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More Information on Zeiss ZX1 Camera

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The fixed-lens compact, Zeiss ZX1 full frame mirrorless camera is scheduled to be released in early 2019. Here is the latest interview unveiling more information about the camera.

At Photokina 2018, LensVid has interviewed Zeiss manager talking about upcoming Zeiss ZX1 full frame compact camera. Zeiss ZX1 comes with a 37.4MP image sensor and a fixed 35mm Distagon F2 lens. It has a huge 4.3″ touchscreen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels to augment its physical controls.

Zeiss ZX1 is similar to the Sony RX1. You can see the listing at B&H Photo Video. See the press text and additional coverage.

Zeiss ZX1 Size Comparison with Leica, Sony, Nikon Cameras

Zeiss ZX1 Camera Specs

  • 37.4 MP sensor (developed by Zeiss).
  • ISO range 80-51,200.
  • Shutter 30-1/8000 (with a silent operation).
  •  Fixed Zeiss Distagon 35mm F2.0 (with  T* coating). The camera has AF but there is a MF switch on the lens.
  • Min focus distance of 30cm.
  • Very simple (and minimalistic) design with 2 dials and a shutter button – the rest of the control is done via the 4.3″ touchscreen.
  • 0.7″ OLED viewfinder (1080p resolution).
  • Continuous shooting 3fps.
  • Video: 4K @30p (1080p @ 60p). 15 min limit per clip.
  • No memory card slot – 512GB of internal flash storage.
  • USB-C for charging and image transfer to a computer.
  • Other connections include HDMI/headphone and mic.
  • WIFI/BT built in.
  • Lightroom mobile built-in (user can start edit in camera and continue on the computer).
  • Online sharing options (currently e-mail/dropbox and facebook (Zeiss is working on more options before the camera will reach the market).
  • Weight: 1.76 lb / 800 g with battery.
  • No pricing is known at this point (the camera should be available in early 2019).


via: LensVid

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