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The best vlog cameras

Are you planning to start vlogging, or are you a vlogger looking to switch to a different vlog camera? The possibilities when it comes to vlog cameras are huge and it's important to choose the camera that best suits you. To help make that choice a lot easier, I'll be listing the current top 5 vlog cameras for you in this article.

1. Sony CyberShot WX500 - novice vlogger

  • 20.4-megapixel CMOS sensor
  • 30x optical zoom
  • WiFi and NFC
221,-
in stock

This compact camera has a user-friendly menu, making it suitable for the novice vlogger. On the tiltable screen you can easily see what you are recording. This helps you to create the best vlogs and selfies. You can also capture details with the 30x optical zoom. Due to the image stabilization in the camera, your images are sharp. Via WiFi you send your recordings wirelessly to your smartphone or laptop. So you share the photos and videos directly with your followers.

Specifications

Tiltable screen: Yes, without touchscreen.
Video recording image quality: Full HD 1080 pixels.
Interesting for: The novice vlogger who is looking for usability.
Weight: 236 grams.

2. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57 - starting vlogger

  • 16-megapixel CCD sensor
  • 20x optical zoom
  • WiFi and NFC
179,-169,-
in stock

This camera is so compact it fits into your pocket, meaning you can carry the device with you anywhere. Add to that the tiltable screen and you've got the right camera for the beginning vlogger. Details are captured well thanks to the 20x optical zoom. There's also the fun creative filters that allow you to, for example, easy recording in black and white. Finally, the camera has a wide-angle lens, allowing you to capture even more of the surroundings.

Specifications

Tiltable screen: Yes, without touchscreen.
Video recording image quality: Full HD 1080 pixels.
Interesting for: Beginning vloggers who want to get started right away.
Weight: 248 grams.

3. Canon Powershot G7XII - advanced vlogger

  • 20.9-megapixel CMOS sensor
  • 4.2x optical zoom
  • WiFi and NFC
539,-
in stock

When looking for a vlog camera, it needs to meet certain conditions. First of all, the camera should be light and compact. A tiltable screen is indispensable there. I prefer Full HD videos, because of their clear images. In short: the G7XII. The compact camera can be carried anywhere easily. The rough grip on the front of the camera is ideal, as it keeps your fingers from slipping. Finally, this model shoots clear images even at dark locations.

Specifications

Tiltable screen: Yes, with touchscreen.
Video recording image quality: Full HD 1080 pixels.
Interesting for: Advanced vloggers who are on the road a lot and vlog freehand.
Weight: 319 grams.

4. Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100III - advanced vlogger

  • 20.1-megapixel CMOS sensor
  • 2.9x optical zoom
  • WiFi and NFC
499,-469,-
in stock

Famous and not-so-famous vloggers alike love this camera. It's so compact it fits into your pocket. In dark locations, many compact cameras record noisy images. This one doesn't have that problem, thanks to the light-sensitive lens. The quick autofocus ensures your images focus quickly. Another plus is the wide-angle lens. This keeps you properly in the picture when vlogging. After all, that's what you want, isn't it?

Specifications

Tiltable screen: Yes, without touchscreen.
Video recording image quality: Full HD 1080 pixels.
Interesting for: Advanced vloggers looking for pocket-sized quality.
Weight: 290 grams.

5. GoPro HERO 7 Black - novice / advanced vlogger

  • 4K at 60 frames per second
  • 12-megapixel photos
  • Waterproof up to 10 meters
399,-349,-
in stock

Besides a photo camera you can also use an action camera for creating vlogs. Thanks to the waterproof and shock and dust resistant housing you can take it anywhere. You film with the GoPro HERO 7 in 4K quality so that your images are detailed. With the advanced image stabilization your recordings are very stable. This makes you vlog when you are in action. The disadvantage of the HERO 7 black is that it does not have a tiltable screen to see what you capture.

Specifications

Tiltable screen: No.
Video recording image quality: 4K.
Interesting for: The adventurous vlogger who wants to record stable images.
Weight: 116 grams.

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