Don't expect the Zeiss ZX1 camera any time soon…

Don't expect the Zeiss ZX1 camera any time soon…
(Image credit: Zeiss)

When the Zeiss ZX1 full frame concept camera was first announced at Photokina 2018, the industry was intrigued. However, with almost a full year having passed since this announcement, we're still waiting for the ZX1 to materialize. In February, a pre-production camera appeared at CP+2019, but there was still nary a whisper as to when it would actually be available to purchase.

However, in the first update in months, Zeiss' official Twitter account has responded to a question from user @TimCastleman asking how the Zeiss ZX1 was coming along (as reported by Photo Rumors).

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