Creation at Your Fingertips - New Sony ZV-E10 II

We are excited to announce the new Sony ZV-E10 II, the highly anticipated second generation of Sony’s best-selling mirrorless ZV-E10 camera. Building off the original ZV-E10, which has been a cornerstone APS-C camera in Sony’s ZV lineup, the design offers an intuitive, compact, and versatile tool for content creators at any experience level. The new ZV-E10 II also retains all the beloved features of its predecessor, such as Creative Looks, Product Showcase Setting, Background Defocus function, and the vari-angle flip screen, while enhancing them to boost sophistication and ease of use. Sony has also announced the new Sony E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS II lens. This compact APS-C power zoom lens is lightweight and offers enhanced autofocus (AF) and video performance compared to the first-generation model.

The new Sony ZV-E10 II boasts significant internal hardware upgrades over its predecessor, including an advanced 26-megapixel (approx. effective) Exmor R™ CMOS sensor and the integration of Sony’s cutting-edge BIONZ XR™ image processing engine. Among the array of updates are improved autofocus and video capturing capabilities, the innovative Cinematic Vlog Setting, a new vertical format user interface (UI), an upgraded large-capacity Sony Z battery for extended usage, and enhanced connectivity options for seamless live streaming and data transfer. True to the essence of the ZV Series, this camera has been meticulously redesigned to simplify the content creation process even further, allowing creators to concentrate less on technical settings and more on creating their artistic vision.

The ZV-E10 II is equipped with two stand-out features that allow users to create high-quality content directly from the camera: Creative Looks and Cinematic Vlog Setting. Whether capturing stills or videos, users can instantly elevate their visuals by choosing from ten Creative Look options: Standard (ST), Portrait (PT), Neutral (NT), Vivid (VV), Vivid 2 (VV2), Film (FL), Instant (IN), Soft Highkey (SH), Black & White (BW), and Sepia (SE). These looks are highly customizable, with eight different parameters available for fine-tuning, enabling creators to perfect their content. Once adjusted, up to six custom styles can be saved in the camera for convenient access and reuse. The Cinematic Vlog Setting allows creators to produce top-tier cinematic video content effortlessly. This feature automatically optimizes the aspect ratio, frame rate, and autofocus transition speed for cinematic video recording. Additionally, users can enhance their footage by selecting from five "Looks," such as S-Cinetone™ for improved skin tones, and applying one of four "Moods" to emphasize specific colours, offering a wide array of options for creative expression.

Key Camera Specifications:

  • 759-point Focal Plane Phase-detection AFv with Real-time Eye AF for Human/Animal/Bird and Real-time Tracking 
  • A backside illuminated 26MP Exmor R CMOS sensor offering an ideal combination of high sensitivity and low noise with an ISO range from 100 to 32000.
  • APS-C interchangeable lens camera is compatible with over 70 Sony E-mount lenses.
  • High-speed readout, 5.6K oversampling compresses a vast amount of information into stunning 4K footage at up to 60p.
  • Active Mode electronic image stabilization employs a precision gyroscope and advanced algorithm to accurately measure and compensate for camera shake, providing highly effective stabilization without sacrificing mobility, even when shooting 4K.
  • Upgraded large-capacity Z battery (NP-FZ100), allowing continuous movie recording for up to 195 minutes per charge.
  • Compact and lightweight, the camera fits effortlessly into a creator’s hand, weighing approximately 377 grams.

Additional Features for Content Creation:

  • New Vertical User Interface (UI) that auto-rotates from horizontal to vertical orientation to streamline vertical content creation. When paired with the vari-angle LCD monitor, users can create and view their content from any angle.
  • With 4K 60p capture and up to 120p capture in clear XAVC-S Full HD quality, the user can record stunning motion sequences using the S&Q mode at 5x slow motion (24p playback).
  • Product Showcase Setting which delivers convenient shooting of product review videos with smooth focus transitions from your face to the item being highlighted.
  • Background Defocus Function to adjust the depth of field and create bokeh within the background with a single touch.
  • Face Priority Auto-Exposure immediately detects faces and adjusts the exposure to optimize facial brightness, even while actively recording in changing lighting scenarios.
  • Soft Skin Effect smooths the appearance and reduces blemishes on the subject’s skin.
  • Stress-free connectivity with the USB 3.2 Type-C® (SuperSpeed USB 5 Gbps) port also allows high-speed wired transfer to a compatible smartphone or PC through the Creators App for easy post-production and sharing on social media.
  • Time-lapse sequencesxii can be created in-camera and the exposure interval can be set from 1 second to 60 seconds.
  • Advanced, onboard 3-capsule microphone with selectable directivity (previously debuted in the ZV-E1) for capturing clear, high-quality audio. Users can selectAutoor choose fromFront”,Rear”, orAll Directionsfor the audio directivity depending on the environment and recording scenario settings.
  • Supplied with the camera, is a windscreen to reduce noise when shooting in windy conditions.
  • Multi-interface (MI) shoe allows for a simple connection to an external microphone for additional audio options.
  • Livestream through the support of 5 GHzxiv Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Sony’s Screen Reader function, which reads menus and video playback screens aloud to assist operations, and a menu Magnify Display function are included to provide accessibility solutions.

There is no doubt that the new ZV-E10 II stands as a testament to Sony’s commitment to innovation and the creative community, ensuring that content creators have the best tools at their disposal to express their unique perspectives.

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The Sony E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS II, Sony's 75th E-mount lens, serves as the perfect kit lens for the new ZV-E10 II, thanks to its compact dimensions and versatile focal range (24-75 mm in 35 mm full-frame equivalent). This lens delivers high-resolution performance, featuring four aspherical elements and one Extra Low Dispersion (ED) element in its sophisticated optical design. It offers a minimum focusing distance of 25 cm (9.8 inches) at the wide end and 30 cm (11.8 inches) at the telephoto end, with a maximum magnification of 0.215x, making it ideal for capturing intricate close-up details. When powered down, it retracts to a mere 31.3 mm (1.25 inches) in length, and its lightweight design, at approximately 107 grams (3.8 ounces), ensures easy portability for everyday shooting. The lens's smooth and practical power zoom is particularly suited for video recording, with autofocus available during zooming. Integrated optical stabilization works in tandem with in-body stabilization, including Active Mode, to reduce motion blur in videos. Additionally, the E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS II includes in-body breathing compensation to minimize changes in the angle of view while focusing, ensuring seamless and stable footage.

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