Blackmagic Design has revealed its newest compact digicam for cinematography, the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. It seems to be fairly just like the 4K digicam launched final 12 months, which is to say that it seems to be like a Minolta SLR from 1993, but it surely has an even bigger sensor — it shoots in Super 35 format (just like APS-C) with a decision of 6144 x 3456.
Resolution apart, the swap to Super 35 will permit for significantly better low-light efficiency and management over depth of area. The 6K digicam additionally makes use of Canon’s EF lens mount, quite than the 4K’s Micro Four Thirds, and Blackmagic is claiming 13 stops of dynamic vary with twin native ISO of 400 and 25,600.
The Pocket Cinema Camera 6K has numerous connectivity: mini XLR, full-size HDMI, USB-C, DC energy, mic enter, and headphone output. The digicam is essentially operated by the identical five-inch touchscreen because the 4K mannequin. It can shoot as much as 50 fps at 6144 x 3456 16:9, 60 fps at 6144 x 2560 2.4:1, or 120 fps at 2.8K 2868 x 1512 17:9.
The Pocket Cinema Camera 6K is on the market proper now, priced at $2,495 — virtually twice as a lot as Blackmagic’s 4K mannequin.