4k Excellent Camcorder 2019 – 2020 [TOP 13 REVIEWS & BUYER’S GUIDE]

1, Panasonic 4K HC-X1000

Panasonic 4K HC-X1000

Panasonic’s HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder can help ease your transition, or allow you to jump right into 4K. The camera shoots and records cinema 4K at a true 24p, and UHD at broadcast compatible frame rates, so it fits smoothly into your existing broadcast workflow. The HC-X1000 features a 1/2.3″ MOS sensor that is always shooting at 4K resolution, and uses its two built-in Venus processing engines to scale the 4K image for Full HD delivery. System frequencies are switchable between NTSC and PAL.

The built-in 20x Leica Dicomar lens features four lens groups, and electronically linked geared iris rings for manual control. The camera supports two optical image stabilization modes, one for 4K, and a different mode when shooting in HD, Two viewfinders provide you a choice when operating the camera with either a traditional tilt up color EVF, or a pull out LCD high resolution touch screen. The LCD touchscreen is positioned above the lens for a more natural viewing experience when shooting handheld.

The camera records in .mp4, .mov, or AVCHD codecs, and features dual SD media card slots. Please note that Panasonic recommends using SDXC cards rated as UHS-1 U3 for recording at the highest bit rates. The camera incorporates two SD card slots, allowing you to use relay recording, simultaneous recording and when recording HD you can use Panasonic’s background recording mode.

• 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
• Simultaneous/Relay/Background Recording Wi-Fi / NFC Connectivity

2, Sony FDR-AX700

Sony FDR-AX700

If you’ve ever been astonished by the depth and beauty of 4K1 High Dynamic Range, if you’ve ever longed to achieve these results for your own projects, Sony has the ideal camera. Presenting the FDR-AX700. Small as it is, it packs the most power we’ve ever built into a palm-sized Handycam camera. With advances like 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution, Instant HDR2, a generous 1” (1.0-type) image sensor and Fast Hybrid Auto Focus, this is the perfect tool for making unforgettable videos.
Large, 1” back illuminated Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor
This large 1” (1.0-type) back illuminated Exmor RS stacked image sensor with DRAM chip not only enhances efficiency and speed of A/D conversion through its stacked structure due to more circuit sections; it also realizes super-fast readout speed – thanks to a DRAM chip integrated into the sensor structure. Together with the BIONZ X processing engine and front-end LSI, it allows for stunning 4K1 (3840 x 2160) with fast AF and AE tracking, and super slow-motion HFR2 (High Frame Rate) movie clip recording of up to 960fps (40x), not to mention remarkable low-light low-noise capability. The large sensor makes for more cinematic imagery, with the blurred backgrounds that cinematographers cherish.
Incredibly fast, Hybrid Auto Focus
The FDR-AX700 An extraordinarily accurate AF system Using 273 focus points covering 84% of the frame, the system combines the strengths of both Phase Detection AF and Contrast Detection AF for unsurpassed results. Focus is always important, especially in large-sensor 4K imaging. With its powerful high-speed BIONZ X image processing engine and advanced new movie AF algorithm, the FDR-AX700 can hold focus even on fast-moving subjects such as sports, pets or children at play. Refinements like 4K face detection and object tracking technology make it easy to follow your subject.
4K1 movie w/ direct pixel readout, no pixel binning and fast AF
The FDR-AX700 offers the advantages of 4K1 (QFHD 3840 x 2160) movie recording, with full pixel readout without pixel binning, capturing approximately 1.7x more information than is required for 4K6 movie output ensuring that all the finest details are captured accurately. Utilizing the XAVC S codec to record video at a high data rates, users have the option of shooting at either 24p or 30p in 4K mode up to 100mpbs, or in frame rates of up to 120p in Full HD up to 50mbps..
The detail of 4K, the beauty of HDR2
4K High Dynamic Range2 astonishes viewers with visual depth and impact that are less like conventional movies and television – and more like real life. With the ability to reproduce images from deep shadows to piercing highlights, 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) is astonishing. With Instant HDR, a first in palm-sized cameras, the FDR-AX700 empowers you to capture High Dynamic Range without complex post production. Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) recording captures HDR, yet plays back beautifully on both HDR and conventional televisions. For added versatility, the camera also provides S-Log3 encoding.
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 12x optical zoom lens
The FDR-AX700 comes equipped with a ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 29-348 (35mm equivalent) lens that delivers corner to corner sharpness with beautiful defocused background bokeh. Not only is this 29mm wide-angle lens ideal for capturing grand landscapes, but it covers wide-ranging image expression thanks to maximum 12x optical zoom and 24x Clear Image zoom (18x in 4k). Lens ring enables smooth, natural adjustment of focus or zoom, depending on mode.
Compact size, packed with pro features
The FDR-AX700 has a variety of features for professional production, including Picture Profiles, S-Log3/S-Gamut3, Gamma Display Assist, Proxy recording, Time Code / User Bit and more, as well as input for external microphone via MI (multi-interface) shoe or mic jack and output for headphone monitoring. Focus and exposure can be monitored for fine control with peaking function and zebra respectfully. You also have the choice of region setting between NTSC and PAL movie frame rates. The AX700 uses XAVC S for detailed recording up to 100 Mbps in 4K or HD and AVCHD recording for HD.
Dual media slots with Relay and Simultaneous recording modes
To extend recording time and flexibility, the camera provides two slots for SDXC and SDHC cards. Slot 1 is also compatible with Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2) / PRO-HG Duo cards. To take advantage, Relay mode automatically switches recording to the second memory card when the first is full. Simul mode enables simultaneous recording to two memory cards (for example to create an immediate back-up version).
Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe
The FDR-AX700 takes advantage of Sony’s flexible Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe, which provides power, signal connections and coordinated on/off switching to compatible accessories. For example, you can connect and control Sony’s 2-channel UWP-D Series wireless microphone systems4.
Large 3.5″ Xtra Fine LCD (1,550K)
The 3.5” (16:9) Xtra Fine LCD screen (1,550K) displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily — even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene.
Notes & Legal:
1 SDHC/SDXC memory card of Class 10 or higher is required for movie recording in XAVC S format. UHS-I (U3) SDHC/SDXC card is required for 100Mbps recording.
2 3840 x 2160 pixels. Connect this product to a HDR (HLG) compatible Sony TV via a USB cable when displaying HDR movies.
3 Sound cannot be recorded. A Class 10 or higher SDHC/SDXC memory card is required.

