Editor's Choice - Our Favorite 1080p Mirrorless Cameras

1. Olympus 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"But alas no."

But I like to see a Olympus GM lenses. In practice, the Olympus produces superlative images. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive. Love the screen. So, when Olympus came, I purchased it immediately.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm II R Lens (Black) with Starter Kit
  • Built in 5 Axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2.3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62X magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • The BLS-50 is a Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery containing 1175 mAh of power. Compatible with various Olympus models including the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, and the PEN E-PL9.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card with 32GB storage capacity and Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p). Store photos, high-definition videos and other content. Maximum Read Speed 80MB/s.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"I'm not kidding."

Simply because they just use the kit lenses the cameras come with. Wonderful color, clarity and detail. Low light seems to be better than the GH4 or G7. With its kit lens, there are several focusing aids. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated 1080p Mirrorless Cameras

2. Olympus 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"No complaints here."

It's not great but it will get you started for sure. Overall, I am very satisfied and glad I made the switch. The digital age is here time for RF lenses. Hope this helps you decide on your next 1080p Mirrorless Camera! Camera takes beautiful pictures.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm EZ Lens (Black) US Only with Starter Kit
  • Builtin 5 Axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2.3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62X magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • The BLS-50 is a Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery containing 1175 mAh of power. Compatible with various Olympus models including the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, and the PEN E-PL9.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card with 32GB storage capacity and Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p). Store photos, high-definition videos and other content. Maximum Read Speed 80MB/s.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"I love it!"

But, for the cost this thing is incredible. It has the best image quality of any 1080p Mirrorless Camera I have ever owned. The case is great to store the accessories in too. So, when Olympus came, I purchased it immediately. It is light and easy to carry with you.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

3. Olympus 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"No complaints here."

I can't recommend the Olympus enough. Love the screen. Still getting used to the buttons. I love this combo and I must say I am thrilled with the Olympus . In practice, the Olympus produces superlative images.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Micro 4/3 Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses (Black) with Starter Kit
  • Builtin 5 axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2; 3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0; 62x magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • The BLS-50 is a Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery containing 1175 mAh of power. Compatible with various Olympus models including the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, and the PEN E-PL9.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card with 32GB storage capacity and Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p). Store photos, high-definition videos and other content. Maximum Read Speed 80MB/s.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"I am not disappointed."

I can't recommend the Olympus enough. But, this fps was rather limited. Low light is extraordinarily good. Olympus mirrorless system has been advancing rapidly. But white balance flips out often.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

4. Olympus 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"Just not DSLRS."

I works flawlessly with my Olympus lenses. The digital age is here time for RF lenses. I still can tolerate that by just working on selected photos. An amazing 1080p Mirrorless Camera when paired with the right lens. In August I sold my last DSLR and moved to the Olympus .

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm II R Lens (Silver) with Starter Kit
  • Built in 5 Axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2.3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62X magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • The BLS-50 is a Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery containing 1175 mAh of power. Compatible with various Olympus models including the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, and the PEN E-PL9.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card with 32GB storage capacity and Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p). Store photos, high-definition videos and other content. Maximum Read Speed 80MB/s.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"Good for the money!"

The case is great to store the accessories in too. The Olympus is an awesome camera as most already know. It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. The digital age is here time for RF lenses. Camera takes beautiful pictures.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling 1080p Mirrorless Cameras

5. Sony ILCE7/B 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 68 12

Sony ILCE7/B First Impressions

"Creamy bokeh."

Start up and shut down is quick. But for me it is the low light improvements. I still can tolerate that by just working on selected photos. The kit comes with so many things! But, this fps was rather limited.

  • Sony a7 Full-Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera - Body Only
  • Video Capture Resolution: Fhd 1080P
  • Mounting Type: Bayonet
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE7/B
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony ILCE7/B Final Thoughts

"My conclusion."

Sony mirrorless system has been advancing rapidly. The longer you have it, the more small issues you find. I have other tools for different situations. But for me it is the low light improvements. But for me it is the low light improvements.

Overall Score
4.2


(293 Points)

6. Fujifilm X-T20 XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS Kit Black 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 82 4

Fujifilm X-T20 XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS Kit Black First Impressions

"I bought this bad boy."

So far performance is fabulous. So far performance is fabulous. Button feeling and placement is great. I still can tolerate that by just working on selected photos. It has the best image quality of any 1080p Mirrorless Camera I have ever owned.

  • Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/XF18-55mmF2.8-4.0 R LM OIS Lens-Black
  • 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III APS-C sensor with no low-pass filter and X-Processor Pro; Battery: NP-W126S Li-ion
  • 5.0Fps Live-view shooting, start-up time of 0.4sec., shutter time lag of 0.050sec. And shooting Interval of 0.25sec
  • 3.0" tilting Touchscreen panel for operation at almost any angle ; Digital interface:USB2.0 (High-Speed) / micro USB terminal
  • 4K video using the x series’ famous film Simulation effects (including ACROS). you can output recorded video to an external monitor via the HDMI port and input audio from an external microphone
  • Af-c custom settings for moving subjects.LCD monitor aspect ratio 3:2..Operating Temperature:0°C - 40°C (+32°F - +104°F)C
  • Video Capture Resolution: Fhd 1080P
  • Lens Type: Interchangeable
  • Mounting Type: Bayonet
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm X-T20 XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS Kit Black
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm X-T20 XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS Kit Black Final Thoughts

"But alas no."

