The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Leica Summarit-M 35mm F2.4 ASPH and the Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton is the longer of the two lenses at 78mm. The Leica Summarit-M 35mm F2.4 ASPH with a length of 34mm is 44mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton also has a larger diameter of 63mm compared to Leica Summarit-M 35mm F2.4 ASPH's 52mm diameter.
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 Summarit-M 35mm F2.4 ASPH weighs 197g, which means it is 293g (59%) lighter than the Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton which has a weight of 490g.
Both Leica Summarit-M 35mm F2.4 ASPH and Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton has the same Leica M lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica M lenses are Leica M11, Leica M10 and Leica M Typ 262.