Leica Camera AG has launched V-Lux 5, a versatile and multifaceted camera in its product portfolio. The Leica V-Lux 5 features a high-performance zoom lens and a newly developed, larger sensor with excellent imaging performance. It comes with a bright and clear OLED viewfinder and a fully articulated touchscreen panel on the back make composition easy and efficient.
With the fast autofocus and a high continuous-shooting rate the camera reliably captures every detail, while innovative exposure modes like Focus Stacking and Post-focusing enrich its wide range of functions. The connectivity features with the Leica FOTOS App makes the Leica V-Lux 5 a universal, high-performance camera for all photographic needs.
Further, the camera houses a 20-megapixel, 1-inch sensor, the Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 9.1–146 mm f/2.8–4 ASPH. The lens of the V-Lux 5 (equivalent to 25 to 400 mm in 35 mm film format) delivers excellent imaging performance throughout the entire zoom range, whether shooting with macro, wide-angle, standard or telephoto settings. It comes with max apertures of f/2.8 and f/4 for the respective extreme wide-angle and extreme telephoto settings, a maximum sensitivity of ISO 12800 and an integrated optical image stabilizer(OIS), the camera is ideally equipped for capturing best, shake-free still pictures and video in low ambient light, even without using a tripod.
The Leica V-Lux 5 offers tools for composing and assessing subjects with the OLED viewfinder. In addition to the EVF, the back of the camera features a fully-articulated 3“ touchscreen panel. The Leica V-Lux 5 takes only around 0.1 seconds to focus sharply on a subject. Even when shooting in fast and dynamic situations, a burst rate of up to 12 fps ensures that photographers always have sufficient exposures from which to choose the best for their needs. The camera can capture 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) at frame rates of 24, 25 or 30 frames per second or full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) at 60 fps.
Furthermore, the Leica V-Lux 5 is the first model of the V-Lux line that can be used with the Leica FOTOS App. After establishing a Bluetooth connection between the camera and an iOS or Android smartphone, the app can be used to change settings and remotely control the camera. Photos and videos can be quickly and easily transferred for post-processing or sharing in social networks at any time. The Leica FOTOS App can also actively export GPS positioning data from the smartphone to the camera. The Leica V-Lux 5 can be recharged via USB from all sorts of other devices, even a powerbank.
The Leica V-Lux 5 is available for INR 98,000. Follow us on Twitter for more updates.