Are you a Vlogger? If you are and searching for best vlogging cameras, then it’s for you.
If you feel like that you are a person having some talent and you want to show it to the world or you just want to share your views about a certain topic with a large number of people and also if you want to gain some knowledge and experience about things, then vlogging is the best option for you.
For a good vlogger, its necessary that you should be creative and you should have your own content. Content should be interesting and you should not try to copy someone’s content because this will make you lose your followers. Also, a Vlogger needs to upload videos on regular basis and wait for his success by being consistent and patient.
As video quality is the most important factor for a good vlog and for high-quality videos a smartphone camera is not enough. You really need to have some exceptional vlog camera which can make your work easier and comfortable.
There are a lot of cameras available for vlogging but we have selected few of them keeping in view the video quality, price, and their performance.
BEST VLOGGING CAMERAS TO BUY IN 2018
|Product Name||Weight||Mega Pixel||Price|
|1. AKASO EK7000 Camcorder||1.5 pounds||12.0 Mega Pixel|
|2. GOPRO HERO4 SILVER||5.1 ounces||12.0 Mega Pixel|
|3. SONY DSCW80 Digital Camera||4.5 ounces||20.1 Mega Pixel|
|4. GOPRO HERO4 BLACK||5.3 ounces||12.0 Mega Pixel|
|5. CANON Powershot||4.6 ounces||16.1 Mega Pixel|
|6. CANON Digital SLR Camera||1.66 pounds||20.2 Mega Pixel|
|7. 4K ACTION AND SPORTS Camera||3.36 ounces||12 Mega Pixel|
|8. SONY DSC-RX100 CMOS||8.5 ounces||20.2 Mega Pixel|
|9. CANON POWERSHOT ELPH||5.1 ounces||16 Mega Pixel|
|10. SONY A5100 MIRRORLESS DIGITAL CAMERA||9.9 ounces||24 Mega Pixel|
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This 4k ultra Hd action camera is more convenient to use for shots framing or recording of video. This camera can measure 25 frames per second (4K) and also 30 frames per second (2.7K) video with 12MP photos at up to 30 frames per second. It has 2 rechargeable 1050mAh Batteries and recording time for every battery is almost one and a half hour. This vlog camera is specially designed to work in extreme/harsh environmental conditions.
What’s in the box?
- 1 AKASO EK7000 Camera.
- 1 2.4G Remote Control.
- 2 1050mAh Battery.
- 1 Waterproof Case.
- 1 Bicycle Stand.
- 7 Mount.
- 2 Clip.
- 1 Helmet Mounts.
- 1 Bandages.
- 5 Tethers.
- 1 Protective Backdoor.
- 1 USB Cable.
- 1 AC Charger
- 1 Lens Cloth
- 1 Manual
- Long battery life
- Built in WIFI
- Built-in HDMI
- Waterproof camera(up to 100 feet)
- Up to 64GB micro SD card (With the micro SD card slot)
- Great for taking pictures in and under the water
- Good video quality
- Easy to use
- Comes with extra batteries
- Does not support an external mic
- WIFI range is less
This vlog camera comes with a built-in touch display because of which it is easy to control the camera. This vlog camera is also best for shot-framing and playback. This camera can record videos and can capture images for 1080p and 720p. This camera features 12MP photos with up to 30 frames per second. It is a waterproof camera (up to 131 feet). Its battery time is up to 110 minutes.
- Built-in WIFI (supports GoPro app and smart remote etc)
- Built-in Bluetooth (supports Go-pro app and smart remote etc)
- A built-in feature of video trimming
- Professional video quality
- Fast, powerful photo capture
- Never settings for after dark
- Highlight Tag your best moments
- Pro-tune for photo + video
- Auto Low Light Mode
- Video editing software is available
- Dual (video and photo) mode
- Good for close-up images
- Less Battery life
- Few WIFI issues have been reported
- Gets hot after some time
This Sony camera is a compact and durable camera which incorporates MP Super HAD CCD sensor for capturing detailed images. This vlog camera is small enough to fit into your pocket. With this camera, it becomes easy to record videos and take photos. This camera has the professional Sony 5x optical zoom lens with which you can take closer pictures than an ordinary smartphone camera. It has a 26mm wide angle lens to capture the whole scene easily. It has a high -resolution Super HAD CCD 20.1 MP image sensor that is helpful in recording and capturing any beauty.
