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The Leica D-Lux 3, design in line with tradition

Leica introduces also a new digital camera in the compact series. The Leica D-LUX 3 is a stylish camera with high-performance optics and a comprehensive range of settings. The camera offers 10 million pixels and many technical improvements over its predecessor, the D-LUX 2. The user can operate a lever on the lens to change the side ratio of the photo to three picture formats. Depending on the format selected, the resolution varies from 10 Mp (16:9), 8 Mp (4:3 format) and 7 Mp in the classic 3:2 Leica format...


The Leica D-Lux 3, design in line with tradition - digital camera and photography newsEvery picture taken with the LEICA D-LUX 3 has a story to tell. The unique manual setting options give you the freedom to create images that express your own style.

Use the high-quality Leica lens to take stunning shots from the wide-angle to the telephoto range. With O.I.S. optical stabilization technology and ultra fast processing, the LEICA D-LUX 3 sets new standards in its class.

Choose between 3 picture formats, achieve first-class image quality with the camera's 10 million megapixel sensor and assess your shots on the wide-screen display.

Small and elegant, the LEICA D-LUX 3 is always ready to make your personal view of the world reality.

The LEICA D-LUX 3 will be available from mid October 2006.

Stylish design

The design of the D-Lux 3 is totally in keeping with Leica tradition: pure, discreet, timeless - in a housing of high-quality aluminum.

Always on the move

The D-Lux 3 is so light, compact and unobtrusive that there's no reason why you should leave it at home. Small as it is, it's a great performer: three file formats - from simple JPEG to the RAW format rarely offered in this class of camera - ensure optimum image quality for further processing as well. The image stabilizer (O.I.S.) leads to sharply focused images even in situations where there's not really enough natural light. The camera is also perfect for digiscoping - taking photographs through a spotting scope - to capture the fascination of nature at close range.

Plenty of scope for creativity

The D-Lux 3 still gives the photographer the freedom to create his own view of the world without any automatic settings. The 16:9 picture format with the full resolution of over 10 megapixels produces fantastic images for frame-filling viewing on HDTV equipment. The brilliant 2.8" display also has an aspect ratio of 16:9.
September 15, 2006
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