Red launches its new entry-level 5K cinema camera, priced at $9,950

Got a spare $9,950? You should buy yourself the new Red Scarlet-W, an entry-level 5K cinema camera.

Published Sat, Dec 12 2015 1:40 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:02 PM CST

We all know how good Red cameras are, with one of my favorite YouTubers - MKBHD - making such great use out of his expensive kit.

Red launches its new entry-level 5K cinema camera, priced at $9,950 |

Well, Red Cinema has just unveiled its latest Scarlet-W and Scarlet-W Monochrome cameras, which are both capable of shooting 5K RAW video, and 2K ProRes with Red's Dragon sensor. If you want to get some slow motion action out of them, the camera can shoot 5K 60FPS widescreen, 4K at 150FPS, and 2K at a huge 300FPS.

The new Red Cinema Scarlet-W costs $9,950 for the body only, and sits between the expensive $29,000 6K Epic model, and the new $5,950 Raven model. Red explains: "All of our [latest] cameras have the Dragon sensor in common, so intercutting footage between the entire line is pretty seamless".


Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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