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Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 reviews of Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the design and image quality. The price and portability also get good opinions, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability. Some have doubts about the battery.

usability, portability, price, image quality, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the usability, whereas many are less positive about the design.



100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: bdemenil (

Looks like 35mm film


This camera achieves phenomenal results. I would choose it above almost every camera within 3-4x the price. It has a wonderful sensor, records in a variety of formats including 4K RAW, is easy to use, uses the least expensive fast media (SSD), and is...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Nizar (

Revice review


Couple of weeks before, I wort very negative review about this camera. today I changed my mind at all, since I start recording RAW (4000x2160) DNG files. this camera is wonderful piece when you use it to record RAW only. this camera is very weak when...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Wutyee (

Impress about my new Professional Camera


That is my first time to buy Professional Camera. I bought Blackmagic Production 4K Camera, when I visit New York on last week of November. It is really easy to use. You only need to use menu setting Camera, Audio, Recording and Display. Adjust fame...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: NAS (

Jekyll & Hyde (Beauty and the Beast Part ii)


Well... I just wrote a review called Beauty and the Beast. Only a few weeks ago. I'm on my 4th camera in 6 months. I've had every malfunction with this device - under the sun. Either that - or they send me all the defective stuff. Lol! Yes, at this...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: NAS (

Beauty and the Beast


This camera is a bitter sweet product for me. The image is sweet. Ergonomics, and the fact that you can't see anything outdoors without an additional monitor etc aside... the image is good. The quality of the device.... not so good. In under 6 months I...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: PLEASANT (

Great Unit


I am a published filmmaker Artist. The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is an excellent camera for creative work. It is not a low light camera. However like most Film cameras, a good set up is necessary to get the most out of this unit. For whatever...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Nizar (

Bad purchase bad camera


This camera was produced by a new company with fresh experience, the camera is full of problems, the manufactures are making mistakes and learning. They dose not done yet with this camera, This camera make my life very hard, every day I disappointed...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: DEAN_HAWN (

Horrible Camera


I was super excited about this camera when I bought it a year ago but my experience with it totally blows. Worst purchase ever. . Never again.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: DWCoop (

Great Footage... Horrible Audio...


The footage that this camera produces is amazing. I own a canon t3i as well, and after using the bmcc 4k i will never use another camera ever again unless it can meet the same picture quailty and easy menu settings this camera has or has a way better...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Jake (

Great camera


I use this camera to shoot short films. It has been going great for me. Great image quality and it is the perfect next step for DSLR users. I had a DSLR and went to this camera and I am able to use all my lenses which helps a lot. I'm just a little...

May, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio system:Mono
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery life (max):1.5
Battery recharge time:2
Charging source:AC


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Remotely operated: Yes


Colour of product:Black, Silver
Tripod mountable: Yes


Built-in Display: No
Display diagonal:12.7
Display Resolution:800 x 480
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: No

Lens System

Image stabilizer: No
Interchangeable lens: Yes
Lens mount interface:Canon EF

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Bundled software:DaVinci Resolve, Blackmagic Media Express, DiskSpeed Test

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
S-Video Out: No


Camcorder media type:SSD
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards: No
Disc types supported: No


HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:59.94
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080p, 2160p
Video formats supported:Raw
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Height :12.6