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Best low light performance mirrorless cameras under $1,200

Last updated on October 11th, 2014

Fujifilm X-E1

86
Overall Score
Best in class low light performance score
From $379.00

Body Only - Silver
99low light performance
97size and weight
93build quality
48features
38ease of use
Price Analysis
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Fujifilm X-Pro 1

85
Overall Score
Best in class low light performance score
From $1014.36

Body Only
99low light performance
97build quality
94size and weight
48video quality
30ease of use
Price Analysis
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Sony a7

85
Overall Score
From $1098.00

Body only
81low light performance
99video quality
99image quality
68metering and focus
68battery life
Price Analysis
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Sony NEX-5R

75
Overall Score
From $395.99

Body Only - Black
70low light performance
99size and weight
92video quality
68build quality
66battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony NEX-6

75
Overall Score
From $769.00

Body only
70low light performance
98size and weight
92video quality
69ease of use
69image quality
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony NEX-5N

74
Overall Score
From $298.00

Body Only
70low light performance
99size and weight
92video quality
66features
64metering and focus
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Olympus OM-D E-M1

73
Overall Score
Low low light performance score
From $1099.00

Body Only
62low light performance
99metering and focus
99accessories availability
66battery life
64image quality
Price Analysis
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Sony NEX-F3

72
Overall Score
From $499.00

Kit with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens - Silver
70low light performance
98size and weight
94battery life
57features
54metering and focus
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus OM-D E-M10

71
Overall Score
Low low light performance score
From $399.00

Kit with 14-42mm lens - silver
62low light performance
99accessories availability
96size and weight
64image quality
64battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Pentax K-01

71
Overall Score
From $247.00

Kit with 40mm f/2.8 lens - Black
71low light performance
99battery life
91size and weight
58ease of use
39metering and focus
Price Analysis
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