lets have a look at a video from guys who actually shot video.
enough boring talk from guys in this tread who know not much about video but talk like they have invented photography and videography.
just for a change...
As far as my own perspective goes, I am not arguing with you about the utility of 4k nor am I arguing with you about the fact that it will absolutely be the standard at some point.
My main issue is with people who think that it is something Canon SHOULD or will be doing very soon based on the fact that the GH4 is out. It is NOT the standard for the market as a whole currently.
Furthermore, the GH4 is in a price range that would require Canon put 4k in their consumer lines in order to compete directly (right now). THAT, is not something I believe will happen (right now) and is truly the only point I have been trying to convey.
If we are not talking about Canon being forced to compete directly, then the issue is moot as they already offer 4k in their lineup.
+1. Totally agree. This has been the argument all along, that the notion Canon would "have" to respond to the GH4 is wrong. Canon will make 4k a standard feature when 4k is a standard feature in general.
Well Panasonic has effectively introduced 4k as the standard HD video on their digital cameras.
Given that, I'd expect Olympus to follow suit. Not sure about Sony or Nikon. But within the year, I expect 4k to be a tick-box feature that is standard across new digital cameras above $1000. Well all except Canon of course because nobody with a Canon DSLR wants 4k video. *shrug*