32points

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

66points

Sony Alpha 7S

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Sony Alpha 7S

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S

Why is Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera better than Sony Alpha 7S?

  • 134g lighter
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    355gvs489g
  • 43.97% less body volume
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    321.02cm³vs573.024cm³
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
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    3.5"vs3"
  • 28mm shorter
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    66mmvs94mm
  • 10mm thinner
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    38mmvs48mm

Why is Sony Alpha 7S better than Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera?

  • 9.77x larger sensor
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    35.8 x 23.9mmvs12.48 x 7.02mm
  • 5.87x more megapixels (main camera)
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    12.2MPvs2.08MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
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  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has AF tracking
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
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Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

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$829.99

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Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.weight

355g

489g

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.
4.Has a hot shoe
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
5.is a system camera
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
6.Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display which shows the framed image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image; they can be more compact; it's easier to focus with digital zoom; and they sometimes offer extra info on the display (such as a live histogram).

Optics

1.sensor size

12.48 x 7.02mm

35.8 x 23.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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
Sony Alpha 7S
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 phase-detection autofocus for photos
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
5.Has a two-stage shutter
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
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.
6.shoots raw
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
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.

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.
2.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.has a 24p cinema mode
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
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
Sony Alpha 7S
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.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
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
Sony Alpha 7S
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
Sony Alpha 7S
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.Has a remote control
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
3.dynamic range

13Evs

13.2Evs

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.
4.has an external memory slot
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
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.
5.has an HDMI output
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.has an accelerometer
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S
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.

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Buy used:

$829.99

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