Sony ZV-E1 Officially Announced – Compact Full Frame Camera for Vloggers
New compact full-frame E-mount mirrorless camera Sony ZV-E1 officially announced. The new flagship vlogging camera is the company’s first full-frame ZV-series model. Sony ZV-E1 will be available in May 2023 at a variety of Sony’s authorized dealers, for an estimated retail price of $2,199.99 USD and $2,999.99 CAN. Preorders in US available at B&Hphoto, Amazon, Adorama.
The Sony ZV series is designed from the ground up to provide features and performance for video content creators. The new ZV-E1 promises the highest-quality video thanks to its 12.1-megapixel full-frame image sensor. Sony ZV-E1 is able to record footage internally in 4K at 60p in 4:2:2 10-bit all-intra onto SDHC/SDXC memory cards, which is especially interesting for filmmakers and content creators. In addition, a future free firmware update will unleash this little beast’s full 4K120p and HD240p capabilities.
Sony ZV-E1 Key Features and Specs
- E-mount interchangeable lens camera designed for vlogging and video content creation
- World’s smallest and lightest full-frame ILC
- 12.1-megapixel full-frame Exmor R CMOS image sensor
- ISO up to 409,600
- 15+ stops of dynamic range
- Bionz XR image processing engine
- Dedicated AI processing unit
- AI-based Auto Framing
- AI-based Dynamic Active Mode stabilization
- AI-based autofocus
- Cinematic Vlog setting
- User LUT handling
- Full-frame 4K video at up to 120p (with firmware update post-launch)
- FHD video at up to 240p
- Multiple Face Recognition
- Product Showcase setting
- In-camera timelapse
- Intelligent 3-capsule mic with AI audio
- Vari-angle LCD
- Tally lamp, video-friendly control layout, and self-timer
- Dust and moisture-resistant
- UVC/UAC USB streaming up to 4K/30p
- Price $2,199at B&Hphoto, Amazon, Adorama.
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