If you want, a digital camera that looks as good as it performs you will want to check out the retro looking Leica offerings that are on the market. These cameras are not for the shopper on a budget, but they offer some great features with excellent quality. The latest camera added to the Leica line has debuted today and is called the D-Lux 5.
The digital camera has a Leica DC Vario-Summicron 5.1-19.2mm F/2-3.3 ASPH lens. That lens has a focal range equivalent to 24 to 90mm in 35mm film format. The camera has a host of automatic features along with full manual modes as well. The camera can also record 720p HD video in AVCHD-Lite format.
The camera can shoot images in 4:3, 3:2, and 16:9 formats with a 1:1 format as well. The rear screen of the camera is a 3-inch 460K pixel unit. Optical zoom is 3.8x and the camera has 4x digital zoom as well. Other features include face detection, AF tracking, macro modes, and 10.1MP resolution. Video and photos are stored to SD/SDHC/SDXC cards and the camera has HDMI output as well. The camera will sell for £630 and is set to launch in October.