Leica V-Lux 5 Review

September 9, 2019 | Gavin Stoker |

Leica V-Lux 5 Specifications

Lens Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8–4/9.1 -146 ASPH., 35 mm camera equivalent: 25 - 400 mm
15 elements in 11 groups (5 aspherical lenses/8 aspherical surfaces/4 ED lenses)
Optical Image stabilization Yes
Zoom Optical/digital/ intelligent 16 x/4 x/32 x
Focusing
Modes Normal/macro
AF Metering modes Face, eye detection, tracking, 49-area, 1-area (flexible/scalable), custom multi, pinpoint
Focusing range
AF 30 cm/1’ (at 9.1 mm)/1m/3’3” (at 146 mm) to ∞
AF macro/MF/ shnapshot 3 cm/1 3/16“ (at 9.1 mm)/1m/3’3” (at 146 mm) to ∞
Sensor 1“ MOS with 20.9 MP (effective pixels 20.1MP)
Resolution
Still image 4:3 format: 4864 × 3648 (17.5 M) (L), 3456 × 2592 (9 M) (M), 2432 × 1824 (4.5 M) (S)
3:2 format: 5472 × 3648 (20 M) (L), 3888 × 2592 (10 M) (M),2736 × 1824 (5 M) (S)
16:9 format: 5472 × 3080 (17 M) (L), 3840 × 2160 (8 M) (M), 1920 × 1080 (2 M) (S)
1:1 format: 3648 × 3648 (13.5 M) (L), 2592 × 2592 (6.5 M) (M), 1824 × 1824 (3.5 M) (S)
Video MP4:
[4K] 3840 x 2160 4K/30p: 100 Mbit/s
[4K] 3840 x 2160 4K/24p: 100 Mbit/s
[FHD] 1920x1080 FHD/60p: 28 Mbit/s
[FHD] 1920x1080 FHD/30p: 20 Mbit/s
[HD] 1280 x 720 HD/30p: 10 Mbit/s
Recording file formats
Still image RAW/JPEG
Video MP4. Recording time: max. 29:00 minutes
Audio AAC (2 Kanal)
Exposure control
Exposure modes Snap Shot, P, A, S, M, creative video, C1 (custom), C2 (custom), scene guide, creative control
Exposure compensation Increments: 1/3 EV steps, setting range: ± 5 EV. (+/-3 EV for motion picture)
Auto AE Bracketing 3, 5, 7 frames in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV step, max. ± 3 EV
Scene modes Clear portrait, silky skin, backlit softness, clear in backlight, relaxing tone, sweet child‘s face, distinct scenery,
bright blue sky, romantic sunset glow, vivid sunset glow, glistening water, clear nightscape, cool night sky,
warm glowing nightscape, artistic aightscape, glittering illuminations, handheld night shot, clear night portrait,
soft image of a flower, appetizing food, cute dessert, freeze animal motion, clear sports shot, monochrome, panorama
Creative control modes Expressive, retro, old days, high key, low key, sepia, monochrome, dynamic monochrome, rough monochrome,
silky monochrome, impressive art, high dynamic, cross process, toy effect, toy pop, bleach bypass, miniature effect,
soft focus, fantasy, star filter, one point color, sunshine
Metering modes Intelligent multiple, centre-weighted, spot
White balance Auto, daylight, cloudy, shade, incandescent, flash, 4 manual settings, color temperature (2-axis adjustable)
ISO sensitivity Auto/i. ISO/80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500, 25000* (*extended ISO)
(Changeable to 1/3 EV step)
Shutter speeds
Still image Approx. 60s – 1/4000 s (mechanical shutter), approx. 1 s - 1/16000 s (electronic shutter).
Bulb: approx. 120 s.
Motion picture Approx. 1/30 s – 1/16000 s (NTSC model), approx. 1/25 s -1/16000 s (PAL model), approx. 1/2 s -1/16000 s.
(Creative video M mode/MF mode)
Continuous shooting [ AFS] SH: 50 frames/sec*, H: 12 frames/s, M: 7 frames/s (with Live View), L: 2 frames/s (with Live View.)
(*Electronic shutter only)
Flash
Type Integrated flash
Flash modes Auto, Auto with pre-flash (red-eye reduction), Auto with slow sync and pre-flash, on, off
Flash range 30 cm – 13.5 m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 – 9.5 m (Tele/ISO Auto)
Self-timer 2 s/10s/10 s (3 images)
Monitor 3.0“ TFT LCD, resolution: approx. 1,240,000 pixels,
Image field: approx. 100%, aspect ratio 3:2,
Touch screen available
Viewfinder 0.39“ OLED live viewfinder
Resolution: approx. 2,360,000 pixels,
Image field: approx. 100%, aspect ratio 4:3,
Diopter setting: -4 to +4 dptr,
Magnification: approx. 0.74x with 50mm lens at ∞; -1.0m-1
Microphone/speaker Stereo/monoaural
Memory cards On SD / SDHC* /SDXC* memory cards,
*UHS-I/UHS Speed class 3
Interfaces USB 2.0, Macro-HDMI (Typ C), AV-Ausgang, Netzgeräteanschluss (2,5 mm), Mikrofon (3,5 mm).
WIFI: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/2412 MHz - 2462 MHz (1-11-Kanal)/WPA/WPA2/Infrastruktur Modus/WPS/
Wi-Fi Direct/Wi-Fi Taste
Bluetooth-Version 4.2 (Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
[USB/CHARGE] USB 2.0 (High Speed) Mikro-B-Buchse
Operating temperature/ humidity 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) / 10% to 80% RH
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Voltage/capacity 7.2 V/1200 mAh (360 images, CIPA standard).
Dimensions (W x H x D) approx. 136.7 x 97.2 x 131.5 mm
Weight 812 g (with battery)
Printer compatibility PictBridge, DPOF
Scope of delivery Digital camera, battery, AC-Adapter, USB cable, neck strap, lens cap with string, lens hood, hot shoe cover, instructions, guarantee card