Last year we picked 4K cameras that we thought presented the most value, and then we compared them in our 4K Camera Shootout of 2016. This year, we’re back with the 2017 edition.

    The three cameras featured in this video are:

  • Sony a6500
  • Panasonic GH5
  • BlackMagic URSA Mini 4.6K Pro

As you saw in the video, our winner was the Panasonic GH5.

We might do Part II of this video, since there are other interesting 4K cameras on the market, and it’s likely we’ll see new contenders before the end of the year. Please let us know which cameras you’re interested in.

Here’s Tom’s review of the GH5.

Here‘s Tom’s review of the URSA Mini 4.6K (the image quality of the Pro and this camera is the same; please watch here to hear Tom talk about the main differences between the two models of the URSA Mini 4.6K)

Here‘s Tom’s review of the Sony a6300 (a6300 and a6500 have the same sensor, so the image quality is the same; a full review of the a6500 is coming soon).

Here is where you can buy these cameras:

Panasonic GH5 camera on BH Photo Video, eBay, Adorama, Henry’s, Amazon, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany

BlackMagic URSA Mini 4.6K Pro on BH Photo Video, Adorama, Henry’s, eBay, Amazon, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany

BlackMagic URSA Mini 4.6K on BH Photo Video, Amazon, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany, Adorama, eBay, Henry’s

Sony Alpha a6500 camera on BH Photo Video, Adorama, Henry’s, eBay, Amazon, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany

In all these tests, Tom used Rokinon Cine DS lenses (of various focal lengths).

Here‘s Tom’s review of the Rokinon lenses (the video also compares them to the very expensive Rokinon Xeen lenses).

Here’s where you can buy these lenses: BH Photo, Adorama, eBay, Henry’s, Amazon, Amazon Canada

4K Camera Shootout of 2017 (Part I)

Sony Alpha a6500

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