The 10 Best Smartphones For Vlogging in 2022

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So, you run a YouTube channel and you need a phone to create your videos. Here today we are going to list the best phones for vlogging. Buying a phone with very good video quality is very important. We have taken a look at the ten best phones available in the market right now that has the best video quality on a phone.

Vlogging can be fun and interactive it is also a way to connect with people online. Not everyone has the budget to buy a digital camera and that’s why they resort to a phone. The video quality you get out of smartphones these days is so remarkable and we have phones shooting 8k video. All the smartphones on this list shoot 4K and that’s the standard here.

Apple iPhones are the best when it comes to videography on a mobile phone don’t be surprised if they dominate the list. Their latest release (iPhone 13’s) shoots ProRAW videos that give you the highest video quality on a smartphone. A phone is easy to carry and it is more of a point-and-shoot camera without many tweaks.  Using a camera requires some technical knowledge but with a phone, everyone can be a pro shooter. Let’s talk about the best mobile phones for vlogging.

Top 10 Best Phones for Vlogging On YouTube in 2022

1. iPhone 13 Pro Max & 13 Pro

apple iphone 13 pro max

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 12MP wide, 12MP ultrawide, 12MP telephoto, ToF 3D LiDAR scanner
  • Video: 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080@30/60/120/240fps, 10-bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR, ProRes, Cinematic mode.
  • Selfie Camera: 12MP wide

Apple iPhones have taken the pole position when it comes to shooting videos on a smartphone. The iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max have taken it further this year by adding a cinematic mode to their video. They use software to blur the background of a video and also focus on a subject. You are guaranteed ultra-clear videos and you can even get more details if you shoot in prores.

2. Google Pixel 6 & 6 Pro

google pixel 6 pro

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 50MP wide, 48MP telephoto, 12MP ultrawide
  • Video: 4K@30/60fps, 1080@30/60/120/240fps, gyro EIS, OIS
  • Selfie Camera: 11.1MP ultrawide

The Pixel 6 and Google 6 Pro are two amazing smartphones that can be used for videography. Google updated their camera this year and ditched the usual 12MP sensor we have been getting for years now. the 50MP sensor is capable of shooting 4K videos at 60fps which is cool. They have amazing quality and they can easily be one of the best phones for vlogging in 2022.

3. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

samsung galaxy s21 ultra 5g

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 108MP, 10MP, 10MP, 12MP
  • Video: 8k@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+
  • Selfie Camera: 40MP

The Galaxy S21 ultra was the first to introduce portrait video and I can’t wait to see what Samsung will do with their next flagship release. The phone can be used to shoot 8K videos, which some digital cameras cannot do. It is a perfect companion for those who like to shoot videos on their phone because of the details and quality it produces.

4. iPhone 12 Pro

apple iphone 12 pro

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 12MP, 12MP, 12MP
  • Video: 4K@24/30/60fps 1080@30/60/120/240fps, 10-bit HDR, Dolby Vision up to 60fps
  • Selfie Camera: 12MP

The iPhone 12 Pro is still one of the best phones for vlogging to date and it can be on this list for at least two more years. Apple iPhones are built differently and this one is only has slightly different from the iPhone 13 Pro. it can be a perfect companion for anyone who wants to shoot their videos quickly. The quality of the video is great and a lot of vloggers use the phone.

5. Goggle Pixel 5a

google pixel 5a

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 12.2MP, 16MP
  • Video: 4K@30/60fps, 1080@30/60/120/240fps
  • Selfie Camera: 8MP

Released in 2021 it is a great phone from google that can be used for creating video content. it is lightweight and handy making it easy to hold with one hand. The phone can be used to create professional-looking videos even though it’s not as expensive as the other phones on this list. If you are a Vlogger on a budget you might want to take a look at pixel 5a.

6. Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

xaiomi mi 11 ultra

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 50MP, 48MP, 48MP
  • Video: 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080@30/60/120/240/960/1920fps gyro-EIS, HDR10+
  • Selfie Camera: 20MP

The Mi 11 ultra is one of the top best android smartphones released in 2021. It matches the Galaxy S21 ultra in every aspect. It is capable of shooting 8K videos with crispy details. The design of the phone is unique and it comes with 3 cameras and a great selfie camera. you can shoot selfie videos with the rear camera with the help of the tiny screen at the back of the phone. It takes amazing photos at night and daytime and we have to give Xiaomi credit for this phone.

7. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Samsung S22 ultra camera module

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 108MP, 10MP, 10MP, 12MP
  • Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080@30/60/240fps, 720@480fps, gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: 40MP

The Galaxy S22 Ultra is currently the best phone in the world as of May 2022 and most people love the design of this smartphone and how distinctive the camera module had been placed. The device is capable of shooting awesome videos and you will realize at some point that the Galaxy S22 Ultra can be used as a Vlogging camera. The phone is unique and it stands out from the competition it has to be on the list of best vlogging phones.

8. Vivo X70 Pro+

Vivo X70 Pro plus

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 50MP, 48MP, 12MP, 8MP
  • Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080@30/60fps gyro-EIS, HDR10+
  • Selfie Camera: 32MP

This is a complete flagship in all ramifications. It has a quad camera that comes with lots of heat inside. The ultrawide camera has gimbal stabilization which is not on any of the phones listed here. It can be used to shoot very great videos and photos. Design-wise it is unique, and it was paired with an OLED display and a high refresh rate.

9. One Plus 9 Pro

oneplus 9 pro

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 50MP, 48MP, 8MP, 2MP
  • Video: 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080@30/60/240fps, Auto HDR, gyro EIS
  • Selfie Camera: 16MP

The OnePlus 9 Pro is been slept upon by many and it can be a great videography phone. They partnered with Hasselblad for the cameras but I don’t think the impact is there to notice for now. it takes very great photos and also records 8K videos. You can shoot 4K@120fps which is something you can’t get with most phones on this list. It is lightweight and can easily be a point-and-shoot camera.

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10. Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro

xiaomi mi 11 pro

Camera Specs

  • Main Cameras: 50MP, 13MP, 8MP
  • Video: 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080@30/60fps, gyro-EIS, HDR10+
  • Selfie Camera: 20MP

This is the Mi 11 ultra for a lesser price. It can shoot 4K videos and can be the companion needed to up your mobile videography to the next level. The device has three amazing cameras that shoot great videos at night and day. It can be used for vlogging especially because of the resolutions it captures.


All of the smartphones are arranged in no order, they are all great smartphones.

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