Leica V-Lux 2 with Samsung HZ30W Comparison

Leica V-Lux 2 and Samsung HZ30W Main Features

  • September, 2010
  • January, 2010
  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8-5.2 Zoom Lens
  • 24-360 mm (15x) F3.2-5.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 11.0 fps continuous shooting
  • -
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 80 x 95 mm, 520g.
  • 107 x 61 x 28 mm, 245g.
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Leica V-Lux 2 Scores


Imaging score
35
Features score
58
Value for money score
64
Portability score
80
Overall score
51

Samsung HZ30W Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
40
Value for money score
58
Portability score
95
Overall score
40

Samsung HZ30W with Leica V-Lux 2 Overview


Let's compare Leica V-Lux 2 with Samsung HZ30W. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Both of these models were released in 2010. This means that differences will go a long way. Let's take a closer look.
The sensor resolution of V-Lux 2 is greater than that of HZ30W. However, the difference of 2 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (V-Lux 2), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Leica V-Lux 2, the maximum ISO is greater by 3200. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
V-Lux 2 has electronic viewfinder, and the HZ30W doesn’t have. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Leica V-Lux 2 has n/a fps continuous shooting.

General V-Lux 2 HZ30W
Brand Leica Samsung
Model V-Lux 2 HZ30W
Announced September, 2010 January, 2010
Body Type SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 3
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Articulated Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 0 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/16 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 11.0 fps n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.50 5.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400 3200
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Video Formats AVCHD Lite H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model SLB-11A
Physical
Weight 520 g 245 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 80 x 95 mm 107 x 61 x 28 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SC/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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