Sony F55 vs Canon EOS 1D C at 4k video – side by side

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In partnership with the new team at cinema5D, we present their latest side by side comparison of the Sony F55 & Canon EOS 1D C at 4k.

There's an obvious difference in sharpness (in fact, the team thought it might need some softening in post it was so sharp), but is that worth triple the price? Have a look at the cinema5D test below and post your comments in the forum!

Sony F55 & Canon 1DC – 4K side by side

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Snip from the cinema5D team

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cinema5D had a chance to test the newSony F55, Sony’s new flagship 4K cinema camera. As a reference we used Canon’s most advanced HDSLR.

The F55 is an interesting camera, because it is one that ticks more boxes than any other camera over the past few years – the range of resolutions, frame rates, codecs as well as the ergonomics are unprecedented. Now it’s down to actually using it to make a judgement call.

We wanted to know how the camera performs in a normal sooting environment and took the Canon EOS 1DC 4K HDSLR with us for comparison. Some interesting conclusions can be drawn here, things you might consider if you plan on shooting with either of these cameras or would just like to see what to expect.

You can download (1GB) and watch the source video in 4K on vimeo: LINK

Disclaimer: Please note that this is not a scientific test. We share our subjective opinion and try to give you all the insights we have. Always try before you buy.

Equipment used:

Adobe Premiere CS6
Canon 24-70mm F/4.0 IS
DaVinci Resolve 9
Litepanels Sola ENG Flight Kit
Nikkor 14-24mm
Nikkor 24-70mm F/2.8
Novoflex EOS/Nikon lens adapter
Sachtler DV8 SB
Sachtler system 18 S1 ENG 2 CF tripod
Samyang 14mm T/3.1 Cine
TvLogic VFM-056W monitor

Your thoughts?

What do you think? Have you downloaded the 4k file to compare? Sound off in our new forums – registration is as easy as 2 clicks!

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(cover photo credit: snap from the video)


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