Leica Reveals New D-Lux 7 Digital Camera


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Leica has detailed the latest addition to its D-Lux lineup. The new Leica D-Lux 7 serves as an updated version of the Panasonic s LX100 II, offering a few upgrades and Leica visual design touches. 

The compact camera is designed to act as a high performance pocket camera, and features a fast Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9- 34 mm f/1.7-2.8 ASPH. zoom lens (equivalent to 24-75 mm in 35 mm format), and a 17MP Four Thirds MOS Sensor with a maximum ISO sensitivity of 25600. In addition, the unit also incorporates an integrated, 2.8-megapixel high-resolution electronic viewfinder and a rear 1.24-megapixel 3" LCD touchscreen display. Likewise, the camera supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity as well, enabling wireless sharing and remote camera control capabilities via the Leica FOTOS app on a paired iOS or Android mobile device. Finally, the D-Lux 7 also offers UHD 4K video recording in the MP4 format at 30p or 24p frames rates and 100 Mb/s.

Here's a full rundown of key specs per Leica and B&H Photo-Video:

  • 17MP Four Thirds MOS Sensor
  • DC Vario-Summilux 3.1x Zoom Lens
  • 24-75mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 2.76m-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 1.24m-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor
  • UHD 4K30p Video Recording
  • 11-fps Shooting, Extended ISO 100-25600
  • 4K Photo Modes, Post Focus
  • Built-In Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Included CF D Flash Unit
The Leica D-Lux 7 Compact Digital Camera is now available for $1,195.

Source: Leica via Engadget