I couldn’t say no when I was asked to write articles about the finest vlogging cameras with a flip screen — there’s nothing I enjoy more than being up to date on the latest video-recording technologies.
Having worked on a variety of projects in the past, including music videos, short films, and vlogs, I was excited to return to some relevant research. So today I’m going to talk about the best 12 vlogging cameras and give my honest suggestions and comments on each one.
I understand how annoying it may be to search the Internet for the perfect camera – there are so many reviews out there plainly intended to sell a product without doing the right research.
So you’ll be relieved to know that this will be an in-depth article full of positives (and some important drawbacks) for each camera, as well as a vlogging guide and buyer’s guide at the end of the reviews, with some useful advice for people just starting out with vlogging.
This will also be a useful article for anyone looking to acquire the finest vlogging camera with a flip screen as a gift for a loved one or simply learning more about some of the top flip-up cameras.
The Best Camera for Vlogging in 2022
1. Sony Alpha ZV-E10 - APS-C Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Vlog Camera - White
- Large 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor and fast BIONZ X processor
- 4K Movie oversampled from 6k w/ full pixel readout, no pixel binning
- Product Showcase Setting transitions focus from face to object
- Background Defocus button instantly toggles between defocus effect on/off
- Easy live streaming w/ single USB cable and no extra hardware/software
2. Sony ZV-1 Digital Camera for Content Creators, Vlogging and YouTube with Flip Screen, Built-in Microphone, 4K HDR Video, Touchscreen Display, Live Video Streaming, Webcam
- 20.1MP stacked back illuminated 1” Exmor RS CMOS sensor w/ DRAM. Large aperture 24-70mm1 F1.8-2.8 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens
- Fast Hybrid Autofocus and Real Time Eye Autofocus and Real-time Autofocus tracking.
- Side flip-out 3.0” LCD screen that also tilts up and down for easier to compose selfie shots
- Quickly switch between two modes of defocused background bokeh
- Product Showcase Setting transitions focus from face to object
3. Sony Alpha A6600 Mirrorless Camera
- World’s fastest AF at 0 02 sec with real-time AF and Object tracking
- 24 2MP APS-C Exmor sensor with front end LSI and ISO up to 102 400
- Wide 425-phase/425-contrast detection AF points over 84% of sensor
- Up to 11fps continuous shooting at 24 2MP RAW with AF/AE tracking
- Real-time AF Tracking Real-time Eye AF for human animal movie
4. Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Kit w/EF-M15-45mm and 4K Video (Black) (Renewed)
- Improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Eye Detection AF
- 24.1 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS Sensor with ISO 100-25600 (H: 51200)
- 4K UHD 24p and HD 120p for Slow Motion
- Built-in OLED EVF with Touch and Drag AF
5. Nikon Z5 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Lens
- Nikon Z5 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body - Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Lens
- Intensively detailed 24MP full frame images and 4K UHD videos
- VR image stabilization built-in for sharp, stabilized photos and videos
- Superb 273 point autofocus system that can focus near the edges, detect and follow eyes (people, cats and dogs) and track subjects
- Creative features built-in, including timelapse, multiple exposure, creative picture controls and focus shift photography
6. Nikon Z50 Compact Mirrorless Digital Camera with Flip Under "Selfie/Vlogger" LCD | 2 Zoom Lens Kit Includes: NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR & NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm F/4.5-6.3 VR
- Compact, lightweight and durably constructed mirrorless camera
- First DX-format mirrorless camera to use a large 55 millimeter lens mount, offering advantages in high image quality and lowlight performance.
- 20.9 MP sensor with robust 4K UHD video features
- Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for simple pairing to a smartphone.
- "Selfie" flip down touch LCD screen, great for self-portraits and vlogging.
7. Canon EOS R6 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera with 4K Video, Full-Frame CMOS Senor, DIGIC X Image Processor, Dual UHS-II SD Memory Card Slots, and Up to 12 fps with Mechnical Shutter, Body Only, Black
- High Image Quality featuring a New 20 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor.
- DIGIC X Image Processor with an ISO range of 100-102400; Expandable to 204800.
