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Best image quality mirrorless cameras under $1,200

Last updated on October 11th, 2014

Sony a7

92
Overall Score
Best in class image quality score
From $1098.00

Body only
99image quality
99build quality
99features
67metering and focus
62battery life
Price Analysis
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Fujifilm X-E1

81
Overall Score
Top rated image quality score
From $379.00

Body Only - Silver
91image quality
99low light performance
97size and weight
43video quality
38ease of use
Price Analysis
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Sony Alpha a6000

81
Overall Score
From $548.00

Body only - Black
79image quality
99metering and focus
97size and weight
66battery life
55low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Fujifilm X-Pro 1

80
Overall Score
Top rated image quality score
From $1014.36

Body Only
91image quality
99low light performance
97build quality
38video quality
30ease of use
Price Analysis
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Sony NEX-7

74
Overall Score
From $900.00

Kit with 18-55mm Lens
75image quality
98size and weight
87build quality
63metering and focus
51low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus OM-D E-M1

73
Overall Score
Low image quality score
From $1099.00

Body Only
64image quality
99accessories availability
99features
61battery life
53video quality
Price Analysis
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Sony NEX-5R

73
Overall Score
Low image quality score
From $395.99

Body Only - Black
69image quality
99size and weight
86ease of use
68build quality
61battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony NEX-6

73
Overall Score
Low image quality score
From $769.00

Body only
69image quality
98size and weight
84metering and focus
69ease of use
66battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

72
Overall Score
Low image quality score
From $904.39

Body only
61image quality
99video quality
99battery life
65ease of use
57low light performance
Price Analysis
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Sony NEX-5N

72
Overall Score
Low image quality score
From $298.00

Body Only
69image quality
99size and weight
79battery life
66features
63metering and focus
Price Analysis
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