Leica Adds the V-Lux 5 Superzoom to its Compact Camera Lineup

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Leica Adds the V-Lux 5 Superzoom to its Compact Camera Lineup

Leica takes aim at photographers who want to capture it all, with the V-Lux 5 Digital Camera. Covering an impressive 25-400mm equivalent zoom range, with an f/2.8-4 variable aperture, the V-Lux 5 is equally suited for shooting graduation parties as it is capturing wildlife, when you’re on vacation. Combine that herculean reach with its 20MP 1" CMOS sensor, and you can rest easy knowing your photos will be of a high quality no matter what the day brings.

Leica V-Lux 5 has a 25-400mm equivalent zoom range
Leica V-Lux 5 has a 25-400mm equivalent zoom range.

Capable of shooting up to 12 fps and autofocusing within 90ms, the V-Lux 5 comes ready to capture fast-action sports, birds, and other fleeting moments. New with the V-Lux 5 is a 2.36m-dot OLED EVF with 0.74x magnification and 3" tilting and swiveling 1.24m-dot touchscreen cater to your preferred method of capture. It also offers 4K video recording at up to 30 fps, and introduces focus stacking and post-focus capabilities to maximize the quality of your pictures.

Leica V-Lux 5 Digital Camera
Leica V-Lux 5 Digital Camera

On the practical side, USB charging has been added as a feature and battery life has been improved to last up to 440 images per charge. Built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi make using Leica’s FOTOS app an easy way to quickly share images.

Overall, the V-Lux 5 offers an appealing choice for photographers in search of an all-in-one camera ready for whatever the day brings. Have you used any of Leica’s compact cameras? How does the V-Lux 5 look to you? Let us know in the Comments section, below.

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