Foxconn wants to make RED cameras $20,000 cheaper

RED, one of the biggest names in digital cinema cameras, may end up working with a huge and high-volume manufacturer to bring the cost of its usually very pricey cameras way down. According to Nikkei, manufacturer Foxconn is trying to partner with RED to produce high-quality 8K cameras that are much cheaper than those on sale today.

“We will make cameras that will shoot professional-quality films in 8K resolution but at only a third of current prices and a third of current camera sizes,” Foxconn chairman Terry Gou said yesterday at a holiday party, according to Nikkei.

Gou said that Foxconn is in talks with RED to form a joint venture or partnership to produce more affordable cameras. That…

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Author: Jacob Kastrenakes

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