This was an interesting review for me as I’ve felt like I could push this lens back in my extensive backlog of review drafts I’ve compiled since the start of the pandemic, but the Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH II had unintentionally pushed itself to the front of the line to this finished [...]
This is the sharpest little lens you can get.
Others that are on the fence about this lens are probably asking themselves just how is good is it really?
Really, really good actually.
If I had to choose just one lens out of the plethora of lenses in the history of the Leica M mount, it would be the first aspherical version of the 35mm f/2 of the legendary Summicron line of lenses, and in my personal opinion, it's Leica's best lens. We'll go over why.