Summary: Both camera are, for their genre, quite capable.While the Panasonic version of this shooter possesses almost all of the features found in the Leica version, three differences stand out which, to me, favor the Leica and support its significantly higher price: the 3-year warranty, the inclusion of...
Summary: I've owned what seems like an endless number of pocket-sized point-and-shoot compact cameras...I have been on the lookout for a camera that's simple and small enough to take with me where DSLR-sized cameras aren't appropriate (i.e.
Excerpt: Stunning, sharp, images and usable files up to ISO 3200! Yes, you can go to ISO 6400 but the files get a bit noisy and need some extra post processing work. It is not exactly 'pocketable', but it will easily fit in most coat pockets.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
Excerpt: well I was not able to put a review up on the Leica site, has to go on the Panasonic site, so I guess it is the Panasonic type 109. in any event, I traveled to Brasil for an extended stay and left my Ricoh GR home, always my main camera.
Excerpt: An overall well-rounded performer! I've taken some pretty good pics in only 3 weeks of owning it. Plenty of upgrades abound from wi-fi to a Four-Thirds sensor to internal viewfinder to the manual functions on top, this is quite an upgrade from my D-Lux 6.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution
Summary: yes. im finally giving up my dslr with heavy L prime lenses for 90% of my shooting. the fit, finish, features, interface, colors and image quality are just awesome. nothing more to say. just try it and youll get one - of of corse, it is most definately not made in china.
Excerpt: This is a great walk around camera. Very good for street photography, and a very fine travel companion when size and weight is an issue. I use it as a secondary camera to my Nikon SLR (D7000). The IQ is top notch. Excellent low light performance! It has a Leica quality body made of metal.
Pros: 3 Year Warranty, 4k Video Still Shots, Easy to Use, Excellent in Low Light, Fast Shutter Speed, Free Adobe Lightroom, Good in Low Light, Great image quality, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Made in Japan
Excerpt: Just began using the D-Lux 109 as my primary travel camera. Lightweight and perfectly sized to grip and easily operate all controls. The zoom lens operates really smoothly and the 35mm - 75mm zoom range adequate for most situations.
Pros: Easy to Use, Electronic Viewfinder, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact