31points
25points

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

73points
63points

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
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Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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50 facts in comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
31
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
73
points
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

Why is Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera better than Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5?

  • 370g lighter
    355gvs725g
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 9.38% bigger screen size
    ?

    3.5"vs3.2"
  • 72.91% less body volume
    321.02cm³vs1185.114cm³
  • 11mm narrower
    128mmvs139mm
  • 49mm thinner
    38mmvs87mm
  • 32mm shorter
    66mmvs98mm

Why is Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 better than Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera?

  • 2.57x larger sensor
    ?

    17.3 x 13mmvs12.48 x 7.02mm
  • 9.76x more megapixels (main camera)
    20.3MPvs2.08MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 4x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has AF tracking
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Buy used:

$569.00

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$94.50

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

ProductStorePrice
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 AmazonPANASONIC Lumix GH5 4K Digital Camera, 2...PANASONIC Lumix GH5 4K Digital Camera, 20.3 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera with Digital Live MOS Sensor, 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2.0, 4K 4:2:2 10-Bit Video, Full-Size HDMI Out, 3.2-Inch LCD, DC-GH5 (Black)
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$1,297.99
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$1,199.00

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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

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2.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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3.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.

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4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

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5.weight
?

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

355g

725g

6.is a system camera
?

A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

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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

17.3 x 13mm

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.

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3.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. Show more

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4.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

2.08MP

20.3MP

5.has manual focus
?

This allows to manually set the focus.

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6.Has a two-stage shutter
?

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.

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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 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

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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

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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.

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5.Supports slow-motion video recording
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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.

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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.

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2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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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

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Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

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

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2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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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

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2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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3.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.

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4.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.

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5.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.

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6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Buy used:

$569.00

ProductStorePrice
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$94.50

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

ProductStorePrice
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 AmazonPANASONIC Lumix GH5 4K Digital Camera, 2...PANASONIC Lumix GH5 4K Digital Camera, 20.3 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera with Digital Live MOS Sensor, 5-Axis Dual I.S. 2.0, 4K 4:2:2 10-Bit Video, Full-Size HDMI Out, 3.2-Inch LCD, DC-GH5 (Black)
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$1,297.99
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$1,199.00

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