Updated 25 Oct 2017

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.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1848
Type
Compact

More test results

Viewfinder
8.6

Specifications

Megapixels (MP)
20
Battery type
Lithium-ion
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
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
920,000
Touchscreen
×
Articulated monitor

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
Electronic
Viewfinder pixels
2,360,000

Video

Video
3840 x 2160
Microphone input

Flash

Flash type
Switch on by hand
Connection for external flash

More info

Notes

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