32points

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

68points

Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
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Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R

Why is Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera better than Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R?

  • 2g lighter
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    355gvs357g
  • Has a microphone input
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  • Has a 24p cinema mode
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  • 16.67% bigger screen size
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    3.5"vs3"
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 0.4mm thinner
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    38mmvs38.4mm
  • 2.3mm shorter
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    66mmvs68.3mm

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R better than Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera?

  • 2.57x larger sensor
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    17.3 x 13mmvs12.48 x 7.02mm
  • 7.69x more megapixels (main camera)
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    16MPvs2.08MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
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  • Has AF tracking
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
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  • Has timelapse function
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  • Has a two-stage shutter
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Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

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$830.00

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Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.weight

355g

357g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.Has a hot shoe
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
5.has a touch screen
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.screen size

3.5"

3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Optics

1.sensor size

12.48 x 7.02mm

17.3 x 13mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
2.megapixels (main camera)

2.08MP

16MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
3.has AF tracking
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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.
4.has built-in optical image stabilization
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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.
5.shoots raw
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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.
6.Has a two-stage shutter
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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

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.
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.Has timelapse function
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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.
4.has a 24p cinema mode
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
2.has a microphone input
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.has an external memory slot
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.Has a remote control
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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.
5.has an HDMI output
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.supports a remote smartphone
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Buy used:

$830.00

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$79.20

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