Leica right this moment launched the Leica C-Lux, a pocket ‘travel zoom’ digital camera that mixes a 24-360mm equal lens with a 20.1 MP 1″ sensor.
The Leica C-Lux can be on sale within the color choices „Light Gold“ and „Midnight Blue“ beginning mid July 2018.
Leica C-Lux at a Glance
- 20.1 MP 1″ sensor
- 24 – 360 mm equiv. 15 x optical zoom lens
- 2.33 MP EVF with 0.53x magnification
- 1.24 MP 3″ LCD touchscreen
- 5-axis hybrid OIS
- Macro mode (3cm)
- Burst capturing as much as 10fps (single AF) and 6fps (steady AF)
- 4K video as much as 30fps (with 1.5x focal size magnification)
- Up to 120 fps FHD video
- 4K Photo mode at 30fps
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
Lens and Viewfinder
The Leica C-Lux is a typical journey digital camera. The lens is a 24-360mm (35mm equal) 15x zoom with a most aperture of f/3.3-6.4. The second key function is the high-resolution 2.33MP digital viewfinder with 0.52x magnification.
Other options embrace a 1.24 MP 3″ contact fastened show. The Leica C-Lux video options embrace 4K and 120fps slow-motion Full HD recording.
The official press launch:
New: Leica C-Lux
The versatile compact digital camera with a 15x zoom, a sensible touchscreen and distinctive design
Wetzlar, 15 June 2018. With the launch of the Leica C-Lux, Leica Camera AG expands its product portfolio with a flexible compact digital camera that unites velocity, an intuitive dealing with idea and classy design. Featuring a Leica DC Vario-Elmar 8.8–132 mm f/3.3–6.Four ASPH. lens and a high-performance 20-megapixel sensor for steady capturing at a fee of as much as 10 frames per second, the Leica C-Lux adapts shortly and flexibly to each scenario and effortlessly delivers high-quality footage of topics at any distance. Its 15-fold optical zoom with focal lengths from 24 to 360 mm (35 mm equal) affords huge inventive scope that’s additional expanded by 4K video recording functionality. Thanks to an built-in connectivity idea, nonetheless footage and movies could be shortly and simply shared with household and pals by a easy faucet of a finger on the touchscreen show. Available within the colors Light Gold and Midnight Blue, the Leica C-Lux impresses not solely with its precision, but additionally with distinctive design that’s moreover highlighted by a spread of trendy equipment.
From the lens to the 1-inch picture sensor, all elements of the Leica C-Lux are exactly matched to 1 one other and ship sensible footage in RAW or JPEG format in a high quality that continues to be equally spectacular in large-format prints. With a formidable most ISO sensitivity of 25600, the C-Lux ensures footage with pure colors and distinctive high quality, above all when used for available-light images. Thanks to its versatile zoom lens, quick autofocus and face detection, the digital camera additionally affords huge flexibility in virtually all areas of images, and particularly in spontaneous conditions. Thanks to quick autofocus with 49 metering factors, topics are targeted sharply instantly, and a steady capturing fee of 10 frames per second ensures that even probably the most fleeting moments won’t ever be missed. Intuitively selectable scene modes present invaluable help when capturing landscapes, portraits or at night time and allow customers to pay attention solely on their topics.
Thanks to the viewfinder’s excessive decision of two.33 megapixels, the readability and distinction of the viewing picture is excellent always – even in significantly brilliant ambient gentle. As the viewfinder covers 100% of the picture area, framing of topics is extraordinarily exact and customers have full management of composition. The digital camera additionally affords dioptre compensation settings that enable spectacle wearers to make use of the viewfinder with none issues.
The 3-inch touchscreen show ensures significantly simple dealing with in all capturing conditions. As with a smartphone, lots of the digital camera’s capabilities could be managed by merely touching the monitor display screen, as an example the switch of nonetheless footage and movies by way of Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The ‘Leica C-Lux’ app that helps this perform could be downloaded freed from cost and put in on iOS or Android units. The show display screen encompasses a particular repellent coating that stops annoying marks and protects it towards fingerprints.
The high-definition, 4K-resolution, digital video recording perform expands the spectrum of options supplied by the Leica C-Lux. Thanks to distinctive decision – four-times greater than full-HD – and as much as 30p & 100 Mbit in MP4 format, the C-Lux delivers all of the technical stipulations for capturing your personal, private brief movie. What’s extra, nonetheless footage could be extracted and saved from video footage at a decision of as much as Eight megapixels.
The compact Leica C-Lux impresses not solely with its technical options, but additionally with elegant design that’s additional highlighted by a portfolio of trendy equipment. An in depth vary of equipment in matching and complimentary colors is out there for each variations of the digital camera. These embrace, for instance, carrying straps and wrist straps for the digital camera within the colors taupe, blue and purple. The portfolio additionally affords an intensive assortment of premium high quality digital camera instances, protectors and delicate pouches that make the C-Lux a sublime companion for each event. Particularly eye-catching are the 2 classic fashions in finely polished brown leather-based: a cleverly designed wrap-around classic pouch and a classic case with a hid snap fastener. Also out there is an out of doors bag in hardwearing, water- repellent material. A variety of stylish instances in varied kinds, colors and forms of cowhide completes the portfolio. Thanks to a removable, adjustable carrying strap, two of those fashions can be utilized not solely as a shoulder bag, but additionally as a purse or for stowing issues away in a day bag.
The Leica C-Lux can be on sale within the color choices Light Gold and Midnight Blue from mid- July 2018. The vary of equipment may even be out there when gross sales of the digital camera start.