Top 10 Best 4K Cameras List for May 2019


Author: Hannah Mouton

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Whether you spend a little or a lot, 4k cameras are an important purchase. They play a vital part in the realm of point and shoot digital cameras as well as digital cameras in general. To help you, we're counting down the list of the top 10 best 4k cameras for May 2019.

In our review we'll cover the ones that we feel are the best value 4k cameras and the best quality 4k cameras as well as budget 4k cameras for those not looking to spend too much and some special "Staff Picks" inclusions. Without further ado, here is our list; ranked in descending order in terms of which 4k cameras we thought were most worth it to buy. Enjoy!

1

PANASONIC LUMIX FZ1000 4K Point and Shoot Camera, 16X LEICA DC Vario-ELMARIT F2.8-4.0 Lens, 21.1 Megapixels, 1 Inch High Sensitivity Sensor, DMC-FZ1000 (USA BLACK)

by: Panasonic



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About this product:


  • 4K VIDEO & 4K PHOTO - Panasonic’s exclusive 4K PHOTO technology uses 30 frames per second in high resolution 4K Ultra HD video to extract them as photos. You’ll never miss that moment again
  • LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens - 24x zoom (25-600mm) with full zoom range F2. 8 aperture for enhanced low light shooting meeting the stringent quality standards established by Leica
  • HIGH IMAGE QUALITY - The 12. 1-Megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor with the Venus engine excels in diffraction compensation, yielding images that are crisp & free from artifacts associated with small aperture settings
  • RUGGED CAMERA DESIGN - splash proof/dustproof rugged camera design with tight seals on every joint, dial and button, so it stands up to harsh weather conditions and challenging environments
  • 5-AXIS HYBRID OPTICAL IMAGE STABILIZER PLUS - Reduces Blur from one-handed video shooting by compensating for five types of movement. Level shot function detects horizon line & maintains it, even if the camera is tilted

Available in these additional varieties:


Style:
Camera Only
w/ 64GB Card




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PANASONIC LUMIX GH4 Body 4K Mirrorless Camera, 16 Megapixels, 3 Inch Touch LCD, DMC-GH4KBODY (USA Black)

by: Panasonic



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  • Professional photo performance with exceptional moiré suppression
  • Operating temperature:0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F).4K 24p cinematic video (4096x2160), plus 4K 3840x2160 30p/24p
  • High speed 49 area auto focusing in photo or video, perfect for hybrid photography
  • Durable magnesium alloy body and exceptional shutter life meets the demands of professional use





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Sony FDR-AX100/B 4K Video Camera with 3.5-Inch LCD (Black)

by: Sony



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  • 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

Available in these additional varieties:


Style:
Base
w/ Extra Battery & Travel Charger




4

GoPro HERO4 Silver

by: GoPro



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About this product:


  • 80%, 20%
  • Imported
  • Built-in touch display for easy camera control, shot-framing and playback
  • Professional 1080p60 and 720p120 video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support the GoPro App, Smart Remote and more
  • Improved camera control and built-in video trimming lets you create and save short video clips right on your camera
  • Protune with SuperView delivers cinema-quality capture and advanced manual control for photos and video with the world’s most immersive wide-angle field of view

Available in these additional varieties:


Style Name:
Camera Only
Charger with Battery




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GoPro HERO4 BLACK

by: GoPro



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About this product:


  • Professional 4K30, 2.7K60 and 1080p120 video, 720p240 video for super slow-motion playback and 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support the GoPro App, Smart Remote and more
  • Improved camera control and built-in video trimming lets you create and save short video clips right on your camera
  • Protune with SuperView delivers cinema-quality capture and advanced manual control for photos and video with the world’s most immersive wide-angle field of view
  • Night Photo and Night Lapse offer customizable exposure settings for nighttime shooting





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Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Ultra HD 60p/50p Professional Camcorder, 20x Optical Zoom

by: Panasonic



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  • High-res 4K recording in smooth 60p/50p motion even for fast movements, and small enough for mobility
  • High-Bit-Rate Recording for Both 4K and Full-HD to capture the most important moments with true-to-life realism
  • Great functions for professional needs LEICA Dicomar f/1.8 lens/triple manual rings/backup recording/ND filter
  • Wifi standard:IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Available in these additional varieties:


Style:
Camera Only
Camera w/ Memory Card




7

Sony FDRAX1 4K Camcorder Video Camera with 20x Optical Zoom with 3.5-Inch LCD

by: Sony



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About this product:


  • Capture 4K/60p video that far exceeds HD resolution
  • XAVC-S codec allows extended 4K/HD video recording
  • Professional image processor for real-time 4K / 60 fps recording





8

Sony Alpha a7S Mirrorless Digital Camera

by: Sony



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  • NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery (1080mAh)
  • BC-TRW W Series Battery Charger (Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Body Cap

Available in these additional varieties:


Configuration:
Base
w/ battery grip




9

Panasonic HX-A500 4K Point-of-View Wearable Action Camera Camcorder with 3-Inch LCD (Gray)

by: Panasonic



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About this product:


  • Waterproof and Dustproof
  • 4K video resolution
  • Level shot image stabilizer keep videos level on the go
  • Built-in LCD to see what your recording





10

Dragon Touch 4K Action Camera 16MP Vision 3 Underwater Waterproof Camera 170° Wide Angle WiFi Sports Cam with Remote 2 Batteries and Mounting Accessories Kit

by: Dragon Touch



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About this product:


  • 4K ACTION CAMERA with 4X ZOOM: Professional 4K/30FPS, 2.7K/30fps, 1080P/60FPS video and 16MP photo resolution enables you to capture exciting moment for you. This action camera also features zoom range from 1.0X to 4.0X.
  • WIRELESS WRIST REMOTE CONTROL: Put the remote control on your wrist while installing the sports camera on your helmet, convenient to record moments in places you can't reach. Wireless range up to 10m(33ft), the remote is not waterproof.
  • WIFI ACTION CAMERA with 2" SCREEN: Save and share your sports action camera moments on the phone/tablet with App XDV, WiFi signal ranges up to 33 feet. 2'' screen allows you to preview the video in action camera.
  • 100FT WATERPROOF CAMERA with FREE ACCESSORIES: Place your camera into the waterproof case and securely fasten it, you can dive below 30 meters. This underwater camera is ideal for water sports such as swimming, surfing, diving, etc. This underwater camera also comes with 2 rechargeable 1050mAh batteries, charger and accessories which available for most action camera even Gopro.
  • VERSATILE BUT COMPACT: This action camera features multiple functions including driving mode, image rotation, time-lapse, loop recording, slow motion, dramashot, exposure and white balance. Bringing this sports camera to more applicable conditions beyond your expectation.