The Fujifilm X-H2 May Feature 8k Video; Here’s What Else I’d Love to See

Fujifilm could be planning huge things for their next X-H camera.

The internet has been speculating that the new Fujifilm X-H2 could have 8k video. This would be a huge implication if real. To achieve 8k video, Fuji would need an entirely new sensor. As a result, they would need at least 32 Megapixels. However, if they shoot for DCI 8k, we could see a 45 MP camera. Beyond those potential updates, I’d love to see Fujifilm go crazy on this new camera. Could the Fuji X-H2 be an S1H killer? Read the awesome possibilities after the break.

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The ASUS ProArt StudioBook One Wants $10,000 From Photographers

The Asus ProArt StudioBook One has been born to handle your 8K video and high-resolution images, but is it worth it?

The photography world is evolving at a blistering pace. It wasn’t too long ago that 24MP camera sensors were considered the cream of the crop, and 1080P video was king, but, in a few short years, we have seen a jump to 61MP and even 100MP sensors in consumer cameras, and video capabilities jumping up to 8K. While this is all well and good, the equipment required to comfortably process images and video at these resolutions has needed to improve too. The new ASUS ProArt StudioBook One will be able to handle everything you throw at it, but it’s $10,000! After the break, we will take a look at what your money will get you, and we will talk about if our desires for more resolution is worth it.

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Sony Reportedly Showing off an A99 Successor with 8K video

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After Sony introduces 4K video recording in the A7s (with external recorder), Sony Alpha Rumors claims that the company is working on an 8K camera. Sony purportedly brought an 8K camera prototype to the BBC headquarters. A source at the event claimed the unit looked similar to the Sony A99 full frame DSLR with a vertical grip. Sony also supposedly said this 8K camera could come to market as soon as 2016.

Despite the both the Sony A6000 and Sony A7s featuring great video options along with Sony’s AVCHD format, the Japanese company still isn’t as popular in the video world as Panasonic or Canon.

Sony might be interested in starting a resolution war with Panasonic, as the electronics firm already has two cameras that record  in 4K including the GH4 and LX100. There are also other mirrorless cameras that can be hacked to take quad-HD footage. However if Sony is in talks with the BBC, and potentially NHK, it could be one of the first big providers of 8K equipment for the television world.