It basically comes in two colors:
Also, it comes with 2.7” LCD rear screen (230,000 pixels). Its continuous shooting speed is 0.52 fps (for up to 100 shots)
- Built-in picture effect technology
- Easy to use
- Can capture videos in 720p HD mode
- Can produce a Panoramic image up to 360°
- The menu is simple to understand
- Can be charged with a USB cable
- Panorama feature
- No optical viewfinder
- Slow shutter speed
This is a small camera with no screen so you cannot check your creations on the camera but you can connect it to any smart device through WiFi to check live images and clips. This camera has a wide viewing angle which works well. It can record a 4k video at 30 fps.
It can shoot videos in different modes like:
- Full HD
- Slow Motion
This GoPro Hero4 camera comes with improved camera control and built-in video trimming. Built-in video trimming is a feature which allows you to trim and save short video clips on your camera from existing videos. It can produce still photos up to 12 Mega Pixel.
It records at 48kHz with AAC compression. Also, it has automatic gain control and uses an internal multi-band compressor to improve the sound. A mono internal microphone is also present and you can plug an external stereo microphone into it although to do so you’ll need to buy a separate 3.5 mm to mini USB adapter.
- Built-in WIFI
- Built-in Bluetooth
- Can support GoPro app
- Can support Smart Remote
- Good for night time shooting
- Built-in video trimming
- 4K video at 30fps and 1080p at up to 120fps
- Fast Wi-Fi connection
- Battery life is high as no LCD is available
- No LCD screen for viewing shots captured
- No zoom
- Slow startup
It has a large 3 inch LCD with which you can view images clearly and easily. It has a 5x optical zoom lens which helps to see the subject closely. It comes with DIGIC 5 image processor which also helps in producing high-quality images.
- Small and slim design
- CMOS sensor
- Dedicated movie button
- Produces 1080p HD video
- Great autofocus
- No need for the microphone
- Good battery life
- High-quality pictures
- Face detection
- Slow motion video recording(good for recording sports events)
- Control buttons are smaller in size
- Few focus issues
This CANON EOS digital camera is a good vlogging camera (my favorite one) and it features 20.2 MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5+ which gives high-resolution images and also makes it sensitive to low light.
Its processor gives much speed throughout the camera process.
- ISO 100-12800, expandable to 25600
- 19 point cross-type AF System
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF for fast focus in live view and video
- 3″ articulating touch panel LCD screen with 1,040,000 dots
- Built-in flash with integrated Speedlite transmitter and hot shoe
- Facial autofocus works great
- Articulating touch screen
- Does not work well with low light
- 4K/30fps (100mbps),
- 720p/240fps video,
- and 12MP raw image with built-in Sony IMX377 image sensor and Ambarella dual-core A9SE75
This vlog camera comes with advanced video stabilization (ELECTRONIC IMAGE STABILIZATION) which allows capturing of smooth footage at 2.7k/60fps. Because of EIS, this YI camera gives a stable result even when the camera shakes or moves. It has lithium-ion batteries and their recording time is approximately 2 hours(120 mins) of 4K/30fps video with a single charge. The batteries are rechargeable. A cooling system is also present which does not allow overheating of YI 4K Action Camera and enables stable and long-lasting video recording.
It has a built-in LCD touch screen(2.2”) with a resolution of 640 X 360 and thus making a setting, previewing and shooting a bit easier than ever before. A touch screen is made with Gorilla Glass Retina to resist scratches and daily impact. The amazing voice command technology lets you enjoy shooting in outdoor environments. This feature makes it the best vlogging camera.
A YI action app is also provided in the camera which allows you to edit or share your pictures and videos. Also, you can enjoy live streaming on social media with this app.
This camera live streams to youtube with no problem so it can be considered as best vlogging camera and best camera for youtube.
