Top 3 Leica Lenses

#1 - Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7


The Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 lens is a versatile and well-built lens that is perfect for both photography and videography. It offers a fast aperture zoom and provides excellent handling, build quality, and smooth control rings.


  • Fast aperture zoom
  • Excellent build quality
  • Smooth control rings
  • Minimal chromatic aberration


  • Not parfocal
  • Requires refocusing when zooming
  • Onion ring bokeh at closer distances

#2 - Leica 28mm f/1.7 Q3


The Leica 28mm f/1.7 Q3 lens is a high-quality lens that offers exceptional image quality, especially in low-light conditions. While it has some minor design quirks, it is a great lens for the price and is perfect for the Leica Q3 camera system.


  • Exceptional image quality
  • Good build quality
  • Macro functionality
  • Smooth bokeh


  • Focus breathing may affect video making
  • Lacks a lock switch for aperture mode changes
  • Soft corner quality at wider apertures
  • Barrel distortion and vignetting at wider apertures

#3 - Panasonic Leica 9mm F1.7


The Panasonic Leica DG Sumilux 9mm F1.7 is a compact, lightweight lens with impressive autofocus and video features. It has minimal flare and stars, and is suitable for vlogging. It has good sharpness and is well-priced for micro four thirds cameras.


  • Compact and lightweight
  • Impressive autofocus
  • Good video features
  • Well-priced for micro four thirds cameras


  • Corner sharpness
  • Minimal manual focus capabilities