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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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Additional Photokina coverage of the new Zenit M camera

The new Zenit M camera will be in stores in Europe by the end of this year. The price will be around €5,500. You will only be able to buy the combo with the Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens. There is still no info on US pricing and availability. Here are some additional Zenit M pictures […]

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Dedicated Zenit M website launched with camera and Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens specifications

The Zenit M now has a new dedicated website at https://zenit.camera, so maybe not a limited edition after all? The moon reference is explained as “We first photographed the reverse side of the moon on October 7, 1959”. Here are the Zenit M camera and Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens technical specifications:

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More pictures of the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera (both in black and silver)

Some more pictures of the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera:

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Is the Zenit M digital rangefinder camera only a limited edition run?

The Russian website Ria News reports that the new Zenit M camera could be/is a limited edition with only 500 pieces produced: “However, this is not a limited edition with new features, but cameras in limited design, exclusive packaging with an individual number.” Circulation of this camera is extremely limited. “Only 500 pieces of Zenitar […]

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Poll: are you going to buy the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera?

I am genuinely curious here – are you going/planning to buy the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera that is based on the Leica M 240 and will be priced around 4,000-5,000 Euros with the Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens? Maybe the questions should be: are you even remotely considering to buy the new Zenit M? Anyway, here is the poll: […]

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