THE BEST Cameras

Tiny1 Astronomy Camera

Tiny1 Astronomy Camera

The Tiny1 is a compact camera designed to take pictures and videos of the night sky. It has a backside illuminated 4MP CMOS sensor, a removable IR-cut filter and proprietary noise reduction. It can also be used as a normal point-and-shoot and has optional lens adapters.

Hasselblad X1D

Hasselblad X1D

The X1D-50C is the world’s first compact mirrorless medium format camera. It has a 50MP sensor, 14 stops of dynamic range and 1/2000th of a second to 60 minute shutter speeds. It has its own range of lenses and an optional adapter for Hasselblad’s other lenses.

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Restrap Sling Camera Strap

Restrap Sling Camera Strap

Restrap’s Sling uses magnets to secure the connectors with the strap itself, making it easy to transfer the strap between multiple cameras. It also has a magnetic lens cap holder and a pivot and quick release system to make it easy to bring the camera up to your face.

Olympus Tough TG-Tracker

Olympus Tough TG-Tracker

Waterproof, crushproof, shockproof, dustproof, and freezeproof, this action camera is ready to take on whatever you throw at it, shooting 4K video via a wide-angle F2.0 lens, with 5-axis image stabilization, and built in GPS, compass, altitude sensor, and accelerometers.

Literal Cameraman

Literal Cameraman

To promote the Sony RX100 Mk. IV, Thai ad agency Salmon House made this silly commercial that visualizes cameras as people. We’d actually rather have the DSLR though. The dude can take pictures and kick ass.

Hover Camera

Hover Camera

Zero Zero Robotics’ Hover Camera is a light, small and safe camera drone. Its propellers are housed in carbon fiber cages, it can shoot at 4K, and its app and follow-me controls make it easy to use. The catch? It only offers electronic image stabilization, and will cost around $600.

Revl Arc Action Camera

Revl Arc Action Camera

The Revl uses both electronic and mechanical image stabilization to create videos that are steady and level with the horizon. It shoots 4k/30fps, 1080p/120fps and 720p/420fps. It also captures data such as acceleration, G-force and rotation.

Convertible HDL Wearable Camera

Convertible HDL Wearable Camera

PRracer’s headband-mounted action camera for runners. It has a 12MP sensor and shoots videos at 1440p/30fps, 1080p/60fps, or 720p/100fps. It also has time-lapse and burst shooting modes. The headband also houses a 400 lumen flashlight and a retractable skullcap.

Matador Camera Base Layer

Matador Camera Base Layer

A protective pouch that fits most Mirrorless and DSLR cameras. The Camera Base Layer’s unique construction has a wide mouth to accommodate your camera, and a quick release buckle that sheds the pouch in under a second. It also has an integrated rain fly.

Dual-Lens Huawei P9 & P9 Plus

Dual-Lens Huawei P9 & P9 Plus

Huawei teamed up with Leica to develop the first to market dual-lens smartphone camera. This new tech uses both an RGB sensor and a monochrome sensor to capture greater detail, improved color and better low-light imagery compared to other cameras.

Sony RX10 Mk. III

Sony RX10 Mk. III

Sony ups its compact superzoom game with the new RX10 III. It has the same 1″ 20MP sensor as the Mk. II, but its lens now maxes out at an insane 600mm. It also has 4K video, Wi-Fi and NFC, optical image stabilization and up to 960fps slow mo. Still no touchscreen though.

Canon G7X Mk. II

Canon G7X Mk. II

Canon updates its high-end point-and-shoot with a new image processor, up to 8fps continuous shooting, better image stabilization, face and object detection, a more ergonomic body, and a more articulated 3″ touchscreen.

Apple QuickTake to Instagram

Apple QuickTake to Instagram

Matt’s Macintosh dusted off a 20-year-old Apple QuickTake 200 digital camera to see if they could extract its images and upload them to Instagram. It wasn’t exactly straightforward, but in the end, they managed to figure out a way to do it. Check out the grainy result here.

