Leica V-Lux 3 with Leica V-Lux 4 Comparison

Leica V-Lux 3 and Leica V-Lux 4 Main Features

  • December, 2011
  • September, 2012
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8-5.2 Zoom Lens
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
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  • 1312k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 81 x 95 mm, 540g.
  • 125 x 87 x 110 mm, 588g.
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Leica V-Lux 3 Scores


Imaging score
34
Features score
65
Value for money score
69
Portability score
79
Overall score
55

Leica V-Lux 4 Scores


Imaging score
34
Features score
73
Value for money score
73
Portability score
76
Overall score
59

Leica V-Lux 4 with Leica V-Lux 3 Overview


Let's compare V-Lux 3 with V-Lux 4. Both cameras produced Leica. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Leica V-Lux 3 was released in 2011, and Leica V-Lux 4 in 2012. V-Lux 4 is newer, which is a plus. V-Lux 3 1 years older.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 12 MP. 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.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder V-Lux 4 has a higher resolution of 1312k dots, V-Lux 3 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Leica V-Lux 3 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting. Leica V-Lux 3 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting.

General V-Lux 3 V-Lux 4
Brand Leica Leica
Model V-Lux 3 V-Lux 4
Announced December, 2011 September, 2012
Body Type SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Articulated Articulated
Screen Resolution 461k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
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 23 23
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 12.0 fps 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.50 13.50
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400 3200
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, Motion JPEG MPEG-4, AVCHD
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 410 shots 540 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model BP-DC 9
Physical
Weight 540 g 588 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 81 x 95 mm 125 x 87 x 110 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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