CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Daylight Saving Time Ring Video Doorbell Pro Walmart Black Friday Cyberpunk 2077 delayed Section 230 Senate hearing Halloween blue moon

Leica's compact, wide-angle C-Lux 2

Leica unveils its version of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30.

Leica's C-Lux 2
Leica's C-Lux 2 Stephen Shankland/CNET Networks

In the continuing tradition of Leica and Panasonic releasing fraternal-twin cameras, Leica is debuting its customized version of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30, which that company announced at the end of January.

As usual, Leica targets a slightly more upscale audience with its C-Lux 2, justifying the $150 price differential by bundling a 64MB SD card--are they still making them that small?--and a copy of Adobe Photoshop Elements. Leica will also be offering a variety of leather cases as accessories.

Except for some minor cosmetic details, the 7-megapixel C-Lux 2 matches the FX30 pretty closely. It features a 28mm-100mm-equivalent, optically stabilized lens and 2.5-inch LCD, plus an 848x480 30fps movie mode. Unlike the FX30, which comes in four colors, the C-Lux 2 sticks with basic black and silver models.

Leica plans to charge $499 for the C-Lux 2 when it ships in May.