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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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I am confused: the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera is designed in Russia, made in… Germany?

This is coming from Dpreview on the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera:

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Zenit and Leica present joint production camera (Zenit M with Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens)

I have been reporting about the Leica – Zenit join venture for a while and today both companies officially presented a new joint production digital rangefinder camera:  Zenit M (based on the Leica M Type 240)  will come with a Zenitar 35mm f/1.0 lens (previously leaked here). Update: additional information can be found here:

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More Zenit – Leica collaboration rumors: new Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens for Leica M-mount

The Russian company Zenit has a new Zenitar 35mm f/1 lens for Leica M-mount listed in their catalog (pictured above). I already reported rumors about this lens last year. Here is what we know so far: Weight 740 grams Lens design: 9 lenses in 8 groups Filter size: 72 mm The information comes from the Russian […]

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Another (fake?) picture of the rumored Zenit D1 mirrorless camera based on the Leica SL

I believe this is another fake picture of a Zenit D1 mirrorless camera (just like the one from a few days ago) based on previous unconfirmed rumors that Leica and Zenit are working together.

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Is this the Zenit D1 mirrorless camera based on the Leica SL? *UPDATE: fake picture*

PhotoRumors published a picture of what appears to be the upcoming Zenit D1 mirrorless camera that was rumored to be designed together with Leica. The only known specifications are 42.4MP BSI CMOS sensor without AA filter with 50-25,600 ISO range. The official announcement should be in the next few days. I am still not 100% sure the […]

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