Leica SL 24-70mm f2.8 ASPH Vario-Elmarit-SL

Camera West ID: 978801



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Quick Overview:

The Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH. is the ideal lens with broad appeal for any photographer given its ability to equally capture reportage, travel, studio, architectural and landscape photography, as well as portraits, close-ups, and video content. With its extensive focal range, consistent maximum aperture of f/2.8, and vast scope of uses, this new addition is a shining example of a lens that can be enjoyed both by professionals and first time SL-System users alike.


  • 19 elements (3 with ASPH surfaces on both sides) in 15 groups
  • Consistent f/2.8 maximum aperture through full zoom range
  • Fast internal focusing with a single, lightweight lens element
  • Compact dimensions and lighter weight thanks to omission of OIS
  • Lens is stabilized by the SL2 and SL2-S BIS systems
  • Excellent sharpness across all f-stops and focus distances with creamy bokeh and the Leica look
  • Metal body with weather sealing
  • Durable in any environment, making it suited for even the rigors of outdoor landscape and adventure photographers or the hustle and bustle of a pro wedding photographer

Technical Specifications

View angle (diagonal/horizontal/vertical) Full-frame (24 × 36 mm)
24 mm: 82.3°/72.1°/51.8° │ 70 mm: 35.3°/29.6°/20.0°

Lens System

Number of lenses/assemblies

Number of aspherical surfaces

Position of the entrance pupil before the bayonet
24 mm: 88,6 mm │ 70 mm: 57,1 mm

Focus range
24 mm: 0,18 m to infinity │ 70 mm: 0,38 m to infinity


Choose automatic (Autofocus) or manual mode on the camera

Smallest object field
Full-frame: 24 mm: 69 mm x 104 mm │ 70 mm: 108 mm x 162 mm

Largest scale
24 mm: 1:2,9 │ 70 mm: 1:4,5


Electronically controlled aperture, setting on the camera, half or third values can also be set

Smallest aperture

Leica L bayonet fitting with contact strip

Filter thread

Lens hood
External bayonet fitting for lens hood (included


approx. 123/153 mm (without/with lens hood)

approx. 88/97 mm (without/with lens hood)

approx. 856/906 g (without/with lens hood