40points

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

93points

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
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93
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Why is Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera better than Canon EOS 5D Mark IV?

  • 535g lighter
    355gvs890g
  • Has a stereo microphone
  • 75.89% less body volume
    321.02cm³vs1331.3983320000002cm³
  • 22.7mm narrower
    128mmvs150.7mm
  • 37.9mm thinner
    38mmvs75.9mm
  • 50.4mm shorter
    66mmvs116.4mm

Why is Canon EOS 5D Mark IV better than Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera?

  • 14.62x more megapixels (main camera)
    30.4MPvs2.08MP
  • 9.86x larger sensor
    36 x 24mmvs12.48 x 7.02mm
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has WiFi
  • Weather sealed
  • Has AF tracking
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
  • Has an optical viewfinder

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.Has a flip-out screen
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ95

3.Is dustproof and water resistant
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

4.has an optical viewfinder
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

5.Has a hot shoe
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

6.Is a system camera
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

Optics

1.has AF tracking
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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.

2.sensor size

12.48 x 7.02mm

36 x 24mm

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

3.megapixels

2.08MP

30.4MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

4.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

5.has sensor shift stabilization
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.

6.Has a two-stage shutter
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

A two-stage shutter can help you take photos like a pro: just slightly press the button for the lens to focus, and then push it fully to capture the photograph.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 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 timelapse function
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.has a 24p cinema mode
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

5.supports AVCHD format
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ95

6.Supports slow motion video recording
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

4.has stereo speakers
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5.Has a zoom microphone
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

2.has a battery level indicator
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.wireless charging
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

Features

1.Has WiFi
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

5.has an accelerometer
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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.

6.Has dual card slots
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

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