Sample Sony F3 footage and first impressions

The Sony F3 was launched to the press in the UK this week and I’ve been watching a ton of XDCAM footage direct from pre-production F3s today in my Berlin studio away from the wine and cheese parties. Am I impressed?

Without wanting to be emotional let’s be objective – You’d expect for the price not to see heavy aliasing, tons of noise and blown highlights. You just don’t.

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Panasonic GF2 launch as it happens


Image source – 43rumors.com

UPDATE – vital video stats are:

Full HD is 30p for NTSC, 25p for PAL. 17Mbit AVCHD in full HD mode. No 720/60p, just 720p/30p.

As predicted first by EOSHD on Twitter last week thanks to a tip off from a jolly good source, the GF2 is having a launch party this week.

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