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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

63points

Sony Alpha 7S II

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II

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

  • 272g lighter
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    355gvs627g
  • 56.11% less body volume
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    321.02cm³vs731.52cm³
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
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    3.5"vs3"
  • 30mm shorter
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    66mmvs96mm
  • 22mm thinner
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    38mmvs60mm

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

  • 9.67x larger sensor
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    35.6 x 23.8mmvs12.48 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

Sony Alpha 7S II

Buy used:

$449.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony NEW Alpha 7S III Full-frame Interch...Sony NEW Alpha 7S III Full-frame Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Camera
Amazon logo
$3,498.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 2...Sony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens - Bundle with Camera Case, 32GB Class 10 SDHC Card, Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND2), Clean Kit, SD Card Reader, Card Wallet
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony Alpha 7 II E-mount interchangeable ...Sony Alpha 7 II E-mount interchangeable lens mirrorless camera with full frame sensor
Amazon logo
$1,398.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorl...Sony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 3-Inch LCD, Black
Amazon logo
$1,698.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interc...Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, Body Only (Black) (ILCE7RM2/B), Base, Base
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless D...Sony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera a7II ILCE-7M2/K with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Kit and Deco Gear Professional Photo Video Camera Case 2X Extra Battery Power Editing Bundle
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP F...Sony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP Full Frame High Resolution Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with Front End LSI Image Processor, 4K HDR Video and 3" LCD Screen - ILCE7RM3/B Body, Black
Amazon logo
$2,298.00
Sony Alpha 7S II aliexpressNP-FW50 FW50 Battery Charger For Sony A7...NP-FW50 FW50 Battery Charger For Sony A7 A7S A6000 DSC-RX10 Alpha 7 7R 7R II 7S a7R a7R II a5000 a5100 a6000
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$4.23
Sony Alpha 7S II aliexpressLCD Dual Charger for Sony NP-FW50 Alpha ...LCD Dual Charger for Sony NP-FW50 Alpha 6300 Alpha 6500 ILCE-QX1 Alpha 7 7R 7R II 7S a7R a7S a7R II a5000 a5100 a6000 a6300
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$11.41
Sony Alpha 7S II aliexpressLCD Dual Charger for NP-FW50 For Sony Al...LCD Dual Charger for NP-FW50 For Sony Alpha 6300 Alpha 6500 ILCE-QX1 Alpha 7 7R 7R II 7S a7R a7S a7R II a5000 a5100 a6000 a6300
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$11.04

Design

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

355g

627g

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 II
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 II
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 II
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

35.6 x 23.8mm

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 II
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 II
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
5.shoots raw
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
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
Sony Alpha 7S II
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

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 II
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 II
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.has a 24p cinema mode
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
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 II
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 microphone input
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
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 II
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 II
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.Has a remote control
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
3.has an external memory slot
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
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
Sony Alpha 7S II
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 II
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

Sony Alpha 7S II

Buy used:

$449.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony NEW Alpha 7S III Full-frame Interch...Sony NEW Alpha 7S III Full-frame Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Camera
Amazon logo
$3,498.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 2...Sony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens - Bundle with Camera Case, 32GB Class 10 SDHC Card, Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND2), Clean Kit, SD Card Reader, Card Wallet
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony Alpha 7 II E-mount interchangeable ...Sony Alpha 7 II E-mount interchangeable lens mirrorless camera with full frame sensor
Amazon logo
$1,398.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorl...Sony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 3-Inch LCD, Black
Amazon logo
$1,698.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interc...Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, Body Only (Black) (ILCE7RM2/B), Base, Base
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless D...Sony a7 II Full-Frame Alpha Mirrorless Digital Camera a7II ILCE-7M2/K with FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Kit and Deco Gear Professional Photo Video Camera Case 2X Extra Battery Power Editing Bundle
Amazon logo
$1,598.00
Sony Alpha 7S II AmazonSony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP F...Sony a7R III Mirrorless Camera: 42.4MP Full Frame High Resolution Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with Front End LSI Image Processor, 4K HDR Video and 3" LCD Screen - ILCE7RM3/B Body, Black
Amazon logo
$2,298.00
Sony Alpha 7S II aliexpressNP-FW50 FW50 Battery Charger For Sony A7...NP-FW50 FW50 Battery Charger For Sony A7 A7S A6000 DSC-RX10 Alpha 7 7R 7R II 7S a7R a7R II a5000 a5100 a6000
aliexpress logo
$4.23
Sony Alpha 7S II aliexpressLCD Dual Charger for Sony NP-FW50 Alpha ...LCD Dual Charger for Sony NP-FW50 Alpha 6300 Alpha 6500 ILCE-QX1 Alpha 7 7R 7R II 7S a7R a7S a7R II a5000 a5100 a6000 a6300
aliexpress logo
$11.41
Sony Alpha 7S II aliexpressLCD Dual Charger for NP-FW50 For Sony Al...LCD Dual Charger for NP-FW50 For Sony Alpha 6300 Alpha 6500 ILCE-QX1 Alpha 7 7R 7R II 7S a7R a7S a7R II a5000 a5100 a6000 a6300
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$11.04

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