Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Panoramic Mirrorless Cameras

1. Kodak PIXPRO Astro Zoom AZ421-WH 16MP Digital Camera with 42X Optical Zoom and 3" LCD Screen (White)...

User Ratings: 64 13

KODAK AZ421 White First Impressions

"Excellent Panoramic Mirrorless Camera!"

It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. It is light and easy to carry with you. My husband and I love the KODAK AZ421 White so much. The digital age is here time for RF lenses. I expect features to improve and prices to fall.

  • Kodak PIXPRO Astro Zoom AZ421-WH 16MP Digital Camera with 42X Optical Zoom and 3" LCD Screen (White)
  • Powerful 16. 1-Megapixel CCD sensor gives you room to enlarge, zoom and crop to your heart's content without losing out on life-like clarity or quality.
  • 42x optical zoom and a 24mm wide angle lens Moves you closer to the subject and fit more into every frame.
  • Face/Cat/dog detection detects facial features and enhances it for true subject highlighting, even your four-legged Cat and dog friends. Blink/smile detection helps you to capture the perfect moment.
  • Face Beautifier mode and loads of built-in touch-up features allow you to reduces facial flaws, enhance skin tone and the eyes of your portrait subjects instantly. Operation Environment : Temperature: 32° – 104°F / 0° – 40°C, Humidity: 0 – 90%
  • Use the Panorama mode to create a seamless panoramic picture to 180-degree easily by panning the camera across your subject.
  • The az421 takes a standard SD/SDHC memory card that is at least Class 4 and no larger than 32GB
  • The az421 is not compatible with Micro SD, micro/adapter, Ultra, Ultra plus, Extreme, extreme Plus, Extreme Pro, or SDXC cards
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The KODAK AZ421 White
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KODAK AZ421 White Final Thoughts

"This isn't one of them."

And I wish the KODAK lenses were a bit cheaper. I still can tolerate that by just working on selected photos. Still getting used to the buttons. you will love this Panoramic Mirrorless Camera! Simply because they just use the kit lenses the cameras come with.

Overall Score
4.1


(620 Points)

2. Canon EOS M5 Mirrorless Camera Kit EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens Kit - Wi-Fi Enabled & Bluetoo...

User Ratings: 65 6

Canon 1279C021 First Impressions

"Fast shipping!"

In August I sold my last DSLR and moved to the Canon 1279C021. Switching back and forth between photo and video is cumbersome. The availability of the control dials makes a huge difference. The second problem is the focusing controls. I can't recommend the Canon 1279C021 enough.

  • Canon EOS M5 Mirrorless Camera Kit EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens Kit - Wi-Fi Enabled & Bluetooth
  • Canon EOS M5 EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens Kit
  • Working temperature: 14 to 104°F / -10 to 40°C
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1279C021
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Canon 1279C021 Final Thoughts

"I am very happy."

Fast or continuous autofocus. Low light is extraordinarily good. This really shouldn't stop you from buying this Canon 1279C021. It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. So far performance is fabulous.

Overall Score
4.4


(96 Points)

3. Panasonic LUMIX G7 Camera with 14-42mm Lens (Silver) with 64GB SD Card Bundle (7 Items)

User Ratings: 67 10

Panasonic DMC-G7KS First Impressions

"I am not disappointed."

And I wish the Panasonic lenses were a bit cheaper. The Panasonic DMC-G7KS is by far my favorite camera since the Nikon D700. The range of settings is impressive. A shame since the video quality is very good. With its kit lens, there are several focusing aids.

