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Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera Teased

Sharp just teased a new camera with micro four thirds sensor capable of 8K video recording at CES 2019. The official announcement is planned for the NAB 2019 show, but Kinotika managed to get some information from Sharp representatives and to do a hands-on video with the dummy prototype. Sharp 8K MFT Camera. Source: Kinotika Youtube Channel Sharp and 8K The connection of the term 8K resolution and Sharp (since 2016 owned by the Chinese company Foxconn) is neither new nor surprising. They have been producing TVs with 8K resolution for a while now. Even in the field of 8K recording the company is not a new player. Already back in November 2017 during Inter BEE  show in Japan Sharp announced the 8C-B60A – super 35mm camera which records in 8K 4:2:2 10-bit. (See our interview with Masazumi Kaino-san from Sharp). The camera was primarily aimed for the Japanese broadcast market – as in Japan 8K is generally more accepted and used than in rest of the world. Because of their 8K TV portfolio it is actually no wonder Sharp pushes 8K in the production field so much. Sharp 8K MFT Camera – Preview Please note that there is no official information from Sharp about this camera yet as it should be announced at this year’s NAB show in April. Sharp happened to have a dummy camera now at CES on their booth as a kind of  teaser. The camera does not even have an official name yet. Dave Altizer from Kinotika  however,...

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Published By: Cinema5D - Wednesday, 9 January

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