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Leica V-LUX 40

Leica V-LUX 40
alaScore 90

9 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the image stabilizer and build quality. The design and image quality also get good opinions, whereas views are divided on the value for money.

portability, image quality, design, build quality, stabilizer

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Leica V-LUX 40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Leica V-Lux40


Leica's ridiculous re-branding of very good Panasonic cameras continues, this time with a Panasonic ZS20 clone that will likely cost twice as much. It does come with Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier and image quality will most likely be very...

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Leica V-LUX 40 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

design, zoom, value for money

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Leica V-Lux 40 review


The Leica V-Lux 40 is the luxury camera brand's latest compact - following on from the V-Lux 30 - packing a 20x zoom and a 15.3MP sensor

Optical zoom capacity ; Rock solid build ; Iconic Leica logo

Very pricey

The excellent picture quality, impressive zoom and neat design all help to make this a great, versatile compact digital camera. It may not be the cheapest compact around, but if it's anything like its predecessors, it looks set to be one of the best....

Product Specifications


Autofocus: No
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: Yes
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Sensor Size:1/2.33''


Longest Shutter Speed in s:15
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Leica BP-DC7
Battery Type:Leica BP-DC7


Aperture Priority: Yes
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes