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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K review: specs and price

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Why is Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K better than the average?

  • Sensor size
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    23.1 x 12.99mmvs186.22mm
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    21.2MPvs17.44MP
  • Maximum light sensitivity
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    25600 ISOvs19959.94 ISO
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    3456 x 50fpsvs43731.67fps
  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs587.44KP
  • Pixel density
    441ppivs376.52ppi
  • Battery power
    1800mAhvs1239.96mAh
  • Screen size
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    5"vs2.97"

Price comparison

Design

1.resolution
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Best

Fujifilm GFX100

1774 x 1330px

1920 x 1080px

2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Sony a6600 + Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
3.pixel density
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Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S

1437.5ppi

441ppi

4.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
5.Has a built-in focus motor
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The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

For example

Sony a7R IV

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
6.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Optics

1.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
2.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.1 x 12.99mm

3.maximum light sensitivity
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With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

25600 ISO

4.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

For example

Sony a6600 + Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
6.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Panono Camera

108MP

21.2MP

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

3456 x 50fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
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A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

For example

Canon EOS M6 Mark II + Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
4.Has timelapse function
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A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
5.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.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
6.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS M6 Mark II + Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

2

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
6.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Battery

1.battery power
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Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1800mAh

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
5.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Sony Alpha a9 + Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Features

1.color depth
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The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

12bits

2.has an external memory slot
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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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
4.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
5.has an accelerometer
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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.

For example

Sony a6100

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
6.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

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