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Macro-Zoom - ExoLens PRO with Optics by ZEISS

Entering a new era of smartphone photography.

Along with the wide-angle and telephoto accessory lenses, the macro-zoom lens belongs to the ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS product family. The optical design of the accessory lens is called Vario-ProxarTM and comes equipped with the trusted T*® anti-reflective coating from ZEISS. It also offers outstanding edge-to-edge contrast across the entire image field as well as virtually no distortion or chromatic aberration.

The macro-zoom lens with a focal length of 40 to 80 millimeters is the first and only smartphone accessory lens with a variable focal length setting. In combination with the optics of the smartphone camera, turning the ring does not increase or reduce the field of view. The ring functions much like a manual focus with which different planes can be set into focus. Depending on the setting, objects that are three to five centimeters away or five to eight centimeters away can be captured, enabling the full-frame razor-sharp capture of objects approximately three to twelve centimeters in size using the macro-zoom lens.

The supplied detachable semi-transparent diffuser can be used as a spacer. This ensures that the object is illuminated evenly and enables convenient focusing, even with a short object distance and a shallow depth of field.

  • Features

    Variable focal length setting

    ExoLens PRO with Optics by ZEISS

    The macro-zoom lens with a focal length of 40 to 80 millimeters is the first and only smartphone accessory lens with a variable focal length setting. In combination with the optics of the smartphone camera, turning the ring does not increase or reduce the field of view. Instead, the ring functions much like a manual focus with which different planes can be set into focus. If photographers want to shoot objects that are three to five centimeters away, they turn the ring to the right as far as it will go, and to the left for objects that are five to eight centimeters away. This enables the full-frame razor-sharp capture of objects approximately three to twelve centimeters in size using the macro-zoom lens.

    High-level optical performance for the close-up range

    ExoLens PRO with Optics by ZEISS

    The macro-zoom lens is virtually distortion-free, without chromatic aberration and delivers excellent contrast across the entire image field. A unique image quality is achieved with a shallow depth of field in the close-up range which is unmatched by any other accessory lenses for smartphones.

    T* anti-reflective coating from ZEISS

    ExoLens PRO with Optics by ZEISS

    All ZEISS lens element surfaces are equipped with a proven T*® anti-reflective coating which increases transmission, enabling brilliant images even in unfavorable light conditions. Very thin, transparent coatings are applied to the surfaces of the lens elements to make them anti-reflective. One by one, special substances are vaporized with very high energy in a high vacuum. These are then deposited on the glass surface in layers with precisely controlled thicknesses to achieve the desired reflection reduction. The first coatings were already being applied by ZEISS in the 1930s.

    ExoLens® Mounting Solutions

    ExoLens PRO with Optics by ZEISS

    ExoLens® offers three tailor-made, smartphone-specific lens mounting solutions. Bracket and Edge are two mounting solutions made from precision machined aluminum that feature an integrated cold shoe mount for attaching additional components such as an external light source. The Bracket additionally has an integrated standard tripod mount (1/4”-20). Edge features an additional key ring hole for convenient carrying when not in use. With their soft interior liners they ensure the perfect fit and protect your smartphone from scratches. The third mounting solution is called Case and is an ultra-durable everyday case that protects your smartphone against drops. At the same time, it offers the possibility to mount the ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS accessory lenses whenever you want.

    An innovative product design

    ExoLens PRO with Optics by ZEISS

    An innovative product design that ensures optimal ease-of-use and meets the highest aesthetic standards: the high-quality and trustworthy workmanship of the external design ensures secure protection against dust and spray water. The supplied detachable semi-transparent diffuser can be used as a spacer. This ensures that the object is illuminated evenly and enables convenient focusing, even with a short object distance and a shallow depth of field.

  • Image Comparison
    Macro-Zoom ExoLens with Optics by ZEISS - image comparison 01
    Macro-Zoom ExoLens with Optics by ZEISS - image comparison 01

    ExoLens® with Optics by ZEISS: macro-zoom on the iPhone®, maximum focusing distance

    ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS: macro-zoom on the iPhone®, maximum focusing distance

    Macro-Zoom ExoLens with Optics by ZEISS - image comparison 01
    Macro-Zoom ExoLens with Optics by ZEISS - image comparison 01

    ExoLens® with Optics by ZEISS: macro-zoom on the iPhone®, minimum focusing distance

    ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS: macro-zoom on the iPhone®, minimum focusing distance

  • Data
      Macro-zoom accessory lens Macro-zoom in combination with smartphone Macro-zoom in combination with smartphone
    Available brackets for smartphones   iPhone 1) 6, 6s, 6 Plus, 6sPlus iPhone 1) 7, 7 Plus
    Optical design ZEISS Vario-Proxar    
    Lens elements/groups 3/2    
    Diameter (without/with lens hood) 34 mm/39 mm
       
    Length (without/with lens hood) 12.5 mm/23.2 mm
       
    Weight (without/with lens hood) 41 g/48 g
       
    Focal length 40 – 80 mm approx. 24 – 27 mm 2)
    24 – 27 mm 3)
    Focusing range   30 – 78 mm 32 – 85 mm
    Image field (diag.)   approx. 79° – 76° 2)
    79° – 76° 3)
    Coverage at close range (MOD)   ø 35.6 mm (near) 2)
    ø 111.3 mm (far) 2)
    ø 37.3 mm (near) 3)
    ø 116.2 mm (far) 3)
    Magnification ratio at minimum object distance   approx. 1:6 (near) 2)
    approx. 1:18 (far) 2)
    approx. 1:6 (near) 3)
    approx. 1:18 (far) 3)

    1) iPhone® is a trademark of Apple Inc.
    2) Assuming the following optical parameters of the smartphone camera: full-frame format (36 x 24 mm) equivalent focal length f = 28 mm, sensor diagonal = 6 mm, minimum object distance MOD = 80 mm, magnification ration at minimum object distance approx. 1:17
    3) Assuming the following optical parameters of the smartphone camera: full-frame format (36 x 24 mm) equivalent focal length f = 28 mm, sensor diagonal = 7 mm, minimum object distance MOD = 85 mm, magnification ration at minimum object distance approx. 1:17

  • Videos

    Introduction Video Macro-Zoom

    ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS

    The ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS macro-zoom accessory lens with its focal length of 40 to 80 millimeters is the first and only smartphone accessory lens with a variable focal length setting, making it the i deal companion for capturing astonishing details that are not visible to the naked eye. Thanks to our friends from ExoLens for the video.

    Accessory Lens for Vloggers, Mobile Journalism and Photography

    ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS

    Be a vlogger with your iPhone® and the ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS accessory lenses. Create a professional look for your work and excite your audience with your stories. Using the camera you already own and love makes the start a lot easier. By adding professional audio equipment and enhancing your creative abilities with the ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS you truly capture your community.

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  • Registration
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    Product Registration

    You can now register your ExoLens® with Optics by ZEISS and receive a one-year extended warranty.

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    ExoLens® PRO with Optics by ZEISS is now available at selected camera stores. If you cannot find your country on this list, please click here.


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