Leica D-Lux 7 is one of the Leica D-Lux series cameras. The Leica D-Lux is a sophisticated compact camera series that has a large image sensor and a large opening zoom lens, the quality is no different or could be better than a camera that can replace lenses (DSLR / mirrorless).
This camera is basically a Panasonic Lumix LX100 II which is repackaged with the typical design style of the German manufacturer. Therefore, the specifications are exactly the same. What distinguishes the two is the design of the camera body.
The D-Lux 7 is perfect for serious photographers who want a high quality compact camera, or a traveler who doesn’t want to carry a separate camera and lens.
Design of the Leica D-Lux 7
The body design is retro. This camera has a compact and stealthy physique. In this series, Leica chose dual tone colors, namely silver and black, similar to the design of an old film camera. The product is equipped with a viewfinder. The bright electronic viewfinder has a 2.76-dot resolution for a clear eye view, even in bright sunlight.
In addition, the body of this camera has an external flash. An external flash mounted on a hot shoe can be used to provide additional lighting when working in low light conditions. Furthermore, the model is equipped with an LCD with touch screen technology. The 1.24m-dot Rear LCD 3.0 has a touch screen design for intuitive menu navigation, image playback, and for selecting AF points when shooting.
Leica D-Lux 7 uses a DC Vario-Summilux 3.1x zoom lens. This lens offers a range of focal lengths equivalent to 24-75mm. Wide-angle focal lengths to portrait lengths to suit working in a variety of shooting situations. So that the Leica D-Lux 7 lens is more flexible than the Leica Q-P. As for the maximum fighter 1.7-2.8. This brightness is suitable for working in low light conditions.
This model also offers better control over depth of field. In addition, it also benefits from difficult lighting, optical image stabilization minimizes the appearance of camera shake to help produce sharper images. On the lens, Leica D-Lux 7 provides a lever to change the aspect ratio between 3: 2, 4: 3, 16: 9 or 1: 1 Instagram style. In addition, there is also a lever to change the autofocus mode.
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The Leica D-Lux 7 is equipped with a 17 megapixel four third sensor. This sensor offers an impressive performance. While the sensitivity range is up to ISO 25600. The sensor’s dimensions are not as big as full-frame, but they are still bigger than the majority of pocket cameras on the market. The D-Lux 7 has an 11-fps continuous shooting speed and 4K30p UHD video recording is compatible with multimedia shooting applications in various conditions.
The device has feature called trio of shooting modes. The three modes are brust, pre-burst, burst (s / s). Brust fuction is record continuously. The Pre-Burst functions is times when unsure of the critical moment for pressing the shutter button and will record an image one second before and one second after pressing the shutter button to give 60 frames to choose from.
Burst (S / S) functions is replay the video, stop at the selected time, and use the shutter button to mark the selected frame of the video and save it as an 8MP frame. This trio mode can record 8MP continuous images with 30-fps shooting speed.
In addition to a versatile shooting mode, the Leica D-Lux 7 supports 4K UHD video recording at a frame rate of 30p or 24p at 100 Mb / s in MP4 format. Full HD 1080p60 is supported, in MP4 and AVCHD formats.
The product is equipped with shutter speed and exposure compensation knobs, while the rear panel houses a 2.76 million dot electronic viewfinder and a 1.24 million dot 3-inch touch screen. Once again, everything is exactly the same as in the Lumix LX100 II, it’s just that it looks more elegant.
Bluetooth and WiFi that support image transfer of the Leica D-Lux 7. The Leica D-Lux 7 has built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity (802.11b / g / n + Bluetooth 4.2 LE). Bluetooth Connectivity Le-D 7 Lux 7 This feature is useful for connecting other devices that support it (Leica Photos app).
So, you can transfer photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. The Leica D-Lux 7 is powered by a proprietary battery that provides a 340 shooting period in accordance with CIPA standards. The device has USB-C. So, it can be connected to compatible devices via its HDMI port or DP-DC15 lithium-ion battery & USB charger port.
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That is the feature of the Leica D-Lux 7. This camera is very interesting for those of you who want a high quality compact camera.