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The ZV-1 design makes creating outstanding selfie and vlog content easy. Right down to the last detail, the ZV-1 is all about empowering you to make inspirational content.

See yourself at your best The vari-angle LCD touch screen flips out horizontally, making it perfect for selfies and vlogging. Clear of ports, microphones and mounting shoes, it allows for precise framing and fluid operation even while in front of the camera.

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.

Beautiful and natural skin tones for everyone
The ZV-1 makes all skin colours look vibrant, natural and healthy. There’s also an optional Soft Skin Effect mode for a smoother look.

Background bokeh for a professional touch
The large 1.0-type CMOS sensor and wide-aperture lens deliver images with professional background bokeh, as well as clear detail even in challenging low-light conditions.

Let the camera catch your eye
With AI1 technology you can rely on the autofocus sticking firmly to your face and eyes without wandering to other subjects. When you want to focus on another subject, just touch it on the screen and let the camera do the focusing.

Fast and precise focus transitions
The ZV-1’s Fast Hybrid AF system lets you simply and quickly switch focus from a face to the background, for more stylistic and watchable videos.

Pro-quality bokeh control with one touch
By just pushing the Bokeh switch, you can switch background bokeh on and off – no need for complex manual adjustments. Now it’s easy to simply select a professional-looking defocused background, or keep the entire scene in focus, with just the press of a button.

Shoot great video, wherever you go
The ZV-1 is built to get great shots while you’re moving. With amazing image stabilisation, you can shoot smooth video when walking and, as the lighting changes shadow to sun, or outdoors to in, the automatic exposure (AE) tracks faces and makes sure they always appear well-lit.

High-quality video stream
You can use the ZV-1 for a high-quality live-streaming. By taking advantage of its 1.0-type sensor, you will get a clean footage even in a dimly lit environment. Also, you can use the Directional Three-Capsule Mic for clear voice recording even while streaming.



1. At maximum pixel readout.
2. Achieved by using overlay burst shooting.
3. REI = Recommended Exposure Index
4. When ISO sensitivity is higher than IS0 3200, the slowest shutter speed limit is 1/4 sec. Manual setting of ISO sensitivity to lower than ISO 3200 is necessary to set shutter speed slower than 1/4. (except DSC-RX0, DSC-RX1, DSC-RX10, DSC-RX100 series models).
5. You may not be able to shoot images in Burst mode depending on the Shooting mode.
6. Continuous shooting speed will be reduced when used together with built-in or external flash.
7. Speed will be slowing after taking some shots.
8. Self-Timer is available.
9. Wi-Fi does not work
10. with Adaptor (optional)
11. For movies, compatible Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo,Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card or microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card (Class 4 or faster speed is recommended) can be used.
12. The LCD screen is turned on, shooting once every 30 seconds, the zoom is switched alternately between the W and T ends the flash strobes once every two times, the power turns on and off once every ten times.
13. Based on non-stop recording until the limit of continuous shooting has been reached, and then continued recording again. Other operations will not be available.
14. Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes (limited by product specifications,default setting. except DSC-RX0, DSC-RX0M2 and DSC-RX100M7).
15. Indication recording time, which is defined by repeating the cycle: Power on, start recording, zoom (except DSC-RX1, DSC-RX0 series models), stand-by, power off.
16. Models capable of extended-gamut recording and HDMI transmission function for both still images and movies.