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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD vs Sony PXW-FS7

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD vs Sony PXW-FS7

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD
Sony PXW-FS7

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Amazon US
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Adorama
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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
6.6" larger display diagonal Edit
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD has a display diagonal of 10.1", however the Sony PXW-FS7 is only a 3.5" screen size camcorder (6.6" smaller). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

$7,526 cheaper
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD costs $7,525.99 less than the Sony PXW-FS7.
2 Reasons For
1% lighter Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7 is a 2kg weight camcorder. That's 18g lighter than the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD (2kg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1% heavier Edit
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD is a 2kg weight camcorder. That's 18g heavier than the Sony PXW-FS7 (2kg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Less retailers
Only 2 stores sells the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD, whereas 3 sellers sell the Sony PXW-FS7. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD is older than the Sony PXW-FS7 by one month.
2 Reasons Against
6.6" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7 is a 3.5" screen size camcorder, whereas the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD is a 10.1" screen size camcorder (6.6" larger). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

$7,526 more expensive
The Sony PXW-FS7 is more expensive than the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD by $7,525.99.

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Date Released

32 months Ago 31 months Ago

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 2/3
BEST
 2/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Lens Mount Interface
 Four Thirds
 Four Thirds

Storage

Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 XQD
 SD
 XQD
BEST
Camcorder Media Type
 SSD
 HDD
 Memory card
BEST
 SSD
 HDD
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity
 2000
 200
 2000
 200
BEST

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/3 - 1/9000

Display

Display Diagonal
10.1"
BEST
3.5"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,560,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7lx
Remotely Operated
 Remotely operated
 Remotely operated

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 AVC
 XAVC-I
 AVC
 XAVC-I
BEST
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
BEST
Maximum Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Microphone Connectivity
 XLR
 XLR

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
XLR in
 XLR in
 XLR in
Mini USB Port
1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Battery

Battery Life (max)
4h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium
BEST
 Lithium
Battery Recharge Time
4h Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 45 -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2kg 2kg
BEST
Height
194.68mm 239mm
Depth
113.57mm 247mm
Width
225.25mm 156mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Bundled Software
Blackmagic Camera Utility Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 DC
 USB
 DC
BEST
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card

Other Features

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 19W
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
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