Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

16 Reasons why Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is better

than the average

355gvs 376g (the average)
vs 65.5g (best: HTC Re)
2.Has a stereo microphone
Yesvs No (53% don't have it)
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.Has a 24p cinema mode
Yesvs No (76% don't have it)
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
66mmvs 97mm (the average)
vs 39mm (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V)
5.Notably wider dynamic range
13Evsvs 12Evs (the average)
vs 14.8Evs (best: Nikon D810A)
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.
6.Significantly less body volume
321cm³vs 531cm³ (the average)
vs 65.29cm³ (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55)
7.Has a microphone in
Yesvs No (77% don't have it)
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
38mmvs 51mm (the average)
vs 13mm (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55)
9.Bigger screen size
3.5"vs 2.9" (the average)
vs 4.8" (best: Samsung Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi))
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
10.Is a system camera
Yesvs No (58% don't have it)
A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
11.Can be controlled remotely
Yesvs No (57% don't have it)
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
12.Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Yesvs No (96% don't have it)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
13.Much better codecs
In camera recording ProRes 422 HQ and lossless compressed RAW
most of the above reasons relate to stills, whereas the BM is a primarily video camera
15.More accessories from the factory
You don't have to buy third's party accessories
16.Better for US economy
Your money does not go to Japan
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