V-Lux 30

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  • Production era - 2011-2012
  • Order nos. - 18162 (E version), 18163 (U version), 18164 (TK version) - (changes from V-Lux 20 in red)
  • Lens - Leica DC Vario-Elmar 4.3 - 68.8 mm f/3.3 - 5.9 ASPH. (corresponds to 24 - 384 mm, 35 mm equivalent focal lengths), 12 elements 10 groups; aspherical lenses: 6 surfaces in 3 elements.
  • Optical Image Stabilization - Yes.
  • Zoom - Optical/digital - 16 x / 4 x.
  • Focusing
Modes - Normal/macro, continuous focusing (on/off).
Metering modes - Face Detection, AF tracking, multi-zone, 1 point, Spot, Touch field.
Focusing range
P/A/S/M - 50 cm (19.7 in) (wide-angle)/2 m (79 in) (tele) –∞.
Macro/intelligent/auto/movie - 3 cm (1.2 in) (wide-angle)/1 m (39.3 in) (tele) –∞.
  • Sensor - 1/2.33" CMOS with 15.1 MP (effective 14.1 MP).
  • Resolution /recording file format
Still pictures
16:9 format: 4320 x 2432 pixels, 3648 x 2056 pixels, 3072 x 1728 pixels, 2560 x 1440 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 640 x 360 pixels.
3:2 format: 4320 x 2880 pixels, 3648 x 2432 pixels, 3072 x 2048 pixels, 2560 x 1712 pixels, 2048 x 1360 pixels, 640 x 424 pixels.
4:3 format: 4320 x 3240 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels, 3072 x 2304 pixels, 2560 x 1920 pixels, 2048 x 1536 pixels, 640 x 480 pixels.
1:1 format: 3232 x 3232 pixels, 2736 x 2736 pixels, 2304 x 2304 pixels, 1920 x 1920 pixels, 1536 x 1536 pixels, 480 x 480 pixels.
Movies
16:9 format AVCHD: 1080i: 1920 x 1080 pixels (max. 60 min. per clip), 720p: 1280 x 720 pixels (max. 60 min. per clip). Motion JPEG: 16:9 format: 1280 x 720 pixels (max. 30 min. per clip), 4:3 format: 640 x 480 pixels, 320 x 240 pixels (max. 30 min. per clip). 3D photo function 16:9 format: 1920 x 1080 (MPO format).
  • Exposure control
    • Exposure modes - Program mode (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter speed priority (S), Manual setting (M).
    • Exposure compensation Increments: - 1/3 EV steps, setting range: ±2 EV.
    • Scene modes - Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Party, Candlelight, Baby 1, Baby 2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, High-Speed Burst, Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Pin Hole, Film Grain, Photo Frame, High-Speed Movie.

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  • Metering modes - Multi-zone, Center-weighted, Spot.
  • White balance - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Manual setting.
  • Sensitivity - Auto/i.ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600.
  • Shutter speeds - 60 s-1/4000 s (Starry Sky mode: 15 s, 30 s, 60 s).
  • Continuous shooting mode
Burst frequency: max. number of pictures/max. resolution
2 p/s: 100/14 MP,
5 p/s: 100/14 MP,
10 p/s: 15/14 MP,
40 p/s: 50/5 MP,
60 p/s: 60/3.5 MP.
  • Flash Modes
Auto, Auto with pre-flash (to reduce red-eye effect), Auto with slower shutter speeds and pre-flash, On, Off.
Range 60 cm–5.0 m (W/ISO Auto), 1.0–2.8 m (Tele/ISO Auto).
  • Self-timer – 2 /10 s delay.
  • Monitor - 3.0" TFT LCD, approx. 460,800 pixels, Touch screen functionality.
  • Microphone/speaker - Stereo/Mono.
  • Recording media
Internal memory - Approx. 18 MB.
Memory cards - SD: 8 MB–2 GB, SDHC: 4 GB–32 GB, SDXC: 48 GB–64 GB.
  • Interfaces
    • HDMI - Mini-HDMI cable (type C).
    • AV OUT/DIGITAL - Digital: USB 2.0 (High-Speed).
    • Dedicated jack (8-pin) - Analogue video/audio: NTSC/PAL Composite (switchable in menu), Audio-line out (mono).
    • GPS - Geodetic Data System: WGS84.
Database - 1 million Points of Interest.
  • Operating temperature /humidity - 0–40 °C (32–104 °F)/10–80%.
  • Battery (lithium-ion) - BP-DC 7.
Voltage/capacity - 3.6 V/895 mAh (260 pictures according to CIPA standards).
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) - 104.9 x 57.6 x 33.4 mm (4.13 x 2.27 x 1.31 in).
  • Weight - 219 g (7.72 oz) with memory card and battery.
  • PictBridge - Yes.
  • Scope of delivery - Camera, battery charger (Leica BC-DC 7), lithium-ion battery (Leica BP-DC 7), carrying strap, AV cable, USB cable, Software DVDs, CD with long instructions (PDF), printed short instruction.

From manufacturer's technical data May 2011

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  • On the street - $US 649.95 in 2012 - 749.00 in June 2011
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V-Lux 30 Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known V-Lux 30 cameras.
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
-4140672 4183736- V-lux 30 2011 43,065+
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 2011-12 unknown