A Review of the Nifty New Sony ZV-1F Camera

The Sony ZV-1F is here, and it brings with it a lot of great features in a small package and at an affordable price. This excellent video review takes a look at everything you can expect from the new camera.

Coming to you from DPReview TV, this great video review takes a look at the new Sony ZV-1F camera. At $498, the ZV-1F offers creatives a lot of intriguing features despite its very moderate price, including:

  • 1-inch sensor
  • 7.6mm (20mm-equivalent( f/2 lens
  • Flip-out three-inch touchscreen
  • Directional three-capsule microphone with included wind screen
  • Product Showcase setting
  • Background Defocus function
  • Real-time Eye AF
  • Face Priority AE
  • 425 contrast detection AF points
  • 10 creative style presets that adjust contrast, highlights, shadows, saturation, sharpness, and clarity¬†to reduce editing loads
  • Soft skin effect
  • Active Mode stabilization
  • Up to 5x slow motion or 60x hyperlapse via Slow and Quick buttons
  • 4K at up to 60 fps
  • Full HD at up to 120 fps
  • Single SD slot
  • In-camera vertical video conversion
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Step-controlled zoom
  • Recording lamp
  • Recharging over USB-C
  • Optional grip and external microphones

While the camera might be limited by things like JPEG only stills, it looks like a nice tool designed to allow creatives to quickly produce quality videos with little fuss. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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