Leica Camera expands its product portfolio with a versatile compact camera Leica C-Lux. The camera features a Leica DC Vario-Elmar 8.8–132 mm f/3.3–6.4 ASPH lens and a high-performance 20-megapixel sensor. Its 15-fold optical zoom with focal lengths from 24 to 360 mm (35 mm equivalent) further expanded by 4K video recording capability.

With an impressive maximum ISO sensitivity of 25600, the C-Lux guarantees pictures with natural colors and exceptional quality. 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.

The 3-inch touchscreen display ensures particularly easy handling in all shooting situations.  The ‘Leica C-Lux’ app that supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth transfer function can be downloaded free of charge and installed on iOS or Android devices.

The Leica C-Lux will be on sale in the color options Light Gold and Midnight Blue from mid-July 2018. They haven’t disclosed the price till now. The range of accessories will also be available post sales begins.

Leica C-Lux Specifications are

  • Image Sensor – 1″ MOS sensor, total pixel number: 20,900,000, effective pixels: 20,100,000, primary color filter
  • 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)
  • Storage Media – SD Card (-2GB) / SDHC Card (-32GB) / SDXC Card (-256GB) UHS-I
  • Sensitivity (Standard output/ Extended output) – AUTO (up to ISO6400)/ ISO200 to 12800 (1/3 step)/ ISO100/25600/51200
  • Viewfinder – .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 m1), eye senso
  • LCD Monitor – 3.0″ TFT LCD, resolution: approx. 1,240,000 dots, field of view: approx. 100%, aspect ratio: 3:2, touch screen functionality
  • Movie Recording – 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)
  • Power Supply – NP-W126S Li-ion battery (included)