The Panasonic LEICA DG SUMMILUX 9mm / F1.7 ASPH. is a compact 9mm (35mm camera equivalent:18mm) large-aperture F1.7 fixed focal length lens offering half life-size macro photography.
LEICA DG Lens – ultimate optics
Opt for a LEICA DG lens and get the ultimate in optical quality and performance. They naturally meet the strict quality standards set by Leica Camera AG. Thanks to the sophisticated design of these lenses, you will enjoy brilliant clarity all the way to the edges of your photos. At the same time, distortions of all kind are prevented to enable precise, sharp picture rendering. This means you have the ideal tool for pro-level images in the palm of your hand.
Ultra-wide-angle, large aperture and half life-size macro
When you want to expand your lens collection, you want wider-angle flexibility, brightness, and macro capability, right? And of course, you won’t compromise on image quality. The new F1.7 LEICA DG has it all. It’s a 9mm (35mm camera equivalent: 18mm) ultra-wide-angle lens that fits 55mm filters and delivers half life-size macro photography power*. This compact lens delivers truly high quality, exceling at everything from broad perspectives to close-ups, and delivering beautiful bokeh and low-light performance.
*Maximum magnification of 0.5x (35mm camera equivalent).
Superb close-up performance
With a maximum magnification of 0.5x (35mm camera equivalent) this lens allows you to get up close and personal, capturing detail the naked eye might miss, with a closest focusing distance of 9.5cm. The bokeh created by the F1.7 aperture highlights expressive details in close-ups, and the 100° diagonal angle of view captures expansive backgrounds powerfully, giving this lens an unprecedented level of versatile power.
Dust, splash and freeze-resistant design
LEICA DG SUMMILUX 9mm / F1.7 ASPH. is designed to keep shooting in the toughest conditions thanks to its dust- and splash-resistant construction and allows you to shoot in temperatures as low as -10 °C.
Ideal for video recording
The lens offers fast, accurate autofocus and smooth aperture changes, critical for the modern content creator, allowing you to record beautiful 4K video and stills without disturbing your subject.
The optimised configuration has 12 elements in 9 groups, including 2 ASPH, 2 ED and 1 UHR lenses to minimize aberrations and ensure superb resolution.