A camera designed to give you an absolutely seamless experience: from shooting and editing, to publishing and backing up.
The first thing you’ll notice is the way the ZEISS ZX1 fits in the hand, the bend in the display – it just feels right. And then you discover the impressive optical quality of the lens: pin sharp results with an amazing depth of detail, juicy vibrant colors and an excellent balance.
Fast, high-performance 35mm f/2 ZEISS Distagon lens
A compact, yet powerful mirrorless system. The well-matched ZEISS Distagon lens and full-frame 37.4 MP CMOS sensor deliver the incomparable ZEISS look and image quality for street, travel and landscape photography. And offer more scope for your creativity.
Leaf shutter – fast and extremely quiet
The virtually silent shutter lets you go stealth in muted environments and for street photography.
Classic dials to control aperture, shutter speed, sensitivity
The ZEISS ZX1 takes you to the roots of classical photography, putting the mastery of creative imagery firmly in your hands. It combines the elements of iconic photography, rebuilt in a contemporary package. Everything else can be controlled through the intuitive interface.
Clean, straightforward user interface – minimal distraction
Simple and intuitive to use. Switch between four camera modes on the fly. Move screen information in and out with just the swipe of a finger, freeing you up to focus on your subject.
High-resolution OLED EVF
High contrast and quality live view output. Use blind navigation to adjust different shooting parameters on the fly with no distraction.
The ZEISS ZX1 is highly intuitive when it comes to navigation - there’s no getting mired in a complex menu. Instead, editing becomes a smooth continuation of the creative process, giving you total control and freedom. The RAW files are extremely flexible, allowing you to make your own style out of them. And the ZEISS look provides a great starting point for your preferred edit.
Navigate intuitively with an easy-to-use tool bar
Discover the new ZEISS Imaging Experience. Simply access the appropriate tool to unleash every bit of your seamless creativity. Just place your thumb in the distinctive bend in the display area: selecting the right option is easy.
Integrated Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC – make the most of your images
Process your images from anywhere in-camera with this intelligent solution: from exposure and color corrections to selective edits, syncing to Lightroom CC on your computer and much more (some features require a Creative Cloud Photography plan subscription).
Review your images seamlessly
Enjoy reviewing, organizing and processing your images and videos in the beautifully integrated gallery. This is where the ZEISS ZX1's large and crisp 4.3'' display truly comes into its own.
Get out and capture the impressions of the world around you and share them while they’re still fresh. It’s almost like inviting people to get involved in your creative experience, no matter where they are.
Automatic software updates
Ensure optimal performance, enjoy new features and improve upon the range of functions via firmware download and update over-the-air (OTA).
Utilize the versatility of USB-C
Save or move your images directly to a USB drive, share your live view on a screen via adapter and keep shooting while you charge your battery inside the camera.
Vast storage capacity – don't bother with switching cards
Save your images in RAW and JPEG on the huge built-in 512 GB SSD and arrange them in different collections for easy accessibility.
Directly share and backup selected images to cloud storage. It’s as easy as that.
Automatically backup at home or in the office
Backup your images and videos on the fly and remotely access your files from wherever you are - thanks to automatic uploads to your NAS system.