Best 8K and 6K cameras in 2024: high-resolution video cameras a step up from 4K

Best 8K and 6K cameras: Jump menu

Nikon Z9

(Image credit: Nikon)

The Quick List ↩
1. Best 8K Nikon – Nikon Z9
2. Best 8K Sony – Sony A1
3. Best 8K Fujifilm – Fujifilm X-H2
4. Best 8K Canon – Canon EOS R5
5. Best 8K for travel – Sony A7R V
6. Best 8K 360 – QooCam 8K 360
7. Best 6K boxcam – Panasonic BS1H
8. Best 6K Canon – Canon EOS R3
9. Best 6K Super 35 – Blackmagic PCC 6K Pro
10. Best 6K Panasonic – Panasonic  S5 IIX
11. Best 12K – Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 12K
How to choose
How we test

The best 8K and 6K cameras represent the next generation of video content production. Able to capture crystal-clear video in ultra-high resolutions, these are the cameras for serious filmmakers and video professionals who need all the advantages these modes bring. We've reviewed all the cameras on this list, and only models that have seriously impressed our team have made it onto the list.

As chosen by
Hannah Rooke
As chosen by
Hannah Rooke

Hannah Rooke is one of DCW's staff writers. Having previously worked at UK-based retailer Wex Photo Video, she lives and breathes camera technology. Writing news, features and reviews for the site, she's always bang up-to-date on the latest releases, and specializes in helping photographers and videographers find the right gear for them. Here, she's brought her expert's eye to the best 8K and 6K cameras. 

Load the next products ↴

Why you can trust Digital Camera World Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing products and services so you can choose the best for you. Find out how we test.

Swipe to scroll horizontally
FormatPixel dimensionsTotal pixels
12K12288 x 691284MP
8K7680 x 432033MP
6K6144 x 345618MP
4K (UHD)3840 x 21608MP
2K (Full HD)1920 x 10802MP
Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.