Leica Announces the "Most Travel Ready" V-Lux 5

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Designed for versatility, Leica’s newest replace to the V-Lux line of bridge cameras, the Leica V-Lux 5 (SGD 1,850)has simply been introduced. This consists of long-awaited compatibility with the Leica FOTOS app, which allows distant management and taking pictures.

Specs are much like the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II, which was launched earlier this 12 months in February at a barely decrease MSRP of round SGD 1,400.

The Leica V-Lux 5 is touted to be the perfect journey camera. Picture: Leica

With a newly-developed, bigger 20-megapixel, 1-inch CMOS image sensor, the Leica V-Lux 5 has been improved when it comes to imaging performance, with a most sensitivity of ISO 12800 and built-in optical image stabiliser permitting for excellent low-light performance even and not using a tripod. 

A 3-inch articulating touchscreen LCD panel allows straightforward operation, particularly for taking pictures in inventive angles. The OLED finder, with 2.36 million dots, permits for better distinction and color depth – rendering photographs extra life-like.

A high-resolution OLED digital viewfinder and an articulating screen expands inventive options for all kinds of pictures fields. Picture: Leica

The Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 9.1-146mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. zoom lens on the V-Lux 5 delivers a 35mm equal focal size vary of 25mm-400mm, whereas delivering macro capabilities. Which means the whole lot, from huge, commonplace, telephoto and even close-up views might be successfully captured, with a large aperture that varies between f2.8 to f4. 

A number of different software features enhance the performance of the V-Lux 5. Publicity modes like Focus Stacking and Publish Focusing, together with Face Recognition and 4K Burst Mode conveniently permit for inventive expression.

Motion pictures is a straightforward feat for the V-Lux 5, with steady taking pictures of as much as 12fps.

The Leica V-Lux 5 packs a large zoom vary – equal to 25mm-400mm. Picture: Leica

For video, the Leica V-Lux 5 provides 4K (3840 x 2160p) recording at 24, 25 or 30 fps. For increased body charges, full-HD recording might be carried out at as much as 60 fps for slow-motion and inventive edits. It additionally provides a 3.5mm stereo jack for external microphones, together with Micro HDMI for video output.

The Leica V-Lux 5 is out there at Leica Retailer Singapore at SGD 1,850

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Source : VRZone.com