The Leica C-Lux is the perfect camera for anybody looking beyond the capabilities of a smartphone.
Its ease of use and large zoom range enable consumers to capture special moments in life, without having to learn the ABC of photography.
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- Technical Specs.
- Owner Benefits
The C-Lux is a compact camera that unites speed, an intuitive handling concept and stylish design.Featuring a Leica DC Vario-Elmar 8.8-132 mm f/3.3-64. ASPH lens and a 20 megapixel sensor for continuous shooting at a rate of 10 frames per second, the Leica C-Lux adapts quickly to different situations to deliver high-quality pictures of subjects at a distance. With its 15x optical zoom,spanning focal lengths from 24 to 360 mm (35 mm equivalent), the C-Lux offers enormous creative scope that is further expanded by its 4K video recording capability.
The Leica C-Lux is available in two colors, light gold and midnight blue.
From the lens to the 1-inch image sensor, all components of the Leica C-Lux are precisely matched to one another and deliver brilliant pictures in RAW or JPEG format. With an impressive maximum ISO sensitivity of 25600, the C-Lux guarantees pictures with natural colors and exceptional quality, above all when used for available light photography. Thanks to its versatile zoom lens, fast autofocus and face detection,the camera also offers enormous flexibility in almost all areas of photography, and
especially in spontaneous situations. Thanks to fast autofocus with 49 metering points, subjects are focused sharply in an instant, and a continuous shooting rate of 10 frames per second ensures that even the most fleeting moments will never be missed. Intuitively selectable scene modes provide valuable assistance when shooting landscapes, portraits or at night and enable users to concentrate exclusively on their subjects.
Thanks to the viewfinder’s high resolution of 2.33 megapixels, the clarity and contrast of the viewing image is outstanding at all times – even in particularly bright ambient light. As the viewfinder covers 100% of the image field, framing of subjects is extremely precise and users have complete control of composition. The camera also offers diopter adjustment settings that allow eyeglass wearers to use the viewfinder without any problems.
The 3-inch touchscreen display ensures particularly easy handling in all shooting situations. As with a smartphone, many of the camera’s functions can be controlled by simply touching the screen, for instance the transfer of still pictures and videos via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The ‘Leica C-Lux’ app that supports this function can be downloaded free of charge and installed on iOS or Android devices. The display screen features a special coating that prevents annoying marks and protects it against fingerprints.
The high-definition, 4K-resolution, digital video recording function expands the spectrum of features offered by the Leica C-Lux. Thanks to exceptional resolution – four-times higher than full-HD – and up to 30p & 100 Mbit in MP4 format, the C-Lux delivers all the technical prerequisites for shooting your own, personal short film. What’s more, still pictures can be extracted and saved from video footage at a resolution of up to 8 megapixels.
KEY BENEFITS & FEATURES:
- Easy to use with its 3” touchscreen display and integrated viewfinder
- Large zoom range, 15x zoom from 24-360 mm
- 1” sensor with 20 megapixels of resolution
- Fastest auto focus and burst shooting in this product category, at 10 frames per
- Integrated WiFi & Bluetooth for connection with Leica App
- 4K resolution with the ability to capture still frames from the video
- Shoots in JPEG and RAW
- Slim and elegant design
- Available in two colors, light gold or midnight blue
- Portfolio of matching & stylish accessories in leather or fabric
|Camera type:||Compact digital camera with built-in zoom lens|
|Image sensor:||1″ MOS sensor, total pixel number: 20,900,000, effective
pixels: 20,100,000, primary color filter
|Minimum Illuminance:||approx. 10lx (when i-Low light is used, the shutter speed
|Image Sensor:||CMOS chip, active surface 24x36mm|
|Lens:||Leica DC Vario-Elmar 3.3 – 6.4 / 8.8 – 132mm ASPH.,
35mm camera equivalent: 24 – 360mm, aperture range:
3.3 – 8 / 6.4 – 8 (at 8.8 / 360mm)
|Image stabilization:||Optical 5-axis compensation system|
|Focusing range AF:||Maximum wideangle setting: 0.5m/ 1′ 6″ to ∞
Maximum telephoto setting: 1m/ 3′ 3″ to ∞
|AF Macro / MF / Snapshot Modes /
|Maximum wideangle setting: 3cm/ 13/16″ to ∞
Maximum telephoto setting: 1m/ 3′ 3″ to ∞
|Digital zoom:||Max. 4x|
|Shutter system:||Electronically and mechanically controlled|
|T (max. approx. 120s), 60 – 1/2000s (with the mechanical
shutter) 1 – 1/16000s (with the electronic shutter)
|Motion pictures:||1/30* – 1/16000s
1/2 – 1/16000s (When [Exposure Mode] is set to [M] in
Creative Video Mode and [MF] is selected)
An uninterrupted motion picture take cannot be longer
than 29 minutes, regardless of the circumstances, e.g. the
respective settings. In the case of 4K videos, the
time limit is 15 minutes.
