Editor's Choice - Our Favorite 8k 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 8k Camcorders

2. Aleta S2C 360 Camera Camcorder Standard Set (Without Batteries)+ 12V DC Adapter (US Version)

User Ratings: 49

Aleta Aleta S2C First Impressions

"Yes I like."

For this, we purchased this Aleta Aleta S2C. But not an awful lot better. It's the small things that count. The batteries come already charged. I got these for my husband for Xmas.

  • Aleta S2C 360 Camera Camcorder Standard Set (Without Batteries)+ 12V DC Adapter (US Version)
  • 【12K ultra high resolution 360 still photo, HDR: 7-shot exposure bracket. Best for 360 photography】1 click get one 12K, 66MP (11520 x 5760) high resolution 360 panoramic photo, real time in-camera optical stitching, 7-shot exposure bracket for HDR. Countdown function (2/5/10/20 second). 12K Burst (1 sec~60sec). 8K time-lapse video. 4 Shooting modes: DAY, NIGHT, Sport, Manual. AEB, Dynamic Object Removal.
  • 【OSC API support, Real time in-camera optical stitching, easy operation】One shot to get photo WITHOUT any post production. Direct output .jpg, .mp4 files. Recognize and stitching subject instantly. Ideal for Google Street View (OSC support), virtual tours: real estate, construction site, interior design, architecture, engineering, archaeology, 3D modeling (with Laser scanner), travel, VR/AR content, standalone 360 live streaming
  • 【9 axis function / Great low light photography】G sensor make photo shot in any angles and viewed it normally on Google map, Facebook. 5 lens make Aleta S2C take good photo under low light conditions
  • 【”AletaS2C viewer” app ,support iOS/Android】Real time viewer on “AletaS2C viewer app”. Manual EV, exposure, white Balance, contrast, color, sharpness, stitching adjustment. HDR mode one photo (up to 7 brackets), Customized nadir sticker
  • 【2 power modes: 18650 battery or 12V DC adapter】 a) By removable standard 3.7V 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery x2 (DO NOT use any battery exceed 3400 mAh) ; or b) by an AC/CD power adapter, battery life is not an issue anymore
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Aleta Aleta S2C
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Aleta Aleta S2C Final Thoughts

"It suits me perfectly."

Used this multiple times for church lectures. He was pretty happy about the microphone. I had no problems at all with setup at all. I like The light weight small size. There are not any fancy professional features.

Overall Score
4.0


(5 Points)

3. Kids Camera, Waterproof Digital High Definition Underwater Swimming Digital Action Camera Camcorder ...

User Ratings: 37

Yosoo First Impressions

"We'll see."

This was well worth the money. Very easy to hold in one hand. Because my phone camera wasn’t good enough. Good camera for what I’m using it for. I love it and definitely recommend to others.

  • Kids Camera, Waterproof Digital High Definition Underwater Swimming Digital Action Camera Camcorder for Children Boys Girls Gift Toys
  • 3-meter waterproof, full-color, 12-megapixel images, 1080P HD Video with audio record, 4 times digital zoom, ideal gift for your kids outdoor fun
  • This camera is high resolution digital underwater camera for kids.Design for kids, with cute, lightweight compact size, dustproof and durable design, intended to children of ages 3 to 14
  • 2.0inch TFT high definition screen for easy viewing and photo editing.USB connectivity for easy downloading your kids creations to your computer
  • It requires two AAA batteries (not included), accepts up to a 32GB memory card (TF card, the card is not included)
  • We provide a 6 months warranty for this Kids Camera.If you have any quality problem. We aim at "the best can be better" as operation tenet. Your satisfaction is our happiness
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Yosoo Final Thoughts

"Pretty good video camera."

It is also great as a gift for kids. Super easy to load onto my laptop also. I did exactly what the ad said. So many aspects about this camera. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
4.4


(3 Points)

4. 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)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling 8k Camcorders

5. Video Camera 2.7K Camcorder FHD 36MP Vlogging Camera for YouTube IR Night Vision 3.0" LCD Touch Scre...

Aabeloy First Impressions

"Awesome bundle."

For this price, the Aabeloy is awesome. Wow this was such a great purchase! I have had NO issues with battery life so far. Overall this 8k Camcorder is a great buy. More noticeable on the night vision set up.

