New cheap Chinese 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount

The Chinese company 7Artisans has a new 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount. The lens is rangefinder coupled and is probably the cheapest M-mount lens available today at $369 (listed for sale on Amazon and on eBay). A silver version is also available:

7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens specifications:

  • Full frame: yes
  • Compatible camera mount: Leica M-mount
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • Aperture range: f/1.1-f/16
  • Angular field of view: 46°
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.7m
  • Number of blades: 12
  • Lens design: 7 elements in 6 groups
  • Aluminum body and copper core, Sonnar design
  • Weight: 14.1 oz / 400 g
  • The box contains:
    • 7artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens
    • two lens caps
    • lens bag
    • Pergear cleaning kit
  • Sample photos: Xitek 1 | Xitek 2 | WXhaowen

This lens could be a copy of the MS Optical Sonnetar 50mm f/1.1 MC lens Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.1 lens.

Update: additional information on this lens can be found here.

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