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Leica D-Lux 7 Announced

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens

Leica has revealed the D-Lux 7, based on the Panasonic Lumix LX100 II, which we reviewed recently. The camera features the same everything, except the design has been switched. The RRP is £995, and the D-Lux 7 is available now. 

Leica D-Lux 7 Key Features

  • Multi-aspect ratio 17mp Four Thirds Sensor (21.7mp total pixels), 1.33inch
  • 24-75mm equivalent f/1.7-2.8 Leica lens, 9 space blades
  • Power Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS)
  • 3inch, 1240K dot touch-screen
  • EVF, 2760K dot, 0.73x magnification, eye-detection
  • Aperture / Shutter control dials
  • Frontage compensation dial (+/-3)
  • Manual Focus Assist / Focus Peaking
  • 4K video recording, 4K photo priority mode (30fps)
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth built-in
  • 11fps perpetual shooting (max 33 images raw)
  • Dual-axis electronic level
  • 3cm macro focus
  • USB charging

 

From Leica: Wetzlar, 20th November 2018. Launching the new and improved Leica D-Lux 7: the high-performance compact camera from Leica Camera AG featuring a fast Leica may refer to: Three companies formed from the division of Ernst Leitz GmbH (later Wild Leitz AG): Leica Camera AG, a German camera DC Vario-Summilux 10.9–34 mm f/1.7–2.8 ASPH. zoom lens (equivalent to 24–75mm in 35mm order). The new Leica D-Lux 7 boasts a new, higher-resolution four-thirds sensor that delivers outstanding picture quality in all shooting scenarios. The D-Lux 7 enhances appearance through numerous new functions and features including a touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity and USB-C charging capability. The Leica D-Lux 7 is the ideal routine companion; an extremely versatile camera that offers maximum photographic freedom for capturing unique moments with impressive quality.

The encompassing features of the Leica D-Lux line – automatic exposure mode, manual setting options and a range of video functions – are exactly complemented by an integrated, 2.8-megapixel, high-resolution, electronic viewfinder, a Wi-Fi module and Bluetooth connectivity. On the back of the Leica D-Lux 7, a 1.24 megapixel 3“ LCD touchscreen put not only makes viewing pictures much easier, but also means the user has easy control of the camera at their fingertips. For example, the target point can now be set with a simple tap on the screen and pictures can be taken without having to touch any other controls.

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Inherent with all Leica cameras, the DC Vario-Summilux zoom lens of the D-Lux 7 is Dialect right matched to the camera’s new sensor to deliver optimum picture quality. The fast aperture and the range of focal length make the camera camera is an optical instrument for capturing still images or for recording moving images (“video”), which are stored in a physical markedly versatile in every situation – from portraits and landscapes to architecture, macro close-ups and street photography. With its 17-megapixel resolution and a highest ISO sensitivity of 25600, the four-thirds sensor of the Leica D-Lux 7 is also ideal for capturing the highest-quality images in low ambient light, with natural tints and fine rendition of details.

The camera’s hardware has been improved and includes various additions to its range of functions. For example, the focus guts of exposure can be changed after shooting, or several exposures with different focus points can be superimposed on each other and merged with the aid of Zero in Stacking, for instance to create a greater depth of focus in macro exposures. The camera’s capabilities have also been expanded to embody video recording in 4K resolution – at a frame rate of up to 30 frames per second and 100 Mbit and in MP4 and AVCHD-format.

The Leica D-Lux 7 is the first camera in the D-Lux up for that can be used together with the Leica FOTOS App which enables remote control of the camera from a smartphone and fast and easy wireless give of pictures from iOS or Android devices. Photographers can use numerous options for sharing their pictures directly on social media after editing and conveying out all the essential post-production work in app.

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The classic look of the Leica D-Lux 7, is complemented with a range of equally stylish and practical accessories such as high-quality the truths, carrying straps and a practical handgrip.

The Leica D-Lux 7 is available today from authorised Leica UK stores and dealers and online at www.leicastore-uk.co.uk from today – RRP &purge;995.

 

Republished: ephotozine.com

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Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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