  • Video Camera 2.7K Camcorder FHD 36MP Vlogging Camera for YouTube IR Night Vision 3.0" LCD Touch Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camera Recorder with Microphone Handheld Stabilizer Remote Control, 2 Batteries
  • ★ Ultra HD 2.7K Camcorder with Handheld Stabilizer: Video camcorder with 2.7K 2688X1520/24fps (UHD) video resolution, 36.0 MP (max) picture pixel, The CMOS image sensor is 8.0 megapixels.3.0'' TFT-LCD touch screen(supports 270°rotation), 16X digital zoom, Record while charging etc. Handheld Holder Keep the 2.7K camera stable when recording, Ideal for making moving low angle videos and images
  • ★ Camera with Lens Hood & Remote Control: The camcorder comes with a lens hood. It can block excess light and protect your camcorder lens from accidental damage.It improves the photos overall color and contrast.This digital video camera comes with a remote control. Through the buttons, take photoes and videos by yourself, control TV playback or pause the camcorder videos from the remote place(Within 23FT). The webcam feature allows you to make video calls with your family and friends
  • ★ Webcam & Slow Motion: The HD Camcorder is the only one that can stream directly to YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. You can also make video chat with friends or family. Slow motion-2X video recording, let you understand more clearly the course of action of the target. The fundamental role of slow motion is to extend the actual movement process.These special features help you create more exciting movies or videos through this small and lightweight vlogging camera
  • ★ IR Night Vision & External microphone: Under IR Night Vision, the camera can shoot high definition image videos, work perfectly in the darkness, also shoot great in low light. It Adopts X-Y stereo pickup technology, clear and stable sound image localization. It is the ideal video camera with microphone for bloggers and videography lover
  • ★ Multifunctional Camcorder: Remote controller, anti-shake, Pause Function, slow motion, continuous shooting, face capture, self-timer, beauty function, auto power-off, up to 128GB SD card, the tripod ( not included), Mini USB2.0 output, with hot shoe and external mic jack, support external LED Light (not included).The camera comes with two batteries.One full-charged battery can be sustainably used for 90-150 minutes.You can record videos while charging
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Aabeloy Final Thoughts

"I like it when I hold it."

The videos and pictures are both very clear. Recording effect is very good! Overall, decent product for this price. It has an camera and it does video. More noticeable on the night vision set up.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Panasonic AG-UX180

User Ratings: 64 14

Panasonic AG-UX180PJ First Impressions

"It also looks very nice."

But not an awful lot better. It has an camera and it does video. I haven’t had one in so long. Functions are straightforward. There are not any fancy professional features.

  • Panasonic AG-UX180
  • 1. 0" Type CMOS sensor 4K 24P, UHD 60P/50P/30P/25P/24P
  • Fhd slow motion recording at 120 fps UHD/FHD Dual codec recording
  • 16-Axis color correction function 8. 8 to 176mm 20x optical zoom with OIS
  • 3 x Manual lens control rings IR night shooting
  • Dual codec recording in UHD/FHD relay, simultaneous, and background REC
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
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Panasonic AG-UX180PJ Final Thoughts

"Wonderful package!"

Its really worth every dollar I paid. First off this was an open box purchase. So many aspects about this camera. Formatting the SD card was easy. I really appreciate with the extra battery.

Overall Score
4.1


(14 Points)

7. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (4mm Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"An amazing device."

It’s really time to buy this Contour . The mic isn't great, but it'll work. It has an camera and it does video. Picture quality is outstanding. Its really worth every dollar I paid.

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

"Cool little camera."

Indoors it performed quite well. There is a zoom feature on the Contour . Now I'm off to charge the battery! Well packed and worth the money. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Video Camera Camcorder Digital Vlogging Camera Recorder for YouTube Aabeloy HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 16X ...

User Ratings: 82

Aabeloy Aabeloy-N301AM First Impressions

"It is worth its price."

What you get is quite a lot, really. The price Also made this a great deal. Overall this 8k Camcorder is a great buy. So many aspects about this camera. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere.

