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Sony ZV-1 Compact Digital Vlogging 4K Camera for Content Creators & Vloggers DCZV1/B

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  • Pocket-sized with uncompromising imaging quality
  • Unique and easy-to-use features for content creators and vloggers
  • Realtime Eye-AF and Real-time AF tracking
  • Background Defocus function, Face Priority AE and Product Showcase setting
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    Overview

    Designed for creators to love

    The Sony ZV-1 is designed for content creation with a lightweight and compact design (approx. 10.4 oz. / 4.15” x 2.36” x 1.7”) featuring a comfortable easy-to-hold grip for one-hand operation, a recording lamp, and a side flip-out tiltable LCD screen for easier to compose shots – especially in selfie mode. Since the LCD flips out to the side, the mic on top of the camera and MI shoe for external microphone attachment won’t get in the way of the screen. A directional 3-capsule mic with wind screen picks up your voice clearly with less wind noise; and the Bokeh switch and Product Showcase Setting make videos more interesting with less effort. No experience is necessary to capture great-looking videos. The ZV-1 is designed to capture amazing videos of you and your world, without any tricky setup.

    Key Features

    • • 20.1MP stacked back illuminated 1" Exmor RS® CMOS sensor w/ DRAM
    • • Large aperture 24-70mm F1.8-2.8 ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens
    • • BIONZ X™ with front-end LSI for perceived resolution
    • • High bitrate 4K movie w/ full pixel readout and no pixel binning
    • • Image stabilization suppresses shake even while walking
    • • Fast Hybrid AF, Real Time Eye-AF and Real-time AF tracking 
    • • Side-articulating LCD screen for easier to compose selfie shots
    • • Quickly switch between two modes of defocused background bokeh
    • • Product Showcase Setting transitions focus from face to object
    • • Face priority AE keeps faces bright in backlit or dim condition
    • • Clear Voice w/ 3-Capsule directional mic and wind screen accessory
    • • Standard 3.5mm mic. Jack, plus MI (Multi-interface) shoe
    • • Optimized color with enhanced s... Show More

    Designed for creators to love

    The Sony ZV-1 is designed for content creation with a lightweight and compact design (approx. 10.4 oz. / 4.15” x 2.36” x 1.7”) featuring a comfortable easy-to-hold grip for one-hand operation, a recording lamp, and a side flip-out tiltable LCD screen for easier to compose shots – especially in selfie mode. Since the LCD flips out to the side, the mic on top of the camera and MI shoe for external microphone attachment won’t get in the way of the screen. A directional 3-capsule mic with wind screen picks up your voice clearly with less wind noise; and the Bokeh switch and Product Showcase Setting make videos more interesting with less effort. No experience is necessary to capture great-looking videos. The ZV-1 is designed to capture amazing videos of you and your world, without any tricky setup.

    Key Features

    • • 20.1MP stacked back illuminated 1" Exmor RS® CMOS sensor w/ DRAM
    • • Large aperture 24-70mm F1.8-2.8 ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens
    • • BIONZ X™ with front-end LSI for perceived resolution
    • • High bitrate 4K movie w/ full pixel readout and no pixel binning
    • • Image stabilization suppresses shake even while walking
    • • Fast Hybrid AF, Real Time Eye-AF and Real-time AF tracking 
    • • Side-articulating LCD screen for easier to compose selfie shots
    • • Quickly switch between two modes of defocused background bokeh
    • • Product Showcase Setting transitions focus from face to object
    • • Face priority AE keeps faces bright in backlit or dim condition
    • • Clear Voice w/ 3-Capsule directional mic and wind screen accessory
    • • Standard 3.5mm mic. Jack, plus MI (Multi-interface) shoe
    • • Optimized color with enhanced skin-tone reproduction 
    • • Pro video functions incl. HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) and S-Log3/2
    • • Interval Shooting for stunning time-lapse videos
    • • Super slow-motion movie HFR (High frame rate) up to 960 fps (40x)
    • • Imaging Edge™ Desktop and Imaging Edge Mobile app compatible8
    • • Works with ‘Movie Edit add-on’ for Imaging Edge™ mobile app8
    • • Wi-Fi® for easy file transfer and remote camera control
    • • Up to 24fps fast continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking
    • • Fast hybrid (contrast and phase detection) autofocus system
    • • Built-in ND to control exposure in bright light conditions
    • • Compact lightweight and easy to handle body grip
    • • Easy-to-push REC button with front facing Rec. tally light
    • • Soft Skin Effect enhances face appeal for still and movie

