31points

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

60points

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
31
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
60
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Why is Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera better than Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4?

  • 205g lighter
    355gvs560g
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
    ?

    3.5"vs3"
  • 69.74% less body volume
    321.02cm³vs1061.34cm³
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 5mm narrower
    128mmvs133mm
  • 46mm thinner
    38mmvs84mm
  • 29mm shorter
    66mmvs95mm

Why is Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 better than Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera?

  • 2.57x larger sensor
    ?

    17.3 x 13mmvs12.48 x 7.02mm
  • 7.69x more megapixels (main camera)
    16MPvs2.08MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 1.6x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 24fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has AF tracking
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Buy used:

$569.00

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$94.50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPANASONIC LUMIX GH4 Body 4K Mirrorless C...PANASONIC LUMIX GH4 Body 4K Mirrorless Camera, 16 Megapixels, 3 Inch Touch LCD, DMC-GH4KBODY (USA Black)
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$597.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPANASONIC Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera, wi...PANASONIC Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera, with Lumix G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera, 3-Inch LCD, DMC-G7KK (Black)
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$497.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX G85MK 4K Mirrorless Inte...Panasonic LUMIX G85MK 4K Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera Kit, 12-60mm Lens, Lexar U3 64GB Memory Card, 2 Spare Batteries, Charger, Bag and Accessory Bundle
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$699.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPANASONIC Lumix G85 4K Digital Camera, 1...PANASONIC Lumix G85 4K Digital Camera, 12-60mm Power O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera, 5 Axis In-Body Dual Image Stabilization, 3-Inch Tilt and Touch LCD, DMC-G85MK (Black)
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$697.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPANASONIC Lumix G7 4K Digital Mirrorless...PANASONIC Lumix G7 4K Digital Mirrorless Camera Bundle with Lumix G Vario 14-42mm and 45-150mm Lenses, 16MP, 3-Inch Touch LCD, DMC-G7WK (USA Black)
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$697.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic Lumix DMC-G85MK 4K Wi-Fi Digit...Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85MK 4K Wi-Fi Digital Camera with 12-60mm Lens + 64GB Transcend Memory Card + Battery & Charger + Case + Spider Tripod and More…
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$699.00
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX G7 Digital Camera with 1...Panasonic LUMIX G7 Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens & Rode Microphone Accessory Bundle
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$549.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Digital Camera B...Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Digital Camera Body Only, Black. Value Kit with Acc
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$616.69
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic DMC-FZ300K Digital Camera with...Panasonic DMC-FZ300K Digital Camera with Digital Slave Flash and 64GB Card Bundle
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$419.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 aliexpress5pcs 1860mAh DMW-BLF19 DMW BLF19 BLF19 R...5pcs 1860mAh DMW-BLF19 DMW BLF19 BLF19 Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries for Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 DMC GH3 GH4 DMC-GH4 GH5 Camera
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$31.44

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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
2.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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
3.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
4.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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
5.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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
6.weight
?

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

355g

560g

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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
3.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

2.08MP

16MP

4.has manual focus
?

This allows to manually set the focus.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
5.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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
6.shoots raw
?

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. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

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 24fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
5.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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
?

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
2.has a microphone input
?

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
3.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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
6.has a HDMI output
?

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Buy used:

$569.00

ProductStorePrice
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$94.50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

ProductStorePrice
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPANASONIC LUMIX GH4 Body 4K Mirrorless C...PANASONIC LUMIX GH4 Body 4K Mirrorless Camera, 16 Megapixels, 3 Inch Touch LCD, DMC-GH4KBODY (USA Black)
Amazon logo
$597.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPANASONIC Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera, wi...PANASONIC Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera, with Lumix G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera, 3-Inch LCD, DMC-G7KK (Black)
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$497.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 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)
Amazon logo
$1,297.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX G85MK 4K Mirrorless Inte...Panasonic LUMIX G85MK 4K Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera Kit, 12-60mm Lens, Lexar U3 64GB Memory Card, 2 Spare Batteries, Charger, Bag and Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$699.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPANASONIC Lumix G85 4K Digital Camera, 1...PANASONIC Lumix G85 4K Digital Camera, 12-60mm Power O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera, 5 Axis In-Body Dual Image Stabilization, 3-Inch Tilt and Touch LCD, DMC-G85MK (Black)
Amazon logo
$697.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPANASONIC Lumix G7 4K Digital Mirrorless...PANASONIC Lumix G7 4K Digital Mirrorless Camera Bundle with Lumix G Vario 14-42mm and 45-150mm Lenses, 16MP, 3-Inch Touch LCD, DMC-G7WK (USA Black)
Amazon logo
$697.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic Lumix DMC-G85MK 4K Wi-Fi Digit...Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85MK 4K Wi-Fi Digital Camera with 12-60mm Lens + 64GB Transcend Memory Card + Battery & Charger + Case + Spider Tripod and More…
Amazon logo
$699.00
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX G7 Digital Camera with 1...Panasonic LUMIX G7 Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens & Rode Microphone Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$549.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Digital Camera B...Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Digital Camera Body Only, Black. Value Kit with Acc
Amazon logo
$616.69
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 AmazonPanasonic DMC-FZ300K Digital Camera with...Panasonic DMC-FZ300K Digital Camera with Digital Slave Flash and 64GB Card Bundle
Amazon logo
$419.99
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 aliexpress5pcs 1860mAh DMW-BLF19 DMW BLF19 BLF19 R...5pcs 1860mAh DMW-BLF19 DMW BLF19 BLF19 Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries for Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 DMC GH3 GH4 DMC-GH4 GH5 Camera
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$31.44

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