Leica APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH Lens Announced, Priced $8,195, Available for Pre-Order

Leica has just officially announced the new Leica APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH Lens. It is  a compact prime lens for M-mount bodies, offering the closest focusing distance of any M-lens on the market at 30cm and has several aspherical surfaces and anomalous partial dispersion to reduce aberrations. This new lens costs $8,195, first available for pre-order at B&H.

Below are the detailed specifications of Leica APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH. lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 35 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Leica M
Maximum aperture F2
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 11
Elements 10
Groups 5
Special elements / coatings 4 aspherical elements
Minimum focus 0.30 m (11.81)
Autofocus No
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale Yes
Weight 320 g (0.71 lb)
Diameter 53 mm (2.09)
Length 41 mm (1.61)
Materials Aluminum
Sealing No
Colour Black
Filter thread 39 mm
Hood supplied Yes


Last month, Leica announced the new Leica APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 ASPH Lens. It is a wide-angle prime for full-frame L-mount, and costs $5,195, first available for pre-order at B&H.

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