Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm F2.8 ASPH Lens Announced, Priced $1,295, Available for Pre-Order

Leica TL 18mm F2.8 Asph lens

Along with the Leica CL, Leica also announced the Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm F2.8 ASPH lens. It is a compact fixed prime lens, featuring  8 elements (4 of which are aspherical,) a minimum focus distance of 30cm and a light weight of only 80g. Leica TL 18mm F2.8 ASPH lens costs $1,295, available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama. It will start shipping on December 15, 2017.

Leica TL 18mm F2.8 Asph lens images2

Below are the detailed specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 18 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Leica TL
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring No
Elements 8
Groups 6
Minimum focus 0.30 m (11.81)
Maximum magnification 0.07×
Autofocus Yes
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Weight 80 g (0.18 lb)
Diameter 61 mm (2.4)
Length 21 mm (0.83)
Materials Anodized aluminum
Sealing No
Colour Silver, black
Filter thread 39.0 mm
Hood supplied No
Tripod collar No

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