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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
Top specs and features

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Sony Alpha a6500: 57 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

11.63x more megapixels (main camera).
2.08MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.2MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
12.48 x 7.02mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.5 x 15.6mm

3. 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.
1080 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
2160 x 30fps

4. weight

98g lighter.
355g
HTC Re: 65.5g
453g

5. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
39% have it

6. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
50% have it

7. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

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 a6500
12% have it

8. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
32% have it

9. has built-in optical image stabilization

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.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
46% have it

10. 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
Sony Alpha a6500
72% have it

11. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
27% have it

12. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
26% have it

13. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
20% have it

14. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
54% have it

15. 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
Sony Alpha a6500
27% have it

16. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
48% have it

17. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
66% have it

18. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
18% have it

19. 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.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
58% have it

20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
25% have it

21. has sensor shift stabilization

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 a6500
19% have it

22. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
45% have it

23. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
46% have it

24. volume

24.98% less body volume.
321.02cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
427.89cm³

25. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Sony Alpha a6500
35% have it

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