• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 900.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica V-LUX 4
  • Fujifilm FinePix S8600
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General
Model Number: V-LUX 4 S8600
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price:   $229.95
Street Price: $899.00 $249.95
Date Available: 2012-11-15 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 20.8 oz (590 g)
includes batteries
15.9 oz (450 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 3.4 x 4.3 in.
(125 x 87 x 110 mm)
4.8 x 3.2 x 2.5 in.
(121 x 81 x 65 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic  
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
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, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
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)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1624 (18.7 MP, Other),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1624 (9.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1080 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1624 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1080 (4.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 8.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (240p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT; 14 elements in 11 groups, 5 Aspherical Lenses, 9 Aspherical surfaces, 3 ED Lenses , 1 Nano Surface Coating Lens) Fujinon
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 600mm 25 - 900mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 108mm 4.5 - 162mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x 36.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide/tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm f/2.9 or f/8.4 (wide) / f/6.9 or f/7.6 or f/18.7 (tele) with ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
1 - 100 cm
0.4 - 39.4 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 2.0x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / Multi (23 pt) / 1 pt (Flexible / Scalable) Contrast Detect AF: Center, Multi, Area, Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.21" Color LCD (1,312K-dots eq.), Field of View: approx. 100%, Lens 18.4x  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution:   n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   1600
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (* Extended ISO) Auto, Equivalent to ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400*; * ISO3200 / 6400 is effective in image size S
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Incandescent, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable), White Set 1, White Set 2 Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/2000 - 8 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot TTL 256-zones metering, Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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 Advanced Filter (Fish-eye, Dynamic Tone, Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, Soft Focus, Cross Screen, High Key, Low Key, Partial color: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple), Natural Light and Flash, Pro Low Light, Dynamic Range/HDR, SP1, SP2, Panorama, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (tripod), Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Sunset, Flower, Party, Text)
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2, 10, Auto seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 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 Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.3 - 13.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 13.5m (Tele/ISO Auto) Auto ISO: 0.5 - 6.0m (Wide), 1.5 - 3.6m (Tele)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound
Included Memory: 70.0 MB  
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired  
Connections (extended): Mini-HDMI, Microphone Jack Mini (Type C) HDMI port
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   8.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   40
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 540 shots 410 shots (NiMH AA)
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 3 x AA
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium or Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 3 x Alkaline AAs
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Fujifilm CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Leica-branded version of Panasonic FZ200. Compact 36x zoom, optical image stabilization, 720p movies.