New leaks and rumors for the Leica VARIO-ELMARIT SL 24–70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens for L-mount


Here the rumored details and the first leaked pictures of the Leica VARIO-ELMARIT SL 24–70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens for L-mount (via LeicaRumors):

  • The Leica VARIO-ELMARIT-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens will be a part of a new “economy line” from Leica (not sure for the exact name of the new product line)
  • The official announcement should be in May
  • The VARIO-ELMARIT-SL 24–70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens will be offered together with the Leica SL2s camera as a set.
  • The lens will be priced just slightly higher than the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 24-70mm f/2.8 lens for L-mount (still under €3,000/$3,000?)
  • The lens will not have an all-metal body like other Leica SL lenses
  • The optics of the lens are rumored to be based on the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art lens, on the outside, the lens will look more like the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 24-70mm f/2.8 lens for L-mount
  • The lens will be announced on May 6th
  • The price of the Leica SL2s with the Leica VARIO-ELMARIT-SL 24–70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens will be just below €6,500 (around $7,800 – US prices are usually lower).

More leaked pictures from the new Leica VARIO-ELMARIT-SL 24–70mm f/2.8 ASPH lens

Here are some close-ups of the above screenshot – you can clearly see the 24-70mm label on the front:



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