One thing I can tell you for sure is that I sold my black Elmar-M 50/2.8 to buy a Summicron type-3 50/2 just to earn this extra stop.
Now I am sure that I made a mistake. Elmar is a great performer, very "Leica", compact and very fast focusing. I always had my M6 in my pocket, now I can't.
I can't really find a disadvantage to Summicron but I just never "felt in love" with it.
The only drawback about Elmar-M is the flimsy apperture ring but not a big deal
Last edited by antmar; 11-21-2012 at 05:39 AM. Click to view previous post history.