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Leica 50mm F/1.4 Summilux-M Aspherical Chrome 6 Bit (Built-In Hood) M Mount Lens {46}

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KEH Model# 229806

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Leica 50mm F/1.4 Summilux-M Aspherical Chrome 6 Bit (Built-In Hood) M Mount Lens {46} Description


This lens is the must have 50mm for any Leica enthusiast. This focal length is perfect for street photography, portraits, and landscapes. It has a solid chromed brass body that enhances the feeling of build quality and durability with a satisfying weight. It also has a focus tab for fast and precise focusing.

The 50mm Summilux contains a floating aspherical element for minimal distortion and aberrations. It also features a built in hood to prevent flaring and ghosting. A maximum aperture of 1.4 is ready for any lighting situation. Produces fantastic bokeh.

Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 is an intriguing all-around standard lens with an ultra fast aperture.  Delivering high-contrast images, with high-resolution detail, even at its widest aperture, and down to its minimum focusing distance by means of aspherical elements, floating elements and unique glass types with refraction properties. 

Leica Camera AG has unveiled a new highspeed standard lens for the Leica M System offering maximum imaging performance: the new LEICA SUMMILUX-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. It supersedes the predecessor lens with the same speed, which, notwithstanding a few minor modifications, had been part of our range since 1962. The aim of this new development was to create a reference lens to push the technical boundaries of photography using standard focal lengths into new dimensions. The LEICA SUMMILUX-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. delivers virtually the same outstanding performance throughout all apertures and focus settings. Whether using selective focus at close range, high contrast available light applications or an extended depth of field to capture landscapes, the LEICA SUMMILUX-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. handles every situation with ease. It therefore delivers on its promise to be a genuine universal lens in impressive fashion. Every innovation currently available in lens technology aspherical lenses, glass with anomalous partial dispersion, glass with a high refraction index and a floating element has been combined to create a lens that sets the new standard in this focal length class.

KEH Specifications

  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
  • Aperture Minimum: f/16
  • Camera Mount Type: Leica M
  • Format Compatibility: 35mm film or digital
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 2.3' (0.7m)
  • Elements/Groups: 8/5
  • Diaphragm Blades: 9
  • Angle of View: 47°
  • Tripod Collar: No
  • Filter Thread: 46mm
  • Dimensions: 2.1" x 2.1"
  • Weight: 11.8oz (335g)


General information

Manufacturer Part Number 11892
Manufacture GTIN 0799429118921, 4022243118928
Brand Name Leica
Product information
Minimum Focus Distance
Lens Construction
8 Elements in 5 Groups
Product Model
Product Line
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Angle of View
Maximum Angle of View
Maximum Aperture Fixed
  • Silver
Lens Type Normal

Technical Information

Fixed Focal Length 50 mm
Max Aperture f/1.4

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Leica M