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Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K Review
|3 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 42?
It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 63%. Panasonic video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a microphone in
Does not have a built-in flash
Does not have a built-in display
Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K Video Reviews
Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K In-Depth Analysis
Poor Expert Reviews
Camcorder expert review site gamesradar.com scored this video camera 50 out of 100. If all the camcorders are ranked by average expert review score then this Blackmagic Design video camera is in the bottom 5%.
Blackmagic Design Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews
Blackmagic Design is one of the superior video camera manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Blackmagic Design also has very good ratings for its camcorders.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
Like most other video cameras, the Production Camera 4K does not have a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.
Has a Microphone in
The Production Camera 4K has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.
The Production Camera 4K is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.
Does Not Have a Built-In Display
The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K does not have a built-in display, unlike most other video cameras. 68% of camcorders have a built-in display.
The Production Camera 4K's weight of 1.7kg is in the heaviest 9% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.
Supports Remote Operation
The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K supports remote operation. 95% of camcorders do not support remote operation.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video 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 common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Camcorders resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).
Very Short Battery Life (max)
The battery life (max) of the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K of only 1.5h is fairly short compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 21% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have battery life (max) of between 0.083h and 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 53h.
Fairly Large Display Diagonal
The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K's display diagonal of 5" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 2% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".
The Production Camera 4K is tripod mountable. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.
Does Not Support HDMI
The Production Camera 4K does not support HDMI, unlike 67% of camcorders which support HDMI.
Has an Interchangeable Lens
The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K has an interchangeable lens, unlike 94% of camcorders which do not have an interchangeable lens.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Blackmagic Design released the Production Camera 4K in June 2014.
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