3, Canon Legria HF G40

Canon Legria HF G40

The PAL Canon Legria HF G40 Full HD Camcorder records 1920 x 1080p Full HD video at 50 fps in AVCHD and MP4 format. This camera is compatible with European broadcast standards and is not compatible with NTSC. The HF G40 is equipped with a Genuine Canon 20x HD Video Lens with a manual focus ring that can easily be set to control the zoom instead. The camera supports Wide DR Gamma and highlight priority mode for improved image clarity. Assignable buttons and full manual control allows you to customize the shooting experience and take control of your image.

The HF G40 records to dual SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots. You can record to just one or both simultaneously, and the dual card slots also support Relay Recording, which automatically switches video recording to the second media card when the first one fills up. For steady shooting in a variety of conditions, the camera offers intelligent Optical Image Stabilization with powered and dynamic modes. This feature enables five-axis correction to correct camera shake throughout the full range of motion. For shot preview and image playback, the HF 40 is outfitted with a 3.5″ OLED capacitive touch display and a 0.24″ tiltable color LCD viewfinder.

The HF G40 also provides dual-band Wi-Fi technology that lets you share your videos quickly, using a variety of methods. You can use compatible wireless networks, wireless hotspots, or iOS mobile devices to share footage. You can also use Wi-Fi to back up and quickly transfer files. Canon equipped the HF G40 with a number of professional shooting functions and advanced display features including Focus Assist, Zebra Pattern, Color Bars, Test Tone. Slow and Fast motion recording is available as well as interval (timelapse). Some of the camera’s other features include Audio Scene Select, headphone and microphone jacks, HDMI connectivity and a Mini Advanced Accessory Shoe that supports attachment of a variety of shooting aids including lights and microphones.

• 1920 x 1080p Recording Up to 60 fps Canon 20x HD Video Lens
• Wide DR Gamma (600%) HD Peaking Highlight Priority Mode
• Dual SDXC Memory Card Slots OLED 3.5″ with 10,000:1 Contrast Ratio
• Intelligent Optical Image Stabilization Advanced Display Features & HDMI Output
• Slow/Fast Motion and Interval Recording Built-In Wi-Fi with FTP Transfer

4, GoPro Hero7 Black

GoPro Hero7 Black

GoPro HERO7 – Meet HERO7, the perfect camera for adventures big and small. It’s built tough and totally waterproof—just grab it and go for it. Smooth 4K video and vibrant WDR photos make every moment look amazing. GPS lets you track how fast, high and far you went (1). With an intuitive touch screen, it’s simple to jump right in and get great shots. Plus, your photos and videos move right to the GoPro app for easy sharing (2). From beach days to vacays to good times with the family—capture your life in a fresh new way with HERO7.

