Coming soon: Leica Summicron-S 2/100mm ASPH lens and Leica S type 006 camera firmware update


Update: the new lens is now available for pre-order at The Leica Store Miami.

Leica is about to announce a new Leica Summicron-S 2/100mm ASPH medium format lens. The latest Adobe Lightroom 5.6 version already had a Leica Summicron-S 2/100mm ASPH lens profile:

There should also be a new firmware update for the Leica S type 006 camera ($21,950.00) that will bring improved AF. The official release date for the firmware update is August 14th.

Here are the Leica Summicron-S 2/100mm ASPH lens technical specifications:

Specifications Summicron-S 2/100 mm ASPH.
Lens construction 7 elements in 5 groups
Luminous intensity 1: 2 (equiv to 1.6 KB format.)
Focal length 100 mm (equiv. To 80 mm KB format)
Image angle (diagonal / horizontal / vertical) 29 / 24.7 / 16.4
Closest focusing distance 0.7 m
Dimensions (length x width) 102 x 91 mm
Weight 910 g
Scope of delivery Lens with lens hood, rear cap, lens front cap E82, carrying bag, manual, warranty card, certificate and optical cleaning cloth

Required camera firmware:

  • Leica S (type 006) from FW
  • Leica S2 from FW
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