It hasn't been shot on Alexa 65. It's shot on Alexa XT...
If you're so invested in having digital be accepted, why shoot down film? They're creative tools that do different things well. If you don't like it, fine! But for many of us film still represents something different and hopefully it will never die.
I don't know where they found those numbers but the body is 6 lbs. It will usually end up slightly lighter than an Alexa mini once you add rods and battery plates to it.
Weighs nearly exactly as much as an ursa mini pro...
Is raw really that important? 99% of the shoots I'm on, shoot ProRes and the ones that do shoot raw, do it because they're using red. The original Alexa didn't shoot raw and it did pretty alright for itself.
There's a video on YouTube that compares Amira @ internal UHD upscaling with Red Dragon 6k and the difference is negligible at best. Even if the difference was bigger, most consumers don't sit Cloe enough to their screens to fully appreciate 1080p, let alone UHD!
The Super Baltars are interesting lenses indeed. They almost look anamorphic in the out-of-focus areas. Unfortunately it's kind of hit and miss when it comes to mechanical quality. I've had a P+S Technik rehoused set that couldn't focus past 3m, and then a flawless macro-converted Eastern Enterprises set. Really varies.