The Voigtländer NOKTON 50mm F1.2 aspherical VM expands Cosina’s lens portfolio for the Leica M bayonet. The model will be available in Europe from September for 1,099€.

Main features of the Voigtländer 50mm F1.2

  • Fast standard lens with aspherical lens surfaces
  • 12 aperture blades ensure a nearly circular aperture
  • Compact solid metal housing
  • Manual focus

The fast standard lens consists of eight lenses in six groups – two elements have an aspheric surfaces, another element is made of special glass with anomalous dispersion. Twelve aperture blades provide a nearly circular opening and makes it possible to create images with a very soft and clear bokeh. The minimum focusing distance is 70cm.

The Voigtländer Nokton is 49mm long, has a diameter of about 64mm and weighs only 345g.

As accessories two different optional lens hoods are available:

  • The model LH-8 can also be used for other Voigtländer optics
  • The new model LH-10 offers even better stray light shielding


The full technical data:

Focal length 50mm
Aperture ratio 1:1,2
Minimum aperture F 22
Lens construction 8 elements in 6 groups
Angle of view 47,5°
Aperture blade 12
Minimum focus 0,7m
Rangefinder coupling ∞ ~ 0,7 m
Maximum diameter 63,3mm
Length 49,0mm
Mount VM
Weight 344 g
Filter size Ø 52mm
Color black
Supplied Accessory Optional Front cap, rear cap Lens hood LH-8, LH-10
Price in Euro 1099,-

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