31points
23points

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

85points
58points

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
31
points
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
85
points
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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

  • 535g lighter
    355gvs890g
  • Has a stereo microphone
    ?
  • 9.38% bigger screen size
    ?

    3.5"vs3.2"
  • 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?

  • 9.86x larger sensor
    ?

    36 x 24mmvs12.48 x 7.02mm
  • 14.62x more megapixels (main camera)
    30.4MPvs2.08MP
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has AF tracking
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
    ?
  • Has an optical viewfinder
    ?

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

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$569.00

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$94.50

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera Body
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$2,499.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera Body (Renewed)
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$1,979.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Body International ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body International Model (Body)
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$1,999.99
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV pricegrabberCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Body Only
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$2,499.00
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$2,499.00
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$2220.00

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Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

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

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Nikon Coolpix P950

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
3.Has a built-in focus motor
?

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

Nikon D6

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

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

For example

Ricoh WG-70

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

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

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

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Optics

1.sensor size
?

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

12.48 x 7.02mm

36 x 24mm

2.has AF tracking
?

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.

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

Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
4.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

2.08MP

30.4MP

5.has a BSI sensor
?

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality. Show more

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

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.

For example

Leica SL2

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

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. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
3.Has timelapse function
?

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. Show more

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

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
5.Supports slow-motion video recording
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
6.supports AVCHD format
?

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

Nikon D6

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Audio

1.has a microphone input
?

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

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

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

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

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

For example

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

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

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. Show more

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

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

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

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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

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

For example

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

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. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
2.dynamic range
?

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 D850 + Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

14.8Evs

13Evs

13.6Evs

3.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
4.Has a remote control
?

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (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.

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

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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Buy used:

$569.00

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$94.50

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera Body
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$2,499.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera Body (Renewed)
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$1,979.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV AmazonCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Body International ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body International Model (Body)
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$1,999.99
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$2,499.00
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV walmartCanon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital ...Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera Body
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$2,499.00
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$2220.00

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