The Leica X Vario is a prosumer, compact, point-and-shoot camera with an exceptional autofocus zoom lens. X Vario is characterized as a true visual and tactile experience, focusing on compactness and build employing the least materials. This outstanding performing camera offers 16-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor for unrivalled images, detailed images in low-light due to its high sensitivity of ISO 12500, up to 5fps continuous shooting, Full-HD video, and 3-inch wide screen LCD panel. Coupled with Leica Vario-Elmar 18-46mm f/3.5-5.6 Aspherical lens provides superb optical performance. The Vario-Elmar 18-46mm lens has an equivalent 28-70mm focal range covering wide-angle to short telephoto perspectives. The lens construction consist of two aspherical elements to minimize aberrations throughout the zoom range.
Leica focused on achieving the sheer joy photography, the X Vario has meet this goal. With intuitive handling, the X Vario features clearly placed functions and controls for instant switching of settings in any photographic situation. X Vario provides the ability to switch between automatic and manual control in a split second. The dials on the top plate enables manual pre-selection of the desired shutter and aperture values. The focal length can be through the focusing ring on the lens.