Summary Leica D-LUX 4

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Help 2.5x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 24fps
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The Leica D-LUX 4 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Weight Light Help
248 g
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
Size Really small Help
Compact (109×56×27 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting


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The Leica D-LUX 4 vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.7" 7.89x5.81mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Screen type Screen type Help
Announced Old Help
September 2008
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 24fps
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help


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Leica D-LUX 4

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boll2137 (11:38 AM, July 13, 2012)
All I can tell you is I have de D-Lux 4, the Canon SX40 and the Canon T2i, I am travelling with all of them and I mostly use the D-Lux 4 for the last 5 years... it is light and the picture never deceive me. Sometimes I use the other two just to compare and I come back to the D-Lux in vacation at least
Rod (1:13 PM, June 17, 2011)
Because the D-Lux 4 is a better camera.   People start to realize this after comparing the overall image quality of the DL4 and DL5 photos.  Those who sold their DL4 and bought the DL5 regret having done so.  
nic (1:55 PM, May 11, 2011)
Why is the D-LUX 4 so much more expensive than the D-LUX 5?
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (1:49 PM, November 04, 2010)
I'm not sure what you mean exactly :) The Leica D-Lux 4 has a built in flash. It also has a hot shoe for an external flash.
Anonymous Coward (1:40 PM, November 04, 2010)
Why is there no categorie: "lacks internal flash" Having an external flash is good but that doesn't need to imply that there is no internal flash. But in this camera it does.