Not just a digital camera, but a $495 digital status symbol.
As a Leica, it may be an instant collectible
16:9 or 4:3 video at 30 FPS
Unlimited shooting mode keeps going and going and going
No Aperture or Shutter Priority mode
No zoom in movie mode
High price for performance
Certified Test Results
Color Accuracy: Extremely High (Average Delta E: 8.48) ISO 80 Manual White Balance sRGB
Resolution ( VxHxD): Extremely High at ISO 80 (1550) and ISO 100 (1540), Very High at ISO 200 (1450) and ISO 400 (1420)
Noise: Low at ISO 80 (1.85), Moderately Low at ISO 100 (2.1), Moderately Low at ISO 200 (2.37), Unacceptable at ISO 400 (3.43)
Lens Distortion: Visible Barrel (.44%) at 28mm, Imperceptible Pincushion (.06%) at 56mm, Slight Pincushion (.14%) at 102mm.
Dimensions: 3.7 x 2.01 x 1 inches, approx 5.5 ounces with battery and SD card.
In the Box: C-LUX-1 Silver 6.0MP Digital Camera, Wrist Strap, 64 MB SD-memory Card, Charging Unit, High Performance Battery, Leica Software Package (Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0, Quicktime Movie Player), USB Cable, AV Cable, DC-Cable, Leica USA 2 Year Warranty