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Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema

alaTest has collected and analyzed 329 reviews of Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and price are generally positive. The design and usability are also appreciated. There are mixed reviews on the size and battery, while there are some negative reviews about the color and image quality.

usability, design, price, reliability

viewfinder, image quality, color

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

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Camcorders on

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

This summary is based on the products: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera with Micro Four Thirds Lens MountBlackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera with Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Michael Hession (

​Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Review: Small, Fussy, Beautiful


The announcement of Blackmagic's $US3000 RAW-shooting Cinema Camera in 2012 caused such a stir that not many could have anticipated a followup model, so soon, that was a fraction of the cost and a fraction of the size. The Pocket Cinema Camera...

Clearly the Pocket Cinema Camera has a lot riding against it. But I have no hesitation in saying that for certain applications, it’s still worth buying. If you need something cheap, and want top notch-image quality, this camera could be for you. It’s...

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications


Battery life (max):1
Battery recharge time:1.25
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:EN-EL20


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:8.89
Display Resolution:800 x 480


Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No

Lens System

Image stabilizer: No
Interchangeable lens: Yes

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 10
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Other features

Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:DaVinci Resolve Lite\nApple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Nuke - The Foundry, Adobe Photoshop, DaVinci Resolve
Hand strap: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video Out: No


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type:Electrical

Weight & Dimensions

Height :3.8