Lens stylePrime lens  
Max Format Size 35mm FF  
Lens focal length18 mm  
Image stabilization No  
Camera mount Leica M  
Angle of view 90 x 67 (horizontal x vertical) with 35mm cameras
74 x 53 (horizontal x vertical) with Leica M8
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F3.8  
Smallest aperture opening F16.0  
Includes aperture ring Yes  
Total diaphragm blades 9  
Aperture annotations With click-stops, half values available, manual diaphragm  
Total Elements 8  
Number of Groups 7  
Coatings / special elements 1 aspherical element  
Minimum focus distance 0.70 m (27.56")  
Maximum magnification ratio 0.029 x  
Autofocus type No  
Full time manual focus Unknown  
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale Yes  
Physical features
Overall weight310 g (0.68 lb)  
Lens diameter 61 mm (2.40")  
Overall length 58 mm (2.28")  
Construction materials metal barrel, metal mount  
Filter annotations Accessory filter holder for E77 filters available  
Lens hood included Yes  
Tripod collar included No