Leica leaks its own lens? Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH lens coming soon?

New Leica 35mm f/2.0
(Image credit: Leica)

Leica's upcoming Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH lens has seemingly been leaked… by Leica itself! This new 35mm lens is set to replace the popular 35mm lens that's currently available for M series cameras.

Previous rumors been suggesting that Leica was planning an update to the original 35mm M lens. However, these leaked images seem to essentially confirm Leica's plans. 

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!