Leica Introduced the Leica V-Lux 5 Camera



Leica Camera AG introduced the Leica V-Lux 5, one of the most versatile and multifaceted cameras in its product portfolio.

Its bright and clear OLED electronic viewfinder and a fully articulated touchscreen panel on the back make composition easy and efficient. Thanks to fast autofocus and a high continuous-shooting rate the camera reliably captures every detail, while innovative exposure modes like Focus Stacking and Post-focusing enrich its wide range of functions.

The addition of modern and ground-breaking connectivity features – in conjunction with Leica FOTOS App – makes the Leica V-Lux 5 a universal, high-performance camera for all photographic needs.

In combination with the camera’s 20-megapixel, 1-inch sensor, the Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 9.1-146 mm f/2.8-4 ASPH lens of the V-Lux 5 (equivalent to 25 to 400 mm in 35 mm film format) delivers outstanding imaging performance throughout the entire zoom range, whether shooting with macro, wide-angle and extreme telephoto settings, maximum sensitivity of ISO 12800 and an integrated optical image stabilizer, the camera is ideally equipped for capturing best, shake-free still pictures and video in low ambient light, even without using a tripod.

The Leica V-Lux 5 offers optimum tools for composing and assessing subjects: With a resolution of 2.36 megapixels and OLED technology, its newly developed electronic viewfinder brings a higher contrast ratio and improved color depth – while simultaneously consuming less power.

In addition to the EVF, the back of the camera features a fully-articulated 3” touchscreen panel. The is not only ideal for reliable assessment of images before and after exposure, but also makes it easy to shoot from unusual angles.

The Leica V-Lux 5 offers a multitude of powerful functions, but not only for photos – it is also the idea camera for capturing highest quality video footage. The ability to capture true-to-life video in 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) at frame rates of 24, 25, or 30 frames per second or full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) at 60 frames per second offers enormous scope for the realization of creative ideas in editing and post-production.

The Leica V-Lux 5 is the first model of the V-Lux line that an be used with the Leica FOTOS App. Photos and videos can be quickly and easily transferred for post-processing or sharing in social networks at any time.


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