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. Canon Vixia HF G50 UHD 4K Camcorder (3667C002) with 2 Extra Batteries, Close Up Diopters,Tripod, Pad...

Canon 6CANHFG50P5 First Impressions

"Very good value as well!"

And the photo is acceptable also. It's only a bit heavier, but it's bulky. Functions are straightforward. The price Also made this a great deal. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

  • Canon Vixia HF G50 UHD 4K Camcorder (3667C002) with 2 Extra Batteries, Close Up Diopters,Tripod, Padded Case, LED Light, 64GB Memory Card, Tripod, External 4K Monitor, Rode Mic Go and Much More
  • 1 x Canon Vixia HF G50 UHD 4K Camcorder | 1 x 7" Full HD Monitor with 4K Support | 1 x Rode VideoMic GO | 1 x Wireless Lapel & Handheld Microphone System | 1 x Professional LED 160 Video Light | 1 x 64GB SDXC High Speed Memory Card | 2 x BP-828 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack | 1 x Professional Full Size Tripod | 1 x Soft Padded Carrying Case | 1 x 58mm Close Up Macro Lens Kit | 1 x Professional Wide Angle Lens 58mm | 1 x Professional Telephoto Lens 58mm |...and more
  • 1/2.3" UHD 4K CMOS Sensor | Record up to UHD 4K30 Video
  • DIGIC DV 6 Image Processor | 8-Blade Circular Aperture
  • Dual SD Card Slots | 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • Slow- & Fast-Motion, Interval Recording | 29.3 to 627mm, 20x Optical Zoom in 4K
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 6CANHFG50P5
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Canon 6CANHFG50P5 Final Thoughts

"The Canon 6CANHFG50P5 works great."

Much better then other same style Blackmagic Design Camcorder. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. For this price, the Canon 6CANHFG50P5 is awesome. This little camera meets all those needs! The batteries come already charged.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

7. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (16mm Narrow, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"An amazing device."

It has a microphone so the sound is better. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. I love the audio options. But not an awful lot better. Wow this was such a great purchase!

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (16mm Narrow, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"Crisp clean pics."

It's the small things that count. Must be turned on and off manually. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. I really appreciate with the extra battery. For this, we purchased this Contour .

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi Multi Scene Camera (Black)

User Ratings: 64 8

Panasonic HC-V380K First Impressions

"Exceeded expectations."

I had no problems at all with setup at all. The lanyard has been amazing. Good quality without damage at night. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. The image stabilizer works very well.

  • Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi Multi Scene Camera (Black)
  • Super-sharp Full HD 1080p recording;3 inches touch-enabled LCD
  • Intelligent 90x zoom, with 5-axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization provides maximum handheld stability
  • Wi-Fi and NFC enabled for quickly sharing content and controlling camcorder features remotely
  • Wi-Fi mobile device Camera feature adds multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording
  • In-camera Creative Control and Intelligent Auto Plus modes enhance creative possibilities
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Panasonic HC-V380K Final Thoughts

"And guess what!"

Good camera for what I’m using it for. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. Now I'm off to charge the battery! Much better then other same style Blackmagic Design Camcorder. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all.

Overall Score
4.3


(379 Points)

9. Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with Travel Charger

User Ratings: 64 11

Sony First Impressions

"I advise you!"

This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. I used to just take videos on my phone. There are not any fancy professional features. Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. An additional battery is included as backup.

  • Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black) with Travel Charger
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

I haven’t had one in so long. The Sony is small and lightweight. This is an amazing camera, it really is. The material of the Sony seems really good. So many features, streamlined everything.

Overall Score
4.1


(206 Points)

10. Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Ca...

User Ratings: 61 11

Kenuo First Impressions

"Love this camera!"

Overall this Blackmagic Design Camcorder is a great buy. The Kenuo is small and lightweight. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. So far I am happy with this purchase. It's the small things that count.

  • Ultra Video Camera Camcorder For Vlogging KENUO FHD 1080P 26MP 30FPS WIFI IR Night Vision Digital Cameras Webcam for For Youtube, 3.0 Inch IPS Touch Screen Camcorder Recorder with Microphone,Lens Hood
  • ►Ultra HD 1080P WIFI Video Camera Webcam for YouTube◄ - The WIFI video camera is supports FHD1920x1080 (30FPS), 26 million pixels and 24M image resolution.Great 360°moveble webcam for YouTube or Instagram Livestream to share amazing moments to your family and friends.In addition, downloading the app on Google Play on your phone or tablet and connect it to your camera, then you can operate the camera or view photos and videos from your Android or iOS device. So interesting and convenient.
  • ►External Microphone&Remote Control◄ - The camcorder with a rechargeable external microphone which uses XY stereo pickup technology to effectively reduce background and wind noise, make sounds clarity.The hot shoe mount for installing more accessories, not only external microphone but also fill-light(Not included). It also comes with a IR remote control and you can take photos and videos by yourself within 10m distance.The 1/4 inch screw at the bottom fits most camera tripods(Not included).
  • ►IR Night Vision & Lens Hood◄ - The camcorder has IR LED light for night vision to shooting. It can be deliver a clear and bright picture (black and white) even in the dark of scenes without visible light or low light(within 5m). The camera comes with lens hood shields light source to prevent glare and lens flare. It comes with two rechargeable Li-ion batteries for long time shooting and supports recording while charging.Don't need to worry about out of power when you have a long recording!
  • ►IPS Touch Screen & Pause Funtion◄ - The compact and lightweigh digital camera with 3.0 Inch 270 ° IPS flip touch screen.Make it easier and save your time to operate it on the menu.The "PAUSE" function allow you can choose to pause and continue to recording with different time and scene in one video,recording in the same file without open a new one file. The camcorder can support up to 128GB SD card(Not include). let put the camcorder into the storage bag and start your journey.
  • ►Multifunctional Function&Quality Assurance◄ - The camcorder also have features as time-lapse photography, slow motion, motion monitoring, 16x digital zoom, anti-shake, face recognition, time-lapse photo, self-timer, smile capture and more. Multi-function camcorder makes you more professional to create great videos and pictures. Kenuo Team will provide excellent after-sales service. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Kenuo Final Thoughts

"My son loves it."

The Kenuo is small and lightweight. I had no problems at all with setup at all. Overall, this is a very-very good camcorder. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. The price Also made this a great deal.

Overall Score
4.0


(21 Points)

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