Sharp shows off new prototype 8K MFT camera at CES 2019
Better identified lately for his or her TVs and shows, Sharp has been discovered exhibiting off a prototype of an 8K prosumer camera at CES 2019. Apparently, it’s supposed for prosumers and Sharp is seeking to convey it to marketplace for round US$5,000. Digital Trends studies that the camera makes use of a Shark 8K CMOS sensor, and has a Micro Four Thirds mount. Sharp has mentioned it’s working to incorporate picture stabilization, and that the camera can do 8K at 30 fps, however may attainable attain 8K 60fps.
The 10-bit camera makes use of the H.265 codec and has an SD Card slot, together with HDMI and USB Type-C connections, together with headphone, microphone, and mini XLR ports. It additionally has a 5” flip-out display, although Sharp will not verify if it’ll have contact. The unit on show at CES was a non-working pattern, however there seems to be a number of operate buttons throughout the physique, fairly just like the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema camera 4K.
As a prototype camera, lots can change, together with the value level, however Sharp has advised Digital Trends that it’s attempting to maintain value between US$3,000 to US$5,000. That would make it probably the most accessible 8K video camera available on the market. Additional data and particulars are mentioned to be out there by NAB 2019. Check out the movies beneath for extra.
Sources: Digital Trends, Youtuber Kinotika, Newsshooter