Leica V-LUX 2 Review

 
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Model Name: Leica V-LUX 2 
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General
Model Number: V-LUX 2 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $850.00
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Date Available: 2010-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 18.3 oz (520 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.9 x 3.1 x 3.7 in.
(124 x 80 x 95 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4320 x 2880 (12.4 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
4320 x 2432 (10.5 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2056 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 848x480, 640x480, 320x240, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 60i, 30, 30, 30, 30, 220
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 15.10
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.33" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 14.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 600 mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x ( Max. 96.0 x combined with Optical Zoom without Extra Optical Zoom ) 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5,2 (tele) - f/8 (up to f/11 in movie mode) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 202K dot color LCD; Approx. 100% coverage 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shadow, Tungsten, Manual setting, Manual measurement 
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Panorama Assist, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Photo Frame, High Speed Movie 
Self Timer: 2, 10, 10 (3shots) seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 9.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 5.1m (Tele/ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 40.0
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVCHD / QT Motion JPEG 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL):  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input, Mini-HDMI with Viera Link 
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements, Adobe Premiere Elements 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: 7.2V, 895mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included:  
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Notes & Features: Rebadged version of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100. 

 


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