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The Sharp 8K: Introducing the First 8K Prosumer Video Camera

Sharp has unveiled a prototype for a new micro four thirds 8K video camera for under $5,000… Welp, that sure escalated quickly. Fresh from the floors of CES 2019, there sits a live prototype of a Sharp 8K video camera which seems to officially signal the beginning of a new 8K prosumer arms race… We’ve known 8K was coming for sometime, with camera rumors swirling with news of a Sony 8K full frame sensor and Panasonic dropping reported specs on a high-end 8K experimental “organic” sensor. Even today Canon - not one to be left in the dust again - has even teased a new 8K version of their mirrorless EOS R. However, this looks to be the closest working prototype to a small, handheld, prosumer level 8K video camera. Here’s the first up-close look and the few rumored specs below. The Sharp 8K Camera As mentioned in the video, everything at this point is unconfirmed. But promises of an official unveiling at NAB 2019 are not long round the corner. 8K Resolution (7680 × 4320) 8K at least 30fps (possibly 60fps) Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Wednesday, 9 January

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