This is the latest 8K camera – and you've never heard of its manufacturer

Bosma G1 8K
(Image credit: Astro Design)

The world's third consumer 8K camera has arrived, but it's not from Nikon, Fujifilm, Panasonic or Olympus – it's from niche Chinese manufacturer Bosma. 

Following in the footsteps of the Canon EOS R5 and Sony A1, and beating both the Nikon Z9 and Sharp 8K Video Camera to the punch, the Bosma G1 8K is a curious camera from a little-known company in China best known for making binoculars, telescopes and smart cameras. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.