With Sony ZV-E1, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 1920 at 60p,30p,25p,24p fps with bit rates up to 500 mbps and save in MPEG-4, XAVC S and H.264 formats. Sony ZV-E1's 4K is the common standard resolution in consumer video world.It is also a big step up from its predecessor which has a max video resolution of only. If you are thinking of upgrading your and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of ZV-E1.
A great advantage of Sony ZV-E1 while shooting video at resolution of 4K is that there is no crop factor so you can use your lens at its actual focal length.
No Video Recording Limit
Sony ZV-E1 doesn't have the 30 minutes max video recording limitation that many cameras have, so you can keep recording non-stop until either your storage is full or battery is depleted or the camera over-heats.
Photo/Video Mode Switch
Sony ZV-E1 has a dedicated Photo/Vide Mode Switch which lets the user switch between these two modes quickly.The menus and the settings of the camera are adjusted according to the chosen mode. This makes the . Sony ZV-E1 an ideal camera for hybrid use in the field.
ZV-E1 features a high speed mode where it captures videos at 120fps which helps to create slow motion videos. If you shoot a video at a frame rate of 120fps and play it back at 24fps, the video will be 5x slower and longer than normal.
Microphones, Speaker and Headphone Connections
Sony ZV-E1 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony ZV-E1 also has a port for an external microphone
and a headphone port
for connecting external headphones which make Sony ZV-E1 a very suitable camera high quality videography.
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Electronic Video Stabilization
Sony ZV-E1 also features an Digital Video Stabilization mode where videos are stabilized in-camera while you are shooting. Keep in mind that this effect may crop your videos a little bit and doesn't help stabilizing still images. This kind of video stabilization effect can be replicated by using some of the advanced video editing softwares in your PC.