The new FX6 incorporates Sony’s core technologies of image sensor, processing engine, and AF performance.
The new Sony FX6 cine camera. (Source: Sony.)
The new FX6 incorporates Sony’s core technologies of image sensor, processing engine, and AF performance. It is also compatible with the wide range of Sony E-mount lenses for creative flexibility. Key features of the new camera include:
• 4K 10.2 megapixel full-frame back-illuminated CMOS Exmor R sensor
• Compact and lightweight body design for on-the-go shooting
• Ultra-high sensitivity with ISO expandable to 409,600 for very low light conditions
• 15+ stops of dynamic range
• S-Cinetone look profile, also used in FX9 and inspired by VENICE colourimetry
• BIONZ XR image processing engine, first used in Alpha 7S III
• Fast Hybrid Auto Focus, also used in Alpha cameras and FX9
• Recording up to 4K 120p / HD 240p, 10 bit 4:2:2 colour depth in full-frame
• Support for up to 12G-SDI and 4K at up to 60p 16-bit SDI RAW output
• Compatible with more than 50 E-mount lenses
The FX6 full-frame Cinema Line camera will be available in Australia from December 2020, for SRP $9,999. Click here for full product details.
Sony has also announced further details of the Sony Film Festival, which includes three categories; Fiction, Non-Fiction and Music Video, embracing a broad swath of the short-form filmmaking landscape. With an impressive pool of prizes up for grabs, the Sony Film Festival will open for entries in January 2021. Interested filmmakers can find more information or register their interest by visiting the festival site here.