The Game Changing Sony PXW-FS5

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Dubbed by Sony as the #missinglink and positioned between the FS7 & FS700, the game changing Sony PXW-FS5 is on it’s way!

 

IBC 2015 Sony News Sony PXW-FS5

Pick it up. Wrap your hand around the rotating Smart Grip. Line up a shot. You’ll immediately understand why Sony created the PXW-FS5. It’s the next step in Sony’s handheld revolution. Small as it is, the camera delivers uncompromising performance with Sony’s Super 35 sensor, 4K onboard recording and wireless streaming. The PXW-FS5. Just wait until you get your hands on it.

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Available November 2015, the Sony PXW-FS5 will be available as body only or as a kit that includes the Sony 18-105mm E-Mount servo zoom (PXW-FS5K).


 

Highlights:

fs5-smart-gripSecond-generation Smart Grip

  • Rotates full 360°
  • Assignable buttons
  • Assignable dial & joystick
  • Attaches to industry-standard rosette for use with FS7 telescoping arm or third-party accessories

4K Super35 image sensor

  • 14 stops of dynamic range
  • 4K resolution
  • Super35 format
  • Works with Sony’s S-Log2 and S-Log3 encoding and S-Gamut3.cine mode
Game Changing Sony PXW-FS5

Sony FS5/FS7 Comparison & Compatible E Mount Lenses

4K XAVC™ L recording on board

  • Built-in 3840 x 2160 recording
  • 4K at 100 Mbps (maximum) recording
  • 1080p HD, with rich 4:2:2 color and nuanced 10-bit grayscale – at 25, 35 or 50 Mbps
 Other Features include:
  • 960 fps super slow motion – 1080p up to 240 fps (960 fps reduced resolution)
  • Built in wireless streaming – wifi or Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • Face detection AF and Focus Magnifier
  • Continuously variable Neutral Density filter
Check out Sony’s promo video:

 You can find the full technical specs here

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