31points

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

63points

Sony Alpha 7S II

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
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46 facts in comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Sony Alpha 7S II

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
31
points
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
63
points
Sony Alpha 7S II

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

  • 272g lighter
    355gvs627g
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
    ?

    3.5"vs3"
  • 56.11% less body volume
    321.02cm³vs731.52cm³
  • 22mm thinner
    38mmvs60mm
  • 30mm shorter
    66mmvs96mm

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

  • 9.67x larger sensor
    ?

    35.6 x 23.8mmvs12.48 x 7.02mm
  • 5.87x more megapixels (main camera)
    12.2MPvs2.08MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has AF tracking
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
    ?

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

ProductStorePrice
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera walmartZ CAM E2C Professional 4K Cinema Camera
walmart logo
$799.00

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
2.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
3.Has a hot shoe
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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
Sony Alpha 7S II
4.weight
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Best

HTC Re

65.5g

355g

627g

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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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
Sony Alpha 7S II
6.Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
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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).

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II

Optics

1.sensor size
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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

35.6 x 23.8mm

2.has AF tracking
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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
Sony Alpha 7S II
3.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
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Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
4.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Panono Camera

108MP

2.08MP

12.2MP

5.has sensor shift stabilization
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With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
6.has manual focus
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This allows to manually set the focus.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
3.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
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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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
4.has a 24p cinema mode
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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
Sony Alpha 7S II
5.supports AVCHD format
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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
Sony Alpha 7S II

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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II

Battery

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

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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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
Sony Alpha 7S II
2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
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.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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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
Sony Alpha 7S II
5.has an accelerometer
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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
Sony Alpha 7S II
6.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha 7S II

Price comparison

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

ProductStorePrice
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera walmartZ CAM E2C Professional 4K Cinema Camera
walmart logo
$799.00

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