The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and the Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses. Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH is the longer of the two lenses at 45mm. The Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton with a length of 29mm, is 16mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH also has a larger diameter of 58mm compared to the Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton's 55mm diameter.
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. Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton weighs 200g, which means it is 90g (31%) 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 the Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton and the 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 Monochrome, Leica M11 and Leica M10.
Voigtlander 35mm F1.4 Nokton is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 35mm. Leica Elmarit-M 24mm f2.8 ASPH is a prime lens with fixed focal lenght of 24mm.