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Leica APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens in silver anodized finish now in stock

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The new Leica APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens in silver anodized finish is currently in stock at B&H and Adorama (Popflash will have them in stock on Wednesday).

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Leica announces APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens in silver anodized finish

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Today Leica Camera officially announced the silver anodized version of the APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens (I reported this rumor last week). The US price is $7,995 (£5,900 in the UK). Pre – order links: Popflash Leica Store Miami Leica Store San Francisco Tamarkin BroadwayCamera Reddotcameras Rangefinder (HK) B&H

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Silver Leica APO Summicron M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens to be announced soon

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On July 19th Leica is rumored to announce a new, silver Leica APO Summicron M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens. I am not sure if the price will be higher than the current black version (currently priced at $7,795 in the US). Stay tuned for additional information. Update: the price in Europe will be €7,325.

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Check out this one of a kind red Leica APO Summicron 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens

Specially made red Leica APO Summicron 50mm f:2.0 ASPH lens

Yesterday I posted a picture on social media asking for more information on the red lens attached to Dr. Kaufman’s Leica camera (original link). Thanks to all readers who informed me that this was a specially made red Leica APO Summicron 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens (pictured above). Maybe this lens was produced for a RED  fundraiser?

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Corrected Leica APO Summicron 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens starting to ship again

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The $7,350 APO Summicron 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens is starting to ship again after a long delay – Leica had to make some adjustments to address the flare issues reported by many early adopters. The first lenses from the new batch were already spotted in Hong Kong and are expected to hit the US market by the […]

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Leica’s CEO confirms flare issues with the APO Summicron 50mm f/2.0 Asph lens

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There have been several reports online describing flare issues when using the $7,350 APO Summicron 50mm f/2.0 Asph lens, but so far I have not seen any official response from Leica. Few days ago, during the 2013 Digital Show in Melbourne, Kristian Dowling got a brief explanation from Leica’s CEO Alfred Schopf – current owner […]

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Leica working on a M8 firmware update for the APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens

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In an email to a customer, Leica Camera confirmed that they are working on a new firmware update for the M8 digital rangefinder that will support the new Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens (currently shipping in the US for $7,195.00).

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