Today, most smartphones have support for 4K video recording, but it doesn’t mean that they would offer the same level of clarity and detail. So, it’s better to do your homework before buying a smartphone. You’re in luck as we have compiled a list of some of the best smartphones with quality 4K video recording capability. Note that these have been curated based on their listed features and availability on Amazon.
Apple iPhone 11
Many consumers believe that the Apple iPhone 11 has such good optics and software optimisations that there are just a handful of devices that come close to the level of performance it delivers. Apple has equipped this device with a 12MP ultrawide camera and a 12MP wide-angle lens at the back to help you shoot in 4K (60fps). The A13 Bionic chipset, along with 4GB RAM, can handle all your daily tasks and games without breaking a sweat. To help the Apple iPhone 11 last a day, the brand has packed it with a 3110mAh battery which has support for 18W fast charging. But that’s not all, as Apple has even managed to get an IP68 certification for it making it dust and water-resistant (up to 2m for 30 minutes max, according to the brand). The Apple iPhone 11 comes with improved Face ID, which makes it an even more secure device than its predecessors.
OPPO Find X2
Oppo devices are known for their quality camera and superfast charging speed, and the Oppo Find X2 takes it to the next level. In terms of camera, Oppo has made sure to leave no stone unturned and packed it with a 48+12+13MP camera setup at the back and a single 32MP punch hole camera at the front. You can record 4K videos using the back camera as well as the one at the front. The device comes bundled with the 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 charger which can charge its 4260mAh battery in just 38 minutes (as claimed by Oppo). The brand also claims that the Oppo Find X2 packs the absolute best hardware in the market like the Snapdragon 865 processor, 12GB RAM and 256GB ROM. The 120Hz 6.7-inch OLED curved screen has a resolution of QHD+ to make sure that you don’t have to deal with a choppy smartphone experience. With this device, you can experience superfast 5G speeds (once available in your region) by just popping in a 5G SIM card.
OnePlus Nord 5G
If you’re looking for a budget-friendly 5G device that can record 4K videos, then you should check this one out. This 5G capable smartphone has a 48MP+8MP+5MP+2MP quad-camera setup at the back and a dual 32MP+8MP at the front so you can record videos in 4K at 60fps no matter which side you choose. The OnePlus Nord comes packed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. The 6.44-inch AMOLED display has a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The screen refresh rate of 90Hz should combine with the other display features to make your viewing experience more pleasing. All of this quality hardware is powered up by a 4115mAh battery which can be charged via the Warp Charge 30 charger that comes bundled with the device. The OnePlus Nord only weighs 184g and a thickness of 0.8cm, making it one of the lightest and slimmest smartphones at this price range.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is their latest addition to the Note series and is said to be much better than its predecessor. One of the selling points of this flagship smartphone is its 108MP camera sensor at the back. The 4K videos recorded by the 108MP sensor can be stored in the 256GB memory, which can further be expanded up to 1TB by simply popping in a micro SD card into the hybrid SIM slot. It has a 6.9-inch dynamic AMOLED display with a resolution of 3088 x 1440 pixels and a 10MP punch hole camera for Instagram-ready selfies and video calls. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra comes packed with an Exynos 990 processor and 12GB RAM to handle whatever is thrown at it. The huge screen and S-Pen support make it a pretty compelling choice for artists.