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Sony ZV-E1 Officially Announced – Compact Full Frame Camera for Vloggers

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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&HphotoAmazonAdorama.

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
  • S-Cinetone
  • 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&HphotoAmazonAdorama.

See the press text and first reviews at ExploraDpreview.

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