Sony India has announced the ZV-1, pocket-sized digital camer for creating high quality content and vloggers on the go. Sony ZV-1 is compact, lightweight (approx. 294g / 105.5mm x 60.0mm x 43.5mm) camera and is the first from Sony to come with a side-opening Vari-angle LCD screen, allowing creators to simplify their setup. Vloggers can comfortably operate the ZV-1 with just one hand, thanks to the easy-to-hold comfortable grip and a large movie REC button which is located on the top of the camera for quick access to video recording. It also comes with a recording lamp on the front of the camera that indicates active recording.
The ZV-1 has features of advanced image stabilization, ensuring steady video even with hand-held shooting while walking. When recording in HD mode, optical and electronic stabilization methods are combined to reduce shaking up to 11 times whereas while shooting a 4K video using Optical Steady Shot mode, there is an improvement in stabilization effect to up to 8 times, compared to that of standard Steady Shot as claimed by Sony. The ZV-1 also comes with the GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip with Wireless Remote Commander, offering additional stability and comfort combined with cable-free connectivity. The ZV-1 is well-equipped to produce clear audio quality.
The ZV-1 LAO incorporates advanced technology to optimize skin tones. To enhance emphasis on the subject’s face – especially when shooting in selfie mode – the ZV-1 creates a smooth and natural complexion, while also maintaining sharp images of the mouth and eyes in both videos and stills.
The ZV-1 offers a simple solution to easily switch between two levels of background bokeh while recording. The new Bokeh Switch function enables the vlogger to rapidly adjust the optical aperture between more and less background, defocusing blur without losing focus on the subject. This camera includes advanced autofocus (AF) allowing it to lock on and track subjects with high accuracy and speed while recording. Its Auto exposure feature maintains the brightness even with extreme changes in lighting.
This camera has pro-level movie making capabilities such as 4K movie recording with full pixel readout and no pixel binning in high bit rate XAVC S codec, Industry standard 3.5mm microphone input, interval Shootingiii for stunning time-lapse videos and Super Slow Motionv recording at up to 960fps.
The ZV-1 comes loaded with accessories incudes a GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip with Wireless Remote Commander and 64GB Ultra-High-Speed Media Card & an additional Battery NP-BX1.
The ZV-1 camera will be available exclusively on Amazon.in from 6th August 2020 onwards at Rs. 77,990.