  • Panasonic LUMIX G7 Camera with 14-42mm Lens (Silver) with 64GB SD Card Bundle (7 Items)
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Panasonic LUMIX G7 Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens (Silver) with 46mm UV Lens Protection Filter, SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO 170 MB/s UHS-I SDXC Memory Card,Koah PRO Panasonic DMW-BLC12 Two-Pack 1600mAh Battery and Dual Charger, Focus Photo and Video Backpack, Focus Camera Photo, Video, and Art Suite v.3.0 by Corel and Focus Flexible 12-inch Spider Tripod
  • INTUITIVE CONTROLS: Featuring a retro modern design, the LUMIX G7 is smaller, lighter and provides intuitive, easy access to common functions. It enables you to control aperture and shutter settings easily with the front and rear dials while making white balance and ISO adjustments. Another amazing feature is you can assign your favorite settings to any of the six function buttons
  • HIGH VISIBILITY: Enjoy high visibility with the high-resolution OLED Live View Finder on the LUMIX G7. It features 10,000:1 contrast and perfect framing even under direct sunlight. Plus, the tilt/swivel touch-display lets you further adjust the screen for optimum clarity
  • FAST AND PRECISE: Shoot with confidence without worrying about blurry results, the Panasonic LUMIX G7 features auto-focusing and also tracks the color, size, and motion vector of the subject enabling quick and precise focus lock
  • PANASONIC AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-G7KS
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Panasonic DMC-G7KS Final Thoughts

"What a BUNDLE!"

Button feeling and placement is great. Secondly the EVF is amazing amazing amazing. With that said, this Panoramic Mirrorless Camera rocks. Simply because they just use the kit lenses the cameras come with. Especially for astrophotography.

Overall Score
4.2


(55 Points)

4. Olympus PEN E-PL9 Body only with 3-Inch LCD (Honey Brown)

User Ratings: 63 6

Olympus V205090NU000 First Impressions

"Are nice additions."

The kit comes with so many things! Especially for astrophotography. Low light seems to be better than the GH4 or G7. I love this combo and I must say I am thrilled with the Olympus V205090NU000. So I bought this for my California vacation.

  • Olympus PEN E-PL9 Body only with 3-Inch LCD (Honey Brown)
  • 16 Megapixel live MOS sensor
  • TruePic VIII Image Processor
  • 3" 180 Degree Flip down touch screen
  • In-body 3-axis image stabilization
  • 4K video & still image capture from 4K video
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus V205090NU000
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Olympus V205090NU000 Final Thoughts

"Can't complain!"

I doubled down and ordered a second body. I will be upgrading to a better lens when finances allow. I was able to get some great shots of my dog running full speed. Something I never realized I needed till I had it. It has the best image quality of any Panoramic Mirrorless Camera I have ever owned.

Overall Score
4.3


(29 Points)

5. Fujifilm X-T3 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) - Black with Fujinon XF35mmF2 R WR - Black

User Ratings: 81 4

Fujifilm First Impressions

"I'm not kidding."

I use it for vlogging, photoshoots, and pictorials on Instagram. I love this combo and I must say I am thrilled with the Fujifilm . I just absolutely love this Panoramic Mirrorless Camera. Been using the Fujifilm for about 2 weeks now with no issues. Definitely best camera on the mirrorless market.

  • Fujifilm X-T3 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) - Black with Fujinon XF35mmF2 R WR - Black
  • New 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor with X-Processor 4 image processing engine
  • 4K movie recording - internal SD card 4K/60P 4: 2: 0 10bit recording and the first Mirrorless digital camera with APS-C or larger sensor that is capable of 4K/60P 4: 2: 2 10bit HDMI output.
  • Weather-resistant design with 8 sealing points for weather- and dust-resistance and operation as low as 14 Degree.
  • Inner focus system with 0.08 seconds autofocus speed and nearly silent operation. Focal length : 35mm (35mm format equivalent : 53mm)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm
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Fujifilm Final Thoughts

"Quick shipping."

The camera is fast, sharp, and most important to me - light. The first day owning it I was taking amazing shots on Auto mode. Button feeling and placement is great. Even with the lens, battery and SD card, it weighs very little. But, this fps was rather limited.

Overall Score
4.6


(200 Points)

6. Panasonic LUMIX S1R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera with 47.3MP MOS High Resolution Sensor, 24-105mm F4...

User Ratings: 71 17

Panasonic DC-S1RMK First Impressions

"I am not disappointed."

