The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Voigtlander 28mm F2 Ultron and the Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH 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 28mm F2 Ultron is the longer of the two lenses at 51mm. The Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH with a length of 45mm is 6mm shorter. On the other hand, the Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH has a larger diameter of 58mm compared to Voigtlander 28mm F2 Ultron'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. Voigtlander 28mm F2 Ultron weighs 244g, which means it is 46g (15%) lighter than the Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH which has a weight of 290g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Leica M Mount for Size Comparison
Both Voigtlander 28mm F2 Ultron and Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 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.
Voigtlander 28mm F2 Ultron is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 28mm. Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 24mm.