4K60 Video – Get stunning 4K video that’s as amazing as the moment itself. You can also shoot time lapse videos to turn longer events into short, shareable moments.

Rugged + Waterproof – Share experiences you can’t capture with your phone. HERO7 is tough, tiny, totally waterproof—and up for any adventure.

Intuitive Touch Screen – With a touch screen and simple, streamlined capture modes, it’s easy to jump right in and get great shots. Just swipe and tap.

Voice Control – Stay in the moment. Control your HERO7 hands free with voice commands like “GoPro, take a photo” and “GoPro, start recording.”

12MP Photos With WDR – HERO7 Black takes beautiful, vibrant 10MP photos—even in challenging shots that mix bright light and shadows. And with Burst mode, you can get 15 photos in one second.

Video Stabilization – Adios shaky footage. HERO7 Black records smooth, steady video whether you’re skiing, snorkeling or chasing your dog around the yard.

Shoot Vertically – Capture photos and videos in portrait orientation—perfect for your Snapchat and Instagram Stories.

Photo Timer – Jump in there. A photo timer makes it easy to grab a GoPro selfie or group shot with your whole crew in the frame.
• HyperSmooth Video Stabilization – Get gimbal-like stabilization—without the gimbal. HERO7 Black predicts your movements and corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage
• Time Warp Video – Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments
• Super Photo – Get the best photos automatically. With Super Photo, HERO7 Black intelligently applies HDR, local tone mapping or noise reduction to optimize your shots
• Rugged + Waterproof – Share experiences you can’t capture with your phone. HERO7 Black is rugged, waterproof without a housing to 33ft (10m) and up for any adventure
• Voice Control – Stay in the moment. Control your HERO7 Black hands-free with voice commands like “GoPro, take a photo” and “GoPro, start recording
• Live Streaming – Share your story as you live it with video streaming to Facebook Live. You can save your streamed videos to your SD card in high resolution
• 4K60 Video + 12MP Photos – HERO7 Black shoots stunning 4K60 video and 12MP photos that are as awesome as the moments themselves
• 8x Sol-Mo Video – With ultra high frame rate 1080p240 video, you can slow things down by up to 8x to relive funny, interesting or epic moments in all their glory
• Intuitive Touch Screen – If you have a smartphone, using HERO7 Black will feel familiar. Three main capture modes with streamlined settings make navigating easy

5, JVC Everio GZ-RY980

JVC Everio GZ-RY980

The JVC Everio GZ-RY980 Quad Proof 4K Ultra HD Camcorder offers a Quad-Proof structure that is able to withstand a drop from 4.9 feet, is freeze-proof down to 14 degrees F, is dust-proof, and can be submersed to a depth of 16.4 feet for 1 hour. The built-in long-life battery provides up to 4.5 hours shooting time in 4K (5.5 hours in HD). Additional features: JVC 4K GT LENS, 1/2.3″ back-illuminated CMOS, FALCONBRID 4K image processor, 10x optical zoom, 4K time-lapse recording, 8 megapixel stills, full HD high-speed recording, dual SD card slots, external mic input, plus more!
• Detailed, Realistic Pictures Full of Presence: GZ-RY980 is the first shooting style camcorder to put 4K video and Quad Proof reliability in the palm of your hand. Record your adventure with lasting 4K quality.
• Newly-Developed JVC 4K GT LENS: Provides a wide angle of 29.9mm, custom-designed for fine image reproduction while maintaining a compact profile
• New image processing engine – FALCONBRID 4K: Enables high-speed processing of the massive 4K pixel data for high quality video recording, while also contributing to low power consumption.
• Quad-Proof Design: Everio R’s renowned Quad-Proof body ensures worry-free usage for outdoor activities or in harsh environments. Also ready for accidents such as sudden rain or drops.
• 4.5 Hours Internal Long-Life Battery: High capacity internal battery enables 4.5 hours (4K mode) / 5.5 hours (HD 60i mode) of continuous recording*. You’ll have plenty of power to shoot entire events without worry.