* Differs according to frame rate
|Electronic /Mechanical shutter: 2fps (L) / 7fps (M) / 10fps
|Number of serially
|With RAW files: 28 or more*
Without RAW files: 85 or more*
* Based on CIPA standards and a card with a fast read/
|Exposure control modes:||Program (P), Aperture-priority (A), Shutter-priority (S),
Manual setting (M)
|Exposure compensation:||±5EV in 1/3EV steps|
|Recording file formats
|RAW/JPEG (based on “Design rule for Camera File
system” and on the “Exif 2.31” standard)
(with audio)3840×2160/30p (100 Mbit/s)
3840×2160/24p (100 Mbit/s)
1920×1080/60p (28 Mbit/s)
1920×1080/30p (20 Mbit/s)
1280×720/30p (10 Mbit/s)
|Audio recording format:||AAC (2ch)|
|Exposure metering modes:||Multi-zone, center-weighted, spot|
|Monitor:||3.0″ TFT LCD, resolution: approx. 1,240,000 dots, field
of view: approx. 100%, aspect ratio: 3:2, touch screen
|Viewfinder:||0.21″ LCD viewfinder, resolution: approx. 2,330,000
dots, field of view: approx. 100%, aspect ratio: 3:2, with
diopter adjustment -4 to +3 diopters, Magnification:
approx. 1.45x / 0.53x (35mm camera equivalent with
50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1), eye sensor
|Flash:||Built-in pop up flash
AUTO, AUTO/Red-Eye Reduction, Forced ON, Forced
ON/Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-
Eye Reduction, Forced OFF
|Recording media:||SD / SDHC* /SDXC* memory cards, (*UHS-Ι/UHS
Speed Class 3)
|Wi-Fi Compliance standard:||IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol)|
|Frequency range used
|2412- 2462MHz (1 to 11ch), maximum output power:
|Encryption method:||Wi-Fi compliant WPA™ / WPA2™|
|Access method:||Infrastructure mode|
|Bluetooth Ver. 4.2 (Bluetooth low energy (BLE))|
|Frequency range used
|2402 to 2480MHz, maximum output power: 10dBm
|0 – 40°C (32 – 104°F) / 10 – 80% RH|
|Power Consumption:||1.8W/2.8W (When recording with monitor/viewfinder)
1.6W/1.6W (When playing back with monitor/viewfinder)
|Terminals / Interfaces:||[HDMI]: Micro HDMI Type D
[USB/CHARGE]: USB 2.0 (High Speed) Micro-B
|Dimensions:||(W x H x D; lens retracted):approx. 113 x 67 x 46mm / 47/16 x 27/32 x 113/16″|
|Weight:||(with/without card and battery) approx. 340 / 12oz /
The owner of this camera will receive the 90-day license version of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan (which includes the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Photoshop Fix App, Lightroom Mobile App, and other Adobe Apps and Services). The Creative Cloud Photography Plan can be activated upon product registration in the Leica Owners’ Area.
Leica Camera AG (“LEICA”) provides a three-year product warranty for your LEICA product, including the accessories contained in the original packaging, valid from the date of purchase from an authorized LEICA dealer.
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Case C-Lux, leather, taupe
Leather camera bag for the Leica C-LUX
The classic camera bag is ideal for daily use. Made of leather, it is available in three colors: Taupe, Blue, Red