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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Yosoo
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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)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Aabeloy
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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. Sony FDR-AX100/B 4K Video Camera with 3.5-Inch LCD (Black)

User Ratings: 62 7

Sony FDRAX100/B First Impressions

"I really appreciate that."

This is a gift for my brother's birthday. Able to get a great cinematic look. Not very heavy and can take it anywhere. Overall this 8k Camcorder is a great buy. I'm using it to make my YouTube videos.

  • Sony FDR-AX100/B 4K Video Camera with 3.5-Inch LCD (Black)
  • Capture 4k/30p video that far exceeds HD resolution, High-frame-rate shooting at 120p
  • 1" Exmor R CMOS sensor with Direct Pixel Read Out
  • 14MP resolution video and 20MP still image capture
  • Advanced BIONZ X image processing engine for higher speed and peerless quality
  • Speaker : Monaural Speaker.Filter Diameter:2.44 inches
  • Lens Type: Fixed-Zoom
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony FDRAX100/B
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Sony FDRAX100/B Final Thoughts

"The Sony FDRAX100/B wins."

Must be turned on and off manually. Seems well made, as expected for the price. Must be turned on and off manually. Functions are straightforward. So many aspects about this camera.

Overall Score
4.2


(102 Points)

7. JVC GYHM70U HD Shoulder Mount Camcorder

User Ratings: 43

JVC GYHM70U First Impressions

"The JVC GYHM70U works great."

He was pretty happy about the microphone. I've tried many brands & models. I used to just take videos on my phone. The phone/camera mount piece works great. I like The light weight small size.

  • JVC GYHM70U HD Shoulder Mount Camcorder
  • 29.5mm wide angle autofocus zoom lens (35mm equivalent: 25.5mm - 476mm); 16x dynamic zoom, 200x digital zoom
  • Full 1080/60P capture and recording in the AVCHD Progressive format (28Mbps)
  • High speed video recording (for slow motion) 300 fps (720 x 480 resolution); 12MP digital still capture (JPEG format)
  • 1/2.3” 12MP oversampled CMOS imager; Optical image stabilizer
  • Time lapse recording (1 to 80 sec. intervals); Manual focus, zoom, iris, shutter, white balance
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The JVC GYHM70U
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JVC GYHM70U Final Thoughts

"Very nice!"

Christmas, kids' plays, recitals, etc. Indoors it performed quite well. This Camera/Camcorder Is Great! Must be turned on and off manually. Much better then other same style 8k Camcorder.

Overall Score
4.4


(6 Points)

8. 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)

9. Camcorder Video Camera Ultra HD 2.7K WiFi YouTube Vlogging Camera 1080P 30MP 30FPS Digital Camera 3....

User Ratings: 64

Weton CAWIFI0927 First Impressions

"Great picture and sound."

I am still learning how to use it. That is not the case with the Weton CAWIFI0927. For this price, the Weton CAWIFI0927 is awesome. But to my surprise, it isn’t heavy at all. Able to get a great cinematic look.

  • Camcorder Video Camera Ultra HD 2.7K WiFi YouTube Vlogging Camera 1080P 30MP 30FPS Digital Camera 3.0 Inch Touch Screen IR Night Vision Recorder with Remote Control,USB,TV Output,2 Batteries
  • ➤2.7K/30FPS Video Camera: The digital video camera can record max 1080P/60FPS HD video and high-resolution image sensor to capture JPEG photos at 30MP, it gives you lifelike MOV videos at 2.7K/2688x1520 30FPS, especially when shooting fast-running scenes. With 16X digital zoom & 3.0 inch 270° rotation (16:9) rotation Touch Screen for YouTube Vlogging, this cost-effective portable multifunctional camcorder is a pretty good choice for you!
  • ➤WiFi Function & IR Night Vision:Built-in Wi-Fi, download the app 'Action Camera' on you smart phone or tablet form App store and connect it to your camera, then you can remote the camera(Remote view, Image capture and Video shooting).Moreover,Equipped with IR LED light for Night Vision shot.Under the infrared night vision,the video and photo functions can be used as normal under the dark night or the light intensity is insufficient.
  • ➤Pause Function & Recording While Charging: 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 video camera comes with 2x1500mAh 3.7v Rechargeable batteries. It allows you to recording around 60 to 90 minutes after fully charged. Or you can record videos while charging through the power bank.No need to worry about battery drains.
  • ➤Hot Shoe for External Microphones: Built-in microphone and speaker,meanwhile this digital camera has a real Hot Shoe mount at the top for install External Microphones(EXCLUDED) to record video for better audio effects.The 1/4 inch screw at the bottom fits most camera Tripods(Not included).Modes can be switched in Video/Video Lapse/Slow Motion/Photo/Photo Lapse/Burst Capture/Video playback/Photo Playback/ Motion Detection.
  • ➤Perfect Gift & 128GB SD Card Supported: The camcorder supports SD/SDHC card (4GB to 128GB, Not included).Also Support External lens setup: 37mm lens like Teleconverter/UV Lens/ Wide angle lens (EXCLUDED). The lightweight camcorder is easy to carry for YouTube Vlogger to enjoy recording all the precious times in your life and bring much fun for the entire family. Any questions, please feel free to contact us.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Weton CAWIFI0927
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Weton CAWIFI0927 Final Thoughts

"It’s like 007."

Picks up good sound without the mic. Using it for filming kids sports. I haven’t had to change the date. This is absolutely the perfect tool for me. Recording effect is very good!

Overall Score
4.5


(7 Points)

10. ORDRO EP6 Hands Free Camcorder Wearable Video Camera with 64G TF Card, Black

ORDRO EP6 First Impressions

"I really appreciate that."

If you are also an amateur photographer. So many aspects about this camera. The image quality is amazing. Very crystal clear picture and sounds. I haven’t had one in so long.

  • ORDRO EP6 Hands Free Camcorder Wearable Video Camera with 64G TF Card, Black
  • The new head-mounted design releases hands and is light and flexible without the need for hand-held operation during recording.
  • High sensitivity 18MP SONY CMOS Sensor:Support recording 4k/1080P high definition image quality
  • Wifi Connection:Control and upload recorded videos with exclusive apps and watch videos in real time
  • Stable battery life/90°shooting angle:Up to 1000 mAh of battery capacity for up to 2.5 hours of video recording.120 degree recording angle ensures undistorted field of view.
  • 64GB TF Card& mini size remote control included
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ORDRO EP6
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ORDRO EP6 Final Thoughts

"The video is great."

So many features, streamlined everything. I am so glad I chose this particular unit! It’s really time to buy this ORDRO EP6. If you are also an amateur photographer. Great seller and very fast shipping!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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