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How to choose your vlogging camera?

A good vlogging camera needs to have the optimum video performance, but in a compact, lightweight set-up. Here, you can find which camera will best suit your needs based on your shooting styles, your preferences and the results you want to get.
Get ready to start vlogging with Sony!

Fixed or interchangeable lens?

Fixed or interchangeable lens? One key aspect that will  help you make your decision is how flexible and versatile you want your equipment to be.
• If you want the all-in-one, straight out of the box  experience you will be tempted with the compact camera.
• If what matters is customisability and versatility, interchangeable lens camera will be the best pick !

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Vlogging functions made easy

• Product showcase and bokeh switch to control the focus
• Vari-angle screen to see your framing
• Red tally lights that lets you know when recording 

Stay in focus, always

Most Sony camera are equipped with the acclaimed Sony Autofocus that identifies the Eye/face and put focus on it. Super fast and simple to use, it will prevent blurry subjects even during the action.

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Make your voice heard 

• Built-in microphone gathers  clear sound in front of the camera even when shooting in a crowd. 
• Pair compatible cameras with a wide range of Sony digital microphones that will deliver outstanding audio recording without the need for a cable or battery.

zv-1 A6400 A7C
ZV-1 A6400 A7C
Best For

On the go

Creation

Pro Results

Format

1-inch

1-inch

APS-C

APS-C

Full-Frame

Full-Frame

Lens

Fixed

(24-70mm eq.)

Changeable

60+ lenses available

Changeable

60+ lenses available

Video Quality

4k 30p

Full HD up to 120p

4k 30p

Full HD up to 120p

4k 30p

Full HD up to 120p

Autofocus

Real-time

Eye AF

Real-time

Eye AF

Real-time

Eye AF

Vari angle LCD

Yes

No/Tilt

Yes

Stabilisation

Optical / Digital

Depending on lens / Digital

Depending on lens / Digital

Mic input

Yes

Yes

Yes

Headphone input

No

No

Yes

Directional mic On camera

Yes

No

No

ZV-1

The perfect camera to start 

Type: Compact | Sensor: 1-inch | Lens: Fixed 24-70mm | Resolution: 4K30p FHD 120p | Autofocus tech.: Real time Eye AF, Tracking | Still Resolution: 20.1MP | LCD SCREEN: Vari-angle 3”inch|  Weight : 294g | Size:   105.5 x 60.0 x 43.5 mm

• Pocketable
• Bright 24-70mm equivalent lens
• Dedicated Vlogging features

Best for:

• Vlogging outside
• Compact studio setup
• Sharing quickly on social media

ZV-1

A6400 

Creation without compromise

Type: Mirrorless | Sensor: APS-C | Lens: 60+ available | Resolution: 4k30p, FHD 120p | Autofocus tech.: Real time Eye AF, Tracking | Still Resolution : 24.2MP | LCD Screen: Tilting 3” | Weight : 403g | Size:   120 x 67 x 60 mm

• Get next level 4K quality with a larger sensor
• Extended audio capabilities with headphone input
• Get your own look with picture profiles

Best for:

• Advanced creators
• Travelers vloggers
• Hybrid shooters (video/still)

A6400

A7C 

Create like a pro

Type: Mirrorless | Sensor: Full-Frame | Lens: 60+ available | | Resolution: 4k30p, FHD 120p | Autofocus tech.: Real time Eye AF, Tracking | Still Resolution: 24.2MP | LCD Screen: Vari-angle 3”| Weight : 509g | Size:   124 x 71 x 60 mm

• Get the professional 4K look with a full frame sensor
• Extended professional audio capabilities with Digital Audio
• Professional still images capabilities

Best for:

• Experienced & Pro creators
• Multi platform creators

A7C

Beginners

Just starting your vlogging adventure andseeking your first camera? Check our selectionof cameras below.

Advanced and professionals

Wanting to step-up your image quality for your vlogging channel? Check our selection of cameras below.

Specific vlogs

If your vlogs require specific features, please check our selection of cameras below.

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