This could be the compact camera I’ve been waiting for … it has all the features I need (similar to my a6400) all for under $750!
Taken from Engadget … the Sony ZV-1 has a 20-megapixel 1-inch sensor that’s big enough to deliver decently blurred backgrounds, along with a fast 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens. It also supports 4K recording at up to 30 fps with a full pixel readout, or 1080p video at up to 120 fps.
The ZV-1 has a couple of extra tricks, too. It’s one of Sony’s first cameras with a pivoting flip-out screen that makes vlogging a whole lot easier. That display has touch-focus control (though not touch menu control), letting you easily select a region to focus on. Given its vlogging purpose and price point, however, it has no electronic viewfinder.
The record button is placed prominently on top, rather than around the back like before and it even has a small grip, unlike all other RX100 models. All that makes the ZV-1 just a smidgen bigger than the RX100 VII.
On top of that, it offers real-time autofocus tracking and real-time eye AF in movie mode, much like the A7R IV, A6600 and other recent Sony mirrorless cameras. It can handle photos, too, with shooting speeds of up to 20 fps with autofocus and auto-exposure enabled.