- Built-in Bluetooth
- Built-in WIFI (high speed)
- YI action app
- Flexible settings of ISO/WB/SHUTTER/EV/METER (produces high-quality images)
- Multi-record/capture modes
- Voice control
- Capable to do no light exposure photography
- Memory can be extended by using micro SD card
- Bright touchscreen
- Produces high-quality images/videos
- Few audio issues
This SONY camera has an aluminum body and has a slim design. Dimensions of this camera are 1016 mm x 581 mm x 359 mm and its weight is 213 g (75 oz). This camera features a built-in pop-up flash that makes sure the availability of proper lighting for your shots.
Flash modes includes:
- Slow sync
- Rear sync
These modes help in taking quality photos under a variety of lighting conditions.
Operating temperature for this camera is 0°C to 40°C i.e (32F° to 104F°). It has 20.2 Mega Pixel EXMOR CMOR sensor that is able to capture rich images of high resolution. Also, a 3-Inch LCD screen is present with 12M dots which makes menu navigation much easier and also provides a clear and bright display. Along with low-light ISO 6400 sensitivity provides intelligent response data for fast focusing speeds and clear, sharp images, even in low light. It has active mode electronic image stabilization which provides an optical steady shot. Now if camera shakes or moves, you don’t need to worry about your images getting blurred because of the optical steady shot.
With its 1080p video mode, it can record crystal-clear high-definition movie clips. It also features a Dual record function which lets you capture still images and record video simultaneously. Because of its features, it can be considered as a good vlogging camera as well.
- 20.2 MP EXMOR CMOR sensor
- 28-100mm equivalent F/18-49 lens
- ISO 125-6400 Expandable ISO 80, 100, and 25,600
- Rear control dial
- A customizable front control ring
- Bright F18 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens with 36x zoom
- Autofocus is fast and perfect
- Can be charged with USB
- Good battery life
- Portable camera(Can easily fit in a pocket)
- Produces crisp and detailed pictures
- No dedicated on/off button for flash
- Lens zoom in/out speed is slow
- No grip(Due to Aluminium casing it slips out of hands)
- No external charger for a battery
This slim and stylish CANON POWERSHOT camera has a 3-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle. This camera is equipped with a 16 megapixel 1/2.3-inch high-sensitivity CMOS sensor. This sensor takes in more light and thus result in images are always more clear than ordinary digital cameras.
A DIGIC 4+ image processor is also present in CANON POWERSHOT camera which gives high-quality images. This camera also features a 12x optical zoom with which you can take more beautiful shots. The Wide-Angle lens captures expansive image adding depth and perspective to every shot. Landscapes, city scenes, family shots all get to benefit from the extra width.
Image stability of this camera is great which makes it the best camera for vlogging. This camera can capture 1080p full HD video with a dedicated movie button. Its Operating Temperature is 32-104°F/0-40°C and Operating Humidity is 10-90%.
- Built-in WIFI
- Near field communication(NFC)
- 12x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom, and 48x combined zoom
- Optical Image Stabilization
- Built-in flash
- Face detection
- Good for continuous shooting
- Image quality is good
- It comes with Red-eye correction software
- It is difficult to look at LCD screen in sunny conditions(Grainy LCD screen)
- Few issues with WIFI connectivity are also reported
This SONY vlogging camera with flip screen has a 3 inch flip-up LCD. This flip up screen allows you to make sure that the lighting, angles, and focus etc are perfect. It is a lightweight camera. It features a 24 Mega Pixel CMOS sensor that produces rich and sharp images. With this camera, you can record full HD Video(1080/24/60P video up to 50MB/s) or flip over the 180° tilt screen for perfectly framed selfies.
Also with this camera, you can share photos with your family and friends by connecting it to your smartphone or any other device using the camera’s built-in WIFI and NFC. This camera has an Ultra-fast autofocus with 179 AF points and 6Fps. It also features a 24MP APS-C sensor which allows capturing in high resolution.
- Rechargeable Battery (NP-FW50)
- AC Charger (AC-UB10)
- Lens cap
- Shoulder strap
- Micro USB cable
- Built-in WIFI
- Easy to use
- Flip screen feature is good
- Can overheat after few minutes of video shooting
- No viewfinder
- Charging takes a long time
- Lack of control surfaces