Leica in the present day launched the Leica C-Lux, a pocket ‘travel zoom’ digicam that mixes a 24-360mm equal lens with a 20.1 MP 1″ sensor.
The Leica C-Lux will probably be on sale within the color choices „Gentle Gold“ and „Midnight Blue“ beginning mid July 2018.
Leica C-Lux at a Look
- 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 taking pictures as much as 10fps (single AF) and 6fps (steady AF)
- 4K video as much as 30fps (with 1.5x focal size magnification)
- As much as 120 fps FHD video
- 4K Picture mode at 30fps
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
Lens and Viewfinder
The Leica C-Lux is a typical journey digicam. 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.
Different 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 digicam with a 15x zoom, a sensible touchscreen and distinctive design
Wetzlar, 15 June 2018. With the launch of the Leica C-Lux, Leica Digicam AG expands its product portfolio with a flexible compact digicam that unites velocity, an intuitive dealing with idea and classy design. That includes 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 taking pictures 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) provides monumental inventive scope that’s additional expanded by 4K video recording functionality. Because of an built-in connectivity idea, nonetheless footage and movies may be shortly and simply shared with household and pals by a easy faucet of a finger on the touchscreen show. Accessible within the colors Gentle 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 variety of fashionable equipment.
From the lens to the 1-inch picture sensor, all parts of the Leica C-Lux are exactly matched to at least one one other and ship sensible footage in RAW or JPEG format in a high quality that is still equally spectacular in large-format prints. With a powerful 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. Because of its versatile zoom lens, quick autofocus and face detection, the digicam additionally provides monumental flexibility in nearly all areas of images, and particularly in spontaneous conditions. Because of quick autofocus with 49 metering factors, topics are centered sharply immediately, and a steady taking pictures fee of 10 frames per second ensures that even probably the most fleeting moments won’t ever be missed. Intuitively selectable scene modes present helpful help when taking pictures landscapes, portraits or at evening and allow customers to pay attention completely on their topics.
Because of the viewfinder’s excessive decision of two.33 megapixels, the readability and distinction of the viewing picture is excellent always – even in notably vibrant ambient mild. Because the viewfinder covers 100% of the picture subject, framing of topics is extraordinarily exact and customers have full management of composition. The digicam additionally provides dioptre compensation settings that enable spectacle wearers to make use of the viewfinder with none issues.
The three-inch touchscreen show ensures notably simple dealing with in all taking pictures conditions. As with a smartphone, lots of the digicam’s features may be managed by merely touching the monitor display screen, for example the switch of nonetheless footage and movies through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The ‘Leica C-Lux’ app that helps this operate may be downloaded freed from cost and put in on iOS or Android units. The show display screen incorporates a particular repellent coating that stops annoying marks and protects it in opposition to fingerprints.
The high-definition, 4K-resolution, digital video recording operate expands the spectrum of options supplied by the Leica C-Lux. Because of distinctive decision – four-times larger than full-HD – and as much as 30p & 100 Mbit in MP4 format, the C-Lux delivers all of the technical conditions for taking pictures your individual, private brief movie. What’s extra, nonetheless footage may 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 fashionable equipment. An intensive vary of equipment in matching and complimentary colors is on the market for each variations of the digicam. These embrace, for instance, carrying straps and wrist straps for the digicam within the colors taupe, blue and pink. The portfolio additionally provides an in depth assortment of premium high quality digicam circumstances, protectors and mushy pouches that make the C-Lux a chic companion for each event. Significantly 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. Additionally obtainable is an outside bag in hardwearing, water- repellent cloth. A variety of chic circumstances in numerous kinds, colors and sorts of cowhide completes the portfolio. Because of 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 will probably be on sale within the color choices Gentle Gold and Midnight Blue from mid- July 2018. The vary of equipment will even be obtainable when gross sales of the digicam start.