Sony PXW-FS5, 4K handheld Super35 camera

Posted by Charbax – October 6, 2015

Sony releases this new 4K Super35 camera at $5600 in the USA 5800€ in Europe, with kit lens it costs 500€ more. It records 4K at 24/25/30 FPS, HD at up to 240FPS in Sony's XAVC Long and AVCHD Recording Codec. It has a continuously variable Neutral Density filter which is a first in Super35 imaging, enables to blur the background even in sunlight; also offers conventional presets at 1/4, 1/16 and 1/64 ND. Sony's E-Mount system is compatible with E-Mount servo zooms, manual zooms and primes; A-Mount lenses (via Sony's adapters); PL mount lenses (via third-party adapters); and other SLR and rangefinder lenses (via third-party adapters). 360° rotating, detachable Smart Grip can be used with industry-standard rosette, Sony’s FS7 telescoping arm and third-party accessories.