In this review, we will be comparing Leica Summarit-M 75mm F2.4 ASPH and Leica APO 75mm f2 ASPH, two Telephoto Prime lenses by Leica. Both lenses have the same focal range of 75mm but different max apertures: Leica Summarit-M 75mm F2.4 ASPH has a max aperture of F2.4 while the Leica APO 75mm f2 ASPH has a max aperture of F2.0.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the Leica Summarit-M 75mm F2.4 ASPH and Leica APO 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 Summarit-M 75mm F2.4 ASPH and the Leica APO 75mm f2 ASPH for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
||Leica Summarit-M 75mm F2.4 ASPH
||Leica APO 75mm f2 ASPH
|Portrait||Very Good||Very Good|
|Wedding||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Leica APO 75mm f2 ASPH is the longer of the two lenses at 67mm. The Leica Summarit-M 75mm F2.4 ASPH with a length of 61mm is 6mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Leica APO 75mm f2 ASPH also has a larger diameter of 58mm compared to Leica Summarit-M 75mm F2.4 ASPH's 55mm 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 75mm F2.4 ASPH weighs 325g, which means it is 105g (24%) lighter than the Leica APO 75mm f2 ASPH which has a weight of 430g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Telephoto Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for size comparison purposes.
Telephoto Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for Size Comparison
Both Leica Summarit-M 75mm F2.4 ASPH and Leica APO 75mm f2 ASPH 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.