6, SONY HDR-CX405

SONY HDR-CX405

Now you can zoom in on all those special moments in your life. From your toddlers first steps to his/her graduation or wedding you can now capture it all with Sony’s HDR-CX 405 HD HandyCam. Equipped with a number of features including a wide angle Carl Zeiss zoom lens with 30 x optical zoom makes the CX-405 a marvel of design.
The Exmor R CMOS sensor is designed to increase sensitivity even in low light situations, while the optical SteadyShot image stabilization delivers smooth clear video footage that will impress your family and friends.
You also don’t have to worry about blurry footage thanks to camera’s built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization feature with intelligent Active Mode you get clear footage. The optical image stabilization feature compensates for greater degrees of camera shake by delivering smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting.
2.7-in Clear Photo LCD Display
A clear display allows you to compose your shots easily. The camcorder has a 2.7 inch clear photo LCD display with a resolution of 230K. It allows you to customize and change settings easily to best represent the scene even when shooting outdoors.
Cinematic Image Quality
Utilizing full HD 1080p resolution 1920x 1980 at 60p frame rate the Sony HDR-CX405 camcorder captures your adventures in cinematic-quality. The videos can be recorded in AVCHD or MP4 codecs giving you long recording time, easy editing ability and great compatibility for viewing on a computer and sharing online. At full HD you will also want to experience them on your HDTV for a better experience.
A Zoom of your Own
Now you can get amazingly close with the 27 x optical clear image digital zoom feature. The powerful processor compares patterns found in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patters, resulting in more realistic higher quality images. Clear image zoom doubles optical zoom for closer video recording.
Connectivity Features
The Sony HDR-CX 405 HD HandyCam is equipped with a built in USB 2.0 cable that provides connection to your computer for charging and file transfer. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap, so it is out of the way until you need it. The camera accepts a rechargeable x type battery pack for power.
Bundle Components
• Sony CX405 Handycam 1080p Full HD 60p Camcorder with Exmor R CMOS Sensor
• SanDisk 32GB Ultra UHS-I microSDHC Memory Card (Class 10)
• Focus Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Sony NP-BX1 with Focus QC-105 Battery Charger
• Focus DSLR Camera Holster Case Accessory Bundle
• Focus Deluxe 8 Inch Table Tripod
Highlight Movie Maker
A versatile tool to streamline movie editing, Highlight Movie Maker offers several time-saving features. Add highlight markers to key moments while recording, and let the software automatically sync your transitions to your chosen soundtrack.
Highlight Movie Maker also produces a short highlight movie clip to share and enjoy instantly. Using an advanced algorithm, based on the motion gyro, Highlight Movie Maker selects the best scenes from your videos and automatically creates a MP4 highlight video from multiple clips.
Intelligent Auto
Let your camcorder do your work for you. Intelligent Auto will turn on the settings that you need to film the footage you want.
This feature automatically determines the type of scene being shot and optimizes a combination of settings from three groups (Face, Scene, Camera shake). It provides the best results for 90 scene types, even at night and in backlit scenes. Selected settings are displayed as icons on the LCD screen for easy reference.
Face Detection
Sony’s Face Detection technology can automatically distinguish between children and adults. Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts flash, focus, exposure, and white balance to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.
It automatically optimizes focus, exposure, and color for best results. Select someone to be prioritized simply by touching their face on the LCD display. Even if the subject leaves the frame, they will be remembered and prioritized upon re-entering the scene.
Picture Effect
Give free reign to your imagination. Picture Effect expands movie and photo enjoyment by letting you add up to seven creative effects (Partial Color, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Pop Color, Posterization) without troublesome editing on a computer.
Picture Effects add a new level of expression to video and photos, making ordinary landscapes and portraits come to life by heightening mood and emphasizing certain attributes.

