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Leica V-Lux 5 Ultra Zoom Bridge Camera With 25-400mm Zoom

Leica's introduced the V-Lux 5, an ultra zoom bridge camera, with plenty of zoom and a price just over £1000.

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Leica V Lux 5 Front RGB | 1/125 sec | f/22.0 | 280.0 mm | ISO 100
 

The Leica V-Lux 5 is an ultra zoom, fixed lens, bridge camera that has the famous Leica dot, and a Leica price to match. 

With the Leica V-Lux 5, you get a large 20MP CMOS sensor, Leica  DC Vario-Elmarit lens with 16x zoom (25-400mm) and an autofocus speed of 90 milliseconds. ISOs up to 12800 are available, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) is built in along with an f/2.8-4 aperture range. 

The electronic viewfinder has 2.36MPs and OLED technology to assist you in image composition. Plus, contrast ratio and colour depth have been improved from previous models without affecting battery life and there's a 3-inch rotatable touchscreen.


0.1 seconds is all it takes for the V-Lux 5 to autofocus on the subject and when capturing moving subjects, burst mode shoots up to 12 frames per second.

4K video allows you to choose between 24, 25 or 30fps frame rates or you can shoot 60fps when using Full-HD. 

Leica V Lux 5 Right 2 RGB | 1/125 sec | f/22.0 | 280.0 mm | ISO 100

The V-Lux 5 is now the first in its range to be compatible with the Leica FOTOS App via WiFi and Bluetooth. Remotely control your V-Lux directly from your phone and upload your images straight to social media and email. The App also allows you to upload GPS data from the smartphone directly to the camera.

USB charging is supported through traditional power banks and USB ports, just like the ones you use to charge your phone.

Leica V-Lux 5 Features:

  • 20 MP 1inch CMOS Sensor
  • DC Vario-Elmarit 25-400 mm f/2.8-4.0 lens
  • High-resolution OLED display with 0,74x and eye sensor
  • Burst mode up to 12fps
  • 4K video and 4K photo burst mode
  • Bluetooth and WiFi for FOTOS App
  • USB charging
  • 3" touch display at 1.24 MP
  • JPEG and RAW files
  • Autofocus speed of approx. 90 milliseconds
  • Focus stacking and Post Focus

 

Leica V-Lux 5 Pricing & Availability 

The Leica V-Lux 5 is available now, priced at £1050. 

 

Leica V-Lux 5 Photos of Equipment

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pablophotographer 8 1.2k 351
11 Jul 2019 1:43AM
Focal lengths are marked on the lens barel. Cool!

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