Leica C-Lux

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Leica Keeps it Luxurious with the C-Lux Camera

Leica Keeps it Luxurious with the C-Lux Camera and AccessoriesRead More Sleek, stylish, and versatile, the midnight blue Leica C-Lux is a multimedia digital camera well-suited for everyday shooting. Revolving around a 20.1MP 1" MOS sensor, both high-resolution stills and UHD 4030p video can be recorded. The sensor's design affords a top sensitivity of ISO 25600 to enable working in low light, and a top 10-fps shooting rate is also available for photographing moving subjects. Complementing the sensor's versatility is a 15x optical zoom Leica DC Vario-Elmar lens, which covers a 24-360mm equivalent focal length range for photographing in a broad variety of situations. This lens's reach is benefited by 5-axis optical image stabilization, which minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when working handheld.

Beyond its performance, the C-Lux is also distinguished by its physical design that incorporates both a 2.33m-dot electronic viewfinder, for bright eye-level shooting, and a 3.0" 1.24m-dot touchscreen LCD. Additionally, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE connectivity permits wirelessly sharing photos and movies to your mobile devices via the dedicated Leica C-Lux app.

20.1MP 1" MOS Sensor

Utilizing a large 20.1MP 1" MOS sensor, high-resolution stills and video can be captured within with a wide sensitivity range up to ISO 25600 to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions. The sensor and processor combination also affords a quick full-resolution continuous shooting rate of up to 10 fps, UHD 4K30p video recording at 100 Mb/s, and the ability to save 8MP stills from 4K video. Leica DC Vario-Elmar 15x Zoom Lens A long-reaching 15x Leica DC Vario-Elmar zoom offers a wide-angle to super-telephoto 24-360mm equivalent focal length range to suit photographing in a wide variety of situations. The lens is benefited by a fast 49-point autofocus system along with face detection focusing for working with different subject types. Also complementing the lens's reach is 5-axis optical image stabilization, which compensates for the effects of camera shake to produce sharper imagery when shooting handheld.

Body Design and Wireless Connectivity

  • Eye-level shooting is supported via the built-in 0.21" 2.33m-dot electronic viewfinder, which is ideal for working in bright, sunlit conditions.
  • Rear 3.0" 1.24m-dot LCD monitor features a touchscreen design to support intuitive image playback and menu navigation. The screen's design also has an oleophobic coating to prevent marks and fingerprints.
  • Both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE are available to facilitate wirelessly sharing imagery to iOS and Android smartphones or tablets via the dedicated Leica C-Lux app.
  • Slim and sleek camera design features an attractive midnight blue finish.
  • Built-in pop-up flash is available for working in low-light situations.

Leica C-Lux Announced Jun 15, 2018 20 megapixels 3″ screen 24 360 mm (15)
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Specifications
Price
MSRP $1050 / 875
Body type
Body type Large sensor compact
Sensor
Max resolution 5472 x 3648
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels
Sensor size 1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Image
ISO Auto, 125-12800 (expands to 80-25600)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 80
Boosted ISO (maximum) 25600
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes (4 slots)
Image stabilization Optical
Image stabilization notes Hybrid 5-axis available in movie mode
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, standard
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24360 mm
Optical zoom 15
Maximum aperture F3.36.4
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (2X)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)
Number of focus points 49
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,240,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.53
Viewfinder resolution 2,330,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/16000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 6.80 m (at Auto ISO)
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Continuous drive 10.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, 3 shots @ 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing 3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Modes
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 20 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 10 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB charging Yes
HDMI Yes (microHDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.2 LE
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 370
Weight (inc. batteries) 340 g (0.75 lb / 11.99 oz)
Dimensions 113 x 67 x 46 mm (4.45 x 2.64 x 1.81)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS None


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