    Exmor RS® CMOS sensor w/ DRAM

    This large 1” (1.0-type) stacked back-illuminated Exmor RS® CMOS image sensor with DRAM chip not only enhances efficiency and speed of A/D (analogue to digital) conversion through its stacked structure with more circuit sections, it also realizes super-fast readout speed - thanks to a DRAM chip integrated into the sensor structure. Together with the BIONZ X® image processing engine and front-end LSI, it allows for stunning 20.1-megapixels at up to 24fps continuous shooting, breathtaking 4k movie and super slow-motion HFR (High Frame Rate) movie clip recording of up to 960fps, not to mention remarkable low-light low-noise capability and Sony’s incredible AI based Real-time AF Tracking and Eye-AF3 technology – keeping your images in sharp focus at all times.

    Bright large-aperture lens

    The versatile 24-70mm1 F1.8-2.8 ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens precisely combines two AA (Advanced Aspherical) lens elements using advanced optical technology to achieve a fully open F1.8-2.8 aperture that allows you to enjoy shooting images and video - even selfies - with significant defocused background bokeh. Additionally, the ZEISS® T Coating greatly reduces ghosting and flare.

    Optimal image processing perfects selfies

    Optimal image processing is realized with the latest-generation BIONZ X image processing system and front-end LSI, which deliver perceived resolution together with low noise for high image quality. It also contributes to accuracy and speed of autofocus and auto-exposure (AF/AE) with both face and eye detection AF, and contributes to focus and exposure adjustment when shooting in selfie mode.

    Fast Hybrid AF even when shooting movies

    The focal-plane phase detection autofocus (AF) sensor delivers fast and accurate focusing in both still and movie modes. When shooting movies, you can control the AF drive speed (default: Fast) and AF Tracking Sensitivity (default: Responsive) settings, allowing the focus to reflect both the scene and your shooting intentions. The highly accurate focusing with tenacious tracking is possible even when shooting 4K movies, where focusing requirements are notoriously severe. Focus will also switch quickly between the face and the background that you want to picture even while shooting selfies.

    Real-time Eye AF for movies

    Real-time Eye AF uses AI-based subject recognition technology to detect eye information in real time, allowing people’s eyes to be recognized and tracked even when shooting movies. This continuous auto-focusing on the eyes when shooting people, including selfies, allows you to concentrate on framing. Focus on the left and right eyes can also be selected by touch operation.

    Real-time Tracking for movies

    Building on the leading-edge technology developed for the α (Alpha) and RX series, ZV-1 includes advanced AF (autofocus) functions allowing it to lock on and track subjects with high accuracy and speed while recording. The subject recognition algorithm uses AI (artificial intelligence) technology including machine learning to process color, pattern and subject distance in real time. If “Face/Eye Priority in AF” is ON and the subject is human, AI is used to detect and keep track of the subject’s eye and face in real time for extremely high tracking precision. The focus area seamlessly changes between object, face and eye according to the condition of the subject. Real-time Tracking can be initiated by touching a subject on the screen, after which the focus is automatically locked onto the subject.

    Beautiful background bokeh

    A combination of the large 1-inch (1-type) Exmor RS CMOS sensor and wide F1.8 maximum aperture ZEISS® lens, beautifully defocuses the background, bringing attention to you or your subject in the foreground. Additionally, the ZV-1 has a handy Background Defocus function, assignable to a custom button (default C1) for rapid and simple switching of bokeh background defocus settings.

    Quick switch for background defocus

    Sometimes you want to blur the background and draw focus to your subject while other times you want both the background and your subject to be in clear focus. Now - without deep knowledge of cameras or video settings -  you can easily use a custom button to rapidly switch between fully open aperture (F1.8-2.8) for a greater defocused background bokeh or F5.6 to get less background bokeh and more of the scene in focus. Bokeh can be switched even while recording and without having to operate any of the manual (P/A/M) exposure modes. The default setting is to the C1 custom button located on top of the camera, which is easily accessible and makes selfie shooting op