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Panacast 2

Panacast 2

Panacast 2 is a widescreen webcam for conference calls. Its three cameras create a 180º panoramic image at up to 4K resolution. It has stereo microphones and echo cancellation. An optional Skype add-on lets viewers zoom in on video from up to five Panacast 2 units.

Centriphone & Centripro

Centriphone & Centripro

Nicolas Vuignier has open sourced his airplane-like DIY bullet-time rig. The Centriphone works with the iPhone 6 and 6S, while the Centripro works with the GoPro 3, 3+ and 4. Nicolas is also selling the rig to those who don’t have access to a 3D printer.

Nikon DL Series

Nikon DL Series

Nikon’s three-pronged attack on the premium compact camera niche. The DL series cameras have a 1″ 20.8MP CMOS sensor, hybrid autofocus, and 4K recording. The DL 18-50 has a wide angle lens, the DL 24-85 has a 1:1 macro mode, while the DL24-500 has a 21x zoom lens.

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Canon continues to impress with their latest prosumer DSLR. The EOS 80D packs a 24.2mp APS-C sensor, 45-point autofocus, 100% viewfinder coverage, a flexible clear-view monitor, up to 7fps burst mode, 1080p/60 video, Wi-Fi and NFC support.

Sony α6300

Sony α6300

Sony’s follow up to the stellar α6000 also has a 24.2MP CMOS sensor, but with a staggering 425 phase-detection AF points and 0.05s AF for razor sharp shots. The α6300 can also record video in 4K and shoot stills at up to 11fps and up to ISO 51200.

Canon EOS-1D X Mk. II

Canon EOS-1D X Mk. II

The 1D X Mark II features up to 14fps full RAW burst shooting, 52100 ISO that can be expanded to 409600, 1080p video at up to 120fps, 4K video at up to 60fps, live view one-touch autofocus tracking and more.

Leica X-U Adventure-Proof Camera

Leica X-U Adventure-Proof Camera

This extravagant APS-C digital camera packs Leica quality in a rugged design that’s waterproof, dustproof and shockproof. The 16.2MP camera’s fixed f/1.7 23mm lens is also sealed, so the camera can be used under 50ft of water for up to 60min. Sample photos here.

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Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70

The X100T’s little brother. The new X70 has the same 16.3MP APS-C sensor, a new 18.5mm F2.8 wide-angle fixed lens, film simulation filters, a 180º tilting LCD touchscreen and a light and compact retro body.

Netatmo Presence Security Camera

Netatmo Presence Security Camera

The Presence is an outdoor security camera and lamp. It can differentiate between people, vehicles, and animals, so you can filter its footage and app notifications. It has a 100º FOV, records in 1080p and also has a night vision mode. Drops Q3 2016.

Kodak Super 8 Camera

Kodak Super 8 Camera

Brand new cameras that shoot on good old 8mm film. They come with a fixed or 8-48mm zoom lens, and can film at variable speeds. A modern LCD viewfinder and microphone make shooting easy, and Kodak takes care of processing and digital archival scanning.

ExoLens x Zeiss Mobile Lenses

ExoLens x Zeiss Mobile Lenses

A line of high-end lenses for mobile devices that provide sharpness and angles that rival DSLRs. The wide-angle, macro and telephoto lenses drop Q2 2016 along with mounting brackets for the four iPhone 6 models; brackets for other devices to follow.

Phase One XF 100MP

Phase One XF 100MP

We’ve seen what an 80MP sensor can do, so we look forward to the endless enhance-a-thons from the new XF 100MP. The $49,000 medium format camera also has 16-bit and 14-bit color modes and automatic vibration reduction.

Nikon KeyMission 360 Camera

Nikon KeyMission 360 Camera

Nikon jumps head first into the crowded action camera market with the compact KeyMission 360. It packs two sensors, allowing it to capture 360º video and stills in 4k resolution. It’s also waterproof, and resistant to dust, shock, and cold, and has electronic vibration reduction.

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