Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35mm f/3.5–4.5 ASPH Lens Announced, Priced $5,495, Available for Pre-Order

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Today, Leica officially announced the new Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35mm f/3.5–4.5 ASPH Lens for Leica SL mirrorless system cameras. This new lens costs $5,495.00, available for pre-order at B&H.

Below are the key features:

  • Wide-angle zoom is designed for full-frame Leica L-mount mirrorless cameras, however can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 24-52.5mm equivalent focal length range.
  • Two aspherical elements are used to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations for improved sharpness and accurate rendering.
  • Three anomalous partial dispersion glass elements are featured to suppress chromatic aberrations throughout the aperture range for increased color accuracy and clarity.
  • Multi-layer coatings have been applied to individual elements to suppress surface reflections, flare, and ghosting for increased contrast and color fidelity.
  • Stepping motor delivers quick, precise, and near-silent autofocus performance to suit both photo and video applications. This system also avails full-time manual focus override.
  • Floating elements system and an internal focusing design maintain consistent image quality throughout the focusing range, from 9.8″ to infinity.
  • Water-repellent AquaDura coating has been applied to the front and rear optical surfaces to protect against moisture and other elements.
  • Weather-sealed design protects against dust and moisture to benefit working in inclement shooting conditions.imagesLeica 16-35-f-35-45-asph-super-vario-elmar-sl
  • Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35mm f/3.5–4.5 ASPH–Pre-Order– B&H

Product Highlights

  • L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/22
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Three Low Dispersion Elements
  • Multi-Layer and AquaDura Coatings
  • Stepping AF Motor
  • Floating Elements System, Internal Focus
  • Dust and Moisture-Resistant Design

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