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Zenit and Leica reveal the Zenit M

The new camera is based on the Leica M (Type 240).
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One of the most unique cameras to be announced at Photokina didn't come from one of the usual suspects. We're talking about the new Zenit M, a camera built in collaboration with Leica. Based on the Leica M (Type 240), Zenit modified the M's software and hardware and gave it a fixed 35mm f/1 lens that is designed and manufactured entirely in Russia. No other details have been announced other than the fact that it will definitely have a 24MP sensor and there aren't more details as to what these other hardware and software modifications will be. 

The Zenit M will be available in Europe this December and Russia in January. An American release date has not been announced.

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