HSC Camera Guide

RankingModelBrandMax fps Hi ResMax fps OtherSensor CropMSRPCost / FrameQualityYear
1st Placeedgertronic SC1
Sanstreak / edgertronic
701fps @1280*720 HD
17,791 fps @ 192x96
No Crop$5,495.00
$7.83
Excellent
2013-2014
2nd Place Cameraedgertronic SC2+Sanstreak / edgertronic4,456fps @1280*720 HD31,191 fps @ 1280 x 96No Crop$12,990.00$2.91Excellent+2016
3rd Place CameraRX100 V
Sony250fps @ 1,824×1,0261000fps @ 1,244×420No Crop$998.00$3.99Excellent-2016
4PXW-FS5Sony240fps @ 1920*1080, 4k 120fps RAW Ext Rec!960fps @ 1920*270No Crop$5,599.00$23.32Excellent2015
5NEX-FS700 USony240fps @ 1920*1080960fps @ 1920*210No Crop$4,500.00$18.75Excellent2012
6PXW-FS7
Sony240fps @ 2K RAW Ext Rec180fps @ 1920*1080 Internal + 4kNo Crop$7,999.00$44.43Excellent2014
7Lumix GH5
Panasonic180fps @ 1920*1080 Continuous60fps @ 4k ContinuousNo Crop$1,998.00$11.10Excellent-2017
8RX10 II
Sony250fps @ 1824*1026 2 sec1000fps @ 1136*384 2 secNo Crop$1,298.00$5.19Good++-2015
9RX10 III
Sony250fps @ 1824*1026 2 sec1000fps @ 1136*384 2 secNo Crop$1498.00$6.24Good++-2016
10RX100 IV
Sony250fps @ 1824*1026 2 sec1000fps @ 1136*384 2 secNo Crop$948.00$3.79Good++-2015
11Xperia XZs Phone
Sony960fps @ 720p4k @ 30fpsNo Crop$699.00$0.73Good++2017
12URSA MiniBlackmagic[email protected] RAW160fps @ 1920*1080 Sensor Crop2.4x Crop$4,995.00$31.22Excellent2015
13URSABlackmagic120fps @ 4k RAW150fps @ 1920*10803.4x Crop$4,995.00$33.30Excellent2014
14KineMAX 6kKinefinity100fps @ 4k Full Sensor144fps @ 2k WideVariable$7,999.00$55.54Excellent2015
15HC-X1Panasonic120fps @ 1080p60fps @ 4kNo Crop$3198.00$26.65Excellent2016
16DVX 200Panasonic120fps @ 1080p60fps @ 4kNo Crop$3994.00$33.28Excellent2015
17Alpha a6300Sony120fps @ 1080p60fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k1.9x Crop$998.00$8.32Excellent-2016
18Alpha a6500Sony120fps @ 1080p60fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k1.9x Crop$1,398.00$11.65Excellent-
19Alpha A7S IISony120fps @ 1080p60fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k2.2x Crop$2,998.00$24.98Excellent-2015
20KineMINI 4kKinefinity92fps at 2k RAW120fps @ 1080p Flat Profile.Variable$4,199.00$34.99Excellent2015
21NX1Samsung120fps @ 1920*108060fps @ 1920*1080 + 4kNo Crop$1499.00$12.49Good+++2014
22EOS 5D Mark IVCanon120fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k1.74x 4k + Line Skip$3,499.00$29.15Good++-2016
23Lumix GH4Panasonic
96fps @ 1920*1080
60fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k
No Crop$1,699.00
$17.69
Good++-2014
24Alpha a7SSony120fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*10802.2x Crop$2,498.00$20.81Good++-2014
25Lumix FZ1000Panasonic120fps @ 1920*1080 60fps @ 1920*1080 + 4kNo Crop$999.00$8.32Good++-2014
26HC-VX870Panasonic120fps @ 1920*1080
240fps interpolated
60fps @ 1920*1080 + 4kNo Crop$885.00$7.37Good+-2015
27HC-WX970Panasonic120fps @ 1920*1080 240fps interpolated60fps @ 1920*1080 + 4kNo Crop$999.00$8.33Good+-2015
