General

Leica V-LUX 20 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30
Brand
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Leica Panasonic
Lowest price
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Unknown $599.99
Announced
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April 2010 July 2005

Sensor

Type
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CCD CCD
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm 1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm
Megapixels
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12 MP 8 MP
Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO 400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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6,400 ISO None

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.8 MP 8 MP
Native resolution
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4000 × 3000 3264 × 2448
Pixel size
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2.3 µm² 4.8 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 2"
Resolution
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460k dots 230k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No

Lens

Zoom
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12x 12x
Wide angle
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25 mm 35 mm
Telephoto
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300 mm 420 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.3 f/2.8
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/4.9 f/3.7
Macro focus
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3.0 cm 5.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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103×60×33 mm 141×86×138 mm
Depth
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1.3" 5.4"
Weight
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218 g 740 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None Digital
Viewfinder size
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n/a Unknown

Movies

Format
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720p @ 60fps 480p @ 10fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No Unknown
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 848 x 480 @ 30fps
  4. 720p @ 60fps
  1. 320 x 240 @ 10fps
  2. 480p @ 10fps

Features

Panorama
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No Unknown
HDR
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No Unknown
3D
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No Unknown
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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No Yes
GPS
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Yes No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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Unknown Unknown
Continuous shooting
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2.3 fps 3 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s 1/2000s
Min
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60s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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No Yes
External connection
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No Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. MMC
  2. SD

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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Unknown Unknown
Color depth
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Unknown Unknown
Dynamic range
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Unknown Unknown
Low light performance
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Unknown Unknown