( Mobilemag ) - There's not all that much that differentiates the Leica C-Lux 2 from its predecessor, the C-Lux 1, other than the fact that this new camera has 7.2 megapixels compared to the six megapixels of old. You get the same 2.5-inch LCD, the same lack of an optical viewfinder, and the same ultra-short shutter delay.
Other features include a VARIO-ELMARIT lens, 3.6x optical zoom, a "satiny-smooth form factor" and a "chic finish." I have to admit that this camera is pretty svelte-looking, but the price is a little too riche for me at about $500. Look for shipments to commence in May.