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Product Highlights
  • f/1.4 - f/16 Aperture Range
  • 9/5 (Elements/Groups)
  • Full-Frame Format
  • M Mount
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Overview

Perhaps the most versatile M lens
35 mm lenses are the most popular in the M-System. Their mixture of moderate wide angle characteristics paired with natural dimensions make this focal length extremeley versatile. Often, it is the first choice on a new M camera, and therefore many famous pictures have been taken with a 35 mm lens.

The LEICA SUMMILUX-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH. is a further revised version of this popular wide-angle lens for the Leica M rangefinder system. Thanks to the latest developments in the fields of optics and precision engineering, the new 35mm lens sets a whole new standard in the fast wide-angle lens portfolio. Whether it's a matter of selective focus in the close-up range, high-contrast available light applications or landscape shots with immense depth of field, the lens delivers persuasive arguments in any situation.

MORE COMPACT, HIGHER PERFORMANCE
In comparison with its predecessor, the new LEICA SUMMILUX-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH. now incorporates a floating element: the lenses behind the aperture blades are constructed as a floating group that changes its position relative to the front lens group during focusing to ensure that the LEICA SUMMILUX-M 1:1.4/35 mm ASPH. achieves outstanding imaging performance at closer focusing distances. Another new feature is a full-metal, rectangular, screw-mount lens hood that contributes significantly to the compact dimensions of the lens.

The optical design of the new LEICA SUMMILUX-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH. has also been optimised for use on the digital Leica M models. It reveals the full extent of its outstanding performance particularly when mounted on the LEICA M9.

The LEICA SUMMILUX-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH. also delivers excellent results on analogue M models and is destined to become an indispensable component of every M system outfit.

Even wide open, the LEICA SUMMILUX-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH. reveals performance characteristics without precedent in the field of compact 35 mm lenses: outstanding imaging performance over the entire focus range, from infinity to minimum focus; excellent contrast, even in the finest structures; superb rendition of detail across the entire image field; good field flattening and, stopped down to f2 and onwards, almost complete freedom from coma effects. It is almost impossible to improve this excellent optical performance by stopping down.

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Product Specifications

 

Detailed Specifications
Angle of view (diagonal, horizontal, vertical) for 35 mm (24 x 36 mm): 63°, 54°, 37° / for M8 (18 x27 mm): 50°, 42°, 28°
Optical design Number of lenses / groups: 9 / 5
Focal length: 35.6 mm
Position of entrance pupil: 16.6 mm (from apex of 1st lens element)
Focusing range: 0.7 m to infinity
Distance setting Scales: Combined meter / feet graduation
Smallest object field: 418 x 626 mm (for 35 mm), 313 x 470 mm (M8)
Largest reproduction ratio: approx. 1:17.4
Aperture Setting / Function: With click-stops, half values available
Lowest value: 16 / Number of blades: 9
Bayonet Leica M quick-change bayonet with 6 bit lens identification bar code for digital M models
Filter mount/Lens hood
Dimension and weight
Internal thread for screw-on filters size E46, non-rotating / Snap-on type (supplied)
 
Length approx. 46 / 58 mm (with/without lens hood)
Largest diameter approx. 56 mm
Weight approx. 320 g

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Leica 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Summilux-M Black Lens (E46)

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