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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD vs Sony PXW-FS7K

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD vs Sony PXW-FS7K

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD
Sony PXW-FS7K

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
66% larger display diagonal Edit
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD has a display diagonal of 10.1". That's 6.6" larger than the Sony PXW-FS7K (3.5"). 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.

Hugely longer battery life (max) Edit
Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD is 4h battery life, but the Sony PXW-FS7K is only a 1h battery life camcorder (3h shorter). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

Cheaper by $12,980
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD costs $12,979.99 less than the Sony PXW-FS7K.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
1 Reason For
Lighter Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K 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.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Slightly heavier Edit
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD has a weight of 2kg, however the Sony PXW-FS7K is a 2kg weight camcorder (18g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Older by one month
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD is one month older than the Sony PXW-FS7K.
4 Reasons Against
Significantly smaller display diagonal Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K 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.

Shorter battery life (max) Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K has a battery life (max) of 1h. That's 3h shorter than the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD (1h). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

$12,980 more expensive
The Sony PXW-FS7K is more expensive than the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD by $12,979.99.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 store sell the Sony PXW-FS7K, but 2 shops sell the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Date Released

32 months Ago 31 months Ago

Image Sensor

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

Lens System

Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Minimum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 22
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 90mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28 - 135
Lens Mount Interface
 Four Thirds
 Four Thirds

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 XQD
 SD
 XQD
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Camcorder Media Type
 SSD
 HDD
 Memory card
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 SSD
 HDD
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity
 2000
 200
 2000
 200
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Shutter

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

Display

Display Diagonal
10.1"
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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
 handheld
 Handheld/Shoulder camcorder
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 handheld
 Handheld/Shoulder camcorder
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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
Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 600 Mbit/s
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
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 1080p
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
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Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
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Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
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Maximum Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
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Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
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
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
XLR in
 XLR in
 XLR in
Mini USB Port
1 1

Battery

Battery Life (max)
4h
BEST
1h
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.4V
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
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Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28Wh
Battery Recharge Time
4h 2.16h
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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
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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
 USB
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AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card

Other Features

USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity

Technical Details

Number of Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
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