Sony Alpha a5000

The new Alpha a5000 upgrades Sony’s entry-level NEX-3N mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera with the excellent 20.1-megapixel Sony Exmor APS-C sensor introduced in the a3000.

Estimated Street Price: $499 (with 16-50mm kit zoom) INTRODUCED 1/2014 The new Alpha a5000 upgrades Sony’s entry-level NEX-3N mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera with the excellent 20.1-megapixel Sony Exmor APS-C sensor introduced in the a3000, the BIONZ X image processor used in Sony’s flagship a7 and a7R full-frame mirrorless models,... Read more

Sony Alpha a6000

Sony’s replacement for the NEX-6 is the new Alpha a6000, which has a similar form factor, but improves many areas.

Estimated Street Price: $800 (with 16-50mm motorized zoom) INTRODUCED 2/2014 Sony’s replacement for the NEX-6 is the new Alpha a6000, which has a similar form factor, but improves many areas. Most notable is "the world’s fastest autofocus system (amongst interchangeable-lens digital cameras with an APS-C image sensor as of February... Read more

Fujifilm X-T1

The newest member of Fujifilm’s X-Series mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera lineup may well be the best.

Estimated Street Price: $1,299 (body only) INTRODUCED 1/2014 The newest member of Fujifilm’s X-Series mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera lineup may well be the best. The X-T1 features a rugged weather- and cold-resistant "mini-DSLR-style" body, a latest-generation 16.3-megapixel Fujifilm APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor,... Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M10

The new Olympus OM-D E-M10 is the entry-level model in the OM-D line, combining the OM-D E-M5’s 16.1-megapixel Live MOS image sensor with the OM-D EM-1’s TruePic VII processor.

Estimated Street Price: $699 (body only) INTRODUCED 1/2014 The new Olympus OM-D E-M10 is the entry-level model in the OM-D line, combining the OM-D E-M5’s 16.1-megapixel Live MOS image sensor with the OM-D EM-1’s TruePic VII processor. Though it replaces its big brothers’ five-axis sensor-shift image stabilization with... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH4

Panasonic’s new LUMIX GH4 looks much like its GH3 predecessor, but features a new 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine with quad-core CPU that make possible 4K video.

List Price: $1,699 (body only) INTRODUCED 2/2014 Panasonic’s new LUMIX GH4 looks much like its GH3 predecessor, but features a new 16-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine with quad-core CPU that make possible 4K video. Yes, this mirrorless camera can shoot 4096×2160 cinema 4K at 24 fps, and 3840×2160 QFHD 4K... Read more

Samsung NX30

Samsung offers mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras in two form factors: DSLR-style and flat compact-style.

List Price TBA INTRODUCED 1/2014 Samsung offers mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras in two form factors: DSLR-style and flat compact-style. Interestingly, all feature 20.3-megapixel Samsung APS-C CMOS sensors. The new NX30 replaces the NX20 as the flagship DSLR-style model. It improves on its predecessor in a number of ways, including... Read more

Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm’s new X-A1 is the entry-level model in the X-series mirrorless camera lineup.

Estimated Street Price: $599 (with XC16-50mm OIS zoom) INTRODUCED 9/2013 Fujifilm’s new X-A1 is the entry-level model in the X-series mirrorless camera lineup, sharing the compact dimensions of the recent X-M1, but with a 16.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor that uses a conventional Bayer RGB filter rather than the unique Fujifilm X-Trans... Read more

Fujifilm X-E2

The X-E2 features Fujifilm’s 16.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor.

Estimated Street Price: $999 (body only). INTRODUCED 10/2013 Fujifilm’s mirrorless X-series lineup began with the flagship X-Pro1, followed by the lower-priced X-E1, the compact X-M1 and the entry-level X-A1. Now we have the first second-generation X-camera, the X-E2, which improves on its fine predecessor in a number of ways. The... Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GM1 is, as of this writing, the new claimant to smallest interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera.

Estimated Street Price: $749 (with 12-32mm compact zoom) INTRODUCED 10/2013 Panasonic’s Lumix DMC-GM1 is, as of this writing, the new claimant to smallest interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera, edging out the Pentax Q7 and Q10 by about a tenth of an inch in all three dimensions. Yet the GM1 contains a much larger Micro Four Thirds... Read more

Sony Alpha a7 & a7R

Sony’s new Alpha a7 and a7R mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras are tiny.

Estimated Street Price: $1,699 (a7); $2,299 (a7R) INTRODUCED 10/2013 Sony’s new Alpha a7 and a7R mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras are tiny, yet house full-frame Sony Exmor CMOS image sensors: a 24.3-megapixel one in the a7 and a 36.4-megapixel unit (with no low-pass filter) in the a7R. Besides the diminutive size, there’s... Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

The G6 features a “mini-DSLR” form factor with a built-in eye-level electronic viewfinder and a versatile free-angle touch-screen LCD monitor.

List Price: $749 (with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom) INTRODUCED 6/2013 The G6 features a "mini-DSLR" form factor with a built-in eye-level electronic viewfinder and a versatile free-angle touch-screen LCD monitor. It offers 16-megapixel resolution and Light Speed contrast-based AF, able to track subjects at 5 fps (with no live view; 4 fps with... Read more

Samsung Galaxy NX

Samsung’s new Galaxy NX combines an Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system and an interchangeable-lens APS-C mirrorless camera to provide a real camera capable of generating DSLR image quality.

List Price: $1,599 (body only) INTRODUCED 8/2013 Samsung’s new Galaxy NX combines an Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system and an interchangeable-lens APS-C mirrorless camera to provide a real camera capable of generating DSLR image quality—plus, the connectivity and apps of a Galaxy smartphone. Optional LTE data service in the U.S. is offered... Read more
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