Leica D-Lux 4, C-Lux 3 provide new advanced compact options

by Reads (2)

Leica has officially announced the launch of two new advanced compact cameras, the Leica D-LUX 4 and C-Lux 3.


Leica’s version of Panasonic’s exciting new Lumix LX3, the D-Lux 4 is a 10.1 megapixel compact with a 24-60mm fast-aperture (f/2.0-2.8) lens, a high-res 3.0 inch LCD, and advanced manual controls and processing options that include a film simulation system.

Some light physical and interface redesigns when compared to the LX3 help the new Leica, which the manufacturer is describing as the “Son of M8,” slot into a slightly more premium space in the compact camera market.

The Leica C-LUX 3 is, from all appearances, even closer to its Panasonic cousin, the FX37, with a 10 megapixel sensor and a wide-angle lens that reaches out to an impressive 25mm focal length.

For more information on tech specs and performance expectations for the D-Lux 4 and C-Lux 3, check out the recent Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 and Lumix DMC-FX37 announcements, respectively.

We’ve yet to see an official US press release, but DPReview has an English-language announcement along with official press images of the new cameras.



All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.