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The new LEICA SUMMILUX-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH is now official (press release)

Solms, Germany (May 16, 2010) – Leica Camera AG presents the LEICA SUMMILUX-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH, a revised version of the Leica M rangefinder system’s popular wide-angle lens. The LEICA SUMMILUX-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH. sets a whole new standard in the fast wide-angle lens portfolio, utilizing the latest developments in the fields of optics […]

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New 35mm Summilux to be announced early next week

The new 35mm Summilux lens should be announced next week. The exact announcement date I have for Europe is May 17th, but this could differ depending on your time zone. The retail price is going to be €3,750 or $5,000 (US). I already mentioned the expected stores availability: July, 2010.

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New Leica Summilux-M 35mm lens is stores this July

The new Summilux-M 35mm lens will be available in stores this July – this was confirmed by a Leica sales rep today according to Smarkstracks.com: “Until today however none of my Leica dealers could confirm the delivery date of the redesigned 35mm Summilux. But today a Leica Sales rep confirmed delivery of the new 35mm lens in July this […]

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What changed in the new Leica 35mm Summilux lens

The new 35mm Summilux lens will have a floating element that will be based on the latest 0,95 Noctilux lens (not like the floating element in the current 50mm Summilux lens). This will eliminate the focus shift and will guarantee high performance even at close focusing distance. The new lens will have a rectangular, full-metal screw lens hood like the one […]

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Breaking news: the new Leica 35 Summilux f/1.4 is here!

Update: the “what’s new” entry was removed from Leica US website. The new 35 Lux on Leica’s official site – there is a small entry on the new 35 Lux lens in the “What’s New” section on Leica US website. From there the link goes to the PDF document download section which still lists the […]

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Dcviews.com thinks the new Leica 35mm Summilux-M was released today

Dcviews has this article on their main page with today’s date (May 8th, 2010): The shown picture is of  the current 35 Lux model (see images of the rumored new 35 Lux lens here – it has 15 feet and 7 meters marks, the old model has 30 feet and 10 meters marks). Dcviews has […]

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What happened to the new 35mm Summilux lens?

No, the new 35mm Summilux lens is not officially announced yet. The pdf brochure is now removed from one of the international Leica sites that leaked it earlier this week. The availability date on the document was listed as “End of March 2010”. The leaked 35 lux pdf document was labeled as “info#9” and was created before […]

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