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Sony ZV-1 Digital Camera Review - Full specs

 Sony ZV-1 Digital Camera Review - Full specs


Sony zv1 camera was released on May 26, 2020, One of the best cameras for vloggers and content makers, it came with a petite body that is easy to use and you can take it anywhere due to its small size and it came with respectable features that we will discuss in this article.


Sony zv1 specs

·         20.1MP stacked back-illuminated 1” Exmor RS CMOS sensor w/ DRAM. Large aperture 24-70mm1 F1.8-2.8 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens.


·         Fast Hybrid Autofocus and Real-Time Eye Autofocus and Real-time Autofocus tracking.


·         Side flip-out 3.0” LCD screen that tilts up and down for easier to compose selfie shots.


·         Quickly switch between two modes of defocused background bokeh.


·         The automatic exposure (AE) tracks faces and makes sure they always appear well-lit.


·         Built-in ND filters for precise exposure control.


·         Get great sound in one take with a forward-directional onboard mic and detachable windscreen. Standard 3.5mm mic. Jack Mic jack and MI shoe allow for more audio possibilities.


·         powerful Image stabilization suppresses shake even while walking.


·         Showcase your tests with the product showcase feature.


·         Optimized color with enhanced skin-tone reproduction. Focal length- f=9.4-25.7mm.


·         Pro video functions incl. HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) and S-Log3/2.


·         Shot up to 4k 24/30fps , 1080p 60 and , 960fps/1000fps ( 912x308).


·         Approx. 294 g (with battery and memory card) / approx. 267 g (body only).


·         Compact body so you can take it everywhere.


·         Easy to use, requires no skills to use.


·         The battery lasts an hour while shooting 4k.


·         No limited recording time.


·         Color: black/white.

Why sony zv1 is the best camera for vlogging or content creating?

 sony zv1 advantage

1.    Small size designed to be suitable for vloggers, doesn’t draw attention during the photograph and you can take it anywhere.


2.    Built-in mic so you don’t need to use an external mic.


3.    Enough battery life for content production.


4.    Flipout screen so you can easily see yourself when you’re recording.


5.    It has nice colors that make the skin tone looks sharp.


6.     Shoot up to 4k 30fps.


7.    Easy to use.


8.    It has the same focus as the Sony a7iii.


9.    The camera does’ t suffer from the problem of overheating.


 Sony zv1 disadvantage


1.    You can’t use other lenses (it has a fixed lens of 24-70mm).

2.    The menu is still the oldest version.

3.    It is a bit expensive at this price (700$), but you can buy a better camera from it (SONY ZV-E10).


Sony zv1 price starts at 700$


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EL CAMERA opinion


We believe that this is a suitable camera for the beginning of a YouTube channel and the beginning of the content industry because of its ease of use and its appropriate size. Still, the first and last it does not matter what you have for the beginning of the content industry, but the most important thing is what you can do with what you have, so stop finding arguments and start now.



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