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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera review: specs and price

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
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Why is Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera better than the average?

  • Weight
    355gvs374.85g
  • Dynamic range
    13Evsvs11.87Evs
  • Volume
    321.02cm³vs9422.33cm³
  • Screen size
    3.5"vs2.96"
  • Thickness
    38mmvs51.11mm
  • Height
    66mmvs95.98mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

267ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

800 x 480px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.Has a hot shoe
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

4.Is a system camera
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.weight

355g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

Optics

1.sensor size

12.48 x 7.02mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.megapixels

2.08MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

3.has manual focus
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

This allows to manually set the focus.

4.shoots raw
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.

5.has manual exposure
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

This allows to manually set the exposure.

6.has manual ISO
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.dynamic range

13Evs

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

2.has an external memory slot
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.can be controlled remotely
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

4.has an accelerometer
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

5.has a HDMI output
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

6.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

3.1

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