The Leica D-Lux 7 is a supercharged Panasonic LX100 II that you can just about afford

Luxury camera manufacturer Leica is at it again, this time announcing the Leica D-Lux 7 - a camera that actually tips the balance in favor of affordability. 

The Leica D-Lux 7 is a beautiful-looking camera. But one that may be familiar to some. Leica has added its design credentials and famous Red Dot to what appears to be the Panasonic LX100 II, Panasonic's classic 'street' camera that got an upgrade earlier this year. 

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Marc Chacksfield

A technology journalist who has been in the industry for 17 years, Marc is the former editor-in-chief of TechRadar and has also steered the ship for technology brands including T3, Tom's Hardware and Tom's Guide, and is currently the director of Shortlist Media and co-owner of 

An expert in the field of camera phones and mobile tech, Marc has been a long-time specialist when it comes to phone reviews, hands-on coverage, reviews and rumors. As a frequent visitor to big trade shows like CES, he has also had boots on the ground for the latest camera announcements and breaking developments in fields such as 8K video.