Updated 25 Oct 2017

Leica

D-Lux (Type 109) (with 10.9-34mm lens)

Snapshot: The Leica D-Lux (Type 109) (with 10.9-34mm lens) compact camera can shoot full-HD video. But how's the image quality?

D-Lux (Type 109) (with 10.9-34mm lens)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1695

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Test results

Overall score
71
Image quality
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Screen
?/10
Video quality
?/10
Flash
?/10

Good points

  • Good image quality.
  • Very good screen.
  • Good video quality.
  • Good flash.
  • Has a high resolution monitor, a large sensor, a fast f/1.7 lens, PASM modes and a connection for an external flash.
  • Can shoot full-HD video and manually focus.

But

  • Has no flash.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Image quality (40%): Unless otherwise stated the cameras are set to full automatic function – including exposure, white balance and focus – with maximum resolution and image quality setting in JPEG.
Ease of use (40%): An evaluation of the manual, viewfinder, monitor, data transfer, shutter delay, inserting/removing memory, changing settings, controls and batteries.
Screen (10%): A rating of image quality of the screen, and the difference between the height and width displayed and what is recorded on the final image.
Video quality (10%): A rating of the quality of short video clips.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1695
Type
Compact

More test results

Viewfinder
8.7

Specifications

Megapixels (MP)
13
Battery type
Lithium-ion
Sensor
4/3" CMOS
ISO range
200 - 25000
Optical zoom
3.1
Aperture range
1.7 - 2.8
Zoom range
26 - 74
Shutter range
1/16000 - 60
Dimensions (cm)
128 x 64 x 105
Weight (g)
443
Depth (mm)
64
Memory card
SDHC, SDXC

Features

Water resistant
No
RAW support
GPS tagging
×
PASM modes
Manual focus option

Monitor

Monitor size (inches)
2.9
Monitor pixels
921,600
Touchscreen
×
Articulated monitor
×

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
Electronic
Viewfinder pixels
2,765,000

Video

Video
3840 x 2160
Microphone input
×

Flash

Flash type
None
Connection for external flash

More info

Notes

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