Leica C-Lux Review

Overall Score

66

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-360 mm (15x) F3.3-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2330k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 67 x 46 mm, 340g.
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Leica C-Lux Overview


First introduced in June, 2018, Leica C-Lux is a 20 MP Compact with a 1 (13.2 x 8.8 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Proc and Cons of Leica C-Lux


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Leica C-Lux with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Timelapse Recording
49 Focus Points
±5 AE Bracketing Range
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
1240k dots Screen Resolution
370 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
6.4 Lens at Tele
2330k dot Viewfinder Resolution
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.4
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Type Scores

Leica C-Lux has an Overall Score of 66/100 and ranked #31 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #229 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Leica C-Lux Scores
Imaging score
51
Features score
76
Value for money score
79
Portability score
91
Overall score
66
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
59

Physical Dimensions of Leica C-Lux


Leica C-Lux weighs 340g and has external dimensions of 113 x 67 x 46mm (4.45 x 2.64 x 1.81"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 389g, Leica C-Lux is 49 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Leica C-Lux is less by 2mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Leica C-Lux
340g
Average weight
389g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
1040g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Leica C-Lux
46mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
122mm

Here is the front and top view image of Leica C-Lux with the dimensions:

Leica C-Lux

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight C-Lux Dimensions C-Lux
Leica D-Lux 7 Leica D-Lux 7 403 g 340 g 118 x 66 x 64 mm 113 x 67 x 46 mm
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 Leica D-Lux Typ 109 405 g 340 g 118 x 66 x 55 mm 113 x 67 x 46 mm
Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 Panasonic ZS200 340 g 340 g 111 x 66 x 45 mm 113 x 67 x 46 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI Sony RX100 VI 301 g 340 g 102 x 58 x 43 mm 113 x 67 x 46 mm
Fujifilm X100F Fujifilm X100F 469 g 340 g 127 x 75 x 52 mm 113 x 67 x 46 mm
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 340 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 113 x 67 x 46 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Panasonic ZS100 312 g 340 g 111 x 65 x 44 mm 113 x 67 x 46 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII Sony RX100 VII 302 g 340 g 102 x 58 x 43 mm 113 x 67 x 46 mm

Specifications of Leica C-Lux


General
Brand Leica
Model C-Lux
Announced June, 2018
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1240k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2330
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.80
Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5472 x 3648
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 80
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB Yes
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 340 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 67 x 46 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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