Interested in a mirrorless camera with a viewfinder? Here we've rounded up the top ten (out of 43) mirrorless cameras with a viewfinder . Some of the top manufacturers of mirrorless cameras with a viewfinder are Fujifilm, Sony and Canon.

Mirrorless digital camera

Mirrorless cameras are a new category of camera that are inbetween a regular digital camera and a full fledged DSLR. They have interchangable lenses like a DSLR but lack the optical viewfinder, they are typically smaller than DSLRs.

Optical viewfinder

Most digital cameras do not have a viewfinder, instead you can preview the photo you're about to take by looking at the screen on the back. Some digital cameras however do have built-in viewfinders, which have several advantages including no battery drain and the ability to use them in bright light.

Fujifilm X-T3
$1,499
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced 4 months ago
Placeholder
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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20 fps
Announced
New
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September 2018
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Sony a7 III
$1,898
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced 10 months ago
Placeholder
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Movie format
Shoots UHD movies
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UHD @ 30fps
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.78x
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Fujifilm X-T20
$630
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced over a year ago
Fujifilm X-T20
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Size
Really small
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Mid size (118×83×41 mm)
Thickness
Thin
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1.6"
Weight
Light-weight
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383 g
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Fujifilm X-T100
$499
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced 7 months ago
Placeholder
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Size
Really small
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Standard size (121×83×47 mm)
Announced
New
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May 2018
Thickness
Thin
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1.9"
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Sony Alpha a6500
$1,098
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced over 2 years ago
Sony Alpha a6500
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Size
Really small
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Mid size (120×67×53 mm)
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Weight
Light-weight
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453 g
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Sony Alpha a6300
$747
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced over 2 years ago
Sony Alpha a6300
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Size
Really small
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Mid size (120×67×49 mm)
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Thickness
Thin
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1.9"
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Sony a7R III
$2,685
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced over a year ago
Placeholder
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,440k dots
True resolution
High true resolution
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42.2 MP
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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102,400 ISO
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Fujifilm X-T2
$92
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced over 2 years ago
Fujifilm X-T2
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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14 fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.76x
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Fujifilm X-H1
$1,522
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced 11 months ago
Placeholder
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Help
Digital
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
Help
14 fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
Help
0.74x
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Canon EOS M6
$419
Mirrorless interchangeable-lens, announced over a year ago
Placeholder
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Digital
Size
Really small
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Mid size (112×68×45 mm)
Thickness
Thin
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1.8"
Weight
Light-weight
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390 g
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discussion about mirrorless cameras with a viewfinder

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Avatar for Cheng-Hsing Yang Cheng-Hsing Yang (8:19 PM, June 06, 2015)
Please define better: Better focus ? Better image quality ? Better reach on their zoom ?

One thing to also understand is Optical Viewfinder, like the one on the D5100 and Electronic Viewfinder like those on most mirrorless cameras have both pro and cons.


A quick and dirty answer would be the Sony A6000, it has been named camera of the year 2014 by a LOT of users, vendors and reviewer, the biggest drawback is the price of the glass, it's really expensive, more than the Canikon equivalent.
 
Avatar for Indranil Sen Indranil Sen (5:13 PM, May 25, 2015)
I own a Nikon D5100 with 18-200mm lens. Which mirror less Camera with View Finder can match or be better than the one I own?