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Zenit M camera and Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens Additional Information

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Here is an additional coverage of the Zenit M camera and Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens that was announced at Photokina 2018 event.

Russian brand Zenit and Leica Camera have jointly designed a new digital rangefinder camera called the Zenit M, which technically based on the Leica M Typ 240 platform. The camera is equipped with the Zenitar 35 mm f/1.0 lens, completely designed and manufactured in Russia, which has a unique bokeh and soft focus effect.

The Zenit M will be available from December 2018 in Europe and from January 2019 in Russia at both Zenit’s online store and selected photo shops for around US $5,900-$7,000. Check the Zenit M dedicated website at https://zenit.camera.

Zenit M Digital Rangefinder Camera Based on Leica M Type 240 and Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens

Zenit M camera and Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens Additional Information

Zenit M specifications

Image sensor
Resolution 24MP
Sensor type CMOS
Sensitivity range ISO 200 to ISO 6400, adjustable in 1/3 ISO increments, automatic control or manual setting
Basic settings
White balance Automatic, manual, 7 presets
Picture series Approx. 3 pictures/s, ≤ 12 pictures in serie
Self-timer 2s or 12s
Lens mount Zenitar M-mount
Lens in a set ZENITAR 35 mm f/1.0
Shutter speed 60-1/4000s
Manual setting of exposure and aperture Available
Flash exposure compensation ±3 1/3 EV adjustable in EV 1/3
Metering principle / method Spot, center-weighted, multi-field metering
Memory and interface
Memory card types SD, SDHC, SDXC
Data formats DNG™ (raw data), JPEG
Power supply
Battery 1
Battery capacity 1800 mAh
Video and sound recording
Video/sound recording Available
Video recording formats Motion JPG / Quicktime
Maximum resolution for video 1920 x 1080
Size and weight
Size (Width x Depth x Height) Approx. 138.6 x 42 x 80 mm without lens
Weight Approx. 680 gr with battery, without lens

Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens specifications