10.1 Megapixel Digital Camera
Intelligent Auto Mode
LEICA DC Vario-Summicron Lens
- Replacement Accessories
- Batteries, Chargers + Adapters
Firmware & Drivers
- Series LX
- Model Year 2008
Effective Pixels10.1 Megapixels
- Image Sensor 1/1.63" 11.3 Total Mega Pixels CCDPrimary Color Filter
Extra Optical Zoom
4:3 Aspect Ratio: 3.8x for 5 Mega, 4.8x for 3 Mega, 2 Mega, 0.3 Mega
3:2 Aspect Ratio: 3.8x for 4.5 Mega, 4.8x for 2.5 Mega
16:9 Aspect Ratio: 3.8x for 3.5 Mega, 4.8x for 2 Mega
Focal Lengthf=5.1-12.8mm (35mm Equiv.: 24-60mm)
LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON
8 elements in 6 groups
(4 Aspherical Lenses / 4 Aspherical surfaces)
ApertureRange Wide: F2.0 - F8.0
Tele: F2.8 - F8.0
Optical Image StabilizerMEGA O.I.S. (Auto/Mode1/ Mode2)
(Max. 14.3x combined with Optical Zoom without Extended Optical Zoom)
(Max. 21.4x combined with Extended Optical Zoom)
- Focusing Area Normal: Wide 50cm/ Tele 50cm - infinityIntelligent AUTO / Macro: Wide 1cm / Tele 30cm - infinity
- Conversion Lens Compatibility Yes
- AF Metering Face / AF tracking / multi-area / 1-area high speed / 1-area / spot
- Focus Normal / Macro, Quick AF On/Off (On in Intelligent Auto), Continuous AF On/Off AF/MF Switchable, Manual Focus(Joystick), One Shot AF, AF Area Select, AF Tracking
AF Assist LampYes
ISO SensitivityAuto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 (High Sensitivity Mode : Auto(1600 - 6400) )
White BalanceAuto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / White Set
(Selectable at Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Sports, Baby, Pet, High Sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Pinhole modes)
White Balance Adjustment (±10steps, except for auto set)
ExposureProgram AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual, Program Shift(Program AE mode)
Exposure Compensation1/3 EV Step, ± 2 EV
- Backlight Compensation Yes (auto in Intelligent AUTO mode)
Auto Bracketing( AE) +/- 1/3 EV ˜ 1EV step, 3 frames
Intelligent Multiple/ Center-weighted/ Spot
- Scene Modes Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Self-Portrait, Food, Party, Candle Light, Fireworks, Starry Sky, Beach, Aerial Photo, Snow, High Sensitivity, Baby1&2, Sunset, Pet, Hi-Speed Burst, Multi Aspect
- Advanced Scene Mode No
ShutterSpeed/Shutter System P:1-1/2000sec (Selectable minimum shutter speed)
Starry Sky Mode : 15, 30, 60sec.
Self Timer2sec / 10sec
- Auto Review 1sec, 2sec, Zoom, Hold
- Review 1x/4x/8x
Noise Reduction +2steps
(can be adjusted in Film Mode)
Still Image: JPEG(Design rule for Camera File system, based on Exif 2.21 standard), RAW, DPOF corresponding image with audio: JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system, based on Exif 2.21 standard)+ QuickTime
Motion picture: QuickTime Motion JPEG
- Image Quality Fine / Standard / RAW / RAW+Standard JPEG / RAW+Fine JPEG
RECORDING IMAGE SIZE (
4:3 Aspect Ratio (Still Image)
3648 x 2736
3072 x 2304
2560 x 1920
2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
640 x 480
3:2 Aspect Ratio (Still Image)
3776 x 2520
3168 x 2112
2656 x 1768
2112 x 1408
2048 x 1360
16:9 Aspect Ratio (Still Image)
3968 x 2232
3328 x 1872
2784 x 1568
2208 x 1248
1920 x 1080
- Burst Shooting Mode Full-Resolution Image, 2.5 frames/sec Max. 8 images (Standard mode), Max 4 images (Fine), Max 3images (RAW)
Unlimited Consecutive ShootingYes
- Intelligent Exposure Off / Low / Standard / High
- Digital Red Eye Correction Yes
- Easy Zoom/Zoom Resume/Motion Zoom No/No/No
- Still Image Recording with Audio 5 seconds
- Audio Dubbing Maximum of 10 Seconds
Composition Guide LinesYes (2 patterns)
- Built-in Memory approx. 50MB
- Scene Mode Help Screen Yes
- Auto Angle Detection Yes
- Travel Date/World Time Yes/Yes
- Title Edit Yes
- Text Stamp/Date Stamp Yes
- Built-in Flash Type/Mode Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Flash Synchro ; 1st / 2nd Flash output Adjustment (1/3EV step, -2 - +2 EV) 0.8 - 8.3m (Wide/Macro/ISO Auto), 0.3 - 5.9m (Tele/ISO Auto)
- External Flash Yes
ViewfinderExternal OVF (Optional)
3.0", 3:2 Polycrystalline TFT LCD Display (460K dots)
Field of View : approx. 100%
AUTO Power LCD mode, Power LCD mode
- Film Mode Standard, Dynamic, Natural, Smooth, Vibrant, Nostalgic, WB/Standard, WB/Dynamic, WB/Smooth, My Film1, MyFilm2, Multi Film
- Playback Mode REC/Play Selector Switch, 30 & 12-thumbnail Display, Calendar Display, Zoomed Playback (16x max), Playback of Fav Pics, Image Rotation, Resize, Trim, Protection, Aspect Conv. DPOF Print Setting Creating Still Pics from Motion Picture, Dual Image Playback
- OSD Language English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese
SD Memory Card
SDHC Memory Card
MultiMediaCard (Still image only)
- Interface DC Input, AV Output (NTSC), HD AV Output (Component), USB 2.0 High Speed
- Color Black
- Power Li-ion Battery Pack (3.7V, 1150mAh) (Included)AC Adaptor (Input: 110-240V AC) (Optional)
Battery Life380 pictures (CIPA standard)
- Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO -viewer- 2.1E ArcSoft (MediaImpression / Panorama Maker) SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.0SE, QuickTime, USB Driver
- Standard Accessories Battery Charger, Battery Pack, Battery Carrying Case, Lens Cap, Lens Cap Strap, AV Cable, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM
- ISO Limit Set Yes
- Multi-Exposure Yes
- Multi-Aspect Yes
- Rec Mode (Mode Dial) Intelligent AUTO, P(Program) mode, A(Aperture Priority) mode, S(Shutter Priority) mode, M(Manual) mode, Custom1, Custom2, Portrait mode, Scenery mode, Sports mode, Night Portrait mode, Close-up mode, Scene mode, Motion Picture
- Color Bracketing No
- Real-time Histogram / Highlight Display Yes / Yes
4:3 Aspect Ratio: 640 x 480 pixels 30 fps, 320 x 240 pixels 30 fps/10 fps
16:9 Aspect Ratio: 848 x 480 pixels 30 fps
- Dimensions (H x W x D) 2.34'' x 4.28'' x 1.06''
- Weight .5 lbs.
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