Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Blackmagic Design Camcorders

1. Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Lens Mount

User Ratings: 77 8

Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K First Impressions

"Thought they worked great!"

That is not the case with the Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K. Indoors it performed quite well. Still, it's worth knowing about. Functions are straightforward. Very easy to hold in one hand.

  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Lens Mount
  • Effective sensor size 23 10 x 12 99 millimeter (super 35)
  • Shooting resolutions 6144 x 3456 (6K) up to 50 fps/ 6144 x 2560 (6K 2 4 1) up to 60 fps/ 5744 x 3024 (5 7K 17 9) up to 60 fps/ 4096 x 2160 (4K DCI) up to 60 fps/ 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD) Up To 60 fps/ 3728 x 3104 (3 7K 6 5 anamorphic) up to 60 fps/ 2868 x 1512 (2 8K 17 9) up to 120 fps/ 1920 x 1080 (HD) Up To 120 fps
  • Maximum sensor frame rate Dependent on resolution and codec selected Project frame rates of 23 98 24 25 29 97 30 50 59 94 and 60 FPS supported off-speed frame rates up to 60 fps in 6K 2 4 1 120 fps in 2 8K 17 9 and 1080H
  • Video inputs None/ video outputs 1x HDMI type a
  • Active EF mount lens not included
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K
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Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. I received the Blackmagic Design CINECAMPOCHDEF6K today. The phone/camera mount piece works great. Video was taken when I got it.

Overall Score
4.5


(28 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Blackmagic Design Camcorders

2. Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Camera with EF Mount, External Camera Controls

User Ratings: 45

Blackmagic Design FBA_CINEURSAMUPRO46K First Impressions

"Worth the price."

This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. So many features, streamlined everything. We travel out after I receive this Blackmagic Design FBA_CINEURSAMUPRO46K. However I am glad I did purchase! We are very pleased with this product.

  • Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Camera with EF Mount, External Camera Controls
  • 4.6K Super-35mm CMOS Sensor
  • 4608 x 2592 Video up to 60p
  • CinemaDNG and ProRes 444 & 422 Recording
  • Full Set of External Controls
  • Built in ND Filters
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design FBA_CINEURSAMUPRO46K
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Blackmagic Design FBA_CINEURSAMUPRO46K Final Thoughts

"It’s a good buy."

Over all, good quality for the price. The material of the Blackmagic Design FBA_CINEURSAMUPRO46K seems really good. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. Functions are straightforward.

Overall Score
4.0


(8 Points)

3. Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K (G2)

User Ratings: 74

Blackmagic Design BM-CINEURSAMUPRO46KG2 First Impressions

"Perfect!"

I did exactly what the ad said. Its really worth every dollar I paid. So many aspects about this camera. Good camera for what I’m using it for. This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K (G2)
  • Effective Sensor Size: 25.34 x 14.25 millimeter (Super35)
  • Lens Mount: EF mount included. Interchangeable with optional PL, B4 and F lens mounts
  • Lens Control: Electronic control via EF mount pins or 12pin broadcast connector for compatible lenses
  • Dynamic Range: 15 Stops
  • Shooting Resolutions: 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 1920 (4.6K 2.40:1), 4096 x 2304 (4K 16:9), 4096 x 2160 (4K DCI), 3840 x 2160 (Ultra HD), 3072 x 2560 (3K Anamorphic), 2048 x 1152 (2K 16:9), 2048 x 1080 (2K DCI), 1920 x 1080
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design BM-CINEURSAMUPRO46KG2
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Blackmagic Design BM-CINEURSAMUPRO46KG2 Final Thoughts

"Update next week."

Not that many left on the inexpensive end. I really like the features of the camera. There are not any fancy professional features. This is a fantastic camera for the price. Still, it's worth knowing about.

Overall Score
4.7


(5 Points)

4. Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD 2 Broadcast Camera for Live Production

Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2 First Impressions

"It has a nice case as well."

Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. Feel free to contact me if you have questions. Really great camera and easy to use. LCD display could be better. I had no problems at all with setup at all.

  • Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD 2 Broadcast Camera for Live Production
  • DESIGNED FOR LIVE PRODUCTION - Now you can produce multiple camera live production in any location
  • REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN - Advanced technology in a compact, rugged design. Features a compact and durable magnesium alloy body that is packed with innovative technology, making it the most rugged, portable and advanced studio camera in the world
  • EASY ACCESS BUTTONS FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT SETTINGS - Quickly and easily access the most important controls using the built in row of buttons below the viewfinder
  • MICRO FOUR THIRDS LENS MOUNT - The Blackmagic Studio Camera features an active Micro Four Thirds lens mount that is compatible with an incredibly wide range of lenses and adapters
  • LARGE 10" FULL HD VIEWFINDER - The Blackmagic Studio Camera includes the world's largest viewfinder built in! The massive 10" high resolution screen has a super wide viewing angle and the large viewing area
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2
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Blackmagic Design CINSTUDMFT/HD/2 Final Thoughts

"I noticed two problems."

I love it and definitely recommend to others. Formatting the SD card was easy. The price Also made this a great deal. Using it for filming kids sports. I do wish there was a time & date stamp.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

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5. Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K with Samsung 500GB T5 Portable Solid-State Drive (Blue), E...

Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1 First Impressions

"Good product."

Super easy to read instructions too! Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! We travel out after I receive this Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1. I received the Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1 today. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky.

  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K with Samsung 500GB T5 Portable Solid-State Drive (Blue), Extended Life LP-E6 Spare Battery (2700mAh / 20.0Wh), Home/Travel Battery Charger & Cleaning Cloth
  • CAMERA FEATURES: 4/3"-Sized HDR Sensor; Rolling Shutter; Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composite Construction; DCI 4K60, 2.8K80 Raw in 4:3 Anamorphic; Blackmagic Raw and ProRes Options; Dual Native 400/3200 ISO / up to 25,600; Up to 2.6K 120 Raw for Super16 Lenses; Active Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount; 5" Touchscreen Display; CFast 2.0 & SD/UHS-II Card Slots; USB Type-C Output for External Drive
  • SSD FEATURES: 500GB Storage Capacity; 256-Bit AES Encryption; Max Read Speed - 540 MB/s, Maximum Write Speed – 515 MB/s; Multi-Level Cell (MLC); Password Protection; Shock Protection from Up to 6.6’ (2m); USB 3.1 Type-C and Type-A Connections; USB Type-C & USB Type-A Cables Included
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K; Samsung 500GB T5 Portable Solid-State Drive (Blue); Extended Life LP-E6 Series Replacement Battery (7.4V / 2700mAh / 20.0Wh); AC/DC Rapid Home & Travel Battery Charger; Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • CAMERA MANUFACTURER ACCESSORIES: DaVinci Resolve Studio Activation Key; Canon LP-E6 Type Battery; 30W Power Supply with International Adapters; Dust Cap
  • SSD MANUFACTURER ACCESSORIES: USB Type-C Cable; USB Type-C to Type-A Cable
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1
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Blackmagic Design BMDPCCAM4KS500GBSSDSB1 Final Thoughts

"Wonderful package!"

This unit is awesome and the price is great. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Well packed and worth the money. What you get is quite a lot, really.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

6. 【Full Upgrade】 Ultra HD Video Camera Camcorder with Powerful Microphone 1080P Vlogging Camera Re...

User Ratings: 64 14

LVQUONE First Impressions

"Exceeded expectations."

But not an awful lot better. Great Blackmagic Design Camcorder and meets my needs. So far I am happy with this purchase. Picks up good sound without the mic. It did come with a memory card on top of it.

