June 29, 2022

Cameras in smartphones are better than ever, and that applies just as much to videography as it does to photography. Luckily, just about any high-end phone captures sharp-looking footage these days. Some have great specialized video features, while others are better for point-and-shoot videography. So what are the best Android phones for shooting video? We’ve gathered a list of our favorite Android video cameras for everyone from the on-the-go videographer to the robust filmmaker.

The best Android video cameras

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A man holds a Sony Xperia 1 III for a photo

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Smartphones have become pretty incredible videography tools in recent years, and these options will serve you well, whether you’re vlogging or shooting your next indie film. However, for the most versatile shooter around with the most manual controls, go for the Xperia 1 III, which offers three great cameras, robust manual video controls through its Cinema Pro app, and shoots in a cinematic 21:9 aspect ratio with the efficient h.265 codec.