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Sony A1 vs ZV-1

The Sony A1 and the Sony Cyber-shot ZV-1 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in January 2021 and May 2020. The A1 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the ZV-1 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a full frame (A1) and an one-inch (ZV-1) sensor. The A1 has a resolution of 49.8 megapixels, whereas the ZV-1 provides 20 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Sony A1 versus Sony ZV-1
Sony A1 Sony ZV-1
Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
Sony E mount lenses 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8
49.8 MP, Full Frame Sensor 20 MP, 1" Sensor
8k/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-32,000 (500 - 102,400) ISO 125-12,800 (80 - 25,600)
Electronic viewfinder (9437k dots) No viewfinder, LCD framing
3.0 LCD, 1440k dots 3.0 LCD, 922k dots
Tilting touchscreen Swivel touchscreen
10 shutter flaps per second 24 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationLens-based stabilization
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
530 shots per battery charge260 shots per battery charge
129 x 97 x 81 mm, 737 g 105 x 60 x 44 mm, 294 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Sony A1 and the Sony Cyber-shot ZV-1? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Sony A1 and the Sony ZV-1 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Sony A1 vs Sony ZV-1
Compare A1 versus ZV-1 top
Comparison A1 or ZV-1 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony ZV-1 is considerably smaller (50 percent) than the Sony A1. It is worth mentioning in this context that the A1 is splash and dust resistant, while the ZV-1 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the ZV-1 has a lens built in, whereas the A1 is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the A1 and their specifications in the Sony FE Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the A1 gets 530 shots out of its NP-FZ100 battery, while the ZV-1 can take 260 images on a single charge of its NP-BX1 power pack. The battery packs of both cameras can be charged via USB, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Sony A1 129 mm 97 mm 81 mm 737 g 530 Y Jan 2021 6,499 i
2.
 
Sony ZV-1 105 mm 60 mm 44 mm 294 g 260 n May 2020 799 i
3.
 
Canon R5 138 mm 98 mm 88 mm 738 g 320 Y Jul 2020 3,899 i
4.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 111 mm 61 mm 46 mm 340 g 230 n Jul 2019 899 i
5.
 
Canon G7 X Mark III 105 mm 61 mm 41 mm 304 g 235 n Jul 2019 749 i
6.
 
Sony A7S III 127 mm 97 mm 81 mm 699 g 600 Y Jul 2020 3,499 i
7.
 
Sony A7C 124 mm 71 mm 60 mm 509 g 740 Y Sep 2020 1,799 i
8.
 
Sony A9 II 129 mm 96 mm 76 mm 678 g 690 Y Oct 2019 4,499 i
9.
 
Sony A7R IV 129 mm 96 mm 78 mm 665 g 670 Y Jul 2019 3,499 i
10.
 
Sony RX100 VII 102 mm 58 mm 43 mm 302 g 260 n Jul 2019 1,199 i
11.
 
Sony A7 III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 610 Y Feb 2018 1,999 i
12.
 
Sony A7R III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 650 Y Oct 2017 3,199i
13.
 
Sony A9 127 mm 96 mm 63 mm 673 g 650 Y Apr 2017 4,499i
14.
 
Sony A99 II 143 mm 104 mm 76 mm 849 g 490 Y Sep 2016 3,199 i
15.
 
Sony A7R II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 625 g 290 Y Jun 2015 3,199i
16.
 
Sony RX100 III 102 mm 58 mm 41 mm 290 g 320 n May 2014 799i
17.
 
Sony RX100 II 102 mm 58 mm 38 mm 281 g 350 n Jun 2013 749i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will obviously take relative prices into account. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The ZV-1 was launched at a lower price than the A1, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Sony A1 features a full frame sensor and the Sony ZV-1 an one-inch sensor. The sensor area in the ZV-1 is 87 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 2.7. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

In terms of chip-set technology, the A1 uses a more advanced image processing engine (Dual BIONZ XR) than the ZV-1 (BIONZ X), with benefits for noise reduction, color accuracy, and processing speed.

