Leica D-Lux 5

The Leica D-Lux 5 is a premium high-end compact point-and-shoot camera that is the successor of the D-Lux 4 and it is equipped with the same technical specification as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5, but… it is Leica.

The Leica D-Lux 5 features a 10.1 MP sensor with a very fast f/2-3.3 DC Vario-Summicron 24-90 mm ASPH lens, suitable for a wide variety of situation. The Leica D-Lux 5 also captures 1280 x 720 pixels video at 30 frames per second in a choice of AVCHD or Motion JPEG formats.

The Leica D-Lux Titanium special edition features some specifications but it comes with the silver-grey metal body.

The Leica D-Lux 5 comes also with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 and more optional accesories including the EVF1 electronic viewfinder, CF22 flash, handgrip and optional bags and cases.

Leica D-Lux 5 is a premium compact camera


Leica D-Lux 5 specifications:

  • Lens: Leica DC Vario-Summicron
  • Zoom: 3.8 x optical / 4x digital
  • Sensor: 1/1.63″ CCD with 11.3 MP (effective 10.1 MP )
  • File format: Still pictures – RAW/ JPEG; video – AVCHD/ Motion JPEG
  • Monitor: 3.0″ TFT LCD
  • Storage: SD/ SDXC/ SDHC memory card
  • Connectivity: USB 2.9 High Speed; Mini HDMI Type C; Analog video/ audio: NTSC/ PAL; dedicated jack ( 8-pin )


Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium limited edition


Leica D-Lux 5 reviews:

The Leica D-Lux 5 handled chromatic aberrations excellently, with very limited purple fringing present around the edges of objects in certain high-contrast situations. The Leica D-Lux 5 offers a Macro setting that allows to focus on a subject that is 3 cms away from the camera when the lens is set to wide-angle. More about image quality you can read on Leica D-Lux 5 review from photographyblog.com. Here you can see also more sample images.

In the Leica D-Lux 5 review, the techradar.com website says that D-Lux 5 powers up in two seconds. It is quick to focus and determine exposure in a mere blink of an eye following a half-press of the shutter release button.

More sample images, tests, but also the opinion of an expert you can find on Leica D-Lux 5 review from stevehuffphoto.com.


Leica D-Lux 5 high-end premium compact camera


Leica D-Lux 5 with silver-grey metallic body


new Leica D-Lux 5 with case


Leica D-Lux 5 picture


Lens of new Leica D-Lux 5


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