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Sony ZV-1 official launched for the Philippines

Sony Philippines has officially launched it’s vlogging and video-centric digital camera, the Sony ZV-1.

Much like it RX100 series of cameras, the ZV-1 is a fixed lens camera but this new line is more focused on videos that just being a compact camera for taking photos.

The Sony ZV-1 is equipped with a 20MP stacked sensor – the same sensor on the latest RX100, the RX100 VII — and is equipped with a 9.4 to 25.7mm (24-70mm equivalent) zoom lens.  The biggest difference with the RX100 line is the flip screen, allowing for more flexibility with taking videos and of course vlogs.

Sony ZV-1 Specifications

  • Camera type: Compact
  • Announced: 26th May 2020
  • Sensor: 20.1Mp 1-inch type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) Exmor RS CMOS
  • Lens: Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 9.4-25.7mmm (24-70mm equivalent) f/1.8-2.8
  • Autofocus: 315 focal-plane phase-detection AF points
  • Video: 4K in-body movie recording with full pixel readout and no binning, Log & Gamma options, slow-mo at up to 1000fps
  • Viewfinder: No
  • Screen: Vari-angle 3-inch touchscreen
  • Hotshoe: Multi-interface (can connect an XLR mic via an adapter)
  • Storage: SD/SDHC/SDXC
  • Weight: 294g

Sony is including a directional 3-capsule microphone that helps improve audio quality of your videos.  The mic conncets via the ZV-1’s hotshoe and the 3.5mm mic jack – no need for an external power source.

The Sony ZV-1 will be available at Sony Centers and official partners for PHP 42,999.  A kit is available which bundles the camera, the shooting grip and an sd card for PHP 45,999.