Updated 26 Jun 2018

Leica

V-Lux (Type 114) (with 9.1-146mm lens)

Snapshot: The Leica V-Lux (Type 114) (with 9.1-146mm lens) compact camera can shoot full-HD video and has a huge zoom. But how's the image quality?

V-Lux (Type 114) (with 9.1-146mm lens)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1848

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Test results

Overall score
75
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.
  • Very good flash.
  • Has a huge zoom, a high resolution articulated monitor, a large sensor, PASM modes and a connection for an external flash.
  • Can shoot full-HD video and manually focus.

But

No obvious bad points.

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.

Prices are from a June 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1848

Specifications

Battery type
Lithium-ion
Megapixels (MP)
20
Sensor
1" CMOS
ISO range
125 - 12500
Optical zoom
16
Aperture range
2.8 - 4.0
Zoom range
26 - 340
Shutter range
1/16000 - 60
Dimensions (cm)
138 x 130 x 99
Weight (g)
893
Depth (mm)
130

Features

Water resistant
No
Raw support
Yes
GPS tagging
No
PASM modes
Yes
Manual focus option
Yes

Monitor

Size (inches)
2.9
Monitor pixels
920,000
Touchscreen
No
Articulated monitor
Yes

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
Electronic
Viewfinder pixels
2,360,000

Video

Video
3840 x 2160
Microphone input
Yes

Memory

Memory card
SDHC, SDXC

Flash

Flash type
Switch on by hand
Connection for external flash
Yes

More info

Notes

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