  • Video Camera Camcorder Digital Vlogging Camera Recorder for YouTube Aabeloy HD 1080P 15FPS 24MP 16X Digital Zoom 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation Screen Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • ★ Webcam For YouTube Live Stream : This video camcorder is useful to take the beauty photos and share it in your Youtube. The Webcam function can allow you to make video calls with your family and friends. Connecting the vlog camcorder to a PC with a USB cable, then press the “MODE” button to switch into the “PC CAM” mode. Please download the software “AMCAP” before using this function, open “AMCAP” and enter the video interface, then you can use the camera as the webcam.
  • ★ Multipurpose Camera Camcorder : The video camera produces video at 1080P(15FPS) AVI Video Resolution, max supports 24M(6000x4500) JPEG Image Resolution. 3.0 inch 270 degree rotation TFT LCD screen, 16X digital zoom, built-in fill light, Anti-shaking, Face Capture, Self-timer, Webcam function, Pause function, internal Microphone and Speaker (record sound videos), USB 2.0, TV Output and so on.
  • ★ Pause Function : The digital video camera supports the pause function, a good choice for YouTube and Vlogging. You can continue the recording in the same File without restarting a new one. And then you can download the video to your computer through a USB cable and then edit it before uploading to your social media, also can use a AV cable connect the digital camcorder to the TV to watch the photos and videos.
  • ★ Recording While Charging : The hd video camera come with two 3.7V 1250 mAh Li-ion battery (Model: NP-40). It allows you to keep recording around 90-150 minutes when it's fully charged. Also, the camcorder support record videos while charging, so you can record long enough videos as you wish and no need to worry about battery drains. The video recorder supports SD card 4GB to 32GB(not included, please format the SD card before using this camcorder).
  • ★ Perfect Gift & Quality Service : The hd camcorder is small and lightweight, portable for you to carry around. The YouTube camcorder can support external LED light and standard tripod but NOT support external microphone(both not included). The camcorder supports 1-month worry-free returns and one-year warranty, we have a dedicated customer service team to provide professional technical support services within 24 hours.
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Aabeloy Aabeloy-N301AM Final Thoughts

"Uses it a lot."

Really great camera and easy to use. Formatting the SD card was easy. I highly recommend this [FEATURE]. The videos and pictures are both very clear. It has a microphone so the sound is better.

Overall Score
4.8


(8 Points)

9. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (8mm Semi Wide, Night)

Contour First Impressions

"Exceeded expectations."

The material of the Contour seems really good. This is an amazing camera, it really is. I've tried many brands & models. The zoom did not really impress me. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great!

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (8mm Semi Wide, Night)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"It suits me perfectly."

However I am glad I did purchase! This is designed to be simple and easy to use. Great seller and very fast shipping! However I am glad I did purchase! The material of the Contour seems really good.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. Video Camera Camcorder WiFi FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Infrared Night Vision YouTube Vlogging Camera Recor...

User Ratings: 79 6

AIsuoda 5052STR First Impressions

"It’s overall a good pick."

We travel out after I receive this AIsuoda 5052STR. I didn't get to test the far away sound mode. It did come with a memory card on top of it. This is an amazing camera, it really is. So many aspects about this camera.

  • Video Camera Camcorder WiFi FHD 1080P 30FPS 24MP Infrared Night Vision YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder 3.0 Inch 270 Degree Rotation Touch Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with 2 Batteries
  • 【FHD 1080P Video Camera】The digital video camera is full HD 1080P, with 24.0MP picture resolution,3.0 inch 270° rotation ultra-clear touch screen and 16X digital zoom camera.  It also has 8 mega pixel CMOS image sensor,so you can capture vibrant and extremely realistic images and videos. This video camcorder has built-in microphone which gets great sound quality and reduces noise
  • 【Multifunctional Camcorder】This vlog camera supports Time Lapse,Slow Motion,Video Capture,Motion Detection,Loop Recording,Continuous Shooting, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-Timer, Playback Modes, Anti-Shaking Function,TV Output and ect..You can record your wonderful moments with these special features
  • 【WiFi & IR Night Vision Camcorder】Download the App ‘iSmart DV’ on you phone or tablet and connect it with your camera,then you may operate the camera or check through Android or IOS devices to review the photos and videos. With IR night vision function, you can shoot clear white and black photo or video in the dark environment without visible light or low light(within 16ft/5m). Note:WiFi and IR function will increase the usage of battery!!
  • 【Webcam & Pause Function】You can use this function for video chatting or live streaming. By connecting the computer with a USB cable, then choose the “PC CAM” mode as a webcam.You can continue the recording in the same File without restarting a new one
  • 【Video Camea Camcorder】The video camera comes with 2 rechargeable batteries, and it supports recording while charging. The camcorder should be charged for 3-4 hours before using and make sure the battery is charged successfully.If you have any question or suggestion,please feel free to contact us!
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AIsuoda 5052STR
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AIsuoda 5052STR Final Thoughts

"My friend have fun with it."

And the rocker zoom is awesome. This is a fantastic camera for the price. This little camera meets all those needs! The lanyard has been amazing. I highly recommend this [FEATURE].

Overall Score
4.4


(76 Points)

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