Four different exposure modes: the hands-off Programmed AE, the depth-oriented Aperture-Priority AE, the action-oriented Shutter-Priority AE, and the totally maneuverable Metered Manual.
Built-in film winder loads the film, advances it to the first frame, winds it at the speed of two frames per second, and rewinds the film at the end of the roll.
SMC Pentax A-series manual-focus lenses, the FA- and F-series autofocus lenses can also be used with the ZX-M.
Top shutter speed of 1/2000 second.
External LCD panel.