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Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K

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Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K

£2,547.60
Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K
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A classic and good spec 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution 1.7kg camcorder, with a giant 4/3" optical sensor size but representing only average value for money
3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 4" 1.7kg No Jun 2014
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Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K number 187 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
6 Reviews
52
Value for Money
Average
73
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 63%. Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are also excellent.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very large optical sensor size
Open file formats
Shoot ultra HD
Elegant design
Advanced technology
Standard connections
Dynamic range
Easy to use touchscreen
Beautifully crafted design
Super fast SSD recorder
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
EF compatible lens mount
Large super 35 sensor
Premium quality
Stunning beauty of 4k
Blackmagic production camera 4k
Loads of accessories
Very short maximum battery life
Heavier than average

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Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K Video Reviews

Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

Expert review site gamesradar.com scored this camcorder 50%. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this video camera.

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Very Good Brand

Video cameras produced by Blackmagic Design have very good reviews on average.

Value for Money

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released in June 2014.

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Features

Heavier Than Average

Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g. The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K's weight of 1.7kg is in the heaviest 10% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The Production Camera 4K has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this video camera has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Video cameras resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Very Large Optical Sensor Size

The average optical sensor size of all video cameras is 0.38", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8". The optical sensor size of the Production Camera 4K of 1.33" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 3% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the Production Camera 4K of only 1.5h is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 24% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The battery life (max) of video cameras range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Production Camera 4K does not have an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders do have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K does not support HDMI, unlike 69% of video cameras which support HDMI.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Production Camera 4K of 5" is larger than 98% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Production Camera 4K has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

The slowest maximum frame rate of video cameras is 25fps, the fastest is 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The maximum frame rate of the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K of 59.9fps is faster than 65% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Production Camera 4K has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. 93% of video cameras do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Has a Microphone in

The Production Camera 4K has a microphone in. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The Production Camera 4K does not have a built-in display, unlike most other camcorders. 72% of video cameras have a built-in display.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K supports remote operation, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not support remote operation.

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Tripod Mountable

The Production Camera 4K is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of video cameras which are not tripod mountable.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Production Camera 4K is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

blackmagic design cinecamprod4kef, which bmdcinecamprod4kpl, which bmdcinecamprod4kef, bmpc4k

Barcodes:

09338716001945, 09338716002867

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