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39

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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF

£1,549.00
A 4 year old Full HD 1.7kg video camera with satisfactory features but high running costs
2/3" Yes 1.7kg No Jul 2013
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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF Review

With average features, we have ranked the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF number 148 across all camcorders.
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Poor
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Full HD
Tripod mountable
Very slow maximum frame rate
Very short battery life (max)

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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Blackmagic Design is one of the better rated camcorder manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews.


Value For Money

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Features

Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The slowest maximum frame rate of video cameras is 25fps, the fastest is 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 60fps. The Cinema Camera EF's maximum frame rate of only 30fps is in the slowest 18% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Cinema Camera EF is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of camcorders are not tripod mountable.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Cinema Camera EF is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Cinema Camera EF has a hand strap, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a hand strap.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Cinema Camera EF's battery life (max) of only 1.5h is in the shortest 21% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average battery life (max) of all video cameras is 52h, with the shortest being 0.083h and the longest being 8,700h.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Cinema Camera EF has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. 94% of video cameras do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Heavy

Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The weight of the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF of 1.7kg is in the heaviest 9% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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2432 X 1366 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the Cinema Camera EF is 2432 x 1366 pixels. That's 60% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all video cameras is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has a Microphone in

The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF has a microphone in, unlike 77% of video cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". The Cinema Camera EF's display diagonal of 8" is very large compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera was released in July 2013.


Product Identifiers

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09338716001600

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