Leica has introduced a new compact wide-angle lens, the Super-Elmar-M 18mm ƒ/ 3.8 ASPH. It has an accessory finder, the Bright Line Finder M 18mm. The 8-element, 7-group lens weighs 11 ounces and incorporates an aspheric element. It's a full-frame lens that can be used with film M-mount cameras, or it has a 35mm-equivalent field of view of a 24mm lens on the digital M8.2. Available in March.