28HC-V770KPanasonic120fps @ 1920*1080 240fps interpolated60fps @ 1920*1080No Crop$550.00$4.58Good+-2015
29W850Panasonic120fps @ 1920*1080 240fps interpolated60fps @ 1920*1080
No Crop$799.00$6.58Good+-2014
30V750Panasonic120fps @ 1920*1080 240fps interpolated
60fps @ 1920*1080
No Crop$599.99
$4.99
Good+-
2014
31Yi 4kXiaomi120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k 240fps @ 1280*720Yes$199.00$0.83Good+2016
32Sony FDR-X3000Sony Action Cam120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k 240fps @ 1280*720Yes$399.99$1.66Good+-2016
33iPhone 7Apple120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k 240fps @ 1280*720No Crop$789.00$3.29Good+-2016
34iPhone SEApple120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k 240fps @ 1280*720No Crop$399.00$1.66Good+-2016
35iPhone 6sApple120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k 240fps @ 1280*720No Crop$899.00$3.75Good+-2015
36Nexus 6PHuawei- Google Android120fps @ 1920*1080 240fps @ 1280*720No Crop$499.99$2.08Good+-2015
37Sony FDR-X1000VSony Action Cam120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k 240fps @ 1280*720Yes$299.99$1.25Good+-2015
38Hero 4 BlackGoPro120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k240fps @ 1280*720Yes$360.99$1.50Good+2014
39Hero 5 BlackGoPro120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k240fps @ 1280*720Yes$499.99$2.08Good+2016
40iPad Pro 9.7"Apple120fps @ 1920*1080 + 4k 240fps @ 1280*720No Crop$599.00$2.50Good+-2016
41TG-TrackerOlympus240fps @ 720p60fps @ 1080pYes$349.00$1.45Good+-2016
42Galaxy S7Samsung240fps @ 720p60fps @ 1080p + 4kNo Crop$670.00$2.79Good+2016
43Galaxy S7 edgeSamsung240fps @ 720p60fps @ 1080p + 4kNo Crop$770.00$3.20Good+2016
44Galaxy S7 ActiveSamsung240fps @ 720p60fps @ 1080p + 4kNo Crop$795.00$3.31Good+2016
45Galaxy S8 & S8+Samsung240fps @ 720p60fps @ 1080p + 4kNo Crop$849.00$3.54Good+2017
46Galaxy Note 7Samsung / Discontinued240fps @ 720p60fps @ 1080p + 4kNo Crop$849.00$3.54Good+2016
47iPhone 6Apple240fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080No Crop$645.00$2.68Good+2014
48LG V20LG120 fps @ 1280*720
30fps @ 1080p + 4kN/A$641.00$5.34Good+2016
49Lumix LX7Panasonic120 fps @ 1280*720
60fps @ 1920*1080
Yes$398.00
$3.31
Good
2012
501 V3Nikon120 fps @ 1280*720
1200 fps @ 416*144
Yes$1,199.00$9.99Good2014
511 J4Nikon120 fps @ 1280*720
1200 fps @ 416*144
Yes$596.95
$4.15
Good
2014
52Hero 3+ Black
GoPro
120 fps @ 1280*720
240 fps @ 848*480
Yes$399.00
$3.32
Good
2013
53RX100 mk IIISony120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080No Crop$798.00$6.65Good2014
54Galaxy S6Samsung120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080No Crop$699.00$5.83Good+2015
55iPhone 5sApple120 fps @ 1280*72030fps @ 1920*1080
Yes$649.00
$5.40
Good2013
56ZS40 aka TZ60Panasonic120 fps @ 1280*720240fps @ 640*480$449.99$3.75Good-2014
57SH-1Olympus
120 fps @ 1280*720
240 fps @ 432*324
$399.00
$3.32
Good-
2014
58FDR-AX100Sony120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080$1,998.00$16.65Good--2014
