Sony Electronics announced the new pocket-sized digital camera ZV1, a lightweight, compact “all-in-one” style solution. Designed from the ground up for content creators and vloggers, the ZV-1 combines easy-to-use features with uncompromising imaging technology, making this the perfect tool for any content creator at all skill levels.
The ZV-1 features a 1.0-type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip and 24-70mm F1.8 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T large-aperture lens creating beautiful background bokeh (background blur), allowing subjects to stand out from the background. This camera locks on to and tracks subjects with high accuracy and speed using Sony’s leading-edge autofocus system.
The ZV-1 also includes the latest generation BIONZ-X image processor with front-end LSI delivering high resolution as well as low for superior image quality. It also combines this exceptional imaging technology with high-quality and versatile audio options.
The ZV-1 is Sony’s first compact camera with a side-opening Vari-angle LCD screen, making it easier to compose your shots in selfie mode while connecting external audio accessories. To meet any video need, the ZV-1 contains advanced video features including 4K movie recording and in-body image stabilization.
Despite the small form factor there are a multitude of pro-level movie making capabilities, including:
- 4K movie recording with full pixel readout and no pixel binning in high bit rate XAVC S codec
- Industry standard 3.5mm microphone input
- Hybrid Log-Gamma (HDR) / S-Gamut3.Cine / S-Log3
- Interval Shooting for stunning time-lapse videos
- Super Slow Motion recording at up to 960fps
- Compatibility with “Movie Edit add-on” from “Imaging Edge” mobile applications for image stabilization while editing. Highlight ability to edit aspect ratios for IG, etc.
The Digital Camera ZV-1 will be available in June 2020 for a special introductory price of approximately $749 USD through June 28, 2020. After that, the price will increase to approximately $799 USD. The ZV-1 will be available in Canada for approximately $999 CAD.