Needed to get it in time to experiment & get used to it. Start up and shut down is quick. Prompt delivery and everything in good shape. With that said, this Panoramic Mirrorless Camera rocks. The first day owning it I was taking amazing shots on Auto mode.

  • Panasonic LUMIX S1R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera with 47.3MP MOS High Resolution Sensor, 24-105mm F4 L-Mount S Series Lens, 4K HDR Video and 3.2” LCD - DC-S1RMK
  • Full frame sensor - 47.3-Megapixel full-frame MOS sensor that provides a wide dynamic Range and excellent performance at high sensitivity (is 25600 Max sensitivity)
  • Lumix S camera lens - easy-to-use 24-105mm standard focal macro zoom F4 l-mount for Lumix S Series full-frame L-mount digital Mirrorless cameras
  • 4K video - up to 4K 60P/50P recording plus 6K PHOTO functions and HLG photo.
  • 187MP high resolution mode - a sensor shift technology suitable for taking very high-resolution Landscapes and fine art photos via tripod with toggleable motion correction capabilities
  • Rugged Mirrorless camera design - dust/splash*/freeze-resistant design withstands heavy field use under harsh conditions for high mobility.Image File Format: JPEG, RAW
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DC-S1RMK
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Panasonic DC-S1RMK Final Thoughts

"I bought this bad boy."

It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. The Panasonic DC-S1RMK phase and contrast system has it beat. So, when Panasonic DC-S1RMK came, I purchased it immediately. Low light is extraordinarily good. Several things keep it from getting 5 stars, however.

Overall Score
4.2


(10 Points)

7. Sony Alpha a6000 Silver Interchangeable Lens Camera (Body) with 55-210mm Sony E-Mount Lens

User Ratings: 75 6

Sony First Impressions

"Its a tool."

So I bought this for my California vacation. A shame since the video quality is very good. I just absolutely love this Panoramic Mirrorless Camera. Users need to be open-minded and find new ways to use the Sony . Great battery life, about 300 shots in cold weather.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Silver Interchangeable Lens Camera (Body) with 55-210mm Sony E-Mount Lens
  • Sony Alpha a6000 Interchangeable Lens Camera - Body only (Silver)
  • Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 Lens for Sony E-Mount Cameras (Black)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Camera snobs."

The longer you have it, the more small issues you find. The availability of the control dials makes a huge difference. Great camera and bundle from this deal. The Sony was with me at all times. I can't recommend the Sony enough.

Overall Score
4.5


(1055 Points)

8. Sony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lens Bundle

Sony ILCE6000YB First Impressions

"Like this better."

It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. Even with the lens, battery and SD card, it weighs very little. The kit comes with so many things! It's not great but it will get you started for sure. The first day owning it I was taking amazing shots on Auto mode.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lens Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony Alpha a6000 24.3MP Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens (Black), Sony 55-210mm OSS E-Mount Lens (Black), 64GB SD Card, Battery and Dual Charger Pack, HDMI to Micro HDMI cable, SLR Camera Bag Bundle, and Photo Software Kit
  • 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 ILCE6000YB
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Sony ILCE6000YB Final Thoughts

"I love it!"

That being said I just love to travel and taking pics as a hobby. Users need to be open-minded and find new ways to use the Sony ILCE6000YB. So I bought this for my California vacation. I’m super excited to start using this whole bundle! I can't recommend the Sony ILCE6000YB enough.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

9. Nikon Z 50 DX-Format Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm VR Lens, Essential Bundle with FTZ Mount Adapter...

Nikon Z50 First Impressions

"Creamy bokeh."

I just absolutely love this Panoramic Mirrorless Camera. The Nikon Z50 phase and contrast system has it beat. Overall, its a great deal, with the body and lenses alone. I will be upgrading to a better lens when finances allow. The case is great to store the accessories in too.

