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Model Name: Leica D-LUX 2 
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General
Model Number: D-LUX 2
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price:  
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Date Available:  
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.0 oz (198 g)
Size: 4.0 x 2.2 x 1.0 in.
(102 x 57 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 8.4
Sensor Format: 1/1.65 inch
Sensor size: 45.0856mm2 (7.76mm x 5.81mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.02 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
3248 x 2160 (7.0 MP, 3:2),
2880 x 2160 (6.2 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, TIFF
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 848x480 (30.00)
320x240 (0.00)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video:
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - f/8.0
Normal Focus Range: 48 cm to Infinity
18.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-area
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 207,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 0
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings:  
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Automatic, daylight, cloudy, halogen light, and 2 manual settings
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, sport, night scenery, night portrait, fireworks, party, snow, self-portrait, food, baby, soft skin, candle light , starry sky, landscape
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, slow sync, red-eye reduction, on, off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.6 – 4.1m, Tele: 0.3 – 2.3m
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, TIFF
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC In
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
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Startup Time:  
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Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 0
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0, Quicktime Movie Player, USB driver
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
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