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July 25, 2007 – Pentax and Samsung SLR and DSLR owners will now be able to purchase Carl Zeiss lenses for their cameras.
Carl Zeiss has announced ZK manual focus lenses that will be compatible with Pentax and Samsung K bayonets. The Planar T* 1,4/50 ZK lens will be available in August and will be followed by five others in the fourth quarter of 2007:
Distagon T* 2,8/25 ZK: 671,43 € (without VAT)
Distagon T* 2/35 ZK:671,43 € (without VAT)
Planar T* 1,4/85 ZK: 881,51 € (without VAT)
Makro-Planar T* 2/50 ZK: 881,51 € (without VAT)
Makro-Planar T* 2/100 ZK: 1.343,70 € (without VAT)
All lens models will be equipped with shutter priority, aperture priority and auto exposure modes for cameras with these features, according to the Carl Zeiss website.