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The Leica V-Lux 1, the compact digital camera with the strengths of an SLR

Leica will introduce the new Leica V-LUX 1, an SLR-like digital compact camera which combines high-performance optics and outstanding picture quality in a compact camera body. The camera offers 10 million pixel resolution and a 12x optical zoom (1:2.8-3.7/35-420 mm) lens and is based on the Panasonic DMC-FZ50. The integral picture stabilizer gives the user additional protection against camera shake, even under difficult lighting conditions. The V-LUX 1 has a tilting 2.0" display for optimum picture checking...


 The Leica V-Lux 1, the compact digital camera with the strengths of an SLR - digital camera and photography news The V-Lux line makes photography in the compact class more professional than ever before. The all-purpose digital camera for universal use combines the best Leica image quality with the convenience of an intelligent all-in-one solution.

Equipped with the 12x optical zoom and the optical image stabilization, there is hardly any photographic situation you won't be able to master with your V-Lux 1.

The LEICA V-LUX 1 will be available from the end of October 2006 on.

All inclusive

The performance spectrum of the LEICA V-LUX 1 is all you could possibly wish for. It takes delicate macro shots, space-grabbing wide-angle views and super tele nature photos without having to change the lens. Everything works in perfect harmony: the LEICA VARIO-ELMARIT lens, the optical stabilizer, the fast and precise autofocus and the ultra fast image signal processor.

Strong performance

The compact V-Lux 1 is a match for entry-line digital SLR systems any time. The V-Lux 1 combines top-class optics, magnificent image quality, 12x zoom and 10 megapixel image resolution in an ultra compact, convenient design.

Panoramic display

The swivelling display of the LEICA V-LUX 1 is an ingenious solution for unusual or uncomfortable perspectives. The 2.0 inch high-resolution LCD can be swivelled horizontally and vertically through 180°.
September 15, 2006
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