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Sony ZV-1 Firmware Update Version 2.00 Released

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Sony has released a new firmware update for the ZV1 that enables direct output over USB to a PC or compatible smartphone. The Sony ZV-1 is a great little compact camera for vloggers and the only thing missing until now has been the ability to connect it to a computer via USB for livestreaming.

Firmware v2.00 lets users connect the Sony ZV-1 to a PC (or compatible MacOS machines) via USB and live stream in high-quality video. In addition, users also benefit from the quality built-in microphone for crystal-clear audio to bump-up the production quality of your Zoom calls or live streams on social media.

Sony ZV-1 is built around a 1″-type 20MP stacked CMOS sensor and the 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens from the RX100 III, IV and VA, but it uses a fully articulating touchscreen and reworked ergonomics to allow for selfie-style operation.

$50 off on Sony ZV-1: $748 at Amazon, B&HPhoto.

What’s New in Firmware Update v2.00 for Sony ZV-1

  • USB Live Streaming function added
    • Connecting over a USB cable to a PC or Xperia smartphone allows you to conduct livestreaming and online communication with the high video and audio quality
    • This applies to Xperia 1 II smartphones or Xperia 5 II smartphones that have been upgraded to Android 11. Update availability varies by region. (As of February 9, 2021)
    • Use a commercially available USB cable or terminal conversion adaptor
  • Improves the overall stability and performance of the camera

This firmware updated is available now and can be downloaded below:

Sony ZV-1 Key Features:

  • 20.1MP 1″ Exmor RS BSI CMOS Sensor
  • ZEISS 24-70mm-Equiv. f/1.8-2.8 Lens
  • UHD 4K30p Video with HLG & S-Log3 Gammas
  • 3.0″ Side Flip-Out Touchscreen LCD
  • Fast Hybrid AF, Real Time Eye-AF and Real-time AF tracking
  • 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

Read more Sony ZV-1 Sample VideosBest Camera for Vlogging (Sony ZV-1, Panasonic G100, Apple iPhone)

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