Leica has unveiled the V-Lux 3, it is a new compact camera which offers a 24x superzoom with 12.1MP CMOS sensor to capture exceptional image quality. The camera has a 4.5 – 108mm F2.8-5.2 image stabilized lens that covers a wide range of focal lengths equivalent to 25-600mm in 35mm film terms to support videos recording in full 1080p HD quality with stereo sound and 12fps shooting at full resolution. The Leica V-Lux 3 Compact camera will be available on January 2012.
With a 12.1-megapixel CMOS image sensor, the Leica V-Lux 3 delivers an exceptional image quality with low noise even in low light shooting condition or use high sensitivity settings. It allows you to get sharp still images and videos.
The Leica V-Lux 3 also offers a 24× super-telephoto zoom lens from a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 1:2.8-5.2/4.5-108 mm ASPH lens that also covered a zoom range of focal lengths covering the spectrum from a 25 mm wide angle to a 600 mm super-telephoto lens. The lens offers an O.I.S image stabilizer to capture sharp full HD video in AVCHD format with 1920 × 1080 pixels and 60 full frames per second. There is also an integrated stereo microphone with a wind-noise filter to provide great audio quality in video recording.
The camera also comes with a 3-inch LCD screen which has high resolution up to 460,000 dots to provide an ease viewing of all images and videos. The Leica V-Lux 3 offers a compact form and simple handling with integrated handgrip to keep it steady, and its light weight allows for one-handed shooting.