6+ Smartphones Capable of Shooting 4K Videos

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While some phone manufacturers are still trying to make phones capable of shooting 720p videos, some others are already in the Ultra HD zones as they have phones capable of shooting videos in 4K resolution. Almost all Samsung devices under the S and Note Series (as far back as Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and S5) already fall into this category, after all, it has to be them. Also, Apple devices since 6S and LG devices since LG Flex already fall under this category.

Some of the phones equipped with cameras capable of shooting 4K videos are;

OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6

OnePlus is no stranger to this list and its 2018 flagship device the OnePlus 6 is not going to miss out. Oneplus One is the first mobile device to record at 4096 × 2160@24fps (DCi-4K or Full4K), and 3840 × 2160@30fps and OnePlus had made sure every one of their devices can record 4k Videos. The 6.3 inches 8GB RAM device also has a dual 20 MP + 16 MP rear camera and can shoot 4k videos in 60 frames per second.

Specifications Summary

AnnouncedMay 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G (LTE-A Pro, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS, HSDPA+)
SIMNano SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (OxygenOS UI)
Display6.3 inches AMOLED
Primary Camera16 MP with dual LED flash, f/1.7, 25mm, 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, OIS, PDAF
20 MP (16 MP effective), f/1.7, 25mm, 1/2.8″, 1.0µm, PDAF
Video Recording4K 60 FPS, 1080p HD, 720p HD
Front Camera16 megapixels Selfie Camera
RAM8 GB of RAM Space
Storage256 GB of storage space
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, 2800 MHz (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) 64 bit 10nm
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4, OnePlus Dash Charge
SecurityFace ID, Fingerprint

Huawei Mate 20 lite

Huawei Mate 20 lite

Sporting a 6.3 inch display size, the Huawei Mate 20 lite is a device with enough camera quality. The rear 20 MP camera is capable of recording videos in 3840×2160 (4K), 1920×1080 (1080p HD), 1280×720 (720p HD) making it a device for vloggers. The device also has 4 GB of RAM space, Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor clock speed and 64 GB of storage space expandable up to 512 GB.

Specifications Summary

AnnouncedAugust 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G (LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS)
SIMNano SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (Huawei Emotion UI)
Display6.3 inches IPS LCD
Primary Camera20 Megapixels with LED Flash, Second camera (2-megapixel), Autofocus (Phase detection)
Video Recording4K, 1080p HD, 720p HD
Front Camera24 megapixels Dual Camera
RAM4 GB of RAM Space
Storage64 GB of storage space, expandable up to 512 GB
Processor Name / TechnologyHiSilicon Kirin 710
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53 , 64-bit, 12 nm
Battery3750 mAh with Huawei SuperCharge
SecurityFace ID

Oppo Find X

OPPO Find X

Oppo Find X is one of the devices that challenged the way phones should be designed in order to achieve maximum screen to body ratio. Oppo Find X hides its 20-megapixel camera behind a pop-up mechanism that gives it the eye-catching design and fame it has gathered. The device also uses an OLED display with glass front and back protection.

Specifications Summary

AnnouncedJune 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G (LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS)
SIMMicro Sim + Nano SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (ColorOS UI)
Display6.4 inches AMOLED
Primary Camera20 Megapixels with Dual LED Flash, Second camera (16-megapixel), Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)
Video Recording4K, 1080p HD, 720p HD
Front Camera25 megapixels
RAM8 GB of RAM Space
Storage256 GB of storage space
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Battery3730 mAh with Fast Charging
SecurityFace ID

Xiaomi Pocophone F1

xiaomi pocophone f1

Xiaomi is best known for packing premium qualities into smartphones with low prices. Xiaomi is fast becoming a flagship killer and has released the Pocophone F1, a device below $300 capable; of shooting 4k videos. The 6.18 notched device shoots 4k videos at 30 fps from its 12 MP dual rear camera. It may not be the best phone out there, but it still does its thing and delivers well.

Specifications Summary

AnnouncedAugust 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G (LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS)
SIMDual Nano SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (Huawei Emotion UI)
Display6.3 inches IPS LCD
Primary Camera20 Megapixels with LED Flash, Second camera (2-megapixel), Autofocus (Phase detection)
Video Recording4K, 1080p HD, 720p HD
Front Camera24 megapixels Dual Camera
RAM4 GB of RAM Space
Storage64 GB of storage space, expandable up to 512 GB
Processor Name / TechnologyHiSilicon Kirin 710
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53 , 64-bit, 12 nm
Battery3750 mAh with Huawei SuperCharge
SecurityFace ID

Vivo NEX S

vivo nex s

Vivi NEX S is one of the few devices that managed to solve the bezels and notch problem by eliminating both to achieve a high screen to body ratio (86%). It will have been shameful if a device like this that also has indisplay fingerprint scanner fails to make this list. The NEX S 12 Megapixels rear camera allows shooting of high resolution 4K videos at 30 frames per second.

Specifications Summary

AnnouncedJune 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G (LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS)
SIMDual Nano SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (Funtouch UI)
Display6.6 inches, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Primary Camera12 Megapixels with LED Flash, Second camera (5-megapixel), Autofocus (Phase detection)
Video Recording4K, 1080p HD, 720p HD
Front CameraPop Up 8 megapixels
RAM8 GB of RAM Space
Storage128 GB of storage space
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, 4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
64-bit, 10 nm
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery with fast charge
SecurityUnder-display fingerprint

ASUS ROG Phone

asus rog phone

This phone making this list is tricky, but with lots and lots of evidence and information available, it deserves to make the list. The dedicated gaming smartphone has been in the news for quite some time, and ASUS has never been shy about its specifications. Expected to be released in this quarter, the ROG smartphone 12 MP dual rear camera supports 4K video shooting in both 30 fps and 60 fps. One hell of a phone though

Specifications Summary

AnnouncedJune 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G (LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS)
SIMNano SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (ROG Gaming UI)
Display6.0 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Primary Camera12 Megapixels with LED Flash, Second camera (8-megapixel), Autofocus (Phase detection)
Video Recording4K, 1080p HD, 720p HD
Front Camera8 megapixels Camera
RAM8 GB of RAM Space
Storage512 GB of storage space
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core,4×2.96 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver, 64-bit, 10 nm
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery with fast charge
SecurityInformation Not Available Yet

Xiaomi Mi 8

xiaomi mi8

Xiaomi is steadily improving on its cameras, and the Mi 8 flagship line is not left out of their plans. The 6.2 inch notched device sports two 12 megapixels rear camera well equipped with AI. The 6 GB RAM device is known for producing high quality photos that been known to be on par with the iPhone X and it also supports the shooting of 4K videos at 30fps.

Specifications Summary

AnnouncedMay 2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G (LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS)
SIMDual Nano SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (MIUI 9.5)
Display6.2 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Primary Camera12 Megapixels with Dual LED Flash, Second camera (12-megapixel), Autofocus (Phase detection)
Video Recording4K, 1080p HD, 720p HD
Front Camera20 megapixels Camera
RAM6 GB of RAM Space
Storage256 GB of storage space
Processor Name / TechnologyQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core,4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver, 64-bit, 10 nm
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery with fast charge
SecurityFace ID, Fingerprints

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