Cosina has introduced (translated) its newest lens, the Voigtlander Shade-Skopar Classic Line 21mm F3.5 Aspherical Sort II, a guide prime lens for Leica M mount digital camera techniques.

As its title suggests, the lens encompasses a classic design and is made fully of metallic, together with the aperture and focus ring, each of which forgo the standard knurled design for a lever-style grip. The lens is constructed of 9 parts in eight teams, together with a single low-dispersion component (new to the Sort II lens) and a single aspherical component.

Comparability pictures of the Sort I lens in comparison with the brand new Sort II lenses.

Different options embrace a ten-blade aperture diaphragm, a minimal focusing distance of 50cm (19.7”) and a 39mm entrance filter thread. The lens measures 52mm (2”) in diameter, 30mm (1.2”) lengthy and weighs 220g (7.8oz), 40g (1.4oz) greater than its ‘Sort I’ predecessor.

Beneath is a small pattern gallery of photos, supplied by Cosina:

No definitive launch date has been supplied for the Shade-Skopar Classic Line 21mm F3.5 Aspherical Sort II, however Digital Digicam Information has reported will probably be obtainable in December 2021 for round $750. It is going to are available each silver and black colorways. For comparability, the present Sort I model of this lens at present retails for $700.