Zeiss ZX1

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by cmaier, Sep 27, 2018.

  1. cmaier macrumors G5

    Jul 25, 2007
  2. fathergll macrumors 65816

    Sep 3, 2014
    Looks great. I think the price is going to put it more in competition with the Leica Q as I highly doubt this will be priced under $4k.

    The RX1R II has been holding it price for a very long time and is do for a price reduction if anything competes with it.
  3. Mark0 macrumors 6502


    Sep 11, 2014
    SW Scotland
    It's probably the most minimal camera I've seen. I'm not sure how well the camera will do but fair play to them for trying out some interesting new things with it.
  4. kallisti macrumors 65816


    Apr 22, 2003
    There was another thread about this. Interesting camera in some respects. BTW, it's Lightroom CC (and not classic or Photoshop). This latter "feature" seems a bit odd and I'm not sure how useful it would be in practice. For me at least, it would not be useful at all.

    But a high IQ and relatively fast 35mm lens designed for a specific full frame body in a compact form factor would work for many applications (assuming the lens/camera combo delivers--but it's hard to imagine Zeiss would jeopardize their brand with a sub-optimal product). Kudos to Zeiss for experimenting here. Time will tell.
  5. Scepticalscribe macrumors Westmere


    Jul 29, 2008
    The Far Horizon
    Looks like a fascinating camera; I'd be curious to see how it works in reality and will read reviews with interest.

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