We’re big fans of handheld gadgets, and when you think of audio and video recorders, Zoom is of course one of the best brands out there. The Q models of their audio and video recorders have been huge hits in the market for quite some time now…we even saw a few of their audio models scattered among our top 10 best audio recorders. So what’s new here? The Q8 is a high-end device that records both audio and video. The sound quality is excellent at the standard 24-bit/96kHz but the video can record up to a whopping 1296p at 60fps. It’s compatible with most of their famous Zoom mic capsules and it can power up your XLR microphones with a selectable phantom power (-20dB pad). Those are just to name a few. The Zoom Q8 Video and Audio Recorder is a beast if you’re looking to create professional video and sound content. Let’s get into more detail.