Sony has launched the Z-1 is a compact camera designed for video content creators and vloggers. The camera is similar to that of the company’s RX100-series, but it has been optimised for the recording of the video and the shooting itself.
The C-1 features a 20.1 MP, 1.0 type, stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor is picked out the RX100 VII. The lens is one of the older 24-70mm and use it in the RX100 camera RX100 III, RX100 V and not the newer 24-200 be used in the subsequent RX100 models. While this means that you have less coverage, the earlier the lens was faster, f1.8-2.8, the aperture range is compared to the f2.8-4.5, on the newer models.
In addition, the C-1 also features a built-in neutral density (ND) filter, which is a feature on the RX100 Mark III, iv, and V, and it allows for shooting in very bright light with a slow shutter speed or a wider aperture.
The OV-1 that can record video in 4K, full pixel readout without binning, at 24 or 30 fps. You can also shoot slow-motion videos at 240fps, 480fps, or 960fps. There is also a built-in interval shooting for time-lapse videos, and support for the HLG, the S-Log3 and S-Gamut3.Film, for those of you who want to color grade or do a little work. There is also a built-in optical and digital image stabilization.
One of the most important features of the C-1 is a full swivel screen, which is a first for a Sony camera, which up until now only featured the screens that are tilted up or down. The C-1 and the display side, and the face is facing forward, which makes it very easy to find yourself is to look at the record, and is not obscured by an accessory attached to the top of the camera, such as a microphone, such as is the case with ” flip-up display. It has a 3.0-inch panel with a 921k-dot LCD screen is touch-support for the af.
The C-1 offers a Background Defocus mode, which can be activated by a dedicated button next to the shutter release button. Pressing the button causes the camera to blur your background by adjusting the aperture, you can switch back and forth without having to mess around with the aperture manually. If you do not wish to make any use of this feature, the button can be assigned to any other function from the menu.
The C-1’s autofocus system has also been optimized to work with the objects in the new Product Showcase ” mode. Normally, when recording, the camera will lock the focus on your face, so if you need something to hold it in front of the camera and show it to your target audience, and the subject would be in focus. In this mode, holding something up in front of the camera causes the focus to be too short to retain the object, and then go back to the ” face-tracking as soon as an object is off-screen. This is intended for creators of content, things to do, such as make-up tutorials or product videos in which they need to showcase the product, as well as later on, the focus will move to them without the need for a dedicated camera operator.
The camera’s automatic exposure is optimized for the priority of faces in the OV-1. If you were to suddenly go from a dark to a bright area, the exposure would adjust automatically to keep your face from being overexposed and blown out. Sony has also been optimized for the color science of this camera, the more natural skin tones in all lighting conditions.
The C-1 also features a new built-in microphone system with a directional 3-the capsule of the microphone is optimized to pick up sounds in front of the camera, and how to ignore the things that happen in the sides and the back of the camera. A wind screen is included to prevent noise on a windy day. The camera also features a microphone terminal for attaching an external microphone directly to the camera. No phone jack in here, if you do not have the holes in the audio in the movie itself, but it would have been nice to do a quick audio check before you started to roll over.
There is also a micro-HDMI, if you want to output to an external recorder or capture card. The USB port still uses micro usb, but at the very least, you can charge the battery while the camera is in use. Unfortunately, there is no charger with it, so you’ll need to charge the battery, the battery is internal, unless you purchase the optional ac charger.
Finally, Sony is also offering an optional atrociously, with the name of the accessory is called the GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip, Wireless Remote Commander, which allows you to mount the camera and control it using the control. It’s only a few, however, and there is no stabilization built into it. The grip is a part of a kit that also contains a 64gb memory card.
The Sony Z-1 is priced at $749 and will go on sale in the month of June. But, that’s the introductory price and will go up to $799 after the 28th of the month of June. The Vlogger’s Kit with the grip and the SD card will set you back $99 when purchased with a camera before the 28th of June, or $149 as a separate purchase.