Leica D - Lux 5 Digital Camera

The D-Lux 5 is a true Leica, not only in terms of its elegant design but also in its superior optical performance: The result is images of excellent quality.
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The D-Lux 5 is a true Leica, not only in terms of its elegant design but also in its superior optical performance: The result is images of excellent quality.

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Features

  • Inspiration Demands Creative Flexibility
  • Super-fast lens
  • Brilliant image quality
  • Creative freedom
  • Classic design
  • Professional image processing
  • Video in HD-Quality

    Design and Ergonomics

    This metal body camera is 43mm thick.

    3.0"" TFT LCD, approx. 460,000 pixels, field of view: approx. 100%, automatic brightness adjustment.

    Picture Quality and Lens

    With 10.1 megapixels you can get a 8x12 print at full resolution with room for cropping and with greater enlargement possible to achieve poster size prints. The 3.8 times Leica DC Vario-Summicron has a 35mm film equivalent focal length range of 24-90mm, which will give you a perspective from Extra wide angle to Normal angle for Large groups and landscapes to Standard mid-length shots. It features a lens that has extended even when the camera zooms. It also has a 4 times digital zoom. This camera is also capable of a highest 3200 ISO for better lowlight photography. Manual exposure manual setting.

    Key Technologies

    Inspiration Demands Creative Flexibility

    The D-Lux 5 is a true Leica, not only in terms of its elegant design but also in its superior optical performance: The result is images of excellent quality.

    Super-fast lens

    The newly developed, fast, Leica DC Vario-Summicron 1:2-3.3/5.1-19.2 mm ASPH. zoom lens offers an extremely practical range of focal lengths (24-90 mm-equivalent in 35mm format) With it Leica sets another new benchmark in the history of compact camera lenses. Thanks to its extremely fast maximum aperture, the Leica DC Vario-Summicron makes it an ideal camera for ""available light"" photography e. g. in the dawn or twilight hours and the new lens offers even more creative freedom than its predecessor.

    Brilliant image quality

    The D-Lux 5 features a newly designed 1/1.63""-CCD image sensor that is particularly large for a compact camera. Even at the standard resolution of 10.1 megapixels, this contributes to a significant increase in image quality. The results speak for themselves: combined with the camera's electronics and firmware, it guarantees brilliant high-contrast images with natural colour rendition and superb sharpness - just the way you expect them to be from a Leica camera!

    The new D-Lux 5 delivers images in all 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 formats as well as 1:1 a particularly interesting format for creative composition, in both capture and review mode.

    Creative freedom

    Photography with a Leica camera must be one thing above all - a sheer pleasure. And that is precisely what the Leica D-Lux 5 offers with its amazingly simple and intuitive handling and clearly laid out functions. For instance, you can set manual settings, quickly and easily, using the D-Lux 5's innovative ""Clickwheel"" located on the back of the camera. Thanks to its manual setting option for subject distance, aperture and shutter speed, the D-Lux 5 opens up a whole vista of creative opportunities for discerning photographers to take complete control of image characteristics. It also offers numerous automatic functions for effortless photgraphy that guarantees the user perfectly exposed and sharp images by simply pressing the shutter release ideal for less experienced photographers. The camera's automatic functions can control the O.I.S. image stabiliser, automatic ISO selection, face recognition, automatic contrast compensation and automatic scene mode.

    Classic design

    Classical elegance meets premium quality materials: This characterises the design philosophy of Leica D-Lux cameras. A design concept that the D-Lux 5 carries forth brilliantly and effortlessly. Elegant matt black throughout, with sparse accents in chrome and uncomplicated distinctive lines, it possesses a compellingly purist and simultaneously timeless modern design. A single glance says it all: It is a true Leica.

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  • Product details

    Camera Type:
    Compact
    Colour:
    Black
    Model:
    D-Lux 5
    Weight (g):
    800

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