Minolta CLE system


Minolta CLE

35mm MF film rangefinder camera

Mount:Leica M
Format:36 × 24mm
Shutter type:Focal-plane
Shutter model:Electronically controlled
Speeds:1 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering:Through-the-lens (TTL)

Lightweight and compact Minolta CLE is the world's first rangefinder camera with interchangeable lenses and TTL automatic and manual-exposure systems. Three specially designed lenses with focal lengths and speeds of 28mm f/2.8, 40mm f/2 and 90mm f/4 cover the range most widely used by photographers. Each lens is coated by the exclusive Minolta Achromatic process for maximum light transmission and contrast.

Camera lineup

Leica M mount lens lineup

Lenses found: 3
Wide-angle prime lenses
Minolta M-Rokkor 28mm F/2.8 (CLE) ⌀40.5
Minolta M-Rokkor 40mm F/2 (CLE) ⌀40.5Pancake lens 1980 
Short telephoto prime lenses
Minolta M-Rokkor 90mm F/4 (CLE) ⌀40.5 1980 
  • Completeness of lens lineup
  • Enthusiast photography

    No dedicated lenses for reportage photography, travel photography, distant subjects photography, wild nature photography.

    Professional photography

    No dedicated lenses for professional wild nature photography, architectural photography with perspective correction, professional macrophotography.

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