Leica V-Lux 20 Digital Camera Review and Price
Lecia is trusted name when it comes to camera. Recently Leica unveiled its first GPS integrated digital camera Leica V-Lux 20. At a price tag of £495/$599, it offers 12x optical zoom and built- in GPS tracker. As per Leica , Whether you want to cover vast landscape, prominent close up shots or shooting remote objects, V-Lux 20 digital camera catches them up brilliantly using 3” TFT LCD display with 460,800 pixels which provides exceptionally bright, sharp view for accurate composition and framing of shots, in addition to precise quality control for shots taken in playback mode.
For those who want to make movies, LEICA V-LUX 20 digital camera offers HD quality movie recording with QuickTime Motion JPEG integrated with Dolby Digital Audio. Its smart features incorporate face recognition, automatic scene. These features are accessible in movie mode, along with the camera’s zoom functions.
Leica V-LUX 20 incorporates GPS tagging feature. It allow user to record the precise geographical position of each photo (as Exif data), including the local time of each shot. It is indeed a great feature. It points to the fact that user always have record of location where they made the shot.
Additionally, the V-LUX 20 can tag the photo by name of the location. For facilitating this feature, this digital camera comprises of 500,000 ‘points of interest’ across 73 countries.
With a Black matte elegant outlook V-LUX 20 comes with uncomplicated, ergonomic features and user-friendly menus.
With complete automatic functionality V-LUX 20 digital camera can be a perfect choice for those who are looking for ‘Point to shoot’ camera.
For image control, it offers a full range of manual shutter specs and aperture adjustments. With image stabilization feature, it helps to reduce the possibility of hazy photos.
V-Lux 20 is light in weight and compact in size, so it can fit anywhere. For image editing it comes with Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.
Other features include SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot and Mini HDMI out USB 2.0 High Speed port AV out.
The Leica V-LUX 20 is expected to arrive at UK market around May 2010