The world Photography has come a long way since cameras were invented way back in the nineteenth century. We have seen many evolutions of cameras, which has brought to the world different variations of cameras. Currently, the demand and fascination of mirrorless cameras have risen tremendously. For all those who are wondering which are the best mirrorless cameras of 2017, we have brought in a list for you to check out. But first, let us find out what are mirrorless cameras.
What Are Mirrorless Cameras?
Mirrorless cameras are known to retain the large sensors and interchangeable lenses of DSLR cameras, but the difference lies in the fact that they eliminate the presence of mirrors, thereby giving a much simpler, lighter and smaller camera, which is easy to operate and hold to. It is basically named so, because it does not sport a movable mirror in its optical path. Here’s presenting the best mirrorless cameras of 2017.
- Fujifilm X-T20
The Fujifilm X-T20 has a sensor size of APS-C and a resolution of 24.3-megapixel. With a 3.0-inch tilt-angle touchscreen display, it comes with a maximum continuous shooting rate of 8fps. The pros of this camera are its detailed imagery and its splendid design. While the cons of Fujifilm X-T20 is its limited control of touchscreen.
- Panasonic Lumix GH5
Panasonic Lumix GH5 sports a 3.2-inch display and has 4K video resolution. With a sensor size of micro four-third, it has a resolution of 20.3-megapixel. It has 12fps of maximum continuous shooting rate. One of its USP is its bright and large viewfinder. It comes with an excellent video specification. However, the ISO range of the camera is not that broad as one would expect. It is the latest in Panasonic’s line of GH series of mirrorless cameras.
- Sony Alpha A9
Sony Alpha A9 has a full-frame of sensor size. It comes with a 24.2-megapixel resolution and features a shooting rate of 20fps. Its performance is of top-notch quality and has an effective AF system. However, just like Fujifilm X-T20, it has limited touchscreen control. But overall, it provides a great camera experience.
- Olympus Pen-F
Olympus Pen-F comes with a 20-megapixel resolution and has a shooting rate of 10fps. With a micro four third sensor size, it has an EVF viewfinder. One of the best features of the camera is that it incorporates an OLED EVF integrated into its body having 2.36m dots. This mirrorless camera is also known for great controls. However, it is a bit expensive. But on the brighter side, it offers many customization options and an inbuilt WiFi connectivity. As a result, this is a great mirrorless camera for travel.
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- Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
The Olympus OM-D E-M10 II is one of the top mirrorless cameras of 2017 as it not only supports 1080p movies, but also has EVF for its viewfinder. Besides, it features a resolution of 16.1-megapixel and a sensor size of micro four-third. It sports a monitor of 3-inch tilt-angle display. With a compact size and compact lens, it is worth all your money, even though it is a bit expensive than the other cameras mentioned in this list. Also, it is extremely lightweight, which allows users to handle it easily.
These five cameras have emerged as the best mirrorless cameras of 2017 so far and have been scouted by critics as the ones to buy. In the comment section below, please let us know your thoughts and opinions on them and which one you think is more suited for your preference.