Category Archives: Leica D-Lux 4

Leica X1, D-Lux 4 now officially discontinued

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Leica has officially discontinued the following products: 018-163 V-LUX 30 018-400 X1, Black 018-420 X1, Steel Grey 018-643 D-LUX 4 Accessory Kit w/Battery 018-640 Lithium-Ion Akku Battery 018-658 AC Adapter ACA-DC5 018-663 Digilux w/Li-ion Battery BP-DC 3 013-336 Digilux 2 77E Circular Polarized Filter

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Leica D-Lux 4 vs. D-Lux 5: JPG files comparison (part 4)

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This is the last post of my Leica D-Lux 4-vs. D-Lux 5 series. Next week I will have some Leica D-Lux 5 vs. Panasonic LX5 comparisons, mainly JPG files, since everything else should be identical between those cameras. Below are the actual JPG pictures taken with Leica D-Lux 4 and D-Lux 5 cameras. Both files […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 vs. D-Lux 5: startup and AF speed comparison (part 3)

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Startup time First, startup comparison – judging by the time it takes for the lens to be fully extended, the Leica D-Lux 5 has a faster strartup time than the D-Lux 4 (on the video, the D-Lux 5 is on the right): The D-Lux 5 is also much quieter - the sound you hear on the video is […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 vs. D-Lux 5 vs. V-Lux 2 ISO comparison

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Since I have all three cameras in my hands, I decided to do a quick ISO comparison between the Leica D-Lux 4, D-Lux 5 and V-Lux 2. I included only the common ISO setting from 100 to 1600: ISO 100 | f/2.8 | 1/3 sec Leica D-Lux 4: Leica D-Lux 5: Leica V-Lux 2:

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Leica D-Lux 4 vs. D-Lux 5: ISO comparison (part 2)

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This is the second part of my Leica D-Lux 4 vs. D-Lux 5 comparison (see part 1). For today’s ISO comparison, both cameras were setup at aperture priority and 24mm f/2. All images were shot in RAW and then cropped and converted to jpg in Lightroom without any post processing (click on image for larger […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 vs. Leica D-Lux 5 comparison (part 1)

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I got the new Leica D-Lux 5 few days ago from the Leica SIS (they still have them in stock) and in the next few weeks I will be posting a series of comparisons between the Leica D-Lux 4 and the D-Lux 5. Here are my first impressions after only few days of using the camera: My […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 listed as discontinued @ B&H

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Leica D-Lux 4 is listed as discontinued at B&H. Not really a surprise, after the new Panasonic LX5 was announced yesterday. The word on the street is that Leica D-Lux 5 will be announced at Photokina and of course, it will be based on the Panasonic LX5. Andreas Kaufmann mention in the DiePresse.com (in English) article that “there could be […]

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