Can we make lens portable If we remove IS and Auto focus?

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Can we make lens portable If we remove IS and Auto focus?

I'm wondering how much weight do IS and Auto focus add to a lens bulkiness.
I'm just wondering is it possible to make a full frame mirror less system with fast primes such as 35mm f/1.4, 85mm f/1.4 to portable than current offering If we remove auto focus and Image Stabilization?

Here is a comparison of 35mm f/1.4 in sony and Leica

While the Leica look so portable the big problem is it doesn't have EVF to nail the focus wide open. Is it possible to make a mirrorless portable 35mm f/1.4 by removing auto focus?

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