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Designed for creators to love - No experience is necessary to capture great looking videos. The ZV-1 is designed to capture amazing videos of you and your world, without any tricky setup.

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Sensor Type: 1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) Exmor RS CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2


Lens type: ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* Lens, 10 elements in 9 groups (9 aspheric elements including AA lens) F-number (Maximum Aperture): F1.8 (W) – 2.8 (T) ND-filter: Auto / On (3 steps) / Off Focal length_f=9.4-25.7mm ANGLE OF VIEW (35MM FORMAT EQUIVALENT): 84 deg. – 34 deg.(24-70mm) Focus Range (From the Front of the Lens): AF (W: Approx. 5cm (0.17 ft.) to Infinity, T: Approx. 30cm (0.99 ft.) to Infinity) Optical Zoom: 2.7x Clear Image Zoom (Still Image): 20M Approx. 5.8x / 10M Approx. 8.2x / 5.0M Approx. 11x / VGA Approx. 44x


Screen Type: 7.5cm (3.0 type) (4:3) / 921,600 dots / Xtra Fine / TFT LCD Adjustable Angle: Opening Angle:approx. 176 deg., Rotation Angle:approx. 270 deg. MS Assist Magnification: 5.3x, 10.7x Touch Panel:Yes


Image Processing Engine: Yes (BIONZ X) STEADYSHOT (STILL IMAGE): Optical STEADYSHOT (MOVIE): Yes (Optical type with electronic compensation, Anti Rolling type) Focus Type: Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF) Focus Mode: Single-shot AF, Automatic AF, Continuous AF, DMF, Manual Focus Focus Area: Wide (315 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)), Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (S/M/L), Expanded Flexible Spot, Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot(S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot


Flash Mode: Auto / Flash On / Slow Synchro / Rear Sync / Flash Off


Input and Output Terminals: Multi/Micro USB Terminal*15, Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0), Micro HDMI, Microphone jack (3.5mm Stereo mini jack), Multi Interface Shoe WI-FI: Yes (IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) Bluetooth: Yes (Bluetooth Standard Ver. 4.1 (2.4GHz band)

In the box

Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1), Micro USB cable, Wind Screen, Wind Screen Adaptor, Instruction Manual

Feature 2

Vari-angle LCD screen, for selfie shooting with confidence: The flip-out LCD screen lets you check your framing for vlogs and selfies without the view being restricted by accessories like microphones. The touch panel control makes intuitive adjustment of focus, shutter and other settings simple, even during selfie shooting.

Feature 3

Optimised for easy and natural selfies: The ZV-1 is designed for quick and easy vlogging, with an ergonomic grip for stable selfie shooting, and a bright recording lamp so you’ll never forget to hit record again.

Feature 4

High image quality and easy advanced effects: Despite its pocket-friendly design, the ZV-1 is equipped with a large 1.0-type Exmor RSTM CMOS sensor, for high quality images even in dim or challenging lighting conditions. In addition, the large sensor delivers professional-looking images, with a blurred background bokeh, along with high-speed data readout for stunning 4K and super slow motion video capture

Feature 5

Compatible with all-in-one Bluetooth® grips: The ZV-1 is compatible with our range of shooting grips, including the GP-VPT2BT with Bluetooth® wireless technology, for easy remote control of recording, zoom and even assignable custom controls, without cables. The ideal accessory for vlogging, our grips offer stable and flexible shooting, and also expand into a mini tripod for compact, handsfree capture anywhere.

Feature 6

High quality 20.1MP still image capture: Capture high-quality still images thanks to the 1.0-type Exmor RS CMOS sensor and ZEISS® 24-70mm lens. The large sensor and wide F1.8-2.8 aperture lens, along with the latest-generation BIONZ X™ processor, deliver professional-quality images—with exceptional performance even in low light, and stunning background bokeh for portraits.

Feature 7

Shoot 4K video like a pro: Capture all the beauty and detail of the world—and yourself—with 4K (QFHD 3840 x 2160) video recording. Thanks to its high-speed sensor LSI, the ZV-1 uses a full-pixel readout, resampling around 1.7x the number of pixels required for 4K, to condense astonishing detail into each and every frame.

Feature 8

Intuitive touch operation: The ZV-1’s touch screen makes selection of focus and tracking points, as well as other settings simple, even with the display flipped for selfies and vlogging—no more fumbling behind the camera for dials and navigation sticks.

Feature 9

Movie Edit add-on trims movies and extends image stabilisation: Get your shots social-media ready right in the field with the Movie Edit add-on. Available free for iOS and Android devices alongside Imaging Edge Mobile, this simple app lets you edit your videos, and crop their aspect ratio to suit a range of social platforms—with automatic reframing of your subject. An enhanced image stabilisation tool also further suppresses any shake from your videos, for butter-smooth motion.


The ZV-1 is designed for content creation with a selfie-friendly vari-angle LCD screen, body grip and a recording lamp. A directional 3-capsule mic with wind screen picks up your voice clearly with less wind noise; and the Bokeh switch and Product Showcase Setting make videos more interesting with less effort.