Top 10 Best Rated Photography Cameras 2020

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Deceit is best defined when I handpick one camera and tell you it is the best camera for the year. There are many cameras with outstanding peculiarities in the market. These peculiarity makes them stand out as the best in those areas.

In this review, we appraise the ten best cameras of 2020. We made the best pick for you, based on camera type or the varying features you would want.

Best Photography Camera 2020

  1. Nikon Z6

The Nikon Z6 is the best full-frame mirrorless camera in the market. It has a 12fps burst rate that is most suitable for low light shooting, sports and action.  Tough, big touch for an enjoyable shooting experience are some of its qualities. Others features are

  • Full-frame CMOS sensor of 24.5 mega pixel.
  • 273-point hybrid AF system
  • 100- 51200 ISO range
  • 2 inch, 2.1 million dot touchscreen
  • 4k video shooting at 30fps
  • 6 million dot viewfinder

Price: $2396.95

Pros

  • Excellent handling
  • Fantastic electronic viewfinder (one of the best you can find)
  • Superb in low light
  • Sleek touchscreen interface
  • 5 axis, In-body image stabilization

Cons

  • It has only three native lenses
  • Screen does not fully articulate
  • Limited buffer depth
  1. Fujifilm X-T3

We consider this camera as the best APS-C all-rounder. It is of vintage design, weatherproof and of portable size. This camera is your best pick if price, size, picture quality and performance are your priority. The Fujifilm X-T3 unique strengths are a speedy autofocus, classic design and versatile controls. Keys features include

  • APS-C sensor of 26 megapixel
  • 425point hybrid AF system
  • 69 million dot viewfinder
  • 4K, 60fps 10-bit video capture
  • 160- 12800 ISO range

Price: $1299.00

Pros

  • Outstanding autofocus
  • It allows speedy continuous shooting
  • Excellent handling and vintage design
  • Brilliant 4k video quality
  • Superb image quality and shooting option

Cons

  • No in-body image stabilization
  • Short battery life
  • Screen does not fully articulate
  1. Sony A7III

This camera is our runner up for best full-frame mirrorless camera of 2019. The Sony A7III is most attractive camera in the market. Reasons being, it is small, light, fast, cheap and sophisticated. Below are its key features

  • BSI CMOS sensor of 24.2 megapixel
  • 100- 204800 extended ISO range
  • 5 axis, In-body image stabilization
  • 4k 10fps video capture
  • Fully articulated touchscreen
  • 693- point AF system
  • 0 inch, 921000 dot touchscreen

Price: $1998.00

Pros

  • Compact, durable body
  • Good battery life
  • Fast autofocus
  • 15-stop dynamic range

Cons

  • Poor weatherproofing on accessory ports
  • Limited touchscreen control
  • Low quality Auto focus illumination
  1. Nikon D850

The Nikon D850 is the best DLSR camera in the market. It is unique for its rocket speed and high resolution combination. This camera was designed for professional photographers. Although expensive, it has a low-light performance and a brilliant weatherproof body. Key features are

  • Full-frame backlight CMOS sensor of 45.7 megapixel
  • 64-25600 standard ISO range (can be extended to 32-102400)
  • 153- point AF system
  • 4K 30p video capture
  • 2 inch, 2.36 million dot touchscreen
  • 7fps shooting

Price: $2796.96

Pros

  • Exceptional picture quality
  • Blazing speed auto focus
  • Excellent battery life
  • Rear thumb operated sub selector for fast Autofocus positioning

Cons

  • Below par Wireless SnapBridge connectivity
  • No on-chip phase detection AF in Live View
  1. Nikon D3500

If you are a novice photographer, this DSLR camera is your best buy. The Nikon D3500 has an excellent handling, impressive AF-P kit lens and an outstanding battery life. Other features include

  • APS-C sensor of 24.2 megapixel
  • 18-55mm retracting lens
  • Guide mode for learners
  • 5fps shooting
  • Fixed focus snapshot mode
  • Optical viewfinder

Price: $448.00

Pros

  • Brilliant battery life
  • Learner friendly
  • Good image quality
  • Quality kit lens
  • Fast and silent AF system

Cons

  • Too bulky
  • No 4k video capture
  1. Canon EOS M50

If your love for photos is pushing you to get a camera, your priority would be different. This average priced, portable camera is your best pick. You have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity, as well as a 4k video capture option with this gadget. Other things you have are

  • APS-C sensor of 24.1 megapixel
  • 10fps shooting capacity
  • 2,36 million dot electronic viewfinder
  • Extended ISO range of 100-51200
  • Silent shooting mode and Auto Lighting Optimizer

Price: $649.00

Pros

  • Very portable
  • Good image quality with reliable auto white balance
  • Beginner friendly interface
  • Fully articulated screen

Cons

  • Manual focus magnification needs improvement
  • Limited 4K video capture
  • Viewfinder blocks up shadow details
  1. Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

‘Everyone is biased’ is the only unbiased sentence in the world, I guess. If you are a canon fan, we picked the best DSLR camera for you. Albeit high-end, is a well-rounded and complete camera. It is of great performance and versatile in use. Its features are

  • Full-frame CMOS sensor of 30.4 megapixel
  • 2 inch, 1.63 million dot touchscreen
  • 61-point AF system
  • 7fps burst shooting
  • 4K video capture
  • 100-32000 ISO range

Price: $2799.00

Pros

  • Quick AF acquisition
  • Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Excellent sensor performance

Cons

  • High-end
  • Limited 4k video capture
  • Low ISO range
  1. Sony RX100 VI

Although expensive, if you want a compact camera, this gadget is the best. The Sony RX100 VI is the most advanced compact camera in the market. A blazing speed autofocus, 4k capturing in HDR, long zoom range are a few of its features. Others include

  • Exmor CMOS sensor of 20.1 megapixel
  • 4-axis image stabilization
  • 2,36 million dot OLED viewfinder
  • 24fps burst shooting
  • 24-200mm zoom lens

Price: $1298.00

Pros

  • Excellent zoom range
  • Good image quality
  • Pop-up electronic viewfinder

Cons

  • Poor handling
  • very expensive
  • poor battery life
  1. Olympus Tough TG-5

This camera is the best waterproof camera in the market. It can shoot in RAW format, crushproof to a weight of 100kg and will survive a drop from 2.1m height. The water proof feature allows a maximum of 15m depth in water, and freeze-proof to -10degree Celsius. Other standout features are

  • With an underwater housing, it can be used at 45m deep water
  • BSI CMOS sensor of 12megapixel
  • 100-12800 ISO range
  • 4x zoom equivalent to 25-100mm
  • Pro capture mode and TruePic VIII processor

Price: $449.00

Pros

  • Brilliant photo quality
  • 4k and slo-mo video recording
  • Almost indestructible

Cons

  • Too expensive
  • Limited zoom range
  1. Panasonic Lumix LX100 II

Lastly, this is best for you who wants a camera better than a dumb box but you’re not interested in interchangeable lenses. Most suitable for street and nature photography. Its features are

  • Built-in viewfinder with 0,7x magnification
  • 11fps burst shooting
  • 4k continuous shooting at 30fps
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • 7 MP effective resolution sensor
  • 0 inch, 1.24million dot touchscreen

Price: $897.99

Pros

  • Good picture quality
  • Excellent handling
  • Portability
  • High resolution built-in viewfinder

Cons

  • Screen does not tilt

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