Needed to get it in time to experiment & get used to it. Normally I couldn't care less. There's just so much more to say about the Fujifilm X-T20 XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS Kit Black. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive. Start up and shut down is quick.

Overall Score
4.6


(290 Points)

7. Sony ILCE-6000L/B 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 76 5

Sony ILCE-6000L/B First Impressions

"Traveler's dream!"

I expect features to improve and prices to fall. I was able to get some great shots of my dog running full speed. Fast or continuous autofocus. A small upgrade compared to my trusty little X-T20. The flash feels lighter than my Andoer flash for my other camera.

  • Sony Alpha ILCE-6000L/B a6000 Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens Bundle with Accessory Bundle (Black)
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm OSS Lens, 64GB SD Card, 40.5mm 3-Piece UV, CPL, FLD Filter Kit, 40.5mm UV Lens Protection Filter, 12-inch Spider Tripod, Battery and Dual Charger Pack, Digital SLR Camera Bag Bundle, and HDMI to Micro HDMI Cable
  • FEATURES: Super fast auto focus with 179 AF points and 11FPS. High resolution shots with 24MP APS-C sensor and ISO 100-25600 for low light photos
  • CONNECTIVITY: Instant sharing via smartphone with Wi-Fi and NFC
  • VIDEO AND VIEWFINDER: Record Full HD 1080p 24/60 FPS Video and OLED Viewfinder. Its electronic viewfinder display shows you what will appear in your recordings including the effects of your camera settings so you can fine tune and preview your shots before you take them
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE-6000L/B
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony ILCE-6000L/B Final Thoughts

"It simply works."

This really shouldn't stop you from buying this Sony ILCE-6000L/B. There's just so much more to say about the Sony ILCE-6000L/B. The Sony ILCE-6000L/B is by far my favorite camera since the Nikon D700. The Sony ILCE-6000L/B is an awesome camera as most already know. I might be a dreamer though, probably won't ever see this.

Overall Score
4.5


(254 Points)

8. Olympus 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 81 3

Olympus First Impressions

"It worked flawlessly."

Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive. I was able to get some great shots of my dog running full speed. This is very comfortable, especially during long shoots. This review will focus on the components/items in the bundle. And, the EVF stayed in my bag nearly the entire trip.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Camera Kit with 14-42mm EZ Lens (Silver), Camera Bag & Memory Card, Wi-Fi Enabled, 4K Video, US ONLY with Starter Kit
  • In body 5 axis image stabilization for blur free stills and smooth 4K video
  • 16 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor and TruePic VIII Image Processor
  • 4K 30P video plus HD 120 frames per second high speed video
  • The BLS-50 is a Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery containing 1175 mAh of power. Compatible with various Olympus models including the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, and the PEN E-PL9.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card with 32GB storage capacity and Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p). Store photos, high-definition videos and other content. Maximum Read Speed 80MB/s.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"Like this better."

It came with all the products it describes. It is light and easy to carry with you. The range of settings is impressive. It's not great but it will get you started for sure. Portability of this camera is wonderful.

Overall Score
4.6


(173 Points)

9. Nikon 1598 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 77 6

Nikon 1598 First Impressions

"Are nice additions."

I have used the camera for some time now. Lots of new options in Menu to learn. With its kit lens, there are several focusing aids. Still getting used to the buttons. I can't overstate how nice it is to have a one camera solution.

  • Nikon Z6 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body w/ NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S
  • New larger Z mount for revolutionary optical performance
  • Nikon designed 24.5MP backside Illuminated image sensor
  • 273 Point on sensor phase detect AF system
  • Up to 12 fps; 4K ultra HD video; 8K time lapse; 120/1080P slow motion
  • Compatible with new Z nikkor lenses, over 360 F mount nikkor lenses
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 1598
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 1598 Final Thoughts

"Thank you Nikon."

Extra batteries are very handy. Even the focus lock button on Nikon lenses can be customized. There's just so much more to say about the Nikon 1598. Portability of this camera is wonderful. I can't recommend the Nikon 1598 enough.

Overall Score
4.5


(120 Points)

10. Nikon 1595 1080p Mirrorless Camera

User Ratings: 77 6

Nikon 1595 First Impressions

"My first real camera."

Great battery life, about 300 shots in cold weather. But white balance flips out often. Normally I couldn't care less. A shame since the video quality is very good. The flash feels lighter than my Andoer flash for my other camera.

  • Nikon Z6 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body
  • Large, full frame Z mount for Revolutionary optical performance
  • Nikon-designed 24. 5MP backside illuminated image sensor
  • 273-Point on-sensor Phase detect AF system
  • Up to 12 fps; 4K Ultra-HD video; 6K time-lapse; 1080P/120Fps slow motion
  • Compatible with NIKKOR Z lenses, over 360 F-mount NIKKOR lenses
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 1595
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 1595 Final Thoughts

"Fast shipping!"

Does wonderfully with night shots handheld. The longer you have it, the more small issues you find. Definitely best camera on the mirrorless market. But white balance flips out often. Hope this helps you decide on your next 1080p Mirrorless Camera!

Overall Score
4.5


(120 Points)

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