LCD and Viewfinder
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
D-Lux Typ 109 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,760kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 can shoot continuously at max speed of 11.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately D-Lux Typ 109 doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 49 points to choose from.
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Leica D-Lux Typ 109, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,24p fps and save in and MPEG-4 formats. This means that Leica D-Lux Typ 109 provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor which has a max video resolution of only. If you are thinking of upgrading your and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of D-Lux Typ 109.
D-Lux Typ 109 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Fujifilm X100F or Fujifilm X100T in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, D-Lux Typ 109 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
You can connect D-Lux Typ 109 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Leica D-Lux Typ 109 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 300 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Large Sensor Compact type cameras is 305 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Large Sensor Compact Cameras
Leica X Vario with its 450shots is the model with longest battery life among Large Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Leica D-Lux Typ 109 vs Leica X Vario or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 Features Compared to Main Competitors