer 10 seconds/2 seconds
Auto Review 1 second/3 seconds/zoom
Review 1x/4x/8x
Picture Adjustment Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Noise Reduction
Color Effect Mode Cool, Warm, Black & White, Sepia
Recording Format Still Image: JPEG (design rule for camera file system),
DPOF corresponding StillImage with Audio,
JPEG (design rule for camera file system) + QuickTIme
Motion Images: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Image Quality RAW/Fine/Standard
Burst Shooting Mode Full-resolution image: Standard Mode: Up to 5 images at 2 or 1 frame/second
FineMode: Up to 3 images
Unlimited Consecutive Shooting Yes
Still Image Recording with Audio 5 seconds
Real-time Histograms Yes
Composition Guide Lines Yes (2 patterns)
Built-in Flash Mode Auto Red-Eye Reduction: Auto, Slow-sync, Forced Off,Forced On/Off
External Flash Hot Shoe
Viewfinder 0.44" diagonal Color EVF (235K pixels)
Field of view: approximately 100%
LCD Monitor Free angle 2.0" Diagonal Polycrystalline TFT LCD Display (207K pixels)
Field of view: approximately 100 %
Power LCD Mode
Playback Mode Single/9, 25-thumbnail display,
Calendar display,
Zoomed playback (16x max),
image rotation (except for RAW),
Slide Show,
Favorite Pictures,
Aspect Conversion,
DPOF Print Setting
OSD Language English, Spanish, Japanes, Chinese (Traditional), German, Italian, French
Recording Media SD Memory Card
SDHC Memory Card
Multimedia Card
Interface DC Input, A/V Output (NTSC/PAL), USB
Direct Print PictBridge
Power Supply Lithium-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 710 mAh) (Included)
AC Adaptor (Input:110-24-V AC) (Optional)
Battery Life Up to 360 Pictures (CIPA Standard)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.37" x 5.54" x 5.59"
85mm x 141mm x 142 mm
Weight 1.47 lbs / 668 g
Warranty Leica
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