7, Rraycom 4K Video Camera

Rraycom 4K Video Camera

When the light intensity is insufficient,you can press Right/IR button to open night vision function under standby mode.Under the infrared night vision function, the video and photo functions can be used as normal.
• Warm Tips:
• 1.Please read the user manual carefully before use the camera.
• 2.The camera is design for the amateurs,not for the Professional users.
• 3.Please charge the battery up to 8 hours the first time you use it.If it full charged can be sustainable 2.5-3.0 hours.
• 4.Pls set the camera resolution at 2K or below before using the “Novacam”. If set at 4K resolution
How to use the Camera WIFI:
1. Scaning the QR code from the manual to download “Nova Cam”,or you can search “Nova Cam” on Google Play (for Android system), on Apple App Store (for iOS system,please note that the mobile phone or Tablet needs to be equipped with the system of iOS 6.0 and above.)
2. Switch on WIFI connection:
(1)Keep video camera in standby mode after being turned on,long press the DISP/WIFI for 3 seconds to open WIFI signal source.The camera screen displays WIFI name and password,and default to be “Refresh”option(the chosen option is in yellow)
(2)Check WIFI setting on Mobile phone or Tablet,Find the WIFI source name shown on camera,click to connect and input the WIFI password shown on camera.
(3)When the connection is successful,users can operate the video camera through the application “NovaCam” for previewing,browsing photo albums and download the files from camera to the Mobile phone or Tablet for sharing,as well as taking photos and filming as a remote control.
he camera connect to the TV:
Inserting the camera HD port with TV HD community port,and connect HD input port with TV input port.(Please be sure to stop video playing before connect)
Please set the TV signal source as HD and enter into the “HD mode”.
The TV screen will be used as the camera screen.You can operate the camera button to control the TV screen,playback the photos and videos ect.
Wide Angle Lens:
Specification:Focal length:20-13mm,view angle:94-118 degree,the lens multiples:0.39X,Size:74.5*37*45mm,Structure: 2G, M.O.D:0.1MM, Mount: M37*P0.75,EFFL: 4.95~49.5mm, Max Image Circle: ≥φ6.2mm, Material:Aluminum alloy&optical glass.
Wide Angle Lens Instructions:
1.Take down dust cover of the lens first.
2.Install the suprer wide angle lens clockwise on the machine according to the direction of the thread.
3.Work properly when the digital video camera power on.
4.Filter lens can be installed on this super wide angle lens.
Macro lens Instructions:
1.It can be used as macro lens installed according to the direction of thread after taking off the wide angle lens.
2.The focal lens of the macro lens is only for close-up shooting of the micro object,the best shooting distance:3.93inch-7.87.inch
External Stereo Microphone installation:
1. Put the 1pc CR2032 button battery in the External Stereo Microphone.
2. When the microphone is mounted on the camera or DSLR,screw the hot shoe connector to the hot shoe holder of the device and fasten it clockwise,when the hot shoe is occupied or used by other device,please mount the bottom standard connecting nut on the microphone tripod.
3. When you turn on the microphone, the indicator lights red,then turn for power saving,but the microphone is still in recording working status.
4. When the red light is flashing for a long time or it always flash during use,indicates the power is very low and need to replace the new battery in time.
5. Pickup sensitivity switch: “OFF” is for power off, “0dB” is for normal pickup status,“-10dB”is pick up sensitivity attenuation,it is suitable for short distance vocal pick up.“+20dB” is pickup sensitivity gain,it is suitable for long distance vocal pickup.
6. Plug the 3.5mm connector cable into the microphone socket (should be inserted completely)

8, Kenuo 4K Camcorder

3.0” IPS Touch Screen
Kenuo 4K camcorder uses 3.0” IPS high-definition capacitive touch panel, 310 ppi. It has better colour accuracy and better performance of displaying images and videos in rich, smooth colour gradations than ordinary screen.
4K Ultra HD Quality
With 4K resolution (Resolution:9212*5184(48MP) 2880 * 2160(24FPS)), can shoot exquisite and clear images with rich color and high-contrast performance.
16X Digital Zoom
With 16X digital zoom, it can zoom in and zoom out to change the range of angles of view, giving you a clearer view of distant objects.
Note: The image will not be very clear if you use camera zoom in function. Because the camera doesn’t have an optical zoom.
Infrared Night Vision
The camcorder has an IR infrared night vision light that can take clear video and photos even when there is no light at night. It can be used to observe small animals at night, shoot in the wild in the evening and so on. IR image is black and white.
Pause function
The camera has a video recording pause function. When recording a video, you can pause it at will, and you can continue to use the same file to continue recording next time without rebuilding another video.
Wireless WIFI
Download the “NovaCam” APP directly by scanning QR Code on the user manual, or search on Google Play for Android system and Apple App Store for iOS system. It can be used to control the camera.
External stereo microphone
The microphone adopts X-Y stereo pickup technology,Low Cut Filter to reduce noise,enhance sound effect.very useful in speech,conference,media interview and media interview.
Wide Angle Lens and Macro Lens
This video camera is equipped with a professional 2-in-1 0.39x (with macro lens) wide angle lens for a wider range of shooting. Use the macro lens for close up shots such as plants and animals, etc

