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Fast autofocus DSLR cameras under $1,200

Last updated on September 12th, 2014

Nikon D7100

92
Overall Score
Best in class metering and focus score
From $696.95

Body Only
99metering and focus
99accessories availability
90battery life
68ease of use
50low light performance
Price Analysis
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Canon EOS 70D

82
Overall Score
From $899.00

Body Only
88metering and focus
98features
88ease of use
63image quality
40low light performance
Price Analysis
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Nikon D300S

81
Overall Score
Top rated metering and focus score
From $1027.39

Body Only
95metering and focus
96accessories availability
90battery life
28video quality
25low light performance
Price Analysis
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Canon EOS 7D

80
Overall Score
From $879.99

Body Only
87metering and focus
95battery life
90build quality
56image quality
37low light performance
Price Analysis
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Nikon D600

80
Overall Score
From $1040.00

Kit with 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 lens
75metering and focus
99image quality
99low light performance
76video quality
63ease of use
Price Analysis
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Fast autofocus mirrorless cameras under $1,200

Last updated on October 11th, 2014

Sony Alpha a6000

91
Overall Score
Best in class metering and focus score
From $548.00

Body only - Black
99metering and focus
97size and weight
92features
68low light performance
66battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus OM-D E-M1

89
Overall Score
Best in class metering and focus score
From $1099.00

Body Only
98metering and focus
99accessories availability
99features
61battery life
53video quality
Price Analysis
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Sony NEX-5R

81
Overall Score
From $395.99

Body Only - Black
84metering and focus
99size and weight
86ease of use
68build quality
61battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony NEX-6

81
Overall Score
From $769.00

Body only
84metering and focus
97size and weight
86low light performance
69image quality
66battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus PEN E-PL5

80
Overall Score
From $399.00

Kit with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens - Silver
81metering and focus
98size and weight
98accessories availability
63image quality
50video quality
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Fast autofocus compact cameras under $1,200

Last updated on July 4th, 2014

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

89
Overall Score
Top rated metering and focus score
From $379.95

Black
93metering and focus
99features
97size and weight
73battery life
68low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Fujifilm X10

88
Overall Score
Best in class metering and focus score
From $599.95

Black
99metering and focus
99accessories availability
99build quality
60battery life
44video quality
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

88
Overall Score
Best in class metering and focus score
From $344.49

Black
99metering and focus
91accessories availability
91video quality
56image quality
43low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony DSC-RX100

88
Overall Score
From $448.00

Black
87metering and focus
99image quality
99low light performance
73battery life
50accessories availability
Price Analysis
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

83
Overall Score
Top rated metering and focus score
From $549.99

Black
95metering and focus
99battery life
97features
38low light performance
12accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence