Pushing Cinematic Boundaries

New Concept Full-Frame Cinema Camera With Greater Mobility

sensor image

8.6K with Dual base ISO (800 and 3200) & Wide range of scan modes


16-Stop Wide Latitude with low noise


Compatible PL & E-mount with Anamorphic lens DE squeeze function.


Electronic Variable ND filter - 0.6-2.1 (1/4 to 1/128)


Newly developed in-body optical image stabilization compatible with PL mount lenses


Extensive AF system with touch focus support


New Internal recording formats including extremely efficient X-OCN LT


Mobile and Solo operation friendly design, 33% lighter than the top-of-the-line VENICE2

Sum of one

To invent anything is a difficult task. To invent yourself is a different road altogether. This film was a collaboration between people from all over the region. It is a fusion of different characters, flavors and spaces

Director: Adi van der Walt | DOP: Mostafa Fahmy

Sum of one

Behind the scenes

Pedal: Chasing trails, shifting lives

There are trails at the foot of the mountain in Stellenbosch that have given new hope and purpose to many through mountain biking. This film follows the story of Unathi whose life was greatly impacted through the Stellenbosch Trail Fund program.

Director : Izette Mostert | DOP: Jorrie van der Walt

Pedal: Chasing trails, shifting lives

Behind the scenes

The uncertainty principle

When you have lost something, you would do anything to get it back. This film is an emotional depiction of one man’s search for possibilities

Director: Adi van der Walt | DOP: Ian Nieuwenhuizen


"Somnium" is a short film shot on the Sony Burano by Gerry Blaksley, Timothy Fare-Matthews, and Saad Aldine Alkharouf. It tells the story of an exceptionally talented group of athletes who perform weekly at the prestigious "La Perle" show in Dubai, a spectacle designed by Dragone.Through determination and unparalleled skill, these athletes execute we-inspiring stunts, immersing viewers in a mesmerizing blend of worlds and emotions. With the advanced capabilities of the Sony Burano cinema camera, Gerry, Timothy, and Saad capture "La Perle" in stunning detail. The team shot a mix of 8K, 6K, and 4K resolutions, utilizing both Sony prime and zoom lenses. The advanced autofocus system of the Burano was instrumental in tracking the dynamic action seamlessly.


  • Small & Light Weight

    Small & Light Weight

    • H 142.5mm x W 162mm
    • 2.9 kg body & PL-mount adaptor
  • 8.6K Full Frame Exmor RS CMOS image sensor

    8.6K Full Frame Exmor RS CMOS image sensor

    • Effective 41.9 megapixels with Maximum resolution: 8632 x 4856 and 16-Stops Latitude.
  • Electronic Variable ND Filter

    Electronic Variable ND Filter

    • Variable ND filter built into the camera chassis offers a massive ND 0.6 (1/4 = 2 stop) to 2.1 (1/128 = 7 stops) range that reduces time lost on set changing external filters
  • PL & E-mount Availability

    PL & E-mount Availability

    • Support major of motion picture lenses in the market as well as E-mount F and FE lenses
  • In-Body Stabilization

    In-Body Stabilization

    • The world’s first digital cinema camera equipped with in-body image stabilization that works even with PL mount lenses
  • Right & Rear I/O array & Features

    Right & Rear I/O array & Features

    • USB-C
    • Grip Attachment
    • XLR 1 & 2
    • Grip 3.5 Jack
    • LANC
    • Full HDMI
    • 12G SDI
    • 3G SDI
    • TC In/Out
    • GEN LOCK
    • Outside Tally
    • Assignable Button
    • LAN

Technical Specifications

Camera type

Digital motion picture camera

Lens mount

PL Mount (detachable)/ E-mount (lever lock type)


35mm full frame (35.9 x 24.0 mm)

Exmor RS CMOS image sensor

Number of pixels (effective)*1

Approx. 41.9 megapixels

Optical low pass filter


Built-in ND filter


Linear variable ND (0.6(1/4) - 2.1(1/128))

