The camera “Zenit” will return in a new guise in 2018

Krasnogorsk plant named after Zverev together with foreign partners by 2018, is planning to launch production of the once-famous camera “Zenit”.

Krasnogorsk plant named after Zverev together with foreign partners by 2018, is planning to launch production of the once-famous camera “Zenit”.
How much

The new cameras will be digital. The “Zenith” will not compete with Canon, Nikon and Sony, and, apparently, plans to find its niche. Price promise “is definitely higher than the iPhone”. The Russian plant will produce optical part, while the electronics will be supplied from abroad.
What about the hallmarks of “Zenith”?

In an interview for radio 1, head of development Department of civil engineering, JSC “Schwabe” Igor Sergeyev said that they plan to take into account the realities of the modern market of photographic equipment, while retaining the brand characteristics of “Zenit”.

“It will be modernized, but characteristic contours, ergonomics, line camera will be integrated into the he — said Sergeyev. — To produce the camera plan in two colors: dark and light, decorating his skin, using high-quality materials, so the camera got a decent perception in the market. It will be full-frame, mirrorless camera”.

Source: radio 1
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