In this review, we will be comparing the Leica APO-SL 50mm F2 ASPH for the L Mount and the Leica APO-SL 75mm F2 ASPH for the L Mount, two Standard Prime lenses by Leica.
We will start by looking briefly at the main specs of these two lenses, and in the following section, we will start analyzing them in more detail and listing the pros and cons of each lens.
What type of photography are the Leica APO-SL 50mm F2 ASPH and Leica APO-SL 75mm F2 ASPH lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Leica APO-SL 50mm F2 ASPH and the Leica APO-SL 75mm F2 ASPH for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Size and Weight Comparison
The weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Leica APO-SL 75mm F2 ASPH weighs 720g, 2% (20g) lighter than the Leica APO-SL 50mm F2 ASPH's weight of 740g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Standard Prime Lenses in Leica L Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Leica L Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Leica APO-SL 50mm F2 ASPH and the Leica APO-SL 75mm F2 ASPH has the same Leica L lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica L lenses are Panasonic S5 II, Panasonic S5 II X and Sigma fp L.
Leica APO-SL 50mm F2 ASPH is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 50mm. Leica APO-SL 75mm F2 ASPH is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 75mm.