Leica just announced the Leica Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 f5-6.3, a variable aperture weather sealed telephoto zoom lens for the L Mount cameras.
In terms of external controls, the new Leica 100-400 is a 'minimalist' lens. There are no buttons or switches on the lens body such as AF/MF switch, focus hold button, Stabilization On/Off switch, Focus range limiter, etc.
Leica SL 100-400 f5-6.3 Key Specs
- 100-400mm Focal Range
- F5-6.3 Max Aperture
- Image Stabilization up to 4.0 stops
- Filter Thread: 81mm
- Max Format: 35mm FF
- Leica L Mount
- 22 Elements in 16 Groups
- Weight: 1530g
- Diameter x Length: 88mm x 198
- Min Focus Distance: 1.1m
- Max Magnification: 0.24x
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Alongside the 100-400mm lens, Leica has also announced a 1.4x Teleconverter that is compatible only with thiis new 100-400mm lens.
Leica Extender L 1.4x Teleconverter Main Features
- 1.4X Teleconversion
- 1.0-stop Light Loss
- Leica L Mount
- Communication between Lens & Camera
- Weather Sealed
- Weight: 182.0g.
- Diameter: 65.2mm
- Length: 33.10mm
Price and Availability
The Leica 100-400mm is available for pre-ordering with a recommended price of $2195. The Leica 1.4x Teleconverter on the other hand is available for pre-ordering for $875.
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