The Sony ZV-1 is a tiny vlogging powerhouse

Recently, the latest new model camera has been announced by Sony which is known as ZV-1. The camera is a compact one that is designed for video shooting and content creation specifically for vlogging. Also, The core of the camera is similar to that of the popular RX 100 point and shoot camera line but is developed for videos along with some few features. Moreover, It will attract people who need to shoot footage of themselves regularly. 

The intro price of the camera will be $749.99 up to June 18 and the retail price will be $799.99. The product is expected to begin shipping from June 11. In addition, A few new focus modes for the product are also introduced by Sony which is only for vloggers. 

Specifications and Features of Sony ZV 1

The latest camera features a selfie-friendly LCD screen of vari angle, directional 3-capsule mic and windscreen for voice, recording lamp, and body grip. Also, Two additional settings are added to the camera for making more interesting videos with less effort. They are Product Showcase and Bokeh Switch. The size of the camera is 105.5mm (41/4 inches) x 60.00 (23/8 inches) x 43.5mm (13/4 inches). In addition, The weight of the camera is Approx. 10.4 oz (294 g) (Battery and Memory Card are included) / Approx. 9.5 oz (267 g) (Body Only). Moreover, It has a large 1.0-type Exmor RS CMOS image sensor, BIONZ XTM image processing engine, and 4K movie recording. Sensor type is 1.0″-type (0.52″ x 0.35″) Exmor RS® CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2. The number of pixels is approximately 20.1 Megapixels. 


The lens type of the camera is ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens, 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens). The clear image zoom for still image and movie is 20 M Approx. 5.8x / 10 M Approx. 8.2x / 5.0 M Approx. 11x / VGA Approx. 44x and 4K: 4.35x, HD: Approx. 5.8x respectively. The digital zoom for still image and movie is 20 M Approx. 11x/10 M Approx. 16x/5.0 M Approx. 23x/VGA Approx. 44x and Digital Zoom Approx. 11 respectively. The FOCUS RANGE (FROM THE FRONT OF THE LENS) is AF (W: Approx. 0.17 ft (5 cm) to Infinity, T: Approx. 0.99 ft (30 cm) to Infinity). ANGLE OF VIEW (35 MM FORMAT EQUIVALENT) is 84 deg.–34 deg. (24–70 mm)2..

Screen Type

The SCREEN TYPE OF THE CAMERA IS 7.5 cm (3.0 type) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD AND ADJUSTABLE ANGLE IS Opening angle: approx. 176 deg., Rotation Angle: approx. 270 deg. There is also the option of Touch Panel.  The shooting Mode of the camera is AUTO (Intelligent Auto), Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure, MR (Memory Recall) [body three sets/memory card four sets], Movie Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure), Movie AUTO (Intelligent Auto), HFR Mode (Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual Exposure), Panorama, Scene Selection. 

The box contains Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1), Micro USB Cable, Wind Screen, Wind Screen Adaptor, Instruction Manual along with the camera.

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