Mirrorless-IL (Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens) digital cameras are often viewed as a compromise between a digicam and an SLR. Like a DSLR they have interchangeable lenses and like digicams they are mirrorless setups and thus allow much smaller sizes. If the versatility of interchangeable lenses and quality of a large sensor appeal to you but you find your DSLR is just too big to take with you all the time these can be a great alternative.

Snapsort puts all interchangable-lens cameras that are not SLRs (don't have through-the-lens optical viewfinders) into the mirrorless category. This includes micro-four-thirds cameras from Panasonic and Olympus, as well as rangefinder cameras from Leica and what are commonly called electronic viewfinder interchangeable-lens (EVIL) cameras from Sony and other manufacturers.

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Recent Mirrorless cameras by manufacturer

Here is an overview of the manufacturers of mirrorless cameras, the most popular shown first.

Sony

Snapsort has found 11 recent mirrorless cameras from Sony.

Sony Alpha A6000
Sony Alpha A6000
from $598
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
82.0
Focus points Many focus points Help
179
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital

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Sony A7
Sony A7
from $1,490
Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
2,248 ISO
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
90.0
Autofocus Phase detection video autofocus Help
fast and accurate

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Sony NEX-5T
Sony NEX-5T
from $348
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
78.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13 EV
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons

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Sony Alpha A5000
Sony Alpha A5000
from $448
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
79.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13 EV
Color depth Great color depth Help
23.8 bits

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Samsung

Snapsort has found 8 recent mirrorless cameras from Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung Galaxy NX
from $1,299
Screen size Large screen Help
4.8"
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,440k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens

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Samsung NX2000
Samsung NX2000
from $250
Screen size Large screen Help
3.7"
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,152k dots
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons

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Samsung NX300
Samsung NX300
from $488
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Screen size Large screen Help
3.3"

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Samsung NX1100
Samsung NX1100
from $287
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
12.5 EV

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Fujifilm

Snapsort has found 4 recent mirrorless cameras from Fujifilm.

Fujifilm X-E2
Fujifilm X-E2
from $799
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
1.64x
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X-A1
from $449
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens
Startup delay Almost no delay when powering up Help
500 ms startup delay
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies

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Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm X-T1
from $1,288
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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Fujifilm X-M1
Fujifilm X-M1
from $499
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensor Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting

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Olympus

Snapsort has found 5 recent mirrorless cameras from Olympus.

Olympus OM-D E-M10
Olympus OM-D E-M10
from $649
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,400k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital

Learn more about the Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M1
Olympus OM-D E-M1
from $1,299
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,400k dots
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift

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Olympus Pen E-P5
Olympus Pen E-P5
from $799
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons

Learn more about the Olympus Pen E-P5

Olympus PEN E-PL7
Olympus PEN E-PL7
from $599
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons

Learn more about the Olympus PEN E-PL7

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Panasonic

Snapsort has found 5 recent mirrorless cameras from Panasonic.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
from $1,698
Movie format High resolution movies Help
3840 x 2160 @ 30fps
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
from $698
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
from $590
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
from $748
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

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Nikon

Snapsort has found 7 recent mirrorless cameras from Nikon.

Nikon 1 V3
Nikon 1 V3
from $1,194
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
60 fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
1,200 fps
Focus points Many focus points Help
171

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Nikon 1 J4
Nikon 1 J4
from $597
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
60 fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
1,200 fps
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate

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Nikon 1 S1
Nikon 1 S1
from $199
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
1,200 fps
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Focus points Many focus points Help
135

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Nikon 1 V2
Nikon 1 V2
from $747
Autofocus Phase detection video autofocus Help
fast and accurate
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
1,200 fps
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate

Learn more about the Nikon 1 V2

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Pentax

Snapsort has found 2 recent mirrorless cameras from Pentax.

Pentax K-S1
Pentax K-S1
from $747
Lens availability Many lenses available Help
109 lenses
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift

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Pentax Q7
Pentax Q7
from $277
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures

Learn more about the Pentax Q7

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Leica

Snapsort has found 1 recent mirrorless interchangeable-lens from Leica.

Leica T Typ 701
Leica T Typ 701
Screen size Large screen Help
3.7"
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,300k dots
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital

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