Whoa: Sony FS700 Body with Metabones Adapter for $4,999?

by Hugh Brownstone2 Comments

Yeah, I should have posted this a month ago because the Sony NEX-FS700R [B&H | Amazon] is a stonkin’ feature-jammed cam that can even do 4K, now priced less than a Canon C100 Mk II, let alone a Canon C300 Mk II or the newer Sony FS7 [B&H | Amazon].  My bad.

This is all a little bit nuts, really. The Brits would call it “spoilt for choice.” I call it “the candy store is open.”

What else COULD you call it when Sony has announced the a7r II for $3,200 [B&H | Amazon]; Blackmagic has announced the URSA Mini starting at $2,995 (though to be fair, there’s no viewfinder in that price); and now Sony has dropped the price again on the FS700, a 4K- capable, true camcorder form factor with internal neutral density filters; full HD frame rates up to 240 fps; timecode; and two XLR jacks with phantom power (OK, it’s missing some other things, but…SERIOUSLY?)?

Then again, it could all be a little overwhelming.

I really love what Sony is doing these days.

 

The Sony FS700 Price Has Dropped to $5,000

The Sony FS700 Price Has Dropped

 

Via No Film School:

Coming almost a year after the price dropped to $6K, we've got another $1,000 cut, bringing Sony's FS700 to down to $5,000. While you might see the FS7 as a better value with its internal 4K, it does start at $8K, which may or may not be just above your budget, especially when you build out a kit for that particular camera. That's not the only deal on the FS700, we've also got the 18-200mm kit lens version which is now down to $5,600. Here's a look at the two options for purchasing a new FS700:

sony fs700 body only

sony fs700 with 18-200

Read full article at No Film School “The Sony FS700 Price Has Dropped to $5,000”

(cover photo credit: snap from No Film School)

Hugh Brownstone

Hugh Brownstone

Hugh is the founder of Three Blind Men and An Elephant Productions. He and the team write, direct, shoot, score, and edit web-centric films; conduct photo shoots; and write copy, white papers and blog posts. Hugh also writes screenplays (he recently optioned a TV pilot) and just published his first eBook (Apple's iPhone: The Next Video Revolution). If it's about telling stories, it's in their wheelhouse.

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