Nowadays cameras are given huge importance mainly because of social media. Everyone can share what they see, with other people just like vloggers and bloggers are using the best professional cameras for blogging, vlogging, film making, and photography.

Before choosing a camera for filmmaking you need to be clear about which type of film making you want to do.

This is why we have split our guide into different parts.

4K cameras for vloggers:

Vloggers are very important and now hold a great share of the market.

4K photography cameras:

The Majority of the photographers are moving from still photography to video and many prefer both so we have picked cameras that are good at both.

4K cinematic cameras:

These cameras are for professional filmmakers and so we have included some.

4K cameras for Bloggers:

Bloggers require cameras that capture high-resolution photos.

Many smartphone’s now support 4K video recording but these devices are fixed lens devices and have small sensors that restrict their performance.

Here are some cameras which provide all the required features mentioned above.


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This 4K camera is considered to be the most powerful APS-C camera available

  • Mirrorless camera
  • 26.1 Megapixels 
  • User level: Professional/Expert
  • 4K video frame rates: 50,50p
  • Maximum continuous shooting speed:30/15 fps
  • High-speed shooting
  • 3-inch rotatable touch screen
  • Body stabilization

The X-T4 is the best mirrorless camera with an incredible 26.1MP camera that offers smooth video recording of up to 60p making this 4K camera record smooth 2x slow-motion effect. Unlike many other 4K cameras the X-T4 can capture 10-bit video internally to the SD card.

2. Nikon Z6

Nikon Z6
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Nikon Z6 is Nikon’s cheapest4K cameraZ- mount camera

  • Mirrorless camera
  • Full frame sensor
  • 24.5 MP
  • ISO range: 100-51,200
  • 4K frame rates:30,25,24p
  • Crop factor of 4K sensor: 1X
  • In-Body Image Stabilisation
  • 10-bit 4:2:2 HDMI support

There are many reasons why should love the Nikon Z6 it has the same quality as its more expensive models. And the recent pricing by Nikon has made it a lot cheaper. Still photographers might prefer the Z7 because of its large 45.7 MP sensor but the Z6 is better at video recording. Nikon also recently announced that they’ll allow RAW video capture but to an external device although this might only be available after a hardware update.

3. Panasonic Lumix S1H

Panasonic Lumix S1H
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This 4K camera is Panasonics new Lumix model is more focused on video recording and has great Specs

  • Mirror less camera
  • 24.2 MP
  • 4K frame rates:60,50,25,24p
  • Crop factor of 4K sensor: 1X
  • ISO range: 100-51,200 (50-102,400 )
  • 6K video capture

With the S1H Panasonic has used their experience in the video experience to bring high-end features to the Lumix S range. The hardware is built especially for cinematography. It is expensive but specialized to so every penny is worth it. It is best for vloggers.

4. Panasonic Lumix S1

Panasonic Lumix S1
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This is Panasonics cheapest 4K camera yet it still records great videos

  • Mirrorless camera
  • Full frame sensor
  • Crop factor of 4K sensor: 1X
  • 24.2 MP
  • 4K frame Rate:60,50,25,24p
  • ISO range:10051,200
  • In-Body stabilization
  • 4K at 60fps and internal 10-bit capture

The Panasonic Lumix S1 doesn’t have a big sensor as the S1R neither does it has great cinematic video recording as S1H. But it is far cheaper than both of these cameras and is an all-rounder in photography and video recording you get the best of both worlds. 

The S1 is a very solid camera and is built to last. The touch controls on this device are also impressive.

5. Sony A7 III

Sony A7 III
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This 4K camera is another one of the cameras that are cheapest in its arear yet best at 4K


  • camera
  • Full frame sensor
  • 24.2 MP
  • 4K frame rates: 30,24p
  • ISO range:100-51,200
  • Crop factor of 4K sensor: 1X
  • In-Body image stabilization

This A7 III is the best A7 model for videography and also for photographers who want to capture full-frame pictures and not spend a lot of money.

6. Sigma FP

 Sigma FP
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This 4K camera is brilliant although the autofocus is a bit poor

  • Mirrorless camera
  • Full frame sensor
  • 24.2 MP
  • ISO range:100-51,200
  • Crop factor of 4K sensor: 1X
  • Optimal size and weight
  • Functional design

The Sigma FP is great 4K camera for videography but also good at stills. People tend to easily fall in love with the design and size of the camera. Still photographers may find the camera to be difficult to handle without a proper grip. The continuous AF performance of this camera is not that good.

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I am Yousaf Choudhary, a US-based writer trying my best to give the most authentic information to my readers. Being a tech enthusiast, I have a keen interest in drones & drones photography, cameras, smartphones, and other gadgets launched in the market. During my career of ten years, I have seen that people do not get the right information about new technology. They either waste their money on inferior products or end up buying something they regret in the future. So, I took it as my responsibility to tell you more about life-changing revolutionary products.

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