Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 ASPH Lens Announced, Priced $497.99, Available for Pre-Order

Leica has just officially announced the new Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens. It is a close-focusing wide-angle prime ideally suited for landscapes, cityscapes, and close-up scenes, offering a minimum focusing distance of just 3.7″, making it an excellent choice for photographing and filming everything from close-ups of plants and small details to street scenes and vistas.

This new lens costs $497.99, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications of Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens.

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size FourThirds
Focal length mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Aperture
Maximum aperture F1.7
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Aperture notes circular diaphragm
Optics
Elements 12
Groups 9
Special elements / coatings 2 aspherical, 2 ED, 1 Ultra-high refractive index
Focus
Minimum focus 0.10 m (3.74)
Maximum magnification 0.25×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Micromotor
Full time manual No
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 130 g (0.29 lb)
Diameter 61 mm (2.4)
Length 52 mm (2.05)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 55 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No

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