Category Archives: Zeiss

Kenko Tokina and Carl Zeiss formed a new business alliance in Japan

Kenko Tokina and Carl Zeiss formed a new business alliance where Carl Zeiss transferred product sales and repair services to Kenko Tokina: Update – please note that this alliance is only for the Japanese market.

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The 2020 Worst Camera of the Year Award goes to…

Here are the results of the 2020 Worst Camera of the Year Award poll – the winner is the $6,000 Zeiss ZX1 fixed lens camera with integrated Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (see previous ZX1 coverage):

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Is this how the future will look for most camera brands – making camera solution for the smartphone industry?

    Is this how the future will look for most camera brands? Making camera solutions for the smartphone industry and adding their brand logo on the back of a mobile phone? This is what we have seen so far: Huawei + Leica OnePlus + Leica (just a rumor for now) Nokia + Zeiss Vivo + […]

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The first reviews of the new 37.4MP Zeiss ZX1 full-frame fixed lens camera are already out

The first reviews of the new 37.4MP Zeiss ZX1 full-frame fixed lens camera are already out (the ZX1 is now in stock at Adorama and B&H Photo):

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If you have an extra $6,000 to burn, the Zeiss ZX1 camera is now in stock

As previously reported, the Zeiss ZX1 camera was finally officially released today and it is now in stock at Adorama and B&H Photo. The price is still $6,000 (I was secretly hoping that Zeiss will make a last moment reduction). Sample photos can be found here. High-performance 35 mm f/2 ZEISS Distagon lens Full-frame 37.4 […]

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The Zeiss ZX1 camera will be officially released on October 29

The Zeiss ZX1 camera was announced in September 2018 and was a few weeks ago was already listed for pre-order for $6,000 (see this post). The listing was later removed, which caused even more confusion (the article is still online). The camera specifications can be found here. Nokishita now reports that the Zeiss ZX1 camera will be officially […]

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Zeiss ZX1 camera now available for pre-order for $6,000

The Zeiss ZX1 camera is finally available for pre-order for $6,000 (the ZX1 was announced in September 2018). B&H also published an article, which means the camera is officially released. The camera has a 37.4MP full-frame CMOS sensor and comes with a Zeiss Distagon T* 35mm f/2 lens, leaf shutter, and 0.74x OLED viewfinder. The price is significantly higher than […]

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Where are the new Zeiss lenses?

I just noticed that there has not been much going on in the Zeiss category of PhotoRumors for a while: three new Zeiss Supreme prime cinema lenses leaked back in June, several posts on the still-missing ZX1 camera, and the last official Zeiss announcement for the Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens that took place in May last […]

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