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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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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 zenit.store: 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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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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