Leica Updates the T-Series With Firmware and Two New Lenses; More Info: B&H

Photography News: Following the Announcement of the SL, Leica Is Updating the APS-C End of the Newly Coined L Mount System With the Firmware 1.4 Update and 35mm f/1.4 and 60mm f/2.8 Lenses

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 05, 2015) - B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of a new firmware update for the Leica T (Typ 701). Update 1.4 is designed to improve the overall speed and performance of the camera by shortening the start-up time, enhancing the autofocus speed and precision, and refining the touch control functionality. Additionally, improvements to Wi-Fi stability have also been added for more secure remote shooting from a smartphone or tablet.

The black Leica T Mirrorless Digital Camera is a compact interchangeable lens camera body featuring a 16.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor housed in a solid aluminum alloy unibody design with the Leica T lens mount for attaching optional lenses.

Leica T Mirrorless Digital Camera


  • 16.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • Solid Aluminum Alloy Unibody Design
  • 3.7" 1.3M-dot TFT LCD Touchscreen
  • Contrast-Based Autofocus System
  • Continuous Shooting at up to 5 fps
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080p Video at 30 fps
  • Built-In Flash with GN of 15' at ISO 100
  • 16 GB Internal Memory & SDXC Card Slot
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity & Leica App T for iOS
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Leica T Mirrorless Digital Camera (Silver)


In addition to the firmware update, Leica has also announced the development of two new prime lenses for their L-mount mirrorless camera system. The Summilux-TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. is designed for use on the APS-C-format T (Typ 701), or on the full-frame SL (Typ 601) in APS-C mode, and provides a 52.5mm equivalent focal length. The lens design pairs a bright f/1.4 maximum aperture with aspherical elements to produce well-corrected imagery in a variety of lighting conditions. Also announced is the APO-Macro-Elmarit-TL 60mm f/2.8 ASPH., which is the first macro lens available for the system and provides a 90mm equivalent focal length. This lens features an apochromatic design, and utilizes aspherical elements, to produce sharp, clean, and color-accurate imagery throughout the focusing range.

The Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens fromLeica provides high quality optics for excellent performance in a variety of applications. The aperture range starts at a fast f/1.4 for available light and stops all the way down to f/16 for use in many scenarios, such as landscapes or images requiring great depth-of-field.

Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens Features


  • Leica M Mount
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Construction: 9 Elements / 5 Groups
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Floating Element
  • 6-Bit Lens Coding
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 2.3'
  • Filter Thread: 46mm
  • Nine-Blade Aperture
  • Lens Hood Included

Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens (Silver)


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