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Leica D-Lux 7 Four Thirds Compact Camera (2018)

MSRP 1195 USDNeoscore 43%

Product Overview

Leica D-Lux 7 is a compact camera that fits comfortably into a pocket. It features a large 17MP Four Thirds MOS sensor, fast continuous shooting capability, and 4K30p video recording. Up front is a Leica Vario-Summilux lens with 3.1x optical zoom that covers the 24-75mm full-frame equivalent focal range and offers bright f/1.7-2.8 maximum aperture.
The body incorporates a 2.76MP electronic viewfinder and a 3.0-inch 1.24MP touchscreen as well as WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities. By connecting to the Leica FOTOS App, the D-Lux 7 can be remotely controlled from smart devices to transfer photos, too.

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Ratings

What we found**

Neoscore: 43% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Good 11.0 fps burst rate
  • Quite light
  • Supports both WiFi and Bluetooth
Cons
  • Poor battery life
  • 200 base ISO
  • Low 17 MP resolution
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Low resolution EVF

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Specifications

Connectivity

Ports
HDMI + Remote Control + USB 2.0
Wireless Connectivity
802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.2 LE

Construction

Battery | Capacity
1025 mAh
Form Factor
Compact camera with zoom lens
Image Size
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Lens
Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9-34 f/1.7-2.8 ASPH.
Microphone
Stereo
Optical Formula | Elements
11 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
8 groups
Sensor | Resolution
17 MP (4736 x 3552)
Sensor | Type
CMOS
Speakers
Mono

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
43 mm
Size | Depth
64 mm / 2.52 in
Size | Height
66 mm / 2.60 in
Size | Width
118 mm / 4.65 in
Weight
403 g / 14.24 oz

Display

Display Diagonal
3 inch
Display Type
Fixed TFT LCD
Resolution
1,240,000 dots
Viewfinder | Coverage
100%
Viewfinder | Magnification
0.7x
Viewfinder | Resolution
2,760,000 dots
Viewfinder | Type
Electronic

Function

AE Bracketing
±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 32.2° Diagonal | 27.0° Horizontal | 18.2° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/1.7 (wide) ~ f/2.8 (tele)
Autofocus
49 focus points
Crop Factor
2.0
Exposure Compensation
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Mode
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Flash
External flash, attachable to the hot shoe
Focal Length
12.0 mm ~ 37.5 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
24 mm ~ 75 mm
GPS
No
Image Stabilization
Optical
ISO Range
200 ~ 25600 (expands down to 100), extendable to 100 ISO
Touch Screen
Yes
Video Codecs
MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Video Recording
4K 30p, 24p; FHD 60p, 30p; HD 30p
Weather Resistance
No
Zoom
3.1x optical zoom, Digital zoom available

Performance

Area Coverage
Approx. 0.6 - 14.1m/2 - 46´ / 0.3 - 8.5m/1 - 27´ (at shortest / longest focal length)
Battery Life
340 shots
Buffer Size
With RAW files: 32 or more; Without RAW files: 100 or more
Max Burst Rate
11.0 fps
Min Focus Distance
30 mm / 1.18 in
Misc
Continuous Recording Time: 29 min (FHD); 15 min (4K)
Shutter Speed
1/16000 s (electronic) / 1/4000 s (mechanical) ~ 1800 s
Storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)

Production

Battery
DP-DC15 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
Debut
2018-11-20

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