Category Archives: Zenit M

Zenit M digital rangefinder M-mount camera with Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens: everything you need to know

I had the chance to play with the Zenit M camera and here is my report. The Zenit-M is basically an M240 without the 6bit code reader with small design cues from Zenit’s design firm. It’s completely made by Leica and calibrated by Leica. The Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens is 100% designed by Zenit with feedback […]

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Zenit M camera unboxing

Zenit M camera unboxing pictures (the Zenit M camera body is $3,495, the lens kit with the Zenitar 35mm f/1 is $6,995):

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Additional information on the new/upcoming Zenit M-mount lenses: 2.8/21, 1.0/35 and 1.0/50

I have some news to report on the upcoming Zenit M-mount lenses – Zenitar 21mm f/2.8, Zenitar 35mm f/1 and Zenitar 50mm f/1:

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The Zenit M camera with Leica M-mount is now available for purchase in the US

Both the silver and black Zenit-M cameras with Leica M-mount are now available for sale in the US and are currently in-stock at The US price is $6,995 and it includes the 35/1.0 Zenitar M lens in a special case with collector’s card, and hardbound book.

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Leica digest: Zeiss Hologon 15mm f/8 lens review, Zenit M in stock and the latest Leica videos

→ Zeiss Hologon 15mm f/8 lens for Leica M-mount review. → The Zenit M camera with Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens is now in stock at Zenit’s website. The latest Leica related videos:

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The new Leica M 240 based Zenit M digital rangefinder camera is now shipping

The Russian RIA Novosti news agency reports that the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera is already available for sale in Russia  – this was announced on a press event by the holding company “Schwabe” (part of Rostec). The executive director of Rostec Oleg Yevtushenko stated that the company has received a lot of pre-orders and the […]

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How the Zenit M camera was designed 

Smirnov Design published some additional information on the design of the Zenit M digital rangefinder camera:

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Interview with Zenit rep at Photokina: more lenses and a new camera coming in 2019

Cinema 5D interviewed a Zenit representative at the 2018 Photokina show about the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera: Here is the recap:

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