Leica Digilux 2

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Leica Digilux 2
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Maker Leica
Image sensor type CCD
Image sensor size 8.8 x 6.6mm (2/3 inch type)
Maximum resolution 2560 x 1920 (5 megapixels)
Recording medium Secure Digital and Multi Media Card
Lens 28-90mm equivalent
F-numbers f/2.0-f/2.4 at the widest
Shutter speeds 1/4000s to 8s
Continuous shooting 2.7 frames per second
Viewfinder Electronic
Custom WB Yes
Rear LCD monitor 2.5 inches with 211,000 dots
Dimensions 135 x 82 x 103mm (5.31 x 3.23 x 4.06 inches)
Weight 705g including battery

The Digilux 2 is a digital camera model sold by Leica Camera, with the body manufactured in Japan by Matsushita, which sold a variant as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC1. Its image sensor is a CCD with 5.24 million total pixels. It has a color, transreflective thin-film transistor liquid crystal display with 211,000 pixels, in addition to an electronic viewfinder. It has a near-focus range of 30 centimeters. The camera has a built-in flash. This flash, first of its kind, has the ability to be pointed up, as well as the standard method of pointing straight ahead, in order to "bounce" the light off a ceiling. The camera weighs 630 grams (without a battery). Its dimensions are 135 millimeters in width, 82 millimeters in height, and 103 millimeters in depth. The camera is fitted with a Leica Vario Summicron lens of f/2 with a zoom function of 28mm - 90mm in 35mm format.

The main selling point of the Digilux 2 is that it functions in a manner reminiscent of a rangefinder camera; the Leica lens features manual zoom, aperture and focus rings and the shutter speed can be manually adjusted via a dial on the camera. Many users cite the excellent Leica DC Vario-Summicron lens as their reason to purchase.

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