LCD and Viewfinder
Leica V-Lux 4 has a Fully Articulated 3" LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting selfies, self or group photos, Leica V-Lux 4 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
screen. Another group of users who will take advantage of V-Lux 4's LCD screen is Vloggers.
V-Lux 4 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,312kdots 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 V-Lux 4 can shoot continuously at max speed of 12 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec
V-Lux 4 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Leica V-Lux 4 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from. Leica V-Lux 4 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Leica V-Lux 4, 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 V-Lux 4 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
. You can also consider its successor, the Leica V-Lux 5
which features 4K video recording.
V-Lux 4 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Leica V-Lux 4 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect V-Lux 4 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Leica V-Lux 4 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 540 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 353 shots, Leica V-Lux 4 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Leica V-Lux 4 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Leica V-Lux 4 Features Compared to Main Competitors