Posted: 9. January 2019 at 13:06 CEST
Pretty much out of the blue, Sharp surprised CES-visitors by displaying the first 8K-capable camera compatible with the Micro Four Thirds standard:
Not much is known about what clearly is still a prototype; technical specs are reportedly as follows:
Short video showing the camera; the lens ist the Olympus 40-150mm, by no means bad glass but it’s resolution might not be on par for 8K:
So far no one has released an MFT sensor to spec – 8K video equates to about 33 megapixel (7.680 x 4.320 px.). Currently, Micro Four Thirds maxes out at around 20 MP with the Lumix G9 and other recent cameras. That’s a fairly small sensor and a fairly high resolution, a combination that will negatively impact the camera’s low light capabilities.
Size comparison MFT vs full-frame:
That’s all we know so far; an official presentation should come in the second quarter of 2019.
Source: Mirrorless Rumors
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