Leica Summicron-TL 23mm f/2 ASPH.

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Leica Summicron-TL 23mm f/2.0 ASPH.

The Summicron-T has a focal length of 23mm – in terms of 35mm format, this corresponds to 35mm – the focal length of the legendary Leica lenses for reportage photography. A truly classical focal length that lets you realize the pictures you see in your mind’s eye and exploit the potential of creative expression! Just as legendary is the maximum aperture of f/2, with which you can bring to life the unmistakable Leica bokeh. And create your own iconic photos.

The essentials:

  • 23 mm APS-C format corresponds to 35 mm in 35 mm format
  • Blend range: 1: 2 / 23mm ASPH.
  • Aspherical surfaces: 2
  • 9 lenses in 6 groups
  • Autofocus with manual correction
  • Internal thread For E-52 filters
  • L-bayonet
  • Available in black, anodized
  • L-mount bayonet
  • Made in Germany

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  • Compatible cameras:
    All Leica T models
  • Field angle:
    (Diagonal, horizontal, vertical): At 18 mm: Approx. 64, 53, 35, corresponding to around 27-84 mm focal length in 35 mm format 
  • Optical design:
    Number of lenses / groups: 9 / 6; Aspherical surfaces: 2; Position of entrance pupil (at infinity / at close up limit): -22.7 / 10.5 mm (in direction of light incidence behind / in front of bayonet mount)
  • Distance setting:
    Setting / Function: Electronically controlled, mode selectable using camera menu: Automatic (AF) or manual (M), in AF mode manual override possible at any times with setting dial; Focusing range: 0.3 to infinity; Smallest object field / Largest scale: approx. 295 x 196 mm / 1:12.6
  • Aperture:
    Setting / Function: Electronically controlled, adjustment using dial on camera, third values also available; Lowest value: 16
  • Bayonet fitting:
    Leica T quick-change bayonet with contact strip for Leica T models
  • Filter mount / Lens hood:
    External bayonet fitting for lens hood (included), internal thread for E52 filters, filter mount does not rotate
  • Storage media:
    16 GB internal memory; SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards, multimedia cards
  • Finish:
    Black anodized
  • Dimensions & weight:
    Length to bayonet mount: Approx. 37 / 69 mm (without/with lens hood); Largest diameter: Approx. 63/73 mm (without / with lens hood); Weight: Approx. 154 / 186 g (without / with lens hood)

Lens, lens hood; Object lid front and back

Limited Warranty:
Leica Camera AG (‘LEICA’) provides a two-year product limited warranty for this LEICA camera valid from the date of purchase from an authorized LEICA dealer, including the accessories contained in the original packaging, which are valid for two years.