  • Nikon Z 50 DX-Format Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm VR Lens, Essential Bundle with FTZ Mount Adapter, Case, Filter Kit, 64GB SD Card, Neck Strap and Accessories
  • KIT INCLUDES: Nikon Z50 DX-Format Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 and 50-250mm F/4.5-6.3 Lenses | Nikon FTZ Mount Adapter | Camera Bag | SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO UHS-I U3 SDXC Memory Card | ProOptic 46mm Filter Kit (UV/CPL/ND) | Peak Design Leash Camera Strap, Charcoal | Slinger Memory Card Wallet - Holds 12 Cards | ProOptic Cleaning Kit | Multi Card Reader
  • KEY FEATURES: 20.9 Megapixel DX-Format CMOS Image Sensor | 209-Point Hybrid Autofocus | Eye Detection AF | 4K Ultra HD Video | Time-Lapse Movie | ISO 100-51,200 Extendable to 204,800 | EXPEED 6 Image Processing | Multiple Exposure Mode | 0.39-inch OLED Electronic Viewfinder (2360k-dot) | 3.2-inch Flip-Under Touch LCD (1040k-dots) | Built-in Flash | Silent Shooting | Compact, Lightweight, Portable and Ergonomic | Built-in Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
  • The Z 50 isn't just another compact mirrorless camera: it delivers superb image quality. That's because it uses the same Z mount as its larger siblings, the Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 cameras. This lens mount features a 55mm opening, wider than any competing camera in its class, which invites in a huge amount of light. This combination allows engineers to use light more effectively, and develop lenses with outstanding optical performance, providing even higher resolution and more beautiful bokeh.
  • The Z 50 can be used with the dedicated kit lenses, but is also compatible with a growing lineup of superb NIKKOR Z lenses and utilizing the Mount Adapter FTZ it’s also compatible with approx. 360 F-mount lenses.
  • WARRANTY: Nikon Authorized Reseller. Includes a 1-Year limited Nikon USA warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon Z50
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Nikon Z50 Final Thoughts

"I LOVE the Nikon Z50."

But, for the cost this thing is incredible. The second problem is the focusing controls. But I like to see a Nikon GM lenses. Users need to be open-minded and find new ways to use the Nikon Z50. They're a good choice for all around work.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. Sony Alpha a7R IV Mirrorless Digital Camera Body with Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Lens and Software Suite Bundl...

Sony Alpha a7R IV First Impressions

"But alas no."

Still getting used to the buttons. I use it for vlogging, photoshoots, and pictorials on Instagram. I use it for vlogging, photoshoots, and pictorials on Instagram. This is very comfortable, especially during long shoots. I just absolutely love this Panoramic Mirrorless Camera.

  • Sony Alpha a7R IV Mirrorless Digital Camera Body with Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Lens and Software Suite Bundle (8 Items)
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony a7R IV 61MP Full-frame Mirrorless Camera Body, Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens, The Corel Photo, Video, and Art Suite v.3.0, 7-in-1 USB Type-C Hub, Battery and Dual Charger Pack, Lightweight System Case, and two 64GB SDHC Memory Cards
  • PROCESSOR: Advanced Detail Reproduction Technology and Area-specific Noise Reduction - both features of Sony’s BIONZ X image processing engine - have been carefully tuned to maximize the performance of a sensor that offers approximately 1.5 times more resolution than the highly acclaimed Alpha 7R III, achieving extremely fine, realistic reproduction of textures and details
  • DYNAMIC RANGE: The Alpha 7R IV boasts an impressive 15-stop dynamic range at low sensitivities, resulting in smooth natural gradations ranging from deep shadows to highlights, and utilizes algorithms from many of the latest Alpha cameras to maintain outstanding color reproduction
  • LOW NOISE AT HIGH ISO: A standard ISO range that extends from ISO 100 up to ISO 32000 with undiminished quality is expandable to ISO 50 to ISO 102400 for still images, make it possible to achieve optimum image quality in just about any light. Noise is effectively minimized even at high sensitivities, maintaining excellent image quality even with this sensor’s high pixel count
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony Alpha a7R IV
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Sony Alpha a7R IV Final Thoughts

"No complaints here."

They're a good choice for all around work. Great battery life, about 300 shots in cold weather. Mirrorless has come into it's own. The ergonomics are perfect. That being said I just love to travel and taking pics as a hobby.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

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