LCD and Viewfinder
Leica D-Lux 6 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 920k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
D-Lux 6 doesn't have a built-in viewfinder but an optional external viewfinder is available. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 (Compare) or Fujifilm X30 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Leica D-Lux 6 can shoot continuously at max speed of 11 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
D-Lux 6 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Leica D-Lux 6 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
With Leica D-Lux 6, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,50,30,25 fps with bit rates up to 28 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Leica D-Lux 6 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
D-Lux 6 also a high speed mode where it captures videos at Unknown for ultra slow motion videos. D-Lux 6 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Leica D-Lux 6 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 or Fujifilm X30 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect D-Lux 6 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Leica D-Lux 6 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 330 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 254 shots, Leica D-Lux 6 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Compact Cameras
Fujifilm X30 with its 470shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Leica D-Lux 6 vs Fujifilm X30 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Leica D-Lux 6 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Leica D-Lux 6 is $1,599.99