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Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera at CES 2020

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Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera were on display at CES 2020 event. The Micro Four Thirds camera will be priced around ¥300,000 to ¥400,000 yen (approximately $2,800 to $3,700). Shipping is scheduled to start in Summer 2019.

Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds camera uses its own 33MP Four Thirds sensor, and it provides plenty of resolution for capturing a UHD 8K image. Promised recording specs are 8K at 30p using H.265 or H.264 at 200 Mb/s in 8-bit 4:2:0 internally.

Users will also have slow-motion Full HD and 4K60 options coming. Additionally, future HDR will support 10-bit and the mini-HDMI port will output a clean 8K signal. Check out more information below about the Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds camera.

What we know so far about the Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera

  • 8k at 30 fps in H.265 codec (Sharp is working on 60 fps)
  • 4k or HD up to 60p at 200 Mbits/s at 10-bit
  • UI fully implemented
  • MFT lens mount
  • CMOS sensor
  • Mini-XLR input
  • Full HDMI out
  • Headphone and audio jacks
  • SD memory card
  • 5.5″ fully articulating touchscreen HD LCD
  • Not officially announced yet (another prototype was shown at CES)
  • Release timeframe: second half of 2020 for Japan, US shortly after
  • Price: under $4,000
  • The official announcement is expected at the 2020 NAB show

Stay tuned with us for more information.

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