9, PANASONIC HC-WXF991K

PANASONIC HC-WXF991K

The Panasonic WXF991 is the pinnacle of hand-held 4K video capture, featuring several in-camera cinema creative and editing solutions that can enable anyone to capture and produce like a pro. For those without 4K display options, the WXF991 offers in-camera down sampling to 1080p Full HD displays. Enjoy multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording via a second built-in camera, or add a Wi-Fi link to a mobile device camera to increase creative possibilities.
• Ultra-sharp 4K Ultra HD recording, plus in-camera editing for 1080p displays
• Electronic Viewfinder EVF emulates a semi-professional recording experience. Dedicated HDR button enables quick mode changes. Exclusive High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode reduces the overly high-contrast look created by overexposed and underexposed shooting conditions.
• LEICA Decoma Lens optical 20x zoom, 5-axis Hybrid Optical Image Stabilization. Image Sensor 1/2.3-inch BSI MOS Sensor. Total Pixels 18.91 megapixels.Focal Length 4.08 – 81.6mm
• Built-in Twin Camera, plus Wi-Fi mobile features add multi-camera scene picture-in-picture recording
• 4K Cinema in-camera editing and effects (Dolly Zoom, Slow/Quick motion, 4K Post Cropping, Stabilization and Zoom)
• 4K PHOTO captures high-quality photos from 4K video frames.

10, Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM

Sony PXW-Z150 4K XDCAM

Ready for any shooting scenario, Sony’s PXW-Z150 handy professional camcorder delivers stunning 4K image quality, 120fps HFR Full-HD slow-motion and built-in advanced networking for live streaming and wireless workflow. The PXW-Z150 is one of the world’s first professional camcorder to feature a 1.0-inch type stacked CMOS image sensor. This breakthrough in sensor integration delivers a 2x increase in read-out speed compared to a conventional 1.0 sensor for stunning 120fps slow motion in Full HD and spectacular 4K recording.
One of the World’s first 1.0″-type stacked Exmor RS imaging sensor*
To deliver imaging performance previously impossible for a compact camcorder, Sony has developed one of the world’s first 1.0-inch type stacked CMOS image sensor for professional video applications. A 2x increase in read-out speed, compared to a conventional 1.0-inch type sensor, enables beautiful 5x slow motion image capture up to 120fps in Full HD and high resolution 4K recording with full pixel readout without binning.
The PXW-Z150s single 20 megapixel* 1.0-inch type large size sensor helps to provide low noise and less blur because more light reaches the sensor, offering clear and steady pictures even in a dark scene with minimum illumination 1.7 lux**. The large sensor size also enables beautiful background defocusing (bokeh) to enable you to focus on what you want to show and defocus the rest of the image
Flexible 4K and Full HD recordings (XAVC Long GOP at 100Mbps)
The PXW-Z150 is designed to provide true broadcast quality performance for both 4K and Full HD productions, recording with the advanced XAVC Long GOP 100Mbps codec for brilliant 4K QFHD imagery and flexible workflows. XAVC Long’s higher bit rate produces outstanding images with more details and less noise to create the number one 4K picture quality in its class. For even more flexibility in workflows, the PXW-Z150 is switchable between NTSC and PAL operation.
HFR 120 fps Super Slow Motion (continuous)
High Frame Rate shots can turn everyday actions into slow motion ballet and the PXW-Z150 delivers up to 120 frames per second (fps) in Full HD, giving you a maximum of 5 times slow motion expression. There’s no sacrifice in bit depth and no ‘windowing’ of the sensor. So there’s virtually no crop factor or loss in angle of view.
Clear Image Zoom (24x for HD, 18x for 4K)
A high quality 29-348mm wide-angle lens with 12x optical zoom makes it easy to capture even the most expansive landscape scenes while also offering superb clarity and sharpness – maximizing the performance of the PXW-Z150’s large 1.0-inch type sensor and providing high resolution and contrast from the center to the edge of your image.
Getting close into even the most distant scenes is further enhanced by Sony’s advanced Clear Image Zoom feature. Once you’ve zoomed in at maximum 12x optical magnification, By Pixel Super Resolution Technology can enlarge the image to 18x in 4K QFHD or 24x in HD, while still preserving image.
Wi-Fi / NFC networking capabilities for high mobility
With advanced networking capabilities, the PXW-Z150 gives you more mobility in your work – FTP files directly from the camcorder or live stream from any event using built-in Wi-Fi features with no accessories required. Sony’s unique QoS technology dramatically improves the clarity that is possible on a wireless connection, giving you better pictures even with the limitations of today’s real-world networks. You can also remotely control the PXW-Z150 with a smartphone or tablet, including the ability to adjust settings such as focus, zoom, iris, white balance, REC Start/Stop and more using Sony’s Content Browser Mobile software.
3.5-inch** type 1550K LCD Panel for high resolution monitoring
Precise monitoring and low latency, however you choose to shoot, is possible with the PXW-Z150’s advanced, wide viewing-angle and high contrast 0.39 type 1440K dots OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) with large eye-cap, and an easily adjustable, flip-out 3.5 inch 1550K dots LCD panel.
Features
Compact and lightweight body
This camcorder is ergonomically designed to provide a lightweight and easy-to-use shooting experience. Three manual, independent lens rings enable smooth, natural adjustment of focusing, zooming and iris control. The camcorder can also be used in full-auto mode or completely manual for maximum creative control.
Dual media slots for recording flexibility
To extend recording times and workflow flexibility, the PXW-Z150 is equipped with two memory card slots and is compatible with SDXC and SDHC cards.
‘Relay’ mode automatically switches recording from the first to the second memory card when the first is full, while ‘Simul’ mode permits simultaneous recording to two memory cards (for example to create an immediate back-up version).
Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe
The PXW-Z150 takes advantage of Sony’s flexible Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe, which provides power, signal connections and coordinated on/off switching to compatible Sony accessories. For example, you can connect and control Sony wireless microphone systems such as the UWP-D11 or UWP-D12 or attach the HVL-LBPC light.
Note: All sold separately. HVL-LBPC is controlled but not powered by the PXW-Z150.

