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Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH lens review

I had the chance to try the new Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH lens and this is my hands-on report. General The 35mm is probably the most widely used focal length on rangefinder cameras. Leica currently offers three different 35mm lenses: Summilux (f/1.4), Summicron (f/2) and Summarit (f/2.5). The previous Summilux version had reportedly focus […]

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The new Leica 1.4/35 ASPH Summilux and APO Macro Summarit-S 2.5/120 lenses now available in the US

The first Leica 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Summilux and APO Macro Summarit-S 120mm  f/2.5 lenses started shipping in the US in limited quantities. I was able to take few quick snapshots (all wide open, no adjustments) with the new 35 lux in the Leica Boutique in West Palm Beach: Here is one image taken with the new […]

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First Leica 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Summilux shipped in the UK

One lucky owner received his new Leica 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Summilux-M lens in the UK today. The new 35 Lux lens, which was released on May 16, is scheduled for July shipment worldwide.

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New Leica 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Summilux-M available for pre-order

Currently Amazon (US) is taking pre-orders for the new version of the Leica 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Summilux-M lens: Update: Reddotcameras (UK) is also taking pre-orders.

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First review of the new Leica 35mm Summilux-M

Erwin Puts published the first part review of the new Leica 35mm Summilux lens: “The new SX35FLE is a definite improvement over its predecessor. But the main advantages are to be found in the focusing range from 1 meter to 3 or even 4 meters. There the performance gain is visible and to be appreciated.”

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New 35 Lux details

The new 35 Summilux lens is now on Lieca’s website: Tech data download (PDF file) Sample shots in jpg and dng format. MTF charts comparison @ f/1.4: old (left) vs. new (right) version: Lens design: old (top) vs. new (bottom): Technical data comparison after the break:

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More pictures of the new Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH lens

Some more high-res pictures of the new Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH lens – click on image for larger view (see official press release here): Two more after the break:

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