Category Archives: Zenit

Zenit lens roadmap

Here is the translation of the 2019-2020 Zenit lens roadmap:

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Officially announced: Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 manual focus full-frame lens for Sony E-mount from Zenit

The previously rumored Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 manual focus full-frame lens for Sony E-mount from Zenit is now officially announced. Shipping will start on March 20th. The price is 50k rubles or around $770. The lens specifications can be found here. Update – here are a few additional photos sent by a reader: Press release:

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The new Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 manual focus full-frame lens from Zenit is rumored to be announced on March 15th

Some Russian websites report that the new Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 manual focus full-frame lens from Zenit will be announced on March 15th. The new lens will be produced in the Krasnogorsky plant by Shvabe Holding. Here is some additional information (updated): The lens has 9 elements in 8 groups The angle of view in full frame is 46° […]

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Rumors: the next Zenit camera could be based on a… Pentax DSLR

Two days ago I reported that Zenit will announce new Nikon and Canon lenses and a new Zenit camera in 2019. I received some information that the next Zenit camera could be a DSLR and they could be working together with Ricoh on the development (rebadged Pentax K-1 maybe, just like the Zenit M is a […]

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New Zenit lenses for Nikon and Canon, new Zenit camera expected in 2019

In addition to the two new lenses for Leica M-mount, Zenit is also expected to announce a new camera and new lenses for Nikon and Canon DSLR cameras in 2019. This information was provided by a company’s representative in a recent interview with Cienam5D: Zenit has displayed several new lenses in the past, including a Zenitar […]

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Zenit M camera and Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens additional information

Zenit M camera and Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens additional information:

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Just announced: Zenit M digital rangefinder (based on Leica M) with Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens

For LeicaRumors and PhotoRumors readers this should not be a surprise at all since I have been reporting rumors about it for over a year now – Zenit and Leica today announced a new joint production digital rangefinder camera called Zenit M (based on the Leica M Type 240). The new Zenit M will come […]

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