RED has announced the professional Weapon camera line with representatives Weapon Dragon. As the name suggests, this is a weapon in the film industry with optional resolution 35.4-megapixel sensor completely new camera can help in 8K video recording.
The size of this sensor is 40.96×21.6mm, larger sensor than RED Epic Dragon. Compared with other competitors such as 8K Sony F65, RED Weapon sensor better up to 1.8 times. RED Dragon Camera can shoot 8K video (8192 x 4320 pixels) ratio of 1896: 1 at 60frame / s (using the whole sensor) or rotating at a rate of 2.4: 1 at 75fps. The Cases of Weapon are made from magnesium alloy or carbon fiber synthesis.
Currently the Weapon Dragon 8K still not available for purchase. However, in the event of NAB 2015 this year, RED has started to sell the Weapon Dragon 6K, 6K RED Dragon version with 19-megapixel sensor Epic Dragon line with $ 10,000 delivery in this July. RED Weapon Dragon 8K version will be available later this year for $ 20,000. If you order a Red Digital Cinema Weapon today, you will receive Red Dragon 6K Camera. 8K version will be sent to you as soon as RED Weapon is officially sold out.
For Epic Red Dragon camera, Scarlet Dragon, you can buy the bodykit of Weapon and replace the sensor on the old Dragon, saving $ 5,000. A rival 8K camera called Sony 20-megapixel with Super35 sensor. However, the camera can only record 4K, Sony has yet to release firmware for F65 can shoot 8K. If RED Weapon launch, it will be the world’s first 8K camera can shoot 8K and we could hear the RED will continue to be honored at the Oscars.
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