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Sony a7C vs Sony ZV-1 Comparison

In this comparison, we are looking at two distinct Sony cameras with different body types: A7c, which was released in September 2020, is an Advanced Mirrorless camera with a 24.0MP Full frame sensor, whilst Sony ZV-1, which was introduced in May 2020, is a Large Sensor Compact camera with a 20.0MP 1′′ sensor, and both cameras are manufactured by Sony. Because the age gap between A7c and ZV-1 is just 4 months, we anticipate that this will be a fair comparison in terms of both age and technological level.

While comparing an interchangeable lens camera to a fixed lens camera is a difficult task, our team will make every effort to provide an accurate comparison.

Key Specifications

Sony A7c Key Specs

  • Announcement Date: 2020-09-14
  • 24MP – Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 100 – 51200 ( expands to 50 – 204800)
  • Sony E-Mount
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3.00″ Fully articulated Screen
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10.0fps continuous shooting
  • 4K (UHD) – 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 120fps High-Speed Video
  • Built-in Wireless
  • 509g. 124 x 71 x 60 mm
  • Weather Sealed Body

Sony ZV-1 Key Specs

  • Announcement Date: 2020-05-27
  • 20MP – 1″ BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 125 – 12800 ( expands to 80 – 25600)
  • 24-70 mm F1.8–2.8 Zoom Lens
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3.00″ Fully Articulated Screen
  • 24.0fps continuous shooting
  • 4K (UHD) – 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 960fps High-Speed Video
  • Built-in Wireless
  • 294g. 105 x 60 x 44 mm
Sony a7C vs Sony ZV-1Versus subline
Sony a7C
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Sony ZV-1
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LaunchedVersus subline
Sep 15, 2020
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May 26, 2020
Body TypeVersus subline
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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Compact
Build MaterialVersus subline
Magnesium alloy
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Aluminum/composite
Lens MountVersus subline
Sony E-Mount
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Sony E-Mount
Sensor TypeVersus subline
BSI-CMOS
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BSI-CMOS
Mega PixelsVersus subline
24 megapixels
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20 megapixels
ProcessorVersus subline
BIONZ X
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BIONZ X
ISOVersus subline
Auto, 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
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Auto, 125-12800
Image stabilizationVersus subline
Sensor-shift 5-axis
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Optical
File formatVersus subline
JPEG (Exif v2.32)
Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
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JPEG (Exif v2.3, DCF v2.0)
Raw (Sony ARW v2.3)
Focus PointsVersus subline
693
VS
315
Screen sizeVersus subline
3″
VS
3″
Screen dotsVersus subline
921,600
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920,000
Touch screenVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
ViewfinderVersus subline
Electronic
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Electronic
Adjustable LCDVersus subline
Fully articulated
VS
Fully articulated
Continuous ShootingVersus subline
10.0 fps
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24.0 fps
RAW SupportVersus subline
Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
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Raw (Sony ARW v2.3)
Video Record LimitVersus subline
Unlimited
VS
Unlimited
Timelapse RecordingVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Face DetectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Eye Tracking FocusVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
Selfie/Vlogger FriendlyVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Wireless ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Bluetooth ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Built-in FlashVersus subline
No
VS
No
External FlashVersus subline
Yes (via hot shoe)
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Yes (via hot shoe)
Headphone PortVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
Microphone PortVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Environmental SealingVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
AE BracketingVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
NFC ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
Smartphone RemoteVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
UHS Card SupportVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
Webcam FunctionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Weight
509 g
VS
294 g 
Battery LifeVersus subline
740
VS
260

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