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Compare Leica TL 18mm F2.8 vs Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70 vs Leica TL 18-56mm F3.5-5.6

Reviews

Neo score
61%
70%
61%
Pros
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Weather-sealed
  • Beautiful construction
  • Good image quality
  • Quite compact and lightweight
  • Simple, elegant design
Cons
  • Lens hood not included
  • Low maximum magnification
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • On the heavy side
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • External zoom without zoom lock

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
11 blades
Colors
Silver, black
Black
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
APS-C
Lens Mount
Leica L-mount
L-mount
Leica L-mount
Material
Anodized aluminum
Anodized aluminum
Motor
Stepper motor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
8 elements
19 elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
6 groups
15 groups
7 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
3 aspherical elements groups
4 aspherical surfaces groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
39 mm / 1.54 in
82 mm / 3.23 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
Size | Diameter
61 mm / 2.40 in
88 mm / 3.46 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
Size | Length
21 mm / 0.83 in
123 mm / 4.84 in
60 mm / 2.36 in
Weight
80 g / 2.83 oz
856 g / 30.25 oz
256 g / 9.05 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (tele)
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) / 28.9° Diagonal | 24.2° Horizontal | 16.3° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/16
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/16
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm
24 mm ~ 70 mm
18 mm ~ 56 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 84.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.07x
0.34x
0.13x
Min Focus Distance
300 mm / 11.81 in
180 mm / 7.09 in
450 mm / 17.72 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood sold separately
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2017-11-21
2021-05-06
2014-04-24
Made In
Germany
Germany
Germany
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