Mirrorless cameras are cameras with digital display systems. Also referred to as mirrorless interchangeable lens camera(MILC), they do not use the optical mirror. Photographers with the mirrorless camera do have an advantage, they use different lenses on the camera.
They are compact system cameras with grades ranging from simple cameras to complicated ones. Mirrorless cameras are quite different from DSLR camera, possibly having advantages over DSLR, they have electronics which takes over the mechanical task of the reflex system, they do not have viewfinders, having similarities with smartphones and compact cameras.
Below are some of the best mirrorless cameras around, with descriptions and specifications provided for you:
1. Sony Alpha A7R 111:
The latest high-resolution mirrorless cameras by Sony. It is an upgrade on the Alpha A7R 11. It is a most complete and well-rounded camera, it has a 10 fps shooting, a brilliant full frame 42.2mp resolution. It has a fast AF performance and a battery life with room for improvement. It has a staggering 15- stop dynamic range of low sensitivity settings. Go for it, it has an EVF same with Alpha A9.
2. Fujifilm X-T2:
This carries a resolution of 24.3 mp APS-C X Trans CMOS 111 sensor which affords you a high degree image quality and sharpness. This is because it has no low pass filter. A shooting rate of 8fps. It is an upgrade on the X-T1 with some improvement. Fujifilm X-T2 has a clever double-hinged rear display, bright EVF, with plenty of mounted body controls. Other features include the 3.0-inch tilt angle display with movies and videos of 4k.
3. Sony Alpha A9:
it doesn’t fail to impress, it’s AF system is fast, incredibly quick. It is a full frame sensor size camera with 24.2 mp resolution. It is a little lower than the Fujifilm X-T2. It has an electronic viewfinder with a super continuous shooting rate of 20fps and video footage of 4k, 1440,000 dots.
A very good camera, offering quality as with Nikon and Canon.
4. Panasonic Lumix G9:
This is one of Panasonic best mirrorless cameras around with an incredible 60fps shooting rate. it’s good to note that it’s been 10 yrs since Panasonic last produced a mirrorless camera It is a good camera for professional photographers, as such, it is quite expensive. It has a lower sensor size of a minor four third and a 20.3 resolution and 3.0 tilt angle display.it has an excellent image quality and a wealth of improved features ranging from a 6.5 stop image stabilization to the micro Four Third live MOS sensor.
5. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III:
A 16 MP micro four- third mirrorless camera, a minor upgrade on the Mark II. It is recommendable for newcomers in photography
Features include the6MP Four Thirds CMOS sensor with no AA Filter, 5-axis image stabilization, a 4K video with in-body and digital stabilization
8.6 fps continuous shooting (4.8 fps with continuous AF). 2.36M-dot electronic viewfinder, 1.04M-dot tilting touchscreen.
Also a 3.0-inch monitor. This is a special camera, it has a compact lens. This is a powerful camera.
6. Fujifilm X-T20:
This is a nice camera recommended for beginners. it has a resolution of 24.3mp and an advanced AF system. It is cheap and affordable, and is similar to the X-T2, and X-E3, as they both have same specifications. it is more compact and carry a better design.
7. Panasonic Lumix G80/G85:
Next up in our review is the Panasonic Lumix G80/G85. It is also recommendable for beginners and semi-professionals. It’s it has an electronic viewfinder with a resolution of 16 MP and a continuous shooting rate of 9fps and a video footage of 4k.
Panasonic Lumix G80/G85is a midrange mirrorless camera, it’s autofocus Isis quite good and has a fast processing speed. It carries a good image quality.
8. Panasonic Lumix GH5:
This is one of best 4k video quality cams. It’s recommendable. Its sensor is a micro four third and carry a resolution of 20.3 MP, has an EVF and a continuous shooting rate of 12fps.
9. Sony Alpha A6500:
This arguably is better than the A7 mark 11, it has a quick lightening AF system, dim rear LCD, a noticeable rolling shutter.
It’s a touchscreen monitor with 3.0-inch tilt angle display. It tracks moving objects around the frame and as they move away from the camera. Its image quality is very high and has an inbuilt WiFi that allows for sharing images through your phone.
Features include the excellent electronic viewfinder, a resolution of 24.2mp and a continuous shooting rate of 11fps and 4k video footage.
10. Olympus Pen-F:
Finally on our list is the Olympus Pen-F camera. Features include the 20mp resolution and a micro four third sensor. It has an electronic viewfinder and a video quality of 1080p and a continuous shooting range of 10fps. It carries an inbuilt wifi connectivity. There is also an advanced 5-axis image stabilization and is recommended for professionals and semi-professionals.
Here is a video review below:
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