Sony A1 and Sony ZV-1 sensor measures

With 49.8MP, the A1 offers a higher resolution than the ZV-1 (20MP), but the A1 nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 4.16μm versus 2.41μm for the ZV-1) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the A1 is a somewhat more recent model (by 8 months) than the ZV-1, and its sensor might have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the A1 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Sony A1 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A1 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 43.2 x 28.8 inches or 109.7 x 73.2 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 34.6 x 23 inches or 87.8 x 58.5 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 28.8 x 19.2 inches or 73.2 x 48.8 cm. The corresponding values for the Sony ZV-1 are 27.4 x 18.2 inches or 69.5 x 46.3 cm for good quality, 21.9 x 14.6 inches or 55.6 x 37.1 cm for very good quality, and 18.2 x 12.2 inches or 46.3 x 30.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The A1 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

Unlike the ZV-1, the A1 has the capacity to capture high quality composite images (YESMP) by combining multiple shots after shifting its sensor by miniscule distances. This multi-shot, pixel-shift mode is most suitable for photography of stationary objects (landscapes, studio scenes).

The Sony A1 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 32000, which can be extended to ISO 500-102400. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Cyber-shot ZV-1 are ISO 125 to ISO 12800, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 80-25600.

A1 versus ZV-1 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Sony A1 Full Frame 49.8 8640 57608k/30p........
2.
 
Sony ZV-1 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p........
3.
 
Canon R5 Full Frame 44.8 8192 54648k/30p25.314.6304295
4.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p........
5.
 
Canon G7 X Mark III 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p........
6.
 
Sony A7S III Full Frame 12.0 4240 28324K/120p23.713.9252086
7.
 
Sony A7C Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.7340795
8.
 
Sony A9 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.0343493
9.
 
Sony A7R IV Full Frame 60.2 9504 63364K/30p26.014.8334499
10.
 
Sony RX100 VII 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p21.812.441863
11.
 
Sony A7 III Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.7373096
12.
 
Sony A7R III Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.014.73523100
13.
 
Sony A9 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p24.913.3351792
14.
 
Sony A99 II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p25.413.4231792
15.
 
Sony A7R II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.013.9343498
16.
 
Sony RX100 III 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p22.412.349567
17.
 
Sony RX100 II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p22.512.448367

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the A1 provides a higher video resolution than the ZV-1. It can shoot video footage at 8k/30p, while the ZV-1 is limited to 4K/30p.

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the A1 has an electronic viewfinder (9437k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the ZV-1 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Sony A1 and Sony ZV-1 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Sony A19437 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
2.
 
Sony ZV-1none n 3.0 922 swivel Y 1/2000s 24.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon R55760 Y 3.2 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
4.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 30 Y Y
5.
 
Canon G7 X Mark IIInone n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 30 Y Y
6.
 
Sony A7S III9440 n 3.0 1440 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
7.
 
Sony A7C2360 n 3.0 922 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 n Y
8.
 
Sony A9 II3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
9.
 
Sony A7R IV5760 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
10.
 
Sony RX100 VII2359 n 3.0 921 tilting Y 1/2000s 90.0 Y Y
11.
 
Sony A7 III2359 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
12.
 
Sony A7R III3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
13.
 
Sony A93686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 20.0 n Y
14.
 
Sony A99 II2400 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
15.
 
Sony A7R II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
16.
 
Sony RX100 III1440 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony RX100 IIoptional n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
The ZV-1 has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the A1 does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, both cameras under consideration feature an electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Sony A1 and the Sony ZV-1 both have an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The A1 writes its imaging data to CFexpress or SDXC cards, while the ZV-1 uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The A1 features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the ZV-1 only has one slot. The A1 supports UHS-II cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s), while the ZV-1 can use UHS-I cards (up to 104 MB/s).

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Sony A1 and Sony Cyber-shot ZV-1 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Sony A1YstereomonoYYmini3.2Y-Y
2.
 
Sony ZV-1YstereomonoY-micro2.0YYY
3.
 
Canon R5YmonomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
4.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II-stereomono--micro3.1Y-Y
5.
 
Canon G7 X Mark III-stereomonoY-micro3.1Y-Y
6.
 
Sony A7S IIIYstereomonoYYfull3.2Y-Y
7.
 
Sony A7CYstereomonoYYmicro3.2YYY
8.
 
Sony A9 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
9.
 
Sony A7R IVYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
10.
 
Sony RX100 VII-stereomonoY-micro2.0YYY
11.
 
Sony A7 IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
12.
 
Sony A7R IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
13.
 
Sony A9YstereomonoYYmicro2.0YYY
14.
 
Sony A99 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YYY
15.
 
Sony A7R IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
16.
 
