Leica Camera AG announced a special edition of its successful D-Lux 5 digital camera: the Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium. With the refined elegance of titanium and its sophisticated, anodised silver-grey finish, this compact camera comes presented in a special set with a premium grey leather case with shoulder strap and is ideal for lovers of stylish products who love to discover inspiring moments for their shootings.
This special edition the Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium camera is equipped with the same high-performance technical specifications as the standard Leica D-Lux 5 model. It includes a fast 5.1 – 19.2mm f/2 – 3.3 ASPH. zoom lens with a focal length range from 24 to 90 mm (35 mm equivalent), suitable for a wide variety of situations including wide-angle landscape and macro photography.The camera’s 1/1.63” CCD image sensor, with a resolution of 10.1 megapixels, is unusually large for a compact model, and is perfectly attuned to the Leica lens together with the electronics and software, producing images with outstandingly natural colour rendition, superb sharpness and high contrast.
The camera monitor with its wide viewing angle and 460,000 pixel resolution displays extremely high quality images both before and after taking a photograph. The camera delivers images in 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 formats as well as 1:1, a particularly interesting format for creative composition. Up to 720p video recording is supported, complete with mono sound, while connectivity includes USB, HDMI and analog TV output.
The special edition Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium will be available at the end of October 2011 at a price of £855 ($1,360).