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Small and light mirrorless cameras under $1,200

Last updated on October 11th, 2014

Sony Alpha a6000

89
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $548.00

Body only - Black
97size and weight
99metering and focus
92features
66battery life
55low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony a7

88
Overall Score
Top rated size and weight score
From $1098.00

Body only
92size and weight
99image quality
99build quality
67metering and focus
62battery life
Price Analysis
Decreasing . Wait to buy

Olympus PEN E-PL5

87
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $399.00

Kit with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens - Silver
98size and weight
98accessories availability
96ease of use
61low light performance
50video quality
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus PEN E-PM2

87
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $199.00

Body only - Black
99size and weight
99ease of use
98accessories availability
61low light performance
50video quality
Price Analysis
Slight decrease . Wait a little

Sony NEX-5R

87
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $395.99

Body Only - Black
99size and weight
86ease of use
85features
68build quality
61battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony NEX-5N

86
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $298.00

Body Only
99size and weight
79battery life
78ease of use
66features
63metering and focus
Price Analysis
Slight decrease . Wait a little

Sony NEX-6

86
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $769.00

Body only
97size and weight
84metering and focus
79features
69image quality
66battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus OM-D E-M10

85
Overall Score
Top rated size and weight score
From $399.00

Kit with 14-42mm lens - silver
95size and weight
99accessories availability
94features
59battery life
50video quality
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Fujifilm X-E1

84
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $379.00

Body Only - Silver
97size and weight
99low light performance
93build quality
43video quality
38ease of use
Price Analysis
Slight decrease . Wait a little

Olympus OM-D E-M1

84
Overall Score
From $1099.00

Body Only
88size and weight
99accessories availability
99features
61battery life
53video quality
Price Analysis
Slight decrease . Wait a little