Sony RX100 III-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony RX100 IIYstereomono--micro2.0YY-

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Sony A1 (unlike the ZV-1) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the A1 and the ZV-1 are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. Neither of the two has a direct predecessor, so perhaps they will constitute the origins of new camera lines for Sony. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Sony website.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Which of the two cameras – the Sony A1 or the Sony ZV-1 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.


Reasons to prefer the Sony A1:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (49.8 vs 20MP) with a 58% higher linear resolution.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • High quality composites: Can combine several shots after pixel-shifting its sensor.
  • Better image quality: Features a larger and more technologically advanced imaging sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better jpgs: Has a more modern image processing engine (Dual BIONZ XR vs BIONZ X).
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (8k/30p vs 4K/30p).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1440k vs 922k dots).
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • More flexible: Accepts interchangeable lenses, so that lens characteristics can be altered.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (530 versus 260) on a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.2 vs 2.0).
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports a more advanced SD data transfer standard (UHS-II vs UHS-I).
  • More modern: Is somewhat more recent (announced 8 months after the ZV-1).


Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot ZV-1:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (24 vs 10 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the A1 necessitates an extra lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (105x60mm vs 129x97mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the A1).
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been on the market for longer (launched in May 2020).

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the A1 is the clear winner of the match-up (22 : 10 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

A1 22:10 ZV-1

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Sony A1 and the Sony ZV-1 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best Travel-Zoom Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the A1 or the ZV-1 perform in practice. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Sony A15/5........ Jan 2021 6,499 i
2.
 
Sony ZV-14/5..85/1004/54.5/5 May 2020 799 i
3.
 
Canon R54.5/5..91/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2020 3,899 i
4.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II4/5+82/100..4/5 Jul 2019 899 i
5.
 
Canon G7 X Mark III..+ +81/1004/5.. Jul 2019 749 i
6.
 
Sony A7S III..+ +91/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2020 3,499 i
7.
 
Sony A7C3.5/5..86/1004/54/5 Sep 2020 1,799 i
8.
 
Sony A9 II....90/1005/55/5 Oct 2019 4,499 i
9.
 
Sony A7R IV5/5+91/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2019 3,499 i
10.
 
Sony RX100 VII4.5/5....4/55/5 Jul 2019 1,199 i
11.
 
Sony A7 III..+ +89/1005/55/5 Feb 2018 1,999 i
12.
 
Sony A7R III..+ +90/1004.5/55/5 Oct 2017 3,199i
13.
 
Sony A95/5+ +89/1005/55/5 Apr 2017 4,499i
14.
 
Sony A99 II....85/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2016 3,199 i
15.
 
Sony A7R II5/5+ +90/1005/55/5 Jun 2015 3,199i
16.
 
Sony RX100 III5/5+ +82/1004.5/55/5 May 2014 799i
17.
 
Sony RX100 II5/5+ +79/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2013 749i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The review scores listed above should be treated with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Sony A1 vs Sony ZV-1

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Sony A1 Sony ZV-1
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Sony E mount lenses 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8
    Launch Date January 2021 May 2020
    Launch Price USD 6,499 USD 799
    Sensor Specs Sony A1 Sony ZV-1
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor 1" Sensor
    Sensor Size 35.9 x 24.0 mm 13.2 x 8.8 mm
    Sensor Area 861.6 mm2 116.16 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 43.2 mm 15.9 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 2.7x
    Sensor Resolution 49.8 Megapixels 20 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 8640 x 5760 pixels 5472 x 3648 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.16 μm 2.41 μm
    Pixel Density 5.78 MP/cm2 17.18 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 8k/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 32,000 ISO 125 - 12,800 ISO
    ISO Boost 500 - 102,400 ISO 80 - 25,600 ISO
    Image Processor Dual BIONZ XR BIONZ X
    Screen Specs Sony A1 Sony ZV-1
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder no viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.9x
    Viewfinder Resolution 9437k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1440k dots 922k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Swivel screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Sony A1 Sony ZV-1
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/8000s 1/2000s
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s 24 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/32000sup to 1/32000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationLens-based stabilization
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium CFexpress or SDXC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-II UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Sony A1 Sony ZV-1
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 3.2 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port External MIC port
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Sony A1 Sony ZV-1
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type NP-FZ100 NP-BX1
    Battery Life (CIPA)530 shots per charge260 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 129 x 97 x 81 mm
    (5.1 x 3.8 x 3.2 in)
    105 x 60 x 44 mm
    (4.1 x 2.4 x 1.7 in)
    Camera Weight 737 g (26.0 oz) 294 g (10.4 oz)

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