DPR: "..while video can be recorded in 4K."
4K @ 15fps ? Really ?
108: Geez, those A7 Sony bodies must be the ugliest cameras on the planet... even the soviet 1941 tank T34 looked better .
Old farts love old SLR/DSLR cameras with a flippin mirror inside like the Df with a bunch of dials on it and a top 1/4000 shutter speed for double the price of a modern FF mirrorless.
Swap the gold for 1/8000 sec shutter speed like the lower cost FF cameras.
dark goob: This looks awesome. Now I can finally upgrade my Canon GL2 and use all my Olympus glass. Sweet.
The GH4 could use any Olympus lens and it shoots both cinema 4K 4096x2160 or 4K UHD. The Samsung NX1 shoots both also.
By the time this camera comes out in February 2015 Sony will have 4K 60p cameras and the GH5 will have 4K 60p by late 2015 with both having UHS II support for 2000x 300MB/s SDXC cards.http://www.lexar.com/pro-2000x-sd
dmartin92: So it's probably a waste to get 4K if you don't have a 4K television ? That's my question.
Wow, it's amazing how clueless some people are. There are thousands of 4K theaters worldwide.https://www.amctheatres.com/sony4k
justmeMN: Technical merit aside, in the US, Samsung has a brand problem. $2,799.00 for an off-brand camera? Good luck with that.
Canon and Nikon have brand problems with people who want the most advanced cameras today . What Canon or Nikon shoots 15fps and has both cinema 4K 4096x2160 and 4K UHD modes ?
With $299 5.5" smartphones having 4K UHD @30fps and 720p @240fps that cost $17.50 why should this toy camera cost $249 ? https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3942/15294892540_6e6a92d89a_b.jpghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y4GvxAHFxU
RonHendriks: Camera's need larger screens then 3,2"!
Felix, like I said it works with any of my APS-C or full frame lenses and with Lens Turbo adapter an 84mm F1.4 would work like a 61mm F1.0. https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3952/15064310214_47558a9bf4_b.jpg
I have many other E mount cameras like the full frame VG900 and A7r along with the MFT GH4 system for 4K video so it's not like the QX1 is my only option.
I use my Sony QX1 with any APS-C or full frame lens and my smartphone with 5" 1080p display.https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7534/15683765061_4500fb04f4_o.png
justmeMN: "Has received an invitation from Sony Electronics to join the program."
Sony has sent an invitation to the one professional photographer that uses a Sony camera. :-)
10 Reasons Why a Professional Photographer Left Nikon and started shooting with Sony by Jason Lanier :
The Sony PXW-FS7 E mount 4K camcorder could take advantage of the new XQD cards.
Maybe the EOS C100 Mark III will have DCI Cinema 4K like the Panasonic GH4, Samsung NX1 and $299 OnePlus One in 2020 . Same story for the Canon EOS 7D Mark II.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y4GvxAHFxU
Joe Ogiba: No 4K is a showstopper for me. I might get the new waterproof 4K Verizon Sony Xperia Z3v when my 2 year contract expires for my HTC Droid DNA in January. It also has wireless charging and 128GB Micro SDXC support.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oevRDwKJbKE
Wow, I didn't know kids are on this forum now.
OMG are you for real ? 4K is outdated ? What planet are you on ? The $349 64GB 5.5" 4K OnePlus One is $500 less than the $849 64GB iPhone 6 plus and shoots both 4K UHD and DCI Cinema 4K (4096x2160).https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y4GvxAHFxU
No 4K is a showstopper for me. I might get the new waterproof 4K Verizon Sony Xperia Z3v when my 2 year contract expires for my HTC Droid DNA in January. It also has wireless charging and 128GB Micro SDXC support.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oevRDwKJbKE
peevee1: 5-axis IBIS and OSPDAF working with all AF lenses and not just some Panasonic m43s and it would be almost perfect.
I tested IBIS on my Pentax K-7 in 2009 and it made a clicking noise in video mode. Here are two examples :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zCiuh_UWLchttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9L-y42Nj58
I use OIS on my 100-300mm Panasonic on my GH4 in 4K UHD mode and it works great.https://vimeo.com/108670896
The 42.5mm F1.2 Leica OIS also works great in 4K UHD mode.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2EGt12CsV8
The stills I get from my GH4 4K videos are great looking and if I need images for 36x48" prints I use my A7r .https://vimeo.com/96644118
Elaka Farmor: Optical image stabilization in 4K…..?
It's the film industry standard. Shots look great, even when you're moving, with SteadyShot™."https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3943/15362300109_ec6d3e634a_o.png