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. Mavic 2 Pro with Extra Battery, Ultimate Bundle, Smartree Waterproof Hard Case, 4-Filter Set (CPL ND...

DJI First Impressions

"The DJI works great."

This was well worth the money. Seems well made, as expected for the price. So know your needs and pick the right 8k Camcorder. Very easy to hold in one hand. This was well worth the money.

  • Mavic 2 Pro with Extra Battery, Ultimate Bundle, Smartree Waterproof Hard Case, 4-Filter Set (CPL ND8 ND16 ND32), 128 GB Extreme MicroSD, Landing Pad, and More
  • Powered by Hasselblad L1D-20C Camera provided Ultra-Image Quality; 20 MP 1 inch CMOS Sensor and Adjustable Aperture, 10 bit HRD Video
  • Up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, low noise propellers, 3-axis gimbal for steady shots, 8GB internal storage, Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing, SD card support up to 128GB
  • More Functionality: ActiveTrack 2.0, Dolly Zoom, Hyperlapse, Low-Noise Design, HDR Photos
  • Package includes: Mavic 2 Pro Aircraft Body, 2X Intelligent Flight Battery, Gimbal Protector, Remote Controller, 3x Propellers (Pair), Battery Charger, Power Cable, Communication Cable (USB3.0 Type-C), USB Adapter, Spare Control Sticks (Pair), RC Cable (Lightning connector), RC Cable (Standard Micro USB connector), RC Cable (USB Type-C connector)
  • Extra Dealer's Choice Accessories: Smatree WaterProof Hard Case for Mavic 2, Polares ND filters (CPL, ND8, ND16, ND32) for Mavic 2 Pro, 128GB SanDisk Extreme SD card, 75 CM Landing Pad, Signal Booster. Authorized Dealer, Full Manufacturer warranty
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
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DJI Final Thoughts

"Perfect!"

Super easy to read instructions too! The batteries come already charged. Good quality without damage at night. I'll get to the point of figuring it out. Indoors it performed quite well.

Overall Score
5.0


(6 Points)

7. CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (5.4mm Semi Wide, Day)

Contour First Impressions

"Does decent in low light."

I have had NO issues with battery life so far. Much better then other same style 8k Camcorder. The image stabilizer works very well. For this, we purchased this Contour . For this, we purchased this Contour .

  • CONTOUR4K HD Camera 4K Action Camera Waterproof Helmet CAM RAGECAMS MOD (5.4mm Semi Wide, Day)
  • Brand New Contour 4K with Modified Lens
  • 4K 30FPS
  • 1080P 120FPS
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Contour Final Thoughts

"This worked great."

The material of the Contour seems really good. LCD display could be better. The whole family enjoyed this purchase. Great 8k Camcorder and meets my needs. The video it takes it pretty good.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. 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 8k 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)
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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)

9. Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder

User Ratings: 61 6

Sony HXRMC2500 First Impressions

"I like it so much."

It has a microphone so the sound is better. Indoors it performed quite well. Overall this 8k Camcorder is a great buy. Wow this was such a great purchase! This is an amazing camera, it really is.

  • Sony HXR-MC2500 Shoulder Mount AVCHD Camcorder
  • Wide angle 26.8mm professional quality Sony G Lens technology provides exceptional image fidelity, 12x zoom: 2.9mm to 34.8mm provides wide angle of view
  • 1/4" back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor offers exceptional low-light sensitivity, Quick AF system improves precise auto focus even in low light situations
  • Built-in 32GB solid state flash drive can store up to three hours of HD video recorded in PS mode
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F); Storage Temperature: -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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Sony HXRMC2500 Final Thoughts

"The camera feels good."

I like The light weight small size. Picture quality is outstanding. Perfect camera for my up coming vacation! For this price, the Sony HXRMC2500 is awesome. So far I am happy with this purchase.

Overall Score
4.1


(25 Points)

10. OPKIX One - Wearable Dual HD Camera System - Hands-Free POV - Tiny, Rugged and Waterproof - Don’t ...

OPKIX First Impressions

"My friend have fun with it."

In my opinion, the price you got is very low. Overall it is a decent 8k Camcorder for the price. In my opinion, the price you got is very low. What you get is quite a lot, really. This little camera meets all those needs!

  • OPKIX One - Wearable Dual HD Camera System - Hands-Free POV - Tiny, Rugged and Waterproof - Don’t Miss A Moment of Life!
  • LIVE IN THE MOMENT - Never miss another memory fumbling for your phone or camera - capture all of life’s adventures as a participant, not a spectator. Tiny, rugged and waterproof up to 30 feet, the wearable OPKIX One is ready to go wherever you are!
  • CAPTURE WHAT YOU SEE AND HEAR - Conveniently record POV footage without missing a moment. With versatile mounts included for your favorite eyewear or hat, plus 4 universal sticky mounts, the compact OPKIX One blends in so fun can stand out.
  • KEEP IT SIMPLE - One-button recording and fixed-focus make operation effortless. Wirelessly upload your memories from the Smart Egg to your smart phone with our free OPKIX Studio App. Just press, record and upload!
  • AMAZING VIDEO QUALITY - Full 1080p HD video quality, EIS and HD audio with noise cancellation. Record up to 15 minutes per camera, use the included Smart Egg to wirelessly recharge your cameras and store over 100 minutes of footage.
  • INCREDIBLE EDITING FEATURES - Edit, add filters, text, music and more, then easily upload your footage to social media with the tap of a screen using the free OPKIX Studio App.
  • Batteries: 3 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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OPKIX Final Thoughts

"Really good one!"

The image quality is amazing. The phone/camera mount piece works great. It has an camera and it does video. Recording effect is very good! It is more for show than for use.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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