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ZEISS showcases Batis 2/40CF Lenses, debuts ZX1 camera

HAWTHORNE, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ZEISS is exhibiting stunning new products at PhotoPlus Expo in New York City from Thursday, October 25th through Saturday, October 27th, 2018. ZEISS will be showcasing a new member of the Batis family of lenses, the Batis 2/40CF, and their new generation ZX1 camera at Booth #1029.

The Batis family of lenses have a longstanding reputation of being lightweight with fast autofocus and close focusing distance. The ZEISS Batis autofocus lenses are specially developed for mirrorless, full-frame sensor cameras from Sony. ZEISS’ new Batis 2/40 CF has a 40-millimeter fixed focal length, making it ideal for close-ups. In addition, its close focusing distance of just 24 centimeters (9.4 inches), combined with its moderate wide-angle imaging the Close Focus lens (CF) is incomparable for varying landscapes. Additionally, the high micro contrast and initial aperture of f/2 can perfectly depict individual objects.

ZEISS is proudly announcing the first generation, ZX1 camera. A compact, contemporary and powerful mirrorless system with ZEISS Distagon lens with a full-frame 37.4 MP CMOS sensor.  This small package camera delivers multi-faceted street, landscape and travel capabilities. The High-resolution OLED EVF gives a high-quality live view and intuitive input with no distraction. Additionally, the virtually silent Leaf shutter assists in gentle environments and silent street photography, while the intuitive switches guide photographers to change appropriate modes seamlessly in urgency.

To have a first look and “try-on” of the new Batis 2/40 CF lenses and explore the workings of the new generation ZEISS ZX1 camera, visit the ZEISS Booth #1029 at PhotoPlus on October 25-27th, 2018 at The Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

For additional information about ZEISS and the new line of products, please contact John Rarrick at To learn more about ZEISS lenses, visit


ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. The ZEISS Group develops, produces and distributes measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cinema lenses, binoculars and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. With its solutions, the company constantly advances the world of optics and helps shape technological progress. ZEISS is divided up into the four segments Research & Quality Technology, Medical Technology, Vision Care/Consumer Products and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology. The ZEISS Group is represented in more than 40 countries and has over 50 sales and service locations, more than 30 manufacturing sites and about 25 research and development centers around the globe.


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