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  1. RobCubbon

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    I want to create as good as possible HD quality movies for YouTube. I will be using softboxes, lightboxes, tripod and external mics. But I'd like the movie to be iPhone quality (if I may say so). I will be filming a person talking to camera with a plane background not moving, fixed focus.

    Post production editing will be done on a computer. I just want the best device for shooting good high quality visual movies.
     

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    I should add I'm thinking about Samsung S4 or HTC1 but I'm really open to ideas.
     
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    Galaxy S4 has a great display for watching video, good size, infinite contrast and no noticeable black clipping like previous OLED displays.

    But I wouldn't recommend it, just due the fact there are newer, faster devices available which you should consider.

    Galaxy Note 3 would probably be the best, same as Galaxy S4 display but at 5.7" it's pretty nice to look at but maybe too big. :)

    Also consider Nexus 5 and LG G2 for good quality LCD screens with latest hardware.

    EDIT: Nevermind, you want a device for recording video, in that case there is only the Galaxy Note 3 as it supports 4k Video recording, much better than iPhone Quality. :D

    Might be overkill though. :p
     
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    Thanks for the replies. Yes, this is for recording movies – not watching them.

    So is the Note 3 superior to the S4 in this respect?
     
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    I got an S4 :)
     
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    I think you might have been better off with a device that supports optical image stabilization as they cope better with lighting that's less than perfect, but if your using a tripod in a room with good lighting it shouldn't be an issue.

    At least with the S4 you can use an sdcard which comes in handy if your recording allot of video. :)
     
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    Good to know, thanks. I think I'll set up a separate thread about tripods, lighting and reflectors, etc.
     
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    (The Note 3 was too big for me)
     

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