2013 CP+ show in Japan: new Voigtländer Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Asph lens for M-mount

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Voigtländer 50mm f1.5 ASPH lens (silver) for Leica M mount

Voigtländer 50mm f/1.5 ASPH lens for Leica M mount (photo: gqtuazon)

Voigtlander-Nokton 50mm f1.5 Asph lens for M-mount

During the 2013 CP+ show in Japan, Voigtländer quietly announced a new Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Asph lens for M-mount based on their classic L39 design from the 1950s (see eBay listings, images on flickr). The US price of the lens is $899 for the black version and $1049 for the silver model. Here are the lens specs:

  • Close Focus: 0.7 Meter
  • 5 Groups, 6 elements
  • Filter size: 49mm
  • Angle of view: 46°
  • Length: 47.7mm
  • Diameter: 53.8mm
  • Aperture: f/1.5 to f/16
  • 10 diaphragm blades
  • Colors: black or silver

The new lens is expected to be released this summer, price was not announced:

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  • Daniel Kennedy

    I think that by “M mount” they mean EOS M mount.

    • http://leicarumors.com/ Leica Rumors

      You are right – I did not think of the Canon M mount, I will remove the entry.

  • likito

    no , this is leica m mount , can check on the mount is M mount for leica

    • http://leicarumors.com/ Leica Rumors

      This is not for the Voigtländer 50mm f/1.5 ASPH lens, I had another lens entry in this post.

  • alpha

    This is amazing news! The new Nokton 50mm/1.5 ASPH was a wonderful lens and sadly only in LTM mount and discountined. It’s great to see it in production again, and in a look and mount as well.

  • alpha

    This is amazing news! The new Nokton 50mm/1.5 ASPH was a wonderful lens and sadly only in LTM mount and discountined. It’s great to see it in production again, and in a look and mount as well.

  • Camaman

    The price doesn’t look to promising if you are looking at those ebay listings…

  • Camaman

    The price doesn’t look to promising if you are looking at those ebay listings…

  • Patrick Bateman

    Lens looks great in Silver!

  • joe

    let this lens be cheaper than the zeiss zm 50/2

  • isaac

    can it used with olympus om-d?

    • http://leicarumors.com/ Leica Rumors

      no, this lens is M mount

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