Atomos Shinobi 4K HDR Monitor Hands-on Review


The Atomos Shinobi monitor is a 5.2 inch, HDR display that accepts a 4K signal through HDMI.

It is super bright at 1000 nits and after testing it in person all week, here is my review and walkthrough of how it works.


Product Highlights

— 5” 1920x1080 HDMI Monitor (same as Ninja V recorder)

— 1000 nit brightness

— Accepts a 4K signal up to 30 fps or HD up to 60fps

— Can display 10+ stops of dynamic range when being used with Log or HLG HDR outputs.

— Built-in gamma presets for popular camera Log or HLG profiles.

— 427 pixels per inch

— Weighs only 200g / 7 oz

— Polycarbonate body

— 1/4”-20 mounts on top & bottom

— Headphone jack on the side to monitor audio

— On screen audio levels to help monitor sound

— 6 hour battery life from a single Sony NP-F750

— SD card for LUTs & firmware updates

— Can have 8 internal preset LUTs in memory, but have many more on an SD card to pull from too.

Check today's price on the Atomos Shinobi.


You can watch my other reviews of monitors here:

SmallHD Focus Monitor Review

Are Cheap Camera Monitors Worth It?

Special thanks to Atomos for letting me borrow this unit to review it.

Caleb Wojcik