  • 【Full Upgrade】 Ultra HD Video Camera Camcorder with Powerful Microphone 1080P Vlogging Camera Recorder 3.0 Inch IPS Screen 16X Zoom Camcorders YouTube Camera Remote Control, Lens Hood,Battery Charger
  • 【Ultra HD 1080P Camera Necessary for Beginners】LVQUONE Ultra HD 1080p camcorder is equipped with a large Panasonic image sensor ,with effective pixels up to 24M (5600X4200),it can be fine restore every details of the photographed subject.Use Intel CPU PIII667 processor for image processing and record every wonderful moment.
  • 【Ultra HD 1080P Camcorder with Webcam Live Stream Function and 32G SD Card】High performance configuration and gift box are ideal gifts for teenagers,friends and high requirements.This 1080P Ultra HD can be streamed directly to Facebook,YouTube,Instagram and Skype.And equipped with a 32G large capacity memory card allows you to store more video,picture and memories , never miss an important moment in your life.
  • 【Ultra HD 1080p Camcorder with Poerful External Microphone】The external microphone of LVQUONE camera recorder adopts NCR noise reduction pickup technology to effectively reduce the mechanical noise and other vibration noise interference of the camera.Provide decisive significance for recording every important moment. In addition, the vloging camera has a 16x digital zoom that can be zoomed in and out to change the angle of view range, so you can see distant objects more clearly.
  • 【Ultra HD 1080p Camcorder with Pause Function and Recording While Charging Function】You can pause video capture for a long time at any time,and then resume shooting from where you stopped without starting a new file.The vlog camera recording while charging and is equipped with two 1500mAh batteries, so you don't have to worry about running out of power when recording important events.
  • 【Multifunctional Portable Ultra HD 1080p Camera】The 1080P camera designed for beginners supports multiple functions,3.0-inch IPS touch screen,16X digital zoom (Not Auto or optical zoom),Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-timer, ,Remote control,etc. LVQUONE's customer service provides a one month worry free return and a one-year warranty.No matter what problems you encounter in the use process,please feel free to contact us,we will serve you wholeheartedly.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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LVQUONE Final Thoughts

"Night vision mode."

However I am glad I did purchase! Honestly, the tiny size is my favorite thing! For this price, the LVQUONE is awesome. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! Formatting the SD card was easy.

Overall Score
4.2


(10 Points)

7. Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder Full HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 16X Digital...

User Ratings: 85 7

HAOHUNT NN604S First Impressions

"Totally unusable."

Overall this Blackmagic Design Camcorder is a great buy. This unit is awesome and the price is great. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Used this multiple times for church lectures. Really like the clarity of the picture.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder Full HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation LCD Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • 【Webcam Video Camera for Yotube】: This digital camcorder is useful to take the beauty photos and share it in your Youtube.The video camera can be used as webcam when the camera connect the computer.Please operate the camera button to choose the “PC CAM” mode.When the “AMCAP ” window is opened,from which shooting object through the camera will be showed on this window.You can have a video call with your families or friends.Please download the software “AMCAP ” before use the webcam function.
  • 【Pause Function】:This video camera supports Pause function,so you can pause the recording when you need,then continue recording again without starting a new one, which makes it easier for you to edit and upload the videos.This video camera included a USB cable,you can connect it directly to the computer to upload videos.This video camera included a AV cable,you can connect it directly to the TV to playback the videos.
  • 【Recording While Charging】:The camcorder come with two 1500 mAh NP-FV5 batteries.It allows you to keep recording around 60 to 90 minutes when it's fully charged.For the first time use need to charge more than 8 hours.The camcorder support the recording while charging,good to record long videos anytime.
  • 【Multifunction Camcorder】: 1080P(15fps) Video Resolution,24M(6000x4500) Image Resolution,image format (JPEG),video format(AVI),16X digital zoom,camcorder with fill light,3.0 inch LCD and supports 270°rotation,Anti-shake,Face Capture,Beauty Function,Self-timer and Webcam function,Pause function,USB 2.0,TV Output,Setting Date and Time.
  • 【Portable Camcorder】:The camcorder supports SD/SDHC card up to 32GB (not included), just remember to format the SD card before use the camcorder first time.The camcorder support the tripod(not included) connection and the hole is standard size. Please contact us if you have any questions,we will try our best to help you solve the issue.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The HAOHUNT NN604S
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HAOHUNT NN604S Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

I like The light weight small size. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. We are very pleased with this product. We travel out after I receive this HAOHUNT NN604S. Wow this was such a great purchase!

Overall Score
4.6


(136 Points)

8. Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with Chest & Helmet Mounts + 64GB C...

User Ratings: 53 14

Sony K-94872-03 First Impressions

"So many extra features."

The image quality is amazing. First off this was an open box purchase. The Sony K-94872-03 is small and lightweight. I used to just take videos on my phone. This is a gift for my brother's birthday.

  • Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with Chest & Helmet Mounts + 64GB Card + Battery & Charger + Case + Tripod + Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 11 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 Wi-Fi GPS 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder + [2] Transcend 64GB MicroSD Card +
  • [3] Spare NP-BX1 Battery for Sony + [4] Battery Charger for NP-BX1 + [5] Vivitar Pro Series Chest Strap +
  • [6] Vivitar All-in-1 Outdoors Kit + [7] Sunpak Pro Head Strap Mount + [8] PD-C20 Camera / Camcorder Case +
  • [9] PD-T14 Flexible Camera Tripod + [10] PD 5pc Complete Cleaning Kit + [11] PD 8 SD Card Memory Card Case
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony K-94872-03
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Sony K-94872-03 Final Thoughts

"Yes I like."

Really like the clarity of the picture. Wow this was such a great purchase! In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Works and looks much better than expected. I haven’t had one in so long.

Overall Score
4.1


(14 Points)

9. JVC GY-HM170UA Ultra 4K HD CAM Compact Professional Camcorder Top Handle Audio Unit Bundle Memory Ca...

JVC GY-HM170UA First Impressions

"I advise you!"

Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! Works and looks much better than expected. Not that many left on the inexpensive end. So know your needs and pick the right Blackmagic Design Camcorder. The lanyard has been amazing.

  • JVC GY-HM170UA Ultra 4K HD CAM Compact Professional Camcorder Top Handle Audio Unit Bundle Memory Card, JVC XLR Microphone, More
  • This Bundle Includes JVC GY-HM170UA 4K HD Compact Professional Camcorder + All Standard Manufacturer Included Items, Limited 1-Year Warranty, JVC QAN0067-003 Microphone , 2- 64GB UHS-I SDXC Memory Cards (Class 10), .45x Wide Angle Lens Converter for 62mm, 2- Spare batteries for JVC NVF823, Soft Carrying Case, 62mm 3 Piece Filter Kit Includes: UV, FLD, CPL, 62mm 4 Piece Macro Close Up Set , Professional 160 LED Video Light Studio Series, 3pc LCD Screen Protectors, 5 piece Lens Cleaning Kit
  • Product Specifications: 1/2.33" CMOS Sensor| 4K Ultra HD 24/30p Recording at 150 Mbps| 4:2:2 1080p Video up to 60p at 50 Mbps| Dual SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slots
  • Live UHD 4K Output via HDMI| 12x Optical Zoom Lens| Two-Position ND Filter| Nine User-Assignable Function Buttons
  • Two XLR Inputs for External Microphones| Independent Gain Control
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JVC GY-HM170UA
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JVC GY-HM170UA Final Thoughts

"Good camera for the price."

Wow this was such a great purchase! This is absolutely the best bang for the buck. I haven’t had to change the date. I've tried many brands & models. And the photo is acceptable also.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 64GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case, Telepho...

User Ratings: 68

Panasonic HC-X1000 First Impressions

"Well packaged."

The material of the Panasonic HC-X1000 seems really good. There is a zoom feature on the Panasonic HC-X1000. And it’s so easy to carry around. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos. I did exactly what the ad said.

  • Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with 64GB Memory Card, LED Light, Case, Telephoto Lens, and More - Advanced Bundle
  • 1 x Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Camcorder (HC-X1000) | 1 x Sony 64GB Memory Card | 1 x Large Padded Carrying Case | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x 49mm 3 Piece Filter Kit | 1 x Super-High Performance HDMI Cable 2 Meter | 1 x 49mm Ultraviolet UV Filter | 1 x Deluxe Cleaning Kit | 1 x SD Card USB Reader | 1 x Memory Card Wallet | 1 x MicroFiber Cloth
  • 4K DCI & UHD Video/ 8.8MP Stills | 1/2.3" MOS Sensor; 2 x Venus Processors
  • Leica Dicomar 20x Optical Zoom Lens | Switchable between NTSC and PAL
  • Individual Focus, Zoom & Iris Lens Rings | Power O.I.S, & Hybrid O.I.S.
  • 0.45" EVF / 3.5" LCD Touch Screen | Records MP4, MOV, AVCHD to SDXC Cards
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic HC-X1000
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Panasonic HC-X1000 Final Thoughts

"And it was a good decision."

Seems well made, as expected for the price. He was pretty happy about the microphone. So many features, streamlined everything. Good camera for what I’m using it for. I did exactly what the ad said.

Overall Score
4.7


(7 Points)

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