zeiss has unveiled its first-ever digital camera, the ZX1 compact, teaming up with adobe to build lightroom CC into the camera. it has a full-frame 37.4-megapixel sensor and a fixed 35mm f/2.0 T* lens, putting it into exclusive company with sony’s RX1 and the leica Q.
zeiss’s ZX1 has 512GB of built-in storage and is minimal in its design. it features dials on the top to control ISO and shutter speed, and a manual aperture ring on the lens. there only appears to be one physical button on the back. the rest of the controls are can be accessed digitally via its 4.3-inch touchscreen.
images courtesy of zeiss
the camera supports wi-fi, bluetooth, and USB-C connections. it can shoot at 3fps, with video at 4K 30fps, and full HD at up to 60 fps. zeiss said it will arrive in early 2019, but there’s no word on pricing yet.
kieron marchese I designboom
sep 28, 2018