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 10 recent mirrorless cameras from Sony.

Sony Alpha A6000
Sony Alpha A6000
from $548
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
82.0
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens
Focus points Many focus points Help
179

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Sony A7S
Sony A7S
from $2,498
Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
3,702 ISO
Light sensitivity High ISO Help
409,600 ISO
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
87.0

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Sony A7
Sony A7
from $1,298
Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
2,248 ISO
Autofocus Phase detection video autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
90.0

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Sony Alpha A5100
Sony Alpha A5100
from $448
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
80.0
Focus points Many focus points Help
179

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Fujifilm

Snapsort has found 4 recent mirrorless cameras from Fujifilm.

Fujifilm X-E2
Fujifilm X-E2
from $699
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-T1
Fujifilm X-T1
from $1,199
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-A1
Fujifilm X-A1
from $230
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens
Startup delay Almost no delay when powering up Help
500 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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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
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed

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Olympus

Snapsort has found 6 recent mirrorless cameras from Olympus.

Olympus OM-D E-M10
Olympus OM-D E-M10
from $475
Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,400k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital

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Olympus OM-D E-M1
Olympus OM-D E-M1
from $1,030
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
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons

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Olympus PEN E-PL7
Olympus PEN E-PL7
from $499
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons

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Panasonic

Snapsort has found 7 recent mirrorless cameras from Panasonic.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
from $1,350
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 30fps
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
from $547
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5
from $585
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Less buttons
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look

Learn more about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
from $519
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

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Samsung

Snapsort has found 9 recent mirrorless cameras from Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung Galaxy NX
from $520
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 $349
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 NX30
Samsung NX30
from $650
Screen type OLED Screen Help
Bright and vivid
Focus points Many focus points Help
247
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate

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Samsung NX1100
Samsung NX1100
from $350
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look

Learn more about the Samsung NX1100

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Nikon

Snapsort has found 5 recent mirrorless cameras from Nikon.

Nikon 1 V3
Nikon 1 V3
from $1,197
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
60 fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
1,200 fps
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital

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Nikon 1 J4
Nikon 1 J4
from $349
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 AW1
Nikon 1 AW1
from $650
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
1,200 fps
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel

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Nikon D810A
Nikon D810A
from $3,797
Battery life Great battery life Help
1200 shots
Lens availability Many lenses available Help
152 lenses
True resolution High true resolution Help
36.2 MP

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Canon

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

Canon EOS M3
Canon EOS M3
from $923
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Digital
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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Pentax

Snapsort has found 2 recent mirrorless cameras from Pentax.

Pentax Q-S1
Pentax Q-S1
from $347
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Announced New Help
August, 2014

Learn more about the Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q7
Pentax Q7
from $222
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Size Really small Help
Compact 102x58x34 mm

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Leica

Snapsort has found 2 recent mirrorless cameras from Leica.

Leica T Typ 701
Leica T Typ 701
from $1,515
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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Leica M Edition 60
Leica M Edition 60
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Full frame 36.0x24.0mm
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Rangefinder
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather

Learn more about the Leica M Edition 60

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