11, PANASONIC LUMIX LX10

PANASONIC LUMIX LX10

Features & Benefits
Large 1-Inch 20.1 Megapixel Sensor Captures 4K Picture Quality
The 1-inch 20.1 megapixel high-sensitivity MOS sensor records 4K and high-quality photos in super-sharp detail. Combined with the Venus Engine, ISO12800/Extended ISO25600 recording with stunning picture quality is possible.
F1.4-2.8 LEICA DC Lens Provides Beautiful Effects
Photo creativity is based on light, and it all begins with the lens. With the LUMIX DMC-LX10K, a crystal-clear F1.4-2.8 24-72mm LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX lens provides a decisive edge even in low light and adds a beautiful bokeh effect.
Macro Photography Captures Spectacular Close Ups
With a minimum focusing distance of 3cm (wide) and 30cm (tele), capturing spectacular close-up details, even handheld, is possible thanks to a proven POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer).
Ultra-High-Speed Focusing for Increased Image Stability
Fast-action focusing is never a problem thanks to the DFD (Depth From Defocus) that instantly calculates the distance to the subject and quickly establishes a focus lock for 6 fps burst AFC or 10 fps burst AFS.
4K Video Captures 4X the Resolution of Standard Full HD
The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX10K unleashes 4K technology with 4K video capture mode that captures up to 4X the resolution (3840 x 2160) of standard Full HD. It makes for amazing quality for your fast-paced action and exciting scenes.
4K PHOTO Action Records and Saves High-Quality Images
4K video technology enables Ultra HD photography with the innovative 4K PHOTO feature. Simply capture ultra high-resolution 4K video at super-fast 30 frames per second, then press Play, Pause and Save to extract the exact instant you want from individual 4K video frames to create a 4K still image.
Shoot Now, ‘Post Focus’ Later for Creative Freedom
Panasonic’s 4K technology ‘Post Focus’ feature allows you to set your desired focus points after the photo has been taken. Plus, selecting several focus points via the Focus Stacking feature provides greater depth of focus creative freedom.
Lens-Mounted Control Ring Adds the Control You Want
A lens-mounted aperture ring adds precise control of the bright LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX lens (F/1.4-2.8). Plus, dual control of the lens ring and rear dial adds manual control of shutter, zoom and focus.
Built-In Focus Stacking to Control Depth of Field
Focus Stacking mode enables you to adjust in-focus areas after shooting by easily combining multiple images in the LUMIX DMC-LX10K. A great benefit when shooting macro images.
Tilting Selfie Display for Easy Self-Photography
The large 3-inch (approx. 1040K-dot) touch-screen monitor tilts upward to capture selfies and make ground level photography easy. When flipped up 180 degrees, selfie settings are automatically set.
Bracketing Focus and Aperture for Added Creativity
Focus Bracket and Aperture Bracketing provide additional creative options. Select the mode that matches the situation or conditions, then choose the best photo after shooting.
Light Composition Produces Luxurious Nighttime Images
The Light Composition function builds an image from video by choosing and saving bright pixels to produce a dramatic image of situations like fireworks or nighttime scenery.
Full HD High Speed Video for Dramatic Slow-Mo Playback
Record high-speed videos at 120 fps in FHD quality for scenes that can’t be seen with the naked eye and play them back in dramatic slow motion.
4K Live Cropping Allows Stable Panning
With 4K Live Cropping, only the recording frame moves while the camera maintains a fixed position, allowing for stable panning.

