What’s the Point of 4K Video in a Quality Still Camera? | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


You see it on photography forums all the time: “Look at the 13MP Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. It has the ability to record 4K video. Well, 5 minutes at a time. Why doesn’t the (Nikon/Canon/Sony…) professional still camera do this?”

Really? The big manufacturers of professional quality digital still cameras should pour millions of dollars into making sure their mass-marketed gear can produce 4K video, instead of just broadcast quality HD 1080p?

Before they’ve worked out a 24-70mm F2 zoom?