Exploring Sony’s Cinema Line: FX30, FX3, FX6

Sony's extensive range of cinema cameras ensures that there's a suitable camera for every video application. In this blog, we'll delve into several options ideal for various video-making needs!

The FX30, FX3, and FX6 are our top picks for compact, versatile, and accessible video cameras. These cameras offer all kinds of awesome features and top of the line Sony technology. 

For Vloggers

Sony's FX3 is the perfect option for videographers looking for a compact, lightweight option without sacrificing professional audio inputs and customizable buttons. 

Its compact construction doesn’t come at the expense of awesome features. This camera packs a punch with a 10.2-megapixel full-frame sensor with dual gain output. It supports 4K video recording with up to 120fps while offering 15+ stops of dynamic range! The FX3 also comes with advanced autofocus capabilities thanks to Real-time Eye AF and Real-time Tracking plus, your shots are always steady with in-body image stabilization! 

For Everyday and Aspiring Filmmakers

The FX30 is a great option for anyone looking for a compact, accessible cinema camera! This camera comes equipped with a 26.1MP APS-C BSI CMOS sensor and offers UHD 4K recording up to 120fps with 14+ stops of dynamic range. This camera is designed for cage-free use and excels in cinematic expression with Phase Detection AF, Real-time Eye AF, and 5-axis in-body image stabilization. It also offers awesome operational flexibility with dual CFexpress Type A/SDXC card slots, user LUTs and several supported accessories that make it suitable for filmmakers at all levels! 

For Professionals

The FX6 is Sony’s full-frame cinema camera designed for the professional filmmaker. With a 10.2-megapixel full-frame back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor and Dual base ISO (800 and 12,800), this camera works great in low light situations and gives your shots a rich and immersive feel. The camera supports 4K video recording up to 120fps and offers 15+ stops of dynamic range! The FX6 offers advanced autofocus with Real-time Eye AF and Real-time Tracking capabilities while incorporating in-body image stabilization for smooth and stable shots. The module design allows for several mounting options and supports a wide range of accessories to enhance your professional workflow. 


New Features and Updates! 

Sony plans to release firmware updates for the FX30, FX3, and FX6 cameras later this year. These updates will bring multiple new functions to these cameras you don’t want to miss! 


Set to arrive in May, the updates to the FX6 will include the addition of..

  • 1.5x de-squeeze function for anamorphic lenses.
  • High-quality 3D LUT processes for more accurate color processing. 
  • Waveform, false color, and Monitor and Control App v2.0 features
  • Expanded breathing compensation support to more lenses including the 100-400mm G master and the 200-600mm G


 The FX3 and FX30 will also get a firmware update in 2024 that can be expected later in the year. This update will add shutter angle and will give users the ability to choose between Shutter Speed or Shutter Angle. The update will also add the ability to mark shots with clip flags and enhanced support for Creator’s App live streaming.

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