59FZ200Panasonic120 fps @ 1280*720240 fps @ 640*480
$599.99
$4.99
Intermediate+
2012
60OnePlus 3OnePlus120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080 $399$3.32Intermediate+2016
61OnePlus 2OnePlus120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080$369$3.07Intermediate2015
62OnePlus OneOnePlus120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080$219$1.83Intermediate2014
63Droid TurboMotorola120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080$599.99$4.99Intermediate2014
64Galaxy S4 PhoneSamsung120 fps @ 1280*72030fps @ 1920*1080$449.00$3.74Intermediate2013
65Galaxy Note 3 PhoneSamsung120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080
$549.00
$4.57
Intermediate2013
66LG G4 PhoneLG120 fps @ 1280*72060fps @ 1920*1080$649.00$5.40Intermediate2015
67Waterproof AW 1Nikon60fps @ 1920*10801200 fps @ 320*120$749.95$12.49Intermediate2014
68Finepix S9400wFujiFilm120fps @ 640*480480 fps @ 320*120$349.00$2.90Intermediate2014
69Finepix S9200
FujiFilm
120fps @ 640*480
480 fps @ 320*120
$324.99
$2.70
Intermediate2014
70Procision GC-PX100JVC
300fps @ 640*360
600fps @ 320*176
$999.00
$3.30
Intermediate
2013
71EX-F1Casio
300fps @ 512*384
1200 fps @ 336*96
$999.00
$3.30
Intermediate
2008
72Finepix S1FujiFilm
120fps @ 640*480
480 fps @ 240*180
$499.00
$4.15
Intermediate2014
73XP70 WaterproofFujiFilm
120fps @ 640*480
380 fps @ 224*168
$199.99
$1.66
Intermediate2014
74ZR1000Casio120fps @ 640*480240 fps @ 512*384$290$2.41Intermediate2013
75Powershot G16Canon120fps @ 640*480
240 fps @ 320*240
$499.00
$4.15
Intermediate
2013
76Powershot SX700 HSCanon120fps @ 640*480240 fps @ 320*240$349.00
$2.9Intermediate2014
77Powershot SX50 HSCanon120fps @ 640*480240 fps @ 320*240$399.00$3.32Intermediate2012
78Powershot D20 UWCanon120fps @ 640*480240 fps @ 320*240$229.00
$1.90
Intermediate2012
79Powershot SX280 HSCanon120fps @ 640*480240 fps @ 320*240$199.00
$1.66
Intermediate2013
80Powershot S120Canon120fps @ 640*480240 fps @ 320*240$449.00
$3.74
Intermediate2013
81EX-ZR800
Casio
120fps @ 640*480
1000 fps @ 224*64
$269.00
$2.24
Low
2013
82XQ1FujiFilm
80fps @ 640*480
250 fps @ 320*112
$369.00
$4.61
Low
2014
83EX-FH20Casio210fps @ 480*360
1000 fps @ 224*56
$999.00$4.75Low2008
84EX-FH100Casio240fps @ 448*336
1000 fps @ 224*64
$449.00
$1.87
Low2011
85EX-ZR10
Casio240fps @ 432*320
480 fps @ 224*160
$269.00
$1.20Low2011

A list of the most affordable and capable  hi speed cameras available today. Organized by quality and capability over price. 

*We consider inclusion on the guide list if the camera has a frame rate above 60fps. Since most cameras can deliver 60p 1080 in the low end we are not including them unless they show higher speed capabilities. Our assesment and ranking is based on over 20 metrics including resolution, frame rate, price, codec, ISO, lens mount,  image artifacts,  The results only show the final ranking without the formula.

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