Zeiss makes its move into smartphone photography

In another piece of exciting news from CES 2016, Zeiss has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Fellowes Brands to create a premium line of lens accessories for smartphone photography.

There are three lenses in the range; a wide-angle, a telephoto, and a macro. The lenses are all ExoLens-branded and will feature ZEISS optics and will be made with black anodized aluminum with white labeling. The lenses feature T* anti-reflective ZEISS coating that helps to minimise reflections and improve light transmission.

A special mount made specifically for the device called the ExoLens bracket will be needed to mount the lenses. The bracket is machined aluminum and has a socket for the lens, a tripod mount and a cold shoes for accessories. It holds the lens from one side and the device from the other.

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The lenses launch and ship in the second quarter of the year and will be compatible with the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, and 6S Plus.

Click here to see samples images taken with the Zeiss+Exolens Lenses.