Leica D-Lux 7 Compact Camera Launched in India

Mukul Yudhveer Singh


Leica will also be selling exquisite cases, high quality carrying straps and a practical hand grip for Leica D-Lux 7 in India

credits – Lecia AG website

Leica Camera AG has announced the launch of a new compact camera in Leica D-Lux series. The Leica D-Lux 7 comes equipped with features including a touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity and USB charging capability.

Leica AG claims that their latest addition to the high-end cameras family is “an ideal everyday companion and an extremely versatile camera.” A tweet made by the official Leica Twitter handle read, “Welcome the New Leica D-Lux 7 – a compact and powerful camera, perfect for capturing and sharing your life with high quality images and videos.”

The company has priced the Leica D-Lux 7 upwards of Rs 1,00,000 in India. It will be available to buy starting mid-December 2018 in the country. Leica will also be selling exquisite cases, high quality carrying straps and a practical hand grip for Leica D-Lux 7 in India.

Leica D-Lux 7 camera specifications

The latest Leica compact camera features a fast Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9–34 mm f/1.7–2.8 ASPH. zoom lens which is equivalent to 24–75 mm in 35 mm format. Leica claims that automatic exposure mode, manual setting options and a range of video functions, are ideally complemented by an integrated, 2.8-megapixel high-resolution electronic viewfinder, a WiFi module and Bluetooth connectivity.

It comes equipped with a 1.24-megapixel 3-inches LCD touchscreen display on the back. Leica is saying that this touchscreen allows fingertip control of the camera.

The Leica D-Lux 7 is the first camera of the D-Lux line that can be used together with the free Leica FOTOS App. This enables remote control of the camera from a smartphone and fast and easy wireless transfer of pictures from the Leica D-Lux 7 to iOS or Android devices for assessment. Photographers can then make use of numerous options for sharing their
pictures directly in social media or after processing them with an image editing or post processing app.

Improvements in the camera’s hardware include additions to its range of functions. Users will now be able to change focus point of an exposures after shooting. The new additions also allow several exposures with different focus points to be superimposed on each other and merged with the aid of focus stacking.

The camera is also capable of recording videos in 4K resolution at a frame rate of up to 30 frames per second and 100 Mbit in MP4 and AVCHD-format.