Leica at present 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 „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 digicam. The lens is a 24-360mm (35mm equal) 15x zoom with a most aperture of f/3.3-6.4. The second key characteristic is the excessive-decision 2.33MP digital viewfinder with 0.52x magnification.
Other options embody a 1.24 MP 3″ contact fastened show. The Leica C-Lux video options embody 4K and 120fps sluggish-movement 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 Camera AG expands its product portfolio with a flexible compact digicam 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 excessive-efficiency 20-megapixel sensor for steady capturing at a charge of as much as 10 frames per second, the Leica C-Lux adapts shortly and flexibly to each scenario and effortlessly delivers excessive-high quality photos of topics at any distance. Its 15-fold optical zoom with focal lengths from 24 to 360 mm (35 mm equal) gives monumental artistic scope that’s additional expanded by 4K video recording functionality. Thanks to an built-in connectivity idea, nonetheless photos and movies will 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 in addition with distinctive design that’s moreover highlighted by a spread 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 photos in RAW or JPEG format in a high quality that continues to be equally spectacular in giant-format prints. With a powerful most ISO sensitivity of 25600, the C-Lux ensures photos with pure colors and distinctive high quality, above all when used for out there-mild images. Thanks to its versatile zoom lens, quick autofocus and face detection, the digicam additionally gives monumental flexibility in nearly all areas of images, and particularly in spontaneous conditions. Thanks to quick autofocus with 49 metering factors, topics are centered sharply immediately, and a steady capturing charge of 10 frames per second ensures that even essentially the most fleeting moments won’t ever be missed. Intuitively selectable scene modes present worthwhile 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 notably brilliant ambient mild. As the viewfinder covers 100% of the picture discipline, framing of topics is extraordinarily exact and customers have full management of composition. The digicam additionally gives dioptre compensation settings that permit spectacle wearers to make use of the viewfinder with none issues.
The 3-inch touchscreen show ensures notably straightforward dealing with in all capturing conditions. As with a smartphone, lots of the digicam’s features will be managed by merely touching the monitor display, as an example the switch of nonetheless photos and movies through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The ‘Leica C-Lux’ app that helps this operate will be downloaded freed from cost and put in on iOS or Android gadgets. The show display encompasses a particular repellent coating that forestalls annoying marks and protects it in opposition to fingerprints.
The excessive-definition, 4K-decision, digital video recording operate expands the spectrum of options supplied by the Leica C-Lux. Thanks to distinctive decision – 4-instances 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 quick movie. What’s extra, nonetheless photos will 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 in addition with elegant design that’s additional highlighted by a portfolio of fashionable equipment. An in depth vary of equipment in matching and complimentary colors is obtainable for each variations of the digicam. These embody, for instance, carrying straps and wrist straps for the digicam within the colors taupe, blue and pink. The portfolio additionally gives an intensive assortment of premium high quality digicam circumstances, protectors and comfortable pouches that make the C-Lux a chic companion for each event. Particularly eye-catching are the 2 classic fashions in finely polished brown leather-based: a cleverly designed wrap-round 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 circumstances in varied types, colors and varieties 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 in addition 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 Light Gold and Midnight Blue from mid- July 2018. The vary of equipment may even be out there when gross sales of the digicam start.