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Leica D-LUX 5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 187 reviews of Leica D-LUX 5. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and price. The performance and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the screen, and many are less positive about the contrast and zoom.

portability, usability, performance, price, image quality

shutter, viewfinder, focus, zoom, contrast

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Leica D-LUX 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Leica D-LUX 5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Leica D-LUX 5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the low light performance and screen. The design and usability are also appreciated, but opinions are divided on the image quality. Some have doubts about the reliability.

price, usability, design, screen, low-light

reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Leica D-LUX 5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 user reviews of Leica D-LUX 5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Views about the price and image quality are generally positive. The usability and performance also get good feedback, but there are some negative comments about the contrast and zoom.

portability, performance, usability, image quality, price

screen, focus, shutter, zoom, contrast

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Leica D-Lux 5

 

The high-end Leica D-Lux 5 point-and-shoot camera comes with a sky-high sticker price, but includes the $150 Adobe Lightroom software package. Sharp images and laudable low-light performance make it an appealing option for well-heeled enthusiasts.

Sharp images. Good video quality. Adobe Lightroom software included. Optional EVF available.

Expensive. Limited zoom range. No GPS.

Performance and Conclusions The D-Lux 5 is a speedy camera, but it's not the fastest kid on the block. It can start up and grab a shot in about 2 seconds, only requires you to wait 1.2 seconds between photos, and records a 0.4-second shutter lag. The...

Dec, 2011

Recommended

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (photographyblog.com)

Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium Review

 

The Leica D-Lux 5 is a premium compact camera aimed at the discerning prosumer. The DLux 5 features a 3.8x, 24-90mm, f/2-3.3 lens, large 1/1.63” 10 megapixel CCD sensor and 720p HD video. With full creative control, the D-Lux 5 ships with Adobe...

The D-LUX 5 is not just a camera for the amateur photo enthusiast; it's one for the Leica enthusiast. Thanks to this brand's esteemed heritage, buying a camera with that red dot is as much about fulfilling a wish as actually finding the very best...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Leica D-LUX 5 Review

 

Like the D-LUX 4 before it, the Leica D-LUX 5 is a fruit of the partnership with Japanese consumer electronics giant Panasonic Corp. Leica's consumer digital cameras generally mirror those released by Panasonic, and the Leica D-LUX 5 follows this trend...

Pricing for the Leica D-LUX 5 is set at around US$800, some $300 more than Panasonic's LX5.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by (t3.com)

Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium review

 

Meet Leica's new Special Edition: the D-Lux 5 with luxurious Titanium styling

Titanium styling ; Handles very well ; Exceptional picture quality

Expensive

Expert review by : Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium review

 

Leica has taken the already stylish D-Lux 5 and clad it with an anodised layer of titanium. It's a beautiful camera – and the Italian leather case that comes with it ain't too shabby either. You also get a copy of Adobe Lightroom 3 in the box to help...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (techradar.com)

Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium review

 

Limited edition luxury version of the D-Lux 5 compact camera

Metal body exudes class ; Feature-packed for a compact camera ; Film simulation and My Colour modes work in video and still modes ; Cheap for a Leica

Expensive for a gloried snapshot camera ; No handgrip ; Video capture not quite instantaneous ; Movies shot not in Full HD ; Pictures suffer from pixel fringing and blown highlights

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 is one of our favourite premium grade compact cameras, which means our hopes for the nigh identical 10.1MP, 3.8x optical zoom Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium are as high as the price tag. Yes, owning a Leica camera with its famous...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by (professionalphotographer.co.uk)

Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium 'Special Editon' is unveiled

 

Leica has today announced a special edition of its successful D-Lux 5 digital camera: the Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium. This elegantly-designed compact camera, with its sophisticated, anodised silver-grey finish, comes presented in a special set with a premium

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

Leica D-Lux 5

 

Leica has come up with yet another classy camera

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

The reassuring red dot.

 

The camera is used as an adjunct to my work as a Hand Surgeon. Images taken during operations and in clinic are kept for record purposes and also form the majority of material for teaching other surgeons.

Durable","Great Features","Great Picture Quality","Lightweight","Reassuring Leica standard

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (photographyreview.com)

Leica D-Lux 5

 

Having tired of carrying my DSLR and associated gear, I decided to go to a Point and Shoot (P&S) camera. My last camera was a Nikon D-60. Having used a full sized sensor I was concerned with loosing picture quality by going to a P&S. My most pressing...

Photo processing and quality ; Handling, stabilization and size ; Build, external flash shoe/viewfinder mount and lenses ; Reputation ; Warranty

Cost

Feb, 2011
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