Product Highlights
  • 20MP 1" CMOS Sensor
  • Elmarit 25-400mm ASPH Lens
  • 12 fps Continuous Shooting
  • ISO 80-12500 Expandable to 25000
  • 4K (24/25/30fps) Video
  • 2.36 MP OLED EVF
  • 3" Tilting Touchscreen
  • 0.74x EVF Magnification
  • 16x / 4x / 32x Optical / Digital / Intelligent​ Zoom

Estimated Release Date: Jul 31, 2019

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Overview

Leica V-Lux 5
The Superzoom Camera for Explorers

The new V-Lux 5 is Leica’s most versatile high-end compact camera to date.

The extensive range of its zoom lens covers nearly all distances and subject matter – simplifying your travels by avoiding the need for changing lenses and packing additional equipment. The view through the new OLED viewfinder brings the scene to life with incredible brilliance, while the large sensor ensures vividly clear, high-resolution images.
The perfect all-rounder, the Leica V-Lux 5 delivers in any shooting situation – from travel and sports photography to capturing all your adventures in the great outdoors.

Covering all Angles

With the DC Vario-Elmarit 9.1–146 f/2.8–4 ASPH. you are always prepared wherever your photographic journey leads you and life’s unexpected moments.

20-Megapixel Sensor

Thanks to its sizable, 1-inch sensor, the Leica V-Lux 5 is distinguished by a resolution of 20 megapixels, resulting in exceedingly high-quality detail-rich images.

4K Video

In addition to its incredible still-picture prowess, you can also record 4K videos at a frame rate of up to 30 fps.

OLED Viewfinder

The newly developed OLED electronic viewfinder of the Leica V-Lux 5 enables precise image composition with the greatest of ease.

Covering all Angles
DC Vario-Elmarit 9.1–146 f/2.8–4 ASPH

With the DC Vario-Elmarit 9.1–146 f/2.8–4 ASPH. you are always prepared wherever your photographic journey leads you and life’s unexpected moments. Its vast focal range of 25mm to 400mm (35mm equivalent) caters to virtually all specializations of photography.

Experiment with bokeh, capture wide-angle, standard, super-tele and even macro shots – all without having to carry additional gear or spend valuable time changing lenses. 

Thanks to the large maximum aperture of its lens (f/2.8 in the wide-angle range and f/4.0 when zoomed in), the Leica V-Lux 5 thrives even in dim and unfavorable lighting conditions. The camera’s integrated optical image stabilizer helps steady your shot to ensure excellent low-light performance, even without a tripod.

20-Megapixel Sensor
Expand your Creative Scope

Thanks to its sizable, 1-inch sensor, the Leica V-Lux 5 is distinguished by a resolution of 20 megapixels, resulting in exceedingly high-quality detail-rich images.
The sensor’s maximum sensitivity of ISO 12,800 further expands the photographer’s capability to shoot in any situation – even in the most challenging lighting conditions.
The V-Lux 5 sensor has been custom-tailored and calibrated to match its expansive zoom lens, ensuring an especially precise rendering of details and natural colours. 

Life in Motion
4K Video

In addition to its incredible still-picture prowess, you can also record 4K videos at a frame rate of up to 30 fps.

Capture any memory with beautiful cinematic quality to preserve for all time.
With a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels – four times that of full-HD – moments can be transformed into lifelike videos.
The camera also offers a full-HD mode with a frame rate of up to 60 frames per second for flexible and adaptable filming.

 

A Brilliant View
New OLED Viewfinder

The newly developed OLED electronic viewfinder of the Leica V-Lux 5 enables precise image composition with the greatest of ease. OLED technology offers increased contrast and colour depth in the viewfinder image, while saving battery power. Frame your scene quickly and easily, even in bright sunlight, with an EVF resolution of 2.36 megapixels and an enhanced 0.74x magnification.

Explore your world from any angle you wish with the full tilt-and-swivel touchscreen on the rear of the V-Lux 5, accompanying its standout EVF.

Need for Speed
Super-Fast Autofocus

Equipped with one of the fastest autofocus systems in its class, the Leica V-Lux 5 will capture any subject in motion, whether a blazing supercar at top speeds or an unpredictable toddler weaving around the yard.

Thanks to state-of-the art DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology, the camera focuses within 0.1 seconds.

With a continuous burst rate of up to 12 frames per second, the Leica V-Lux 5 will capture even the most fleeting moments – making it an excellent choice for sports and action photography. In 4K burst mode, the Leica V-Lux 5 achieves 30 frames per second with a resolution of 8 megapixels. Innovative features such as post focus and focus stacking modes inspire new creative opportunities.

Form Meets Function
Designed in Germany

Distinguished by its striking design and excellent craftsmanship, the Leica V-Lux 5 has its own aesthetic signature.

All functions can be accessed and operated intuitively, while switching between automatic and manual control is seemless and easy. In line with Leica’s notoriety for high quality standards, the V-Lux 5 comes with a 2-year warranty to instill the utmost confidence in its owners.

Always Be Connected
The New Leica FOTOS App

Stay connected, wherever you are: In addition to Wi-Fi, the Leica V-Lux 5 can be linked to your smartphone via the energy-efficient Bluetooth option.

The Leica FOTOS app lets you share images and videos within a matter of seconds, adjust camera parameters on your smartphone, or turn your phone into a remote viewfinder and shutter release. The Leica FOTOS App can actively export GPS positioning data from the smartphone to the camera. Also, the V-Lux 5 can be charged via a power bank, just like your smartphone – streamlining your travel.  

What's Included

V-Lux 5 Digital Camera
Lens Cap
Lens Hood
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
Battery Charger
USB Cable
Neck Strap
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Product Specifications

Leica V-Lux 5

Lens

 
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 AF macro/MF/ snapshot 30 cm/1’ (at 9.1 mm)/1m/3’3” (at 146 mm) to ∞.
3 cm/1 3/16“ (at 9.1 mm)/1m/3’3” (at 146 mm) to ∞.

Camera

 
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/25p: 100 Mbit/s
[4K] 3840 x 2160 4K/24p: 100 Mbit/s
[FHD] 1920x1080 FHD/60p: 28 Mbit/s
[FHD] 1920x1080 FHD/50p: 28 Mbit/s
[FHD] 1920x1080 FHD/30p: 20 Mbit/s
[FHD] 1920x1080 FHD/25p: 20 Mbit/s
[HD] 1280 x 720 HD/30p: 10 Mbit/s
[HD] 1280 x 720 HD/25p: 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 speed 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

 
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 2s / 10s / 10s (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
Interface 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

Battery

 
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Voltage/capacity
7.2 V/1200 mAh (360 images, CIPA standard).
Printer compatibility PictBridge, DPOF

Physical Specs

 
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. 136.7 x 97.2 x 131.5 mm (5.4 x 3.8 x 5.2")
Weight 812 g (28.6 oz.)
* With battery.

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Leica V-Lux 5

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