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Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Lens

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Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Lens
Key Features
  • L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Aspherical Elements
  • Internal Focus, Non-Rotating Filter Ring
Spanning a popular and versatile range of focal lengths, the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Lens from Leica is designed for full-frame L-mount mirrorless cameras. Ranging from wide-angle to portrait length, this lens provides excellent sharpness across all f-stops and focus distances, and three aspherical elements greatly reduce chromatic aberrations and distortions for notable image sharpness and clarity. The lens's f/2.8 maximum aperture benefits working in a variety of lighting conditions while offering precise control over focus position for working with shallow depth of field techniques, and a quiet and precise autofocus motor benefits both stills and video capture. Well-suited for nearly any photographic application, the lens offers lighter weight thanks to the omission of OIS, and this compact workhorse is constructed with a metal body and weather-sealing for durability and protection in harsh environments and inclement weather conditions.
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Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Overview

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Spanning a popular and versatile range of focal lengths, the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Lens from Leica is designed for full-frame L-mount mirrorless cameras. Ranging from wide-angle to portrait length, this lens provides excellent sharpness across all f-stops and focus distances, and three aspherical elements greatly reduce chromatic aberrations and distortions for notable image sharpness and clarity. The lens's f/2.8 maximum aperture benefits working in a variety of lighting conditions while offering precise control over focus position for working with shallow depth of field techniques, and a quiet and precise autofocus motor benefits both stills and video capture. Well-suited for nearly any photographic application, the lens offers lighter weight thanks to the omission of OIS, and this compact workhorse is constructed with a metal body and weather-sealing for durability and protection in harsh environments and inclement weather conditions.

  • Wide-angle to short-telephoto 24-70mm L-mount zoom designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras
  • Fast internal focusing with a single, lightweight lens element
  • Consistent f/2.8 maximum aperture through full zoom range for working in difficult lighting conditions
  • Excellent sharpness across all f-stops and focus distances with creamy bokeh
  • Three aspherical elements reduce chromatic and spherical aberrations for increased image sharpness and clarity
  • Compact dimensions and lighter weight thanks to omission of OIS
  • Weather-sealed design protects against dust and moisture

Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
24 to 70mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Lens Mount
Leica L
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
82 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Leica L
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
82.3° to 35.3°
Minimum Focus Distance
7.1" / 18 cm
Macro Reproduction Ratio
1:2.9
Optical Design
19 Elements in 15 Groups
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
82 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.5 x 4.8" / 88 x 123 mm
Length at Maximum Extension
6.41" / 162.8 mm
Weight
1.9 lb / 856 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.04 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.3 x 6.5 x 6.5"

Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Reviews

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Does this have weather proofing?

Does this have weather proofing?
Asked by: Jason
Yes, it's metal body and robust construction provides weather sealing similar to the Leica SL2/SL2-S cameras when mounted on the camera.
Answered by: Richard
Date published: 2022-03-30

Does this lens have internal zoom or does it ...

Does this lens have internal zoom or does it extend like the 24-90 SL?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, the lens does not have internal zoom. It extends like the 24-90mm, just not as far.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2021-07-04

is the lens made in Germany? Thank you!

is the lens made in Germany? Thank you!
Asked by: khiem
My copy states made in Japan - works perfectly
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2021-08-16

How many blades does the diaphragm have?

How many blades does the diaphragm have?
Asked by: Da
Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Lens has a diaphragm of 11 blades.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2022-10-21

This lens appears to be almost identical to the ...

This lens appears to be almost identical to the Sigma version. Since Sigma is a member of the "L lens team", can we assume that Sigma is manufacturing this lens under Leica's control?
Asked by: Karl
I think the staff of B&H have not answered your question correctly. Your question was, can we assume that Sigma is manufacturing this lens under Leica's control? The answer, No, Sigma lenses are not manufactured under Leica control does not address the question. The correct answer should be, No, this Leica lens is not manufactured by Sigma.
Answered by: Wayne
Date published: 2023-09-12

Can I use this on my Leica CL? If so, obviously ...

Can I use this on my Leica CL? If so, obviously the focal lengths change to about 36-105mm.
Asked by: Fran
Yes.
Answered by: Thorsten
Date published: 2021-06-03

Do all functions of this lens (auto as well) work ...

Do all functions of this lens (auto as well) work with the Panasonic LUMIX S1H camera?
Asked by: Jason
Yes, the Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Lens is fully compatible with the Panasonic S1H.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2023-04-16

how long is the focus throw compared to the lumix ...

how long is the focus throw compared to the lumix 24-70 s-pro?
Asked by: casey
There are no tests comparing the focus throw between these two lenses--it's a test you would need to carry out on your own.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2022-11-28
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