Leica D-Lux 7 Review

January 7, 2019 | Mark Goldstein |

Leica D-Lux 7 Specifications

Lens Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9-34 f/1.7-2.8 ASPH., 35mm camera equivalent: 24 - 75mm, aperture range: 1.7 – 16 / 2.8 - 16 (at 10.9 / 34mm)
Optical Image stabilization Optical compensation system
Digital zoom Max. 4x
Focusing range
AF 0.5m / 1´6“ to ∞
AF Macro / MF / Snapshot Modes / Motion Pictures Maximum wideangle setting: 3cm / 1 3/16“ to ∞
Maximum telephoto setting: 30cm / 1 17/8“ to ∞
Image sensor 4/3“ MOS sensor, total pixel number: 21,770,000,
effective pixels: 17,000,000, primary color filter
Minimum Illuminance approx. 5lx (when i-Low light is used, the shutter speed is 1/30 s)
Shutter system Electronically and mechanically controlled
Shutter speeds
Still pictures T (max. approx. 30min),
60 - 1/4000 s (with the mechanical shutter)
1 - 1/16000 s (with the electronic shutter function)
Motion pictures 1/25 - 1/16000 s (When [4K/100M/24p] is set in [Rec Quality])
1/2 - 1/16000 s (When Manual Exposure Mode is set and [MF] is selected)
1/30 - 1/16000 s (Other than the above)
Continuous recordable time:
– When the resolution for [Rec Quality] is set to [FHD]: 29 minutes
– When the resolution for [Rec Quality] is set to [4K]: 15 minutes
Series exposure
Continuous series exposure frequency Electronic / mechanical shutter: 2fps (L) / 7fps (M) / 11fps (H)
Number of serially recordable pictures With RAW files: 32 or more*
Without RAW files: 100 or more*
* Based on CIPA standards and a card with a fast read/write speed
Exposure
Exposure control modes Program (P), Aperture-priority (A), Shutter-priority (S),Manual setting (M)
Exposure compensation ±5EV in 1/3 EV steps (±3EV dial setting range)
Exposure metering modes Multi-zone, center-weighted, spot
Recording file formats
Still pictures RAW/JPEG (based on “Design rule for Camera File system” and on the “Exif 2.31” standard)
Motion pictures (with audio) [MP4]
3840a2160/30p (100 Mbit/s)
3840a2160/24p (100 Mbit/s)
1920a1080/60p (28 Mbit/s)
1920a1080/30p (20 Mbit/s)
1280a720/30p (10 Mbit/s)
Audio recording format AAC (stereo)
Monitor 3.0“ TFT LCD, resolution: approx. 1,240,000 dots,
field of view: approx. 100%, aspect ratio: 3:2,
touch screen functionality
Viewfinder 0.38“ LCD viewfinder,
resolution: approx. 2,760,000 dots,
field of view: approx. 100%, aspect ratio: 16:9,
with diopter adjustment -4 to +3 diopters,
Magnification: approx. 0.7x (35mm camera equivalent),
eye sensor
Flash CF D
External flash unit (included in scope of delivery)
Attachment In the camera’s hot shoe
Guide number 10 / 7 (with ISO 200 / 100)
Flash range (with ISO AUTO and no ISO limit set) Approx. 0.6 - 14.1m/2 - 46´ / 0.3 - 8.5m/1 - 27´
(at shortest / longest focal length)
Illumination angle Matched to cover the lens’ shortest focal length of 10.9mm
Flash modes (set on camera) AUTO, AUTO/Red-Eye Reduction, ON, ON/Red-Eye Reduction,
Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-Eye Reduction, OFF
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 31 x 41.5 x 30mm / 1 7/32 x 1 5/16 x 1 11/64“
Weight Weight Approx. 25g / 0.05lb
Microphones Stereo
Speaker Monaural
Recording media SD / SDHC* /SDXC* memory cards,
(*UHS-I/UHS Speed Class 3)
Wi-Fi
Compliance standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol)
Frequency range used (central frequency) 2412- 2462MHz (1 to 11ch), maximum output power: 13dBm (EIRP)
Encryption method Wi-Fi compliant WPA™ / WPA2™
Access method Infrastructure mode
Bluetooth function
Compliance standard Bluetooth Ver. 4.2 (Bluetooth low energy (BLE))
Frequency range used (central frequency) 2402 to 2480MHz, maximum output power: 10dBm (EIRP)
Operating temperature/ humidity 0 - 40°C (32 - 104°F) / 10 - 80% RH
Power Consumption 2.1W/2.8W (When recording with monitor/viewfinder)
1.7W/1.9W (When playing back with monitor/viewfinder)
Terminals / Interfaces [HDMI]: Micro HDMI Type D
[USB/CHARGE]: USB 2.0 (High Speed) Micro-B
Dimensions (W x H x D) approx. 118 x 66 x 64mm / 4 21/32 x 2 41/64 x 2 9/16“
Weight approx. 403g/14,2 oz / 361g/12,7 oz