Review Lens: Leica Vario-Elmar-T 18-56mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH

Lens Overview - Leica Vario-Elmar-T 18-56mm f/3.5

The Vario-Elmar-T 18-56mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH Lens from Leica is a zoom lens that offers a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 27-84mm. It has a variable maximum aperture of f/3.5 to f/5.6, and a minimum aperture of f/16. There are ten elements in seven groups with four aspherical surfaces. Front and rear lens caps as well as a pouch are all included to help protect your lens.

Manual override is possible when in AF Mode
The lens accepts 52mm threaded filters, and the filters do not rotate when zooming the lens
Bayonet lens hood included
Black anodized finish
UPC: 799429110802

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Focal Length18 to 56mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 27 to 84mm)
Maximum Aperturef/3.5 to 5.6
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountLeica L
Format CompatibilityAPS-C
Angle of View75° to 28°
Minimum Focus Distance1' / 0.3 m
Maximum Magnification0.13x
Optical Design10 Elements in 7 Groups
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter Size52 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.5 x 2.4" / 6.35 x 6.1 cm
Weight9 oz / 255 g

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Lens Technical

Leica Vario-Elmar-T 18-56mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Name Leica Vario-Elmar-T 18-56mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPHSony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Max Aperture At Min Focal f/3.5f/3.5f/3.5
Year 201420182018
Mount Type Leica TSony EFujifilm X
Lens Type Lens Superwide,lens Wide,lens MediumLens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium,lens TelephotoLens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium
Auto Focus NoNoNo
Price $1750$600$300
Lens Zoom ZoomZoomZoom
Lens Range 181815
Zoom Factor 111
Weight 1lb1lb1lb
Macro NoNoNo
Launch Date Apr. 2014Jan. 2018Jan. 2018
Brand LeicaSonyFujifilm


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