The coveted RED Komodo camera is FINALLY on the market (as of 2020), and video creators of all natures are in love with it already. But what makes it so special? What sort of specs and technical build makes videographers swoon?
Before we dive into the technical specifications, let’s give this camera a proper introduction.
What is the RED Komodo?
Welcome to the RED Komodo- a masterpiece built from innovating and revolutionizing cinematic film. In summary, it is a compact digital cinema camera. Note the word compact. This rig features all the high-quality specs you’d expect from a RED product, except it is all packed into a small and slim body frame.
Top RED Komodo Camera Specs
This is arguably one of the most (if not THE most) impressive compact cinematic camera releases of 2020. To start off, this rig features a global shutter that utilizes high-quality sensor technology. That means your shots will have a dynamic range and capture every movement.
Another top spec is the Komodo’s ability to shoot 6K cinema footage, which is quite impressive. RED Komodo 6k resolution allows videographers to create some truly advanced visuals.
Quick Spec Snapshot
If you are in a hurry and want a quick look at the RED Komodo camera specs, speak no more. Here is a list-like snapshot of what you’ll receive in this premier camera. Note: This technical informal is taken straight from the RED website.
KOMODO® 19.9 MP SUPER 35MM GLOBAL SHUTTER CMOS
6144 X 3240
27.03 MM X 14.26 MM (DIAGONAL: 30.56MM)
Playback Frame Rates
23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 FPS, ALL RESOLUTIONS
REDCODE RAW Acquisition Formats
6K 17:9 (6144 X 3240), 2.4:1 AND 16:9
5K 17:9 (5120 X 2700)
4K 17:9 (4096 X 2160)
2K 17:9 (2048 X 1080)
4K (4096 × 2160) AT PRORES 422 HQ AND PRORES 422 UP TO 60 FPS
2K (2048 × 1080) AT PRORES 422 HQ AND PRORES 422 UP TO 120 FPS
2.10 LBS (WITHOUT BODY CAP AND CFAST CARD)
TWO SLOTS FOR BP-9XX SERIES BATTERIES
INTEGRATED DUAL CHANNEL DIGITAL MONO MICROPHONES, UNCOMPRESSED, 24-BIT 48 KHZ
ADDITIONAL DUAL CHANNEL VIA INTEGRATED 3.5MM AUDIO JACK, UNCOMPRESSED, 24-BIT 48 KHZ
This is NOT the entire spec list. A full, comprehensive listing of all official technical specifications of the RED Komodo can be found here.
Watch RED Komodo In Action
Do you want to see the RED Komodo camera in action? We love this RED Komodo video where you can see an unboxing, view test footage, and even download sample footage from the video creator. The footage download link is the first one listed in the video description.
So, what do you think of the legendary RED Komodo camera, and do you plan on using it in the future?