Stay in your flow.

A camera designed to give you an absolutely seamless experience: from shooting and editing, to publishing and backing up.

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Shooting in ZEISS quality was never simpler.

  • High-performance 35 mm f/2 ZEISS Distagon lens
  • Full-frame 37.4 MP CMOS sensor
  • High-resolution OLED EVF
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Gain effortless control over the editing process – keep the creativity flowing.

  • Integrated Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Intuitive, multi-touch navigation
  • Large and crisp 4.3" display
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Share your images directly – you’ll still be feeling the buzz from shooting them.

  • Seamless connectivity
  • Versatile USB-C drive
  • Huge built-in 512 GB SSD
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Greatness happens when you stay in your flow.


A great photo captures a moment.
A great camera lets you stay in it.


Photography is like a journey.
And photo editing is just one step towards reaching your creative goals.


The best moments always seem to fly by.
Wouldn't it be great to share them with others in real time?

Experience intuitive photography with the ZEISS ZX1 – like a seamless extension of your creative mind.

No interruptions. No detours. Find your own personal flow. Use it. Stay in it.
The ZEISS ZX1 is the camera for everyone who knows that creative photography isn't just about capturing the perfect moment, but also about a smooth workflow. It was specially designed for a unique, seamless creative process, from shooting and editing, to saving and sharing.

Technical Specifications ›

Technical Specifications

Dimensions (W x H x D)
142 x 93 x 94 mm (5.59 x 3.66 x 3.70")
837 g (12.68 oz) (with battery)
ZEISS Distagon T* 35mm f/2
CMOS sensor, 24 x 36 mm,
39.5 MP total / 37.4 MP effective
Aperture range
f/2 – f/22 in 1/3 EV increments, automatic
ISO range
ISO 80 – 51200 in 1/3 EV increments, automatic
Shutter speeds
1/2000 – 30s in 1/2EV increments, automatic,
mechanical leaf shutter use limited to 1/1000 s or longer, flash synchronization up to 1/1000 s
4.3 " TFT LCD, 1280 x 720 px, 338ppi, capacitive multi-touch enabled, scratch resistant cover glass with anti-fingerprint coating
Electronic Viewfinder (EVF)
0.7 " OLED, 1920 x 1080 px, magnification 0.74x with diopter adjustment and proximity sensor
Diopter range
±3 dpt
Autofocus method
Contrast-detection AF, phase-detection AF
Focus modes
AF-S (MF override possible), AF-C, manual focus with magnification & peaking assist
Focus metering modes
Single point (touch-enabled), touch & release
Exposure modes
Automatic, aperture priority, shutter speed priority, manual exposure
Exposure compensation
±3 EV in 1/3 increments
Exposure metering modes
Multi, center, spot (fixed)
Exposure bracketing
3 or 5 photos, from 1/3 to 2 EV increments
White balance modes
Automatic, shade, cloudy, daylight, white-fluorescent, tungsten light, manual WB metering, color temperature
Drive modes
Single, continuous, self-timer (2, 10 or 20 s), interval, AE bracketing, panorama
Digital live view helpers
Level indicator, histogram, grid, depth of field
Image format/resolution
RAW (DNG) / JPEG: 7488 x 4992 px
Video format/quality
MP4 video, 4K (3840x2160 px) up to 30fps with H.265, FHD (1920x1080 px) up to 60 fps with H.264, AAC audio codec
Built-in microphone (stereo) and speaker (mono)
Sigma SA-TTL-compliant flash hotshoe
Memory storage
512 GB SSD (built-in),
External storage via USB-C,
NAS access using SMB protocol
Tripod thread
DIN 4503 1/4-20 UNC
Connectivity (wired)
USB 3.1 Gen 1, Type-C connector with USB-PD (Power Delivery), HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C supported
Connectivity (wireless)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ac, 2.4/5.0 GHz
Bluetooth 4.2
Editing software
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom preinstalled
Social media
Cloud storage
Firmware update
Yes, firmware over-the-air via Wi-Fi
3190 mAh 22.9 Wh Li-ion battery pack DD-PS1A/DD-PS1E, exchangeable
Power supply
AC adapter EA1045SJR,
input 100-240 Vac 50-60Hz,
output 5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/3A or 20V/2.25A
Sales package content
Camera, lens ring, lens shade, lens cap, hotshoe cover, battery, AC charger, USB-C cable with adapter, carrying strap & strap accessories
Lens Characteristics
Focal length
35 mm
Aperture range
f/2 – f/22
Focusing range
0.30 m (0.98 ft) – ∞
Free working distance
0.23 m (0.75 ft) – ∞
Filter thread
Rotation angle of focus ring
(inf – MOD)
Focusing not mechanically coupled.
Rotation angle dependent on rotation speed.
Diameter max. (with lens shade)
75 mm (2.95")
Diameter of focus ring
66 mm (2.60")
* referring to 24 x 36 mm format

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