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Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH vs Zeiss Carl Distagon T 418 ZM

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH vs Carl Zeiss Distagon T 418 ZMto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH Top Features

  • 21mm Focal Range
  • F3.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 46mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Leica M Mount
  • Weight: 279g.
  • Diameter: 53mm
  • Length: 43mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.7m
  • Max Magnification:0.03x

Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH

Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM Top Features

  • 18mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Leica M Mount
  • Weight: 350g.
  • Diameter: 65mm
  • Length: 71mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.5m
  • Max Magnification:0.043x

Carl Zeiss Distagon T 418 ZM

Our Winner: Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH over Carl Zeiss Distagon T 418 ZM

Focal Length – Tele 21mm vs 18mm
Max Aperture – Wide 3.4 vs 4
Max Aperture – Tele 3.4 vs 4
Weight 279g vs 350g
Diameter 53mm vs 65mm
Length 43mm vs 71mm
Filter Thread 46mm vs 58mm

Pros Of Carl Zeiss Distagon T 418 ZM over Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH
Focal Length – Wide 18mm vs 21mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.5m vs 0.7m
Max Magnification 0.043x vs 0.03x

Cons Of Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH and Carl Zeiss Distagon T 418 ZM
Image Stabilization No vs No
Autofocus No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH vs Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM All Features

General Leica Super-Elmar-M 21mm f3.4 ASPH Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM
Brand Leica Zeiss
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Wideangle Prime Wideangle Prime
Lens Mount Leica M Leica M
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 21mm 18mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Unknown
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.4 F4.0
Min Aperture F16.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring Yes Yes
Diaphragm Blades unknown unknown
Optics
Optical Elements 8 10
Optical Groups 7 8
Special Elements 2 aspheric elements, 4 anomalous partial dispersion glasselements unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.7m 0.5m
Max Magnification 0.03X 0.043X
Autofocus No No
AF Motor Type None None
Full Time Manual N/A N/A
Focus Method Unknown Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 279g 350g
Diameter 53mm 65mm
Length 43mm 71mm
Materials Metal body, metal mount metal barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 46mm 58mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate
Hood Supplied Yes Unknown
Hood Code Unknown Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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