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Comparisons / Comparison of Leica V-LUX 2 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Comparison of Leica V-LUX 2 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 [S]ave

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
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Leica V-LUX 2
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General
ModelPanasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40Leica V-LUX 2
BrandPanasonicLeica
Manufacturer urlhttps://www.panasonic.comhttp://us.leica-camera.com/
Model numberDMC-FZ40V-LUX 2
Camera formatEVFMid-Sized
Release year (year)20102010
Tripod mount++
Length (mm)120124
Width (mm)9295
Height (mm)8080
Weight (g)498520
Waterproof--
Image Sensor
Sensor typeCCDCMOS
Effective megapixels (MP)14.1014.10
Sensor format1/2.33 inch1/2.33 inch
Sensor area (mm²)28.2028.20
Sensor width (mm)6.136.13
Sensor height (mm)4.604.60
Approximate pixel pitch (micron)1.421.42
Aspect ratio4:3, 16:94:3, 16:9
Color filter typeRGBGRGBG
Self-cleaning--
Sensor shift image stabilization--
On-sensor phase detect--
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 2048 x 1360(2.8 mp other)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2560 x 1440(3.7 mp 16:9)
  • 2560 x 1712(4.4 mp 3:2)
  • 2560 x 1920(4.9 mp 4:3)
  • 3072 x 1728(5.3 mp 16:9)
  • 3072 x 2048(6.3 mp 3:2)
  • 3072 x 2304(7.1 mp 4:3)
  • 3648 x 2056(7.5 mp other)
  • 3648 x 2432(8.9 mp 3:2)
  • 3648 x 2736(10.0 mp 4:3)
  • 4320 x 2432(10.5 mp 16:9)
  • 4320 x 2880(12.4 mp 3:2)
  • 4320 x 3240(14.0 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 424(0.3 mp other)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
  • 2048 x 1360(2.8 mp other)
  • 2048 x 1536(3.1 mp 4:3)
  • 2560 x 1440(3.7 mp 16:9)
  • 2560 x 1712(4.4 mp 3:2)
  • 2560 x 1920(4.9 mp 4:3)
  • 3072 x 1728(5.3 mp 16:9)
  • 3072 x 2048(6.3 mp 3:2)
  • 3072 x 2304(7.1 mp 4:3)
  • 3648 x 2056(7.5 mp other)
  • 3648 x 2432(8.9 mp 3:2)
  • 3648 x 2736(10.0 mp 4:3)
  • 4320 x 2432(10.5 mp 16:9)
  • 4320 x 2880(12.4 mp 3:2)
  • 4320 x 3240(14.0 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 424(0.3 mp other)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
Image file format
  • jpeg (exif 2.3)
  • raw
  • raw+jpeg
  • jpeg (exif 2.3)
  • raw
  • raw+jpeg
Continuous-mode (fps)1.80-
Video Capture
Can take movies++
Movie resolution
  • 1280x720
  • 320x240
  • 640x480
  • 848x480
  • 1280x720
  • 1920x1080
  • 320x240
  • 320x240
  • 640x480
  • 848x480
Image Storage
Movie file formatAVCHD LIte / QT Motion JPEGAVCHD / QT Motion JPEG
Composite video out++
Hd video out++
Hd video connectionHDMIHDMI
Lens and Optics
LensLEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT, 14 elements in 10 groups, 3 Asph. and 3 ED elementsLEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT, 14 elements in 10 groups, 3 Asph. and 3 ED elements
Focal length (35mm equivalent) (mm)25.00 - 600.0025.00 - 600.00
Focal length (actual) (mm)5.00 - 108.005.00 - 108.00
Zoom ratio (x)24.0024.00
Aperture range (f)0.09 - 0.360.09 - 0.36
Integrated nd filter--
Min focus range (cm)3030
Optical image stabilization++
Digital zoom++
Digital zoom values (x)
  • 4
  • 4
Auto Focus
Auto focus++
Auto focus typeContrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / Multi (23pt) / 1pt (flexible / scalable)Contrast Detect: Face / AF Tracking / Multi (23pt) / 1pt (flexible / scalable)
Auto focus assist light++
Manual focus++
Viewfinder
ViewfinderEVF / LCDOptical / LCD
Viewfinder typeEVF type; 0.2" 201.6K pixels eq.EVF; 202K dot color LCD; Approx. 100% coverage
Focus peaking--
Display
Eye-level viewfinder++
Rear display++
Rear display size (inch)3.003.00
Rear display resolution (dots)460,000460,000
Touchscreen--
Articulating screen-+
Tilt swivel screen--
Selfie screen--
Max playback zoom (x)1616
Exposure
Iso settingsAuto, iISO, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600Auto, iISO, High Sensitivity Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto iso mode++
White balance settings
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • color temperature
  • daylight
  • flash
  • halogen
  • shade
  • white set 1
  • white set 2
  • auto
  • cloudy
  • daylight
  • manual measurement
  • manual setting
  • shadow
  • tungsten
Shutter speed range (s)1/2000 - 601/2000 - 60
Bulb mode--
Exposure compensation+/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps+/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modesIntelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, SpotIntelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program auto exposure++
Aperture priority++
Shutter priority++
Full manual exposure++
Creative exposure modesCreative Movie, My Color, Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Close-up, Scene, Custom, Panorama Assist, PartyPanorama Assist, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky, Fireworks
Self timer (s)
  • 2
  • 3
  • 10
  • 2
  • 3
  • 10
High resolution composite--
Flash
Built-in flash++
Flash modes
  • 1st / 2nd
  • auto
  • auto/red-eye reduction
  • flash synchro
  • forced off
  • forced on
  • slow sync./red-eye reduction
  • 1st / 2nd
  • auto
  • auto/red-eye reduction
  • flash synchro
  • forced off
  • forced on
  • slow sync./red-eye reduction
Flash range description0.3 - 9.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 5.1m (Tele/ISO Auto)0.3 - 9.5m (Wide/ISO Auto), 1.0 - 5.1m (Tele/ISO Auto)
External flash connection-Hot Shoe
Usable memory types
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
Dual card slots--
Raw capture support++
Uncompressed format
  • raw
  • raw+jpeg
  • raw
  • raw+jpeg
Included memory (MB)4040
Included memory typebuilt-in memorybuilt-in memory
Connectivity
Built-in wi-fi--
NFC--
Bluetooth--
Built-in gps--
Microphone jack--
Headphone jack--
External connections
  • usb 2.0 high speed
  • usb 2.0 high speed
Pictbridge compliant++
Dpof compliant++
Remote control--
Connections (extended)
  • dc input
  • mini-hdmi with viera link
  • dc input
  • mini-hdmi with viera link
Performance Timing
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) (fps)1.80-
Buffer size for jpeg shooting in burst mode (max resolution) (frames)5-
Power
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) (shots)580-
Battery form factorProprietaryProprietary
Usable battery types
  • 7.2v
  • 895mah lithium-ion rechargeable
  • 7.2v
  • 895mah lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries included1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable-
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter)+-
Software
Included software
  • photofunstudio 5.0 hd edition
  • silkypix developer studio 3.1 se
  • adobe photoshop elements
  • adobe premiere elements
Miscellaneous
Notes and featuresPower OIS, 720p movies with manual exposure control.Rebadged version of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100.



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