Leica V-LUX 40 Review

4.0
October 30, 2012 | Gavin Stoker |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Leica V-LUX 40.

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

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The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is a brand new travel-zoom camera for 2012, offering a massive 20x zoom lens and a 12 megapixel back-illuminated image sensor. Other key features of the Canon SX260 include built-in GPS, a 3 inch LCD screen, full 1080p HD movies with stereo sound, fast 10.3fps burst shooting, and a full range of manual and automated exposure modes. Read our in-depth Canon PowerShot SX260 HS in-depth review.

Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR

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The FinePix F770EXR is the latest travel-zoom camera from Fujifilm, sporting a 20x lens with a versatile focal range of 25-500mm. The 16 megapixel F770 EXR features a fast auto-focus system, full 1080p movies, enhanced GPS, high-contrast 3 inch LCD screen and 8fps continuous shooting. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR review to find out if this is the ultimate travel camera...

Nikon Coolpix S9300

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The Nikon Coolpix S9300 is a stylish new travel-zoom compact camera. Featuring an 18x zoom lens with a focal range of 25-450mm, the Coolpix S9300 has a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen and 1080p Full HD movies. Read our expert Nikon Coolpix S9300 review to find out if it offers a winning combination of style and substance.

Olympus VR-320

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The new Olympus VR-320 is an affordable travel-zoom camera with a 12.5x, 24-300mm lens and a 14 megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Olympus VR-320 include a 3 inch screen, 720p HD video and a 1cm super macro mode. Priced at £159.99 / $179.99, is the VR-320 just too cheap to be true? Read our in-depth Olympus VR-320 review to find out...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

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The Lumix DMC-TZ30 is Panasonic's new premium travel-zoom compact camera for 2012. The TZ30 (also known as the ZS20) packs a 14 megapixel high-sensitivity MOS sensor, 20x zoom lens, 3 inch LCD touch-screen, 1080p HD movies, 10fps burst shooting and full manual controls into its pocketable body. Read our Panasonic DMC-TZ30 / ZS20 review to find out if it's the best travel zoom camera on the market.

Pentax Optio RZ18

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The Pentax Optio RZ18 is a new travel-zoom camera with an 18x zoom lens and a 16 megapixel sensor. Also on offer are 720p HD movies, a 3-inch LCD screen and optical image stabilisation, all for under £199 / $299. Read our in-depth Pentax Optio RZ18 review now...

Samsung WB850F

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The Samsung WB850 is a new travel-zoom camera with a mouth-watering specification. The WB850 offers a wide-angle 21x zoom lens, 16.2 megapixels, Full 1080p video recording, 3 inch AMOLED screen, built-in wi-fi and GPS, plus full manual controls. Read our detailed Samsung WB850 review to find out if it's a contender for the travel zoom crown.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V is a new premium travel-zoom compact camera. A 20x 25-500mm lens, built-in GPS tracking, full 1080i high-definition video with stereo sound, an 18 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen, manual shooting mode, 10fps continuous shooting, 3D photos, ISO range of 100-12800 and fast auto-focusing are all present and correct. Read our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V review to find out if its the best travel camera that your money can buy...

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