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New Leica C-LUX 3 ultra fashionable digital camera

Leica announces the stylish ultra-compact C-LUX 3 digital camera. This new camera, similar to the Panasonic FX37, offers a zoom lens with a focusing range from 25mm to 125 mm ( in 35mm format ) The MEGA O.I.S. image stabilization system also provides added reliability. There need be no more shaky pictures. The new large sensor with 10.1 million effective pixels and the optimized processor guarantee excellent picture quality, and the automatic face recognition system automatically adjusts focus and exposure...

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All about the new Leica C-Lux 3Leica photographers have always attracted admiring glances. The ultra fashionable LEICA C-LUX 3 will get even more attention. No other Leica is as small, slim, and elegant. It is available in either black or white - both in a high gloss finish. Only high-quality materials are used to make this slim line metal camera.

This ultra-compact camera is sure to earn a smile. And the LEICA C-LUX 3 does a wonderful job of capturing those smiles. The powerful lens, the intelligent automatic mode, and the simple operation make it easy to take successful spontaneous pictures.

Carefree spontaneous photographs
The automatic scene recognition feature means great 'no preparation' shots. Depending on the subject, it selects the appropriate settings for macro, landscape, portrait, or night portrait, as well as moving pictures in film mode. The MEGA O.I.S. image stabilisation system also provides added reliability. There need be no more shaky pictures. The new large sensor with 10.1 million effective pixels and the optimised processor guarantee excellent picture quality.

Powerful zoom lens
As you would expect from a Leica, substance has not been forsaken merely for style. The powerful zoom lens LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT 1:2.8-5.9/4.4-22 ASPH delivers brilliant pictures with true-to-life colour reproduction. You can capture the full scope of the city, life, friends, and unforgettable moments. The large focusing range - from 25mm to 125 mm ( both 35mm format ) - and the 5x optical zoom significantly expand the capabilities of the LEICA C-LUX 3.

Easy to Use
Anyone can use the LEICA C-LUX from the very start. To change between capture and viewing mode, you just flick a switch. An extra knob lets you choose between photo and film mode. The large, readable lines make the clear menu structure easy to understand. The automatic face recognition system automatically adjusts focus and exposure to the faces in the scene. Now portraits and group photos come out even better.

Additional information: All about the new Leica C-Lux 3
September 17, 2008
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