- High-speed continuous shooting of up to 12 fps with Mechanical Shutter and up to 20 fps electronic (silent) shutter.
- Dual pixel CMOS AF covering approx. 100% area with 1,053 AF areas.
- Subject tracking of people and animals using deep learning technology.
8. Canon EOS M50 Mark II + EF-M 15-45mm is STM Kit White
- 24.1 megapixel (aps-c) cmos sensor with iso 100-25600 (h: 51200).
- Digic 8 image processor with auto lighting optimizer.
- Improved dual pixel cmos af and eye detection af (still movie servo af support).
- 4k uhd 24p and hd 120p for slow motion.
- Vari-angle touchscreen lcd convenient for vlogging and various composition.
9. Sony Alpha a6400 Mirrorless Camera: Compact APS-C Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with Real-Time Eye Auto Focus, 4K Video, Flip Screen & 16-50mm Lens - E Mount Compatible Cameras - ILCE-6400L/B
- 20.1MP stacked back illuminated 1" Exmor RS CMOS sensor w/ DRAM, large aperture 24-70mm1 F1.8-2.8 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T lens
- Enhanced subject capture: wide 425 Phase/ 425 contrast detection points over 84 percent of the sensor
- Fast and accurate: Up to 11Fps continuous shooting at 24.2 MP raw with crisp, clear natural colors
- Multiple movie functions: Make time lapse movies or slow/quick motion videos without post processing
- Tiltable LCD screen: customizable for vlogging, still photography or recording a professional film
10. Sony RX100 VII Premium Compact Camera with 1.0-type stacked CMOS sensor
- 20. 1MP 1. 0 Type stacked CMOS sensor, Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* 24 200 millimeter F2. 8 F4. 5 large aperture high magnification zoom lens
- 0. 02 sec. High AF speed, 357 point focal plane Phase detection AF and 425 point contrast detection AF
- Up to 20 fps blackout free shooting, using up to 60 times/sec. AF/AE calculations. Diopter Adjustment: -4.0 to +3.0 m-1. Operating Temperature- 0 degrees C.- +40 degrees C. / 32 degrees F. - 104 degrees F
- AI based real time tracking for stills and movies, and touch tracking. Real time eye AF for human (stills and movies), and for animal (stills only)
- 4K video with us log3 and Interval Shooting. Microphone jack and vertical position data recording. Active mode image stabilization in 4K video recording, and Movie Edit add on compatible
11. Sony RX100VA (NEWEST VERSION) 20.1MP Digital Camera: RX100 V Cyber-shot Camera with Hybrid 0.05 AF, 24fps Shooting Speed & Wide 315 Phase Detection - 3” OLED Viewfinder & 24-70mm Zoom Lens - Wi-Fi
- FASTER AUTOFOCUS: Shoot up to 24fps with 0.05s auto focus and wide 315 phase-detection AF points
- 20.1 MEGAPIXEL PHOTOS: The RX100V uses a stacked back illuminated CMOS sensor with BIONZ X processor
- RETRACTABLE VIEWFINDER: View & play back your photos with the RX1005 electronic OLED Tru-Finder
- WIFI CONNECTIVITY: Connect DSCRX100M5 cameras by NFC or QR codes over wifi to transfer photo & video
- ALSO INCLUDED: Rechargeable battery, adapter, USB cable, wrist strap & adapter, instruction manual. Sensor Type - 1.0-type (13.2 mm x 8.8 mm) Exmor RS CMOS sensor, aspect ratio 3:2
12. Canon DSLR Camera [EOS 90D] with Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DIGIC 8 Image Processor, 4K Video, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, and 3.0 Inch Vari-Angle Touch LCD Screen, [Body Only], Black
- High image quality with 32.5 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor
- High-speed continuous shooting of up to 10 fps with no time Lag during ovf shooting
- 4K UHD 30P/ Full HD 120P video
- 45-Point All Cross-type AF System supports up to 27 points with an F/8 metering
- Use the EOS Utility Webcam Beta Software (Mac and Windows) to turn your Canon camera into a high-quality webcam, or do the same using a clean HDMI output.