Leica V-lux 4...any good?

Started May 12, 2014 | Discussions thread
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David Strachan
David Strachan Senior Member • Posts: 1,317
Leica V-lux 4...any good?

It's got a zoom 24-600mm, constant f2.8, and focuses to 1cm giving 1:1 macro...made by Panasonic and shipped to Solms for final dispatch after having the Leica software installed. The lenses are Leica design, but I'm sure they don't give them any extra polish in Solms

I know I'll get a shock after the last few years with APS sensors (Leica M8, Fuji X E1 and many beaut old lenses).

I ordered one yesterday. I've used Canon S2 and S1X in the past...they are OK but not the best lenses...too much colour on the edges and purple blooming could be outrageous.

Will I get a shock??

Does any one have good experience with the quality of the lens on this tiny sensor camera??

I have done some searching but not much has turned up. I guess I'll have to accept a drop in lens quality...it just sounds too good to be true.

Your help appreciated.

cheers Dave S

 David Strachan's gear list:David Strachan's gear list
Canon PowerShot G1 X Leica V-Lux 4 Leica M8 Canon EOS 60D Fujifilm X-E1 +2 more
Leica V-Lux 4
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