Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH Lens

Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH Lens

Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH Lens

B&H # LE5513535 MFR # 11083
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Product Highlights

  • Leica T Mount
  • 80-200mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5-4.5 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Autofocus and Manual Override
  • Metal Lens Barrel
  • Black Anodized Finish
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 3.3'
  • Filter Thread: 60mm
  • Lens Hood Included
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Leica 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 overview

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For Leica T users who want a far-reaching telephoto perspective comes the APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH Lens from Leica with an 80-200mm equivalent focal length. The lens features an aperture range of f/3.5-4.5 to f/16 as well as an aspherical element to keep the lens design compact. The element also controls distortion and reduces the impact of aberrations. Additionally, the lens has an autofocus motor, which can be overridden for when manual focus is desired.

The metal lens barrel has a black anodized finish for a durable, stylish construction, and the 55-135mm offers a minimum focus distance of 3.3'. Additionally, the lens comes with a hood and can accept 60mm filters.

Electronically controlled aperture and focusing
Focusing range of 3.3' to infinity
Filter mount does not rotate
Optical design with 12 elements in 10 groups
One aspherical element for maintaining a compact size and controlling aberrations
Black anodized finish
UPC: 799429110833
In the Box
Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH Lens
  • Front Lens Cap - T E 60 for 60mm Threaded Leica T Lenses
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood for APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH Lens
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Leica 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 specs

    Performance
    Focal Length 55 - 135mm
    Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 80 - 200 mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 4.5
    Minimum: f/16
    Camera Mount Type Leica L
    Format Compatibility APS-C
    Angle of View 28° - 12°
    Minimum Focus Distance 3.28' / 1 m
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:8
    Optical Design 12 Elements in 10 Groups
    Features
    Autofocus Yes
    Physical
    Filter Thread 60 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) 2.68 x 4.33" / 68 x 110 mm
    Weight 17.64 oz / 500 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.95 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.4 x 5.1 x 5.1"

    Leica 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 reviews

    APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH Lens is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small, Light Weight, Excellent Resolution! For an APSC sized lens with an equivalent range of 80-200, this lens is small, light weight and very easy to handle. A similar Canon lens would weigh about 2 1/2 times the weight. Now Leica needs to step up their game and provide a camera body that is equal to this lens (and all other T lenses). I am using T lenses on the Leica SL body. Despite the sensor being dumbed down to only 11MP (from the full frame size of 24MP), T lenses are a pleasure to use with the SL.
    Date published: 2017-06-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little zoom lens A light weight and compact zoom lens which goes beautifully hand in hand with my TL2. Sharp images and works wonderfully.
    Date published: 2017-08-20
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    Leica 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 Q&A

    Leica 55-135mm f/3.5-4.5 accessories

    Designed for use with:

    • Leica CL
    • Leica SL (Typ 601)
    • Leica T
    • Leica TL
    • Leica TL2
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