12, Fujifilm X-T3

Fujifilm X-T3

The X-T3 is a high performance premium camera that will become an inseparable partner in your artistic journey. Everything about this camera has been designed to completely satisfy your photography and videography needs in a robust magnesium alloy body that is ready for the toughest of conditions.
X-Trans CMOS 4: The First X Series model featuring a new back-illuminated sensor
The FUJIFILM X-T3 features a newly-developed back-illuminated ‘X-Trans CMOS 4’ sensor, the fourth generation to feature in the X Series. Boasting a resolution of 26.1MP, the sensor uses a unique color filter array, synonymous to X-Trans CMOS sensors, to control moiré and false color without the use of an optical low-pass filter. Its back-illuminated structure enhances image quality while maintaining a high S/N ratio. Furthermore, ISO160, previously available only as extended ISO, is now part of the normal ISO range, allowing you to achieve incredibly clean, noise free images.
X-Processor 4: The brain that utilizes the full potential of the X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor
The FUJIFILM X-T3 uses the X-Processor 4, an evolved version of X Series’ image processing engine that boasts advanced processing capabilities. The new processor, combined with a new algorithm, enhances the Film Simulation modes, substantially improving the camera’s ability to track moving subjects, boosts AF’s speed and accuracy, and allows for a more diverse range of video functions. It maximizes the full potential of X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor to deliver the highest performance in all aspects in the history of X Series.
Film Simulation modes for a variety of color tones and gradations
The FUJIFILM X-T3 offers 16 Film Simulation modes so that you can match your true photographic intention in a similar way to how photographers used to choose purpose-specific photographic films. This unique philosophy reflects Fujifilm’s heritage and color science know-how, nurtured by over 80 years of film manufacturing.
Large EVF means you’ll never lose sight of your subject
The FUJIFILM X-T3 features a 3.69-million-dot high resolution EVF with a high magnification ratio of 0.75x. The display time lag of just 0.005 seconds and refresh rate of approx. 100fps* ensure smooth display and allows you to precisely identify subject movements and focus positions.
Blackout-free high-speed continuous shooting of up to 30 fps with AF/AE tracking
Increased read speed from the sensor and the new high-speed processor have made it possible to have AF/AE-tracking, blackout-free continuous shooting of up to 30 fps** in approx. 16.6M (1.25x crop) mode using the electronic shutter, while maintaining a smooth Live View of 60fps to track your subject. The rolling shutter distortion, a typical issue for electronic shutters, has been halved compared to the previous generation.
Sports finder mode for enhanced shooting
The ‘Sports finder mode’ makes it even easier to capture moving subjects. The new mode marks a cropped area in the viewfinder and shoots at approx. 16.6M (1.25x crop). This is particularly useful for sports and wildlife photography, as you can check the movements of a subject just outside the shooting frame and take advantage of shorter-than-usual blackout time as compared with the mechanical shutter.

13, Yi 4K+

YI 4K+ records in 4K at twice the frame rate of its current competitors, an incredible 4K/60fps, making it one of the world’s best action camera. YI 4K+ gives you phenomenal 4K/60fps video without consuming extensive power, and its built-in EIS lets you capture smooth and steady 4K/30fps video without the need for high-end stabilizers or post-production editing.
YI 4K+ is the most advanced action camera available today, with features including Voice Control, RAW image capture, EIS 4K/30fps and the ability to shoot in 4K/60fps makes YI 4K+ one of the best action camera, ever.
4K/60fps
Using the latest Ambarella H2 system-on-chip, YI 4K+ is able to capture the highest resolution combined with the highest frame rate ever seen in an action camera, 4K at 60 frames per second. Record fast-moving action, in clear, crisp quality.
EIS at 4K/30fps
Experience the most stabilized 4K/30fps action camera footage available on the market today, with the integrated Electronic Image Stabilization. Just enable EIS and YI 4K+ can deliver spectacularly smooth and steady videos in phenomenal 4K.
12MP Photos
Built with the Sony IMX377 image sensor allows you to not only record incredible videos, but YI 4K+ can also capture brilliant 12MP still images in RAW or JPEG image format. With 4 different photos modes you’re able to capture great adventures in more ways than one.
Packed with Features
YI 4K+ is a feature packed action camera that lets you capture your adventures like never before. Voice Control, RAW image capture, an accompanying app and a wide range of compatible accessories lets you be better than ever, all in phenomenal 4K.

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