Leica Summarit-M 35mm f/2.5

The LEICA SUMMARIT-M 35 mm f/2.5 gives all users of rangefinder cameras with a Leica M bayonet access to the smallest and lightest 35 mm lens available, offering the outstanding image quality that is the hallmark of all Leica M lenses. In the Leica M system the 35 mm lens is used by many as the standard focal length, while on the digital LEICA M8, the LEICA SUMMARIT-M 35 mm f/2.5 corresponds approximately to a 50 mm standard lens. As a genuine all-rounder, it is indispensable choice whenever you are putting together a new equipment configuration since it can deal effectively with all photographic situations - from vivid shots of people at medium range all the way to dramatic landscapes.

Angle of view (diagonal, horizontal, vertical)
for 35 mm (24 x 36 mm) 63°, 54°, 38°
for M8 digital (18 x 27 mm)

50°, 42°, 29°

corresponds to a focal length of approx. 47 mm with 35 mm-format

Optical design  
Number of lenses/groups 6 / 4
Focal length 35.4 mm
Position of entrance pupil 9.3 mm (related to the first lens surface in light direction)
Focusing range 0.8 m to infinity
Distance setting  
Scales Combined meter/feet graduation
Smallest object field 533 x 800 mm
Largest reproduction ratio 1:20
Aperture  
Setting/Function With click-stops, half values available, manual diaphragm
Lowest value 16
Bayonet Leica M quick-change bayonet with 6 bit lens identification bar code for digital M models
Filter mount Non-rotating, internal thread for screw-on filters size E 39, external thread with stop for lens hood
Lens hood protection ring for external thread included in delivery,screw-on lens hood available as accessory
Dimension and weight:   
Length 30 / 46 mm (without / with lens hood)
Largest diameter 51.4 mm / 2 in
Weight approx. 220 g / 7.8 oz



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