Mirrorless cameras have progressively gained market share in the camera industry. This is because photographers are beginning to recognise the advantages of utilising mirrorless cameras, such as their reduced size and an electronic viewfinder that allows you to observe the impact of camera settings.
Mirrorless cameras are now available for all levels of photographers, including pros. As with DSLRs, the specifications of different mirrorless cameras can vary substantially, making something that is appropriate for one photographer not especially suitable for another.
Mirrorless camera types
At one point, the best mirrorless cameras were just those produced by a small number of manufacturers. However, practically every manufacturer now has a mirrorless product, ranging from entry-level devices to professional alternatives to mirrorless medium format cameras. Among the options are:
• Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Cameras
• Mirrorless APS-C Cameras
• Mirrorless Full-Frame Cameras
• Medium Format Camera
Depending on what you want to photograph, each of these possibilities has its own set of advantages (and disadvantages). These will be discussed more below. To make it easier to understand who is best suited to each camera and why based on our testing of these models, we’ve highlighted who is best suited to each camera and why.
Full-frame mirrorless cameras
The arrival of the full-frame mirrorless camera was so thrilling because, in general, cameras with full-frame sensors provide greater image quality than those with smaller sensors. Naturally, larger sensors need larger cameras and lenses, although we’ve seen some great shrinking in recent years.
A full-frame sensor is twice the size of an APS-C sensor and is the size of a standard 35mm film negative. Whereas full-frame was originally primarily the realm of professionals, lower prices mean that fans are now opting for these models as well.
Although the Canon EOS R3, which is now in development, will take its place, the Canon EOS R5 is Canon’s flagship mirrorless camera and the most anticipated product unveiled in 2020. When it was first announced, its 8K video capacity grabbed most of the attention, although the Canon R5 is really a 45Mp stills camera with an outstanding focussing mechanism. This Dual Pixel CMOS AF II system features 5,940 adjustable AF points and excellent eye detection AF for humans, animals, and birds in both video and stills mode. The EOS R5, like the Canon EOS R6 introduced at the same time, offers 5-axis in-body image stabilisation. It allows for shutter speed correction of up to 8EV in the R5. Canon rates the R5 at about the same level as the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, implying that it is intended for usage by experienced amateur and professional photographers. On the 3.15-inch 2.1-million dot screen, it holds a solid arrangement of buttons and dials controls with a great touch-control interface. While 8K video has limited appeal, the R5 is capable of delivering excellent output, particularly in the 4K HQ (High Quality) mode. The static image quality is likewise quite good all the way up to ISO 25,600. The camera is priced at ₹3,39,995 in India for body only.
Canon EOS R6
Canon describes the EOS R6 as a mirrorless combination of the full-frame 26.2Mp EOS 6D Mark II and the APS-C format 20.2Mp EOS 7D Mark II. Some Canon 6D Mark II photographers may be upset by the 6Mp resolution decrease when switching to the R6, however the Canon R6 handles noise far better than the 6D Mark II. The Canon EOS R6 is a fantastically outstanding still camera, despite its lack of class-leading resolution. Its focussing technology is excellent, and it can easily maintain track of rapid subjects moving in random directions while shooting at 20 frames per second. Furthermore, the build quality and handling are excellent, making it a joy to use. Despite not being able to shoot 8K video like the R5, the Canon R6 can record 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) footage at up to 59.94fps and Full HD video at up to 119.88fps. In addition, its full-frame sensor is designed similarly to the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III, and it can shoot totally quietly at up to 20fps with continuous autofocusing and exposure metering. That sounds really appealing. The camera is priced at ₹2,15,995 in India for body only.
Nikon Z7 II
While the 45.7 Mp Nikon Z7 || shares many similarities with the great Nikon Z7 and employs most of the same technology (including the same sensor), the mark II camera includes a second memory card slot, addressing the major worry that photographers had about the original camera. One slot allows XQD or CFexpress cards, while the other is UHS-Il compatible and accepts SD-type cards. Nikon also quadrupled the processing capability of the Z7 Il over the 27 by equipping it with two Expeed 6 processing engines. This increased the continuous shooting rate from 9fps to 10fps and allowed 4K 60P filming. That added processing capacity also enables eye-detection AF for persons and animals in video mode as well as stills, and improves the focussing system's low-light capabilities. The Nikon Z7 Il is built and handled similarly to the 27, 26, and Z6 II, and it features the greatest UI available in a Nikon camera to date. The camera is priced at ₹2,49,995 in India for body only.
Nikon Z6 II
While the Nikon Z6 II has the same 24.5Mp backside-illuminated full-frame sensor as the original Nikon Z6, it features two Expeed 6 processing engines instead of one. Nikon has incorporated an SD/ SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II) card port beside the original camera’s XQD/ CFexpress card slot, addressing one of the complaints highlighted by many photographers regarding the original camera. The Z6 II boasts a maximum continuous shooting rate of 14fps, which is 2 fps faster than the Z6, as well as complete autofocus and metering functionality. That pace can be kept up for 200 Jpegs or 124 uncompressed 12-bit raw data. The Z6 II features the same native sensitivity range as the Z6, ISO 100-51,200 (expandable to ISO 64-204,800), and a 273-point hybrid focussing system that covers 90% of the sensor as the Z6. The tracking and low-light AF performance of the Z6 II, on the other hand, has been increased, and the newer camera can focus at -6EV with an f/2 or faster lens. Furthermore, the Z6 II’s human and animal eye AF works in both video and still mode. The camera is priced at ₹1,64,995 in India for body only.
Sony A7R IV
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