Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical lens (M mount) now in stock

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The Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 Aspherical lens for M mount is now in stock (available in black and silver).

Here are the basic lens specifications:

Focal Length 50 mm
Aperture Ratio 1:1.5
Smallest Aperture F16
Lens Construction 6 elements,
5 groups
Picture angle 46°
Aperture blades 10
MinimumFocus 0.7m
Maximum Diameter 53.8 mm
Filter size 49 mm
Length 45.7 mm
Weight 7.8 oz (220 g)
Mount VM
Color Silver and black
Article Number silver / 19452
black / 19453

Few sample images taken with the lens are available here.

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  • yup

    first!!!!

    (always wanted to say that)

    • puy

      why don’t you be the first to own a leica camera here too?

  • camaman

    So how come silver lens is more expensive?
    Its not heavier so its not brass.
    Is it just cause its fancier looking?

    • christopherpuchta

      Yes, it’s heavier…about a third more than the black one.

    • MarcoSartoriPhoto

      I have the silver version, it’s definetly made of brass. It’s more expensive because it’s a limited edition. The lens is silver but metal hood and cap are black as standard: it might sound odd, but they look really nice on the silver body. (BTW, I can’t say how it performs on a Leica, since I use it on an OMD-Em5, but output is really really close to Summilux 50mm f1.4)

    • e

      it’s brass and heavier than the black one.

    • MJr

      Watch the stevehuffphoto video on the tube.
      http://youtu.be/XKUXkt_uV3w

  • camaan

    Thats cool. :-) i glanced at the above spec sheet and didnt see the weight difference.
    I have a M3 with a silver summicron and occasionaly use it on OMD.
    Leica lenses are definitely nice on m43.

    I wonder how they will perform on future FF Nex camera.

  • joe

    I have the old one with screw mount and M adapter – a very sharp and nice lens!

  • MJr

    Admin – Why did you remove my comment, it’s a very informative video and answered all his questions …

    • http://leicarumors.com/ Leica Rumors

      I did not remove any comments on this post, let me check the spam filter.

    • http://nikonrumors.com/ Nikon Rumors

      Yes, for some reason the comment was in the spam filter. I restored it.

  • http://www.believeinfilm.com/ gordon

    That sure is a pretty lens.

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