Leica V-LUX 4 Review

 
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Model Name: Leica V-LUX 4 
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General
Model Number: V-LUX 4 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $948.99
Date Available: 2012-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 20.8 oz (590 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.9 x 3.4 x 4.3 in.
(125 x 87 x 110 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 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),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/60i/30p, 60p/30p, 30p, 120p, 240p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.80
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 12.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 600 mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
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/tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.21" Color LCD (1,312K-dots eq.), Field of View: approx. 100%, Lens 18.4x 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (* Extended ISO)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Incandescent, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable), White Set 1, White Set 2 
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
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: Scene: Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Panorama Shot, Sports, Panning, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, HDR, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, 3D photo; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color 
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 13.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 13.5m (Tele/ISO Auto)  
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 70.0
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): No 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini-HDMI, Microphone Jack 
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 540
Notes & Features: Leica-branded version of Panasonic FZ200. 

 


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