Best Mirrorless Cameras

By Staff

Capturing life's most important moments is a task worth taking seriously. Whether you're on the vacation of a lifetime, celebrating the birth of a child, or just looking to preserve the memory of a perfect day, a quality camera pays for itself in no time. But when it's impractical to drag along a bulky, full-sized DSLR, what's a budding photographer to do?

Mirrorless cameras combine the image quality of traditional DSLRs with the portability of point-and-shoots. They're less exhausting to carry, easier to store, and in many cases more intuitive to use than their old-school competition.

If you're ready to jump on the mirrorless bandwagon, here's some great news: We've assembled a list of our favorite mirrorless cameras available today. If a particular model catches your eye, just click through to read our full review.

Updated January 31, 2017

9.6 score Tested by Experts

Sony Alpha A6300

The Sony Alpha A6300 is Sony's follow-up to one of the best-selling mirrorless cameras of all time: the A6000. Rapid burst shooting, blazing fast autofocus, crisp resolution, and stunning 4K video make the A6300 a formidable camera that can compete with the best APS-C models on the market. It can struggle in low-light settings, but overall, the A6300 is one of the best mirrorless cameras we've tested to date.

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Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm's X-Pro2 melds retro style with modern tech to create a truly unique photography experience. With its large APS-C sensor, no-nonsense control scheme, comfortable handing, and weather-sealing, it's an ideal street shooting camera that photographers will love more and more the longer they use it. It's not for beginners, but if you love cameras—old-school and new—you'll adore the X-Pro2.

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Where to Buy
Amazon $1,699.00 Buy
Adorama $1,699.00 Buy
Best Buy $1,699.99 Buy
Walmart $1,429.00 Buy

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Without a doubt, the GH4 exists to satisfy video shooters, but that's not all it can do. 4K video captures an incredible amount of detail, sure, but stills also look great and sports fans will appreciate the speedy burst mode. Ultimately, there are plenty of features here to please virtually any sort of user, and the performance to match. If you want the ultimate all-in-one Micro Four Thirds body, this is it.

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Where to Buy
Amazon $1,197.99 Buy
Adorama $1,197.99 Buy
Best Buy $1,199.99 Buy
Walmart $978.00 Buy

Panasonic Lumix GX85

Offering killer high-end features at a sub-$1,000 price point, the Panasonic GX85 is one of the best mid-range cameras out there. Though it doesn't have the highest-res sensor, the GX85 is more than capable, with Panasonic's bevy of video features, 4K shooting, solid performance, and unbelievably good image stabilization. If you're looking to future-proof your kit, this is one of the best ways to do it.

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Where to Buy
Amazon $697.99 Buy
Adorama $697.99 Buy
Best Buy $699.99 Buy
Walmart $697.99 Buy

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

We've got to hand it to Olympus: The E-M5 II takes cutting-edge imaging technology and brings it down to a price point mere mortals can afford. Equipped with a high-res viewfinder, a tilting rear screen, and full weather sealing, it also offers great performance and a compact design that's easy to carry around all day. It's a camera that seriously underscores the great value proposition Micro Four Thirds represents.

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Where to Buy
Amazon Click for price Buy
Adorama $999.00 Buy
Walmart $999.00 Buy

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