4K or Ultra High Definition(UHD) is a visual display resolution standard of 3840 × 2160 pixels. The resolution means a number of pixels horizontal and vertical at which the video is recorded.
This display resolution standard is followed by the TV broadcasters, cinema projections, video capturing devices e.g. camcorders, DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, etc.
The 4K resolution contains 4000 pixels in horizontal which is the width of the display. This is NOT an exact number always used, it can vary as per different standards for different applications.
- Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) or Digital Cinema System Specification = 4096 × 2160 pixels
- SMPTE UHDTV (1) Standard = 3840 × 2160
What cameras can shoot 4k 60fps?
Here is the list of cameras that are capable of shooting 4K video at 60fps.
- Panasonic GH5
- Fujifilm X-T3
- Leica SL2
- Fujifilm X-T4
- Panasonic Lumix S1
- Canon EOS R5
- Panasonic Lumix S1R
- Canon EOS R6
- Nikon Z7 II
- Nikon Z6 II
- Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
- Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
- Canon EOS-1DX Mark II
- GoPro Hero 9, Hero 8, Hero 7, Hero 6 Black
- Yi 4K+