The Sony ZV-E10 stores gyro data for stabilization – but how well does it work?

Sony ZV-E10
(Image credit: Rod Lawton/Digital Camera World)

A few people were a bit put out that Sony launched a vlogging camera, the ZV-E10, without in-body stabilization. Well, WE were put out, anyway. If you’re going to shoot handheld, then you need any extra stability you can get. This is a camera aimed at least partly at novices, and they’re not going to understand why their new ‘proper’ camera can’t stabilize video even half as well as their smartphone.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at