Gain control

3 to 18 dB (every 1 dB)


16 stops

Color temperature range

2000 K - 15000 K

Video compression

X-OCN(LT), XAVC H Intra HQ, XAVC H Intra SQ, XAVC H Long, XAVC Intra, XAVC Long

Audio recording format

LPCM 4ch(48kHz 24bit)

Slow & Quick Motion (S&Q)


Proxy recording




Memory card slot

SLOT A: Slot for CFexpress Type B card, SLOT B: Slot for CFexpress Type B card, Slot for Utility SD card


Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF / contrast-detection AF)

Focus point

Max. 627 points (phase-detection AF)

Recognition target (Movies)


Other features

AF Subj. Shift Sensitivity

AF Transition Speed

AF Assist

ISO sensitivity

ISO 800/3200 (Cine EI mode, Base ISO, D55 Light source)


8.8 cm (3.5 type) TFT

Touch panel


Number of dots (total)

2 764 800 dots

Shutter speed

Angle Mode: 5.6°to 360°, 2F to 64F Speed Mode: 1/8000 sec to 64F


Image Sensor-Shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation (Compensation depends on lens specifications)


PL mount : High / Low / Off E-mount : Active / Standard / Off

PC interface


USB Type-C® Terminal

Yes (SuperSpeed USB 5 Gbps (USB 3.2) compatible)

Wireless LAN (built-in)

Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz band/5 GHz band))*2*3



HDMI output

HDMI connector (Type-A)

XLR audio input

Yes (3-pin (female) x2)

Headphone terminal

Yes (3.5 mm Stereo minijack)

Remote terminal

2.5 mm, 3-pole sub-mini type

SDI output

SDI OUT1: BNC, 12G-SDI, 6G-SDI, 3G-SDI (Level A/B), HD-SDI SDI OUT2: BNC, 3G-SDI (Level A/B), HD-SDI

DC input

XLR, 11 V to 17 V

TC input / TC output

BNC, TC IN / OUT Switchable

Genlock input / Ref output

BNC, REF IN / OUT Switchable

Grip remote control connector

YES(3.5 mm, 4-pole mini jack)

LAN terminal

-YES(1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T)


Built-in, monaural


Built-in, monaural

Lens Compensation

E-mount: Shading, Chromatic Aberration, Distortion, Breathing


Battery pack BP-GL95B (Sold separately)

With LCD screen

Unit nominal power consumption: Approx. 50.0 W (lens, 6K 17:9, 59.94P, X-OCN LT recording, auto fan, excluding grip remote control and peripheral devices)

Unit maximum power consumption: Approx. 66.0 W (lens, 6K 17:9, 59.94P, X-OCN LT recording, 40 °C (104 °F) environment, ND filter (1/4), proxy recording on, Wi-Fi on, auto fan, including grip remote control and peripheral devices)

Body only

Approx. 2.4 kg (body only, excluding PL-mount adaptor)

Body only (oz.)

Approx. 5 lb 4.7 oz (body only, excluding PL-mount adaptor)

Dimensions (W x H x D)

145.7 mm x 142.5 mm x 218.1 mm (body without protrusions)

Dimensions (W x H x D) (in.)

5 3/4 x 5 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches (body without protrusions)

Operating temperature

0 - 40 ℃ / 32 - 104 °F

Storage temperature

-20 to 60 ℃ / -4 to 140 °F

Supplied Accessories

Handle (with viewfinder arm) (1)

Handle mounting screws (4)

LCD monitor (1)

Viewfinder loupe (1)

Viewfinder mount adaptor (1)

Shim (circular) (1)

Shim (1/3 arc) (15)

E-mount cap (1)

PL mount cap (1)


Number of effective pixels varies depending on attached lenses and camera settings.


Models sold in some countries/regions support IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz) wireless LAN only.


(Configuration method/Access method) WPS or manually /infrastructure mode.

p>When connecting to smartphones, the camera can always work as a base without a wireless access point. (Security: WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK/WPA3-SAE)

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