The ZV-E1 is Sony’s most compact and lightweight mirrorless camera to date. Here are 4 reasons why it’s a great camera for vloggers and content creators.
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Always with the needs of serious content creators in mind, Sony introduce the stunning ZV-E1, the world's lightest full-frame camera released to date. This mirrorless camera from Sony combines the best qualities from Sony's own Alpha line and its Cinema line, resulting in an impressive content creation tool in a pint-sized package. The Sony ZV-E1 includes a high-quality 12.1MP EXMOR R CMOS Sensor, which combines with creative tools such as dynamic image stabilisation and automatic subject framing, which makes it possible to create stunning still photography and video work in any situation. This camera features a fast and accurate AF system with 759 phase-detect AF points across the frame and subject tracking that has been enhanced to cover a wider array of subjects. As well as 4K 50/60p video recording, the ZV-E1 offers other important video functions, such as the inclusion of Log and S-Cinetone, as well as the brand new Cinematic Vlog mode that helps users produce a beautiful finished cinematic piece, with the press of a button.
- 12.1MP EXMOR R CMOS Sensor
- 4K 10-bit 4:2:2 video recording with Log & S-Cinetone
- 5-Axis In Body Stabilisation
- S-Log3 shooting and 10-bit 4:2:2
- 3.2-inch Touch-Sensitive Vari-Angle Touchscreen
Meet the newest content creation powerhouse
The Sony ZV-E1 is the content creation camera that you have always envisioned, being a remarkable portable full-frame mirrorless camera, with a suite of functions and features that would usually be seen on larger, professional-level cameras, as well as a lot more. With its 12.1MP EXMOR R CMOS image sensor, the Sony ZV-E1 is the smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless camera on the market. The video footage that you always dreamed of producing is not far easier to harness, thanks to a range of advanced functions, such as active image stabilisation and AI-based automatic framing. While it may be small in stature, the Sony ZV-E1 shares much of its quality with the larger models of the Sony Alpha and Cinema lines, including 4K 10-bit 4:2:2 video recording, S-Log and S-Cinetone.
Fast and reliable AF performance and Dynamic IS
With an impressive 759-point phase detection AF system, the Sony ZV-E1 can focus quickly and accurately in any situation, including very dim lighting, while it is equipped to maintain focus on a greater number of subjects, thanks to an expanded subject tracking database. You can forget your gimbal when you plan your next shoot, as the Sony ZV-E1 can deliver gimbal-like smoothness, using its dynamic active image stabilisation system.
A simple & intuitive workflow to master
The Sony ZV-E1 includes a large 3.2-inch touch-sensitive LCD screen at its rear, which not only makes it easy to frame accurate POV shots but also to navigate the camera's menu system and launch various functions. Users can locate and dismiss features and functions with a simple swipe, as well as launch Sony's helpful Cinematic Vog mode in an instant. This Sony mirrorless camera also includes a large dedicated video record button on the top, so you can call action within moments, while it also offers a simple slider to launch separate photo and video modes. A background defocus button is also available, making it easy to create images with stunning background blur, to give your work that professional edge.
Other functions and features to write home about
The Sony ZV-E1 offers Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, which opens the door for fast and intuitive sharing and remote capabilities. This camera includes a new and improved time-lapse shooting mode that makes it quicker and easier to create finished time-lapse projects, in-camera. The cinematic vlog mode of the Sony ZV-E1 means anyone can produce cinematic masterpieces that full production teams would be proud of. This feature is activated within seconds, and it offers a cinematic-friendly aspect ratio, S-Cinetone and 15+ camera presets, reducing the workload of post-production so your work is ready to share with the world, just after it has been created.
A closer look at the Sony ZV-E1 body
The Sony ZV-E1 includes Sony's MI hotshoe which supports the connection of a larger variety of separate accessories, such as the latest Sony microphones and lighting equipment, so you can improve the look of your content even further. A 3 capsule microphone is available for producing great audio in-camera, while if you want even greater control over the quality of your sound, this camera also offers microphone and headphone ports. The ZV-E1 includes an HDMI type D port and USB-C port, as well as a high-speed UHS II SD card slot, all in a body that weighs under 500 grams with a battery and memory card installed.
|Product Salable Type||In-Stock|
|Sensor Size||36 x 24mm|
|Image Stabilisation||Sensor Shift|
|Autofocus Points||759 Autofocus Points|
|Lens Mount||Sony E-Mount|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/8000 sec|
|Connectivity||Mini HDMI, Mic Input, Headphone Out, USB C, Wi-Fi|
|Dimensions||121.0 x 71.9 x 54.3 mm|
|Skill Level||Semi-Professional, Enthusiast|
|Lifestyle Uses||Travel/Landscape, Slim & Stylish, Portrait, Lightweight|
- Sony ZVE1 Body
- Rechargeable Battery NP-FZ100
- Shoulder strap
- Wind Screen
- Wind Screen Adaptor
- Body cap
- Accessory shoe cap