The Best Camera in 2022

Find the best camera for beginners, enthusiasts and experts.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV

Using the E-M10 Mark IV is a joy – the camera is incredibly light and easy to carry around, and the controls are sensibly laid out for an intuitive shooting experience. Whether you're starting out in photography or video, the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV is an excellent choice.

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 / EOS 250D

For those who are a little more experienced and know their way around a camera, these are the best cameras in the mid-range right now. Offering high-quality images at a reasonable price, these are the ideal points of upgrade for someone who is outgrowing a beginner camera, or a seasoned smartphone shooter and doesn’t need hand-holding through the basics.

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Nikon Z fc

Nikon's new mirrorless on the block is styled with retro cool One thing to note though is that the Nikon Z system doesn't have a huge number of natively DX-format (APS-C) lenses for its Z system. We'd expect this problem to correct itself over time as the system expands, but it's something to be aware of.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

One of the best compact cameras for serious enthusiasts. This is one of the most advanced and versatile compact cameras around.  The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III packs an APS-C sensor, which is hugely impressive, and immediately gives it an image-quality edge over most other fixed-lens cameras.

Nikon D780

A newer DSLR for serious photographers It's designed to handle both stills and movies with aplomb, producing uncropped 4K video that's down sampled from 6K capture. This is a superb choice of camera.

Panasonic Lumix GH6

The best camera for video and filmmaking The Lumix GH6 is the latest in a line of extremely well-regarded consumer video cameras from Panasonic, sitting at the top of the firm's Micro Four Thirds line-up. it's a big camera housing a small sensor.

Sony Alpha A7 IV

The pro mirrorless camera for all purposes, a near-perfect balancing act The Sony A7 cameras used to be pitched as relatively entry-level full-frame mirrorless cameras, in contrast to the more specialist A7R and A7S models.   The Sony A7 IV is an absolute beast of a camera, sporting a 33MP sensor and incredible buffer capacity.

Canon EOS R6

The best balance of features and price, the EOS R6 is a near-perfect all-rounder Lightweight, snappy and sophisticated, the Canon EOS R6 is on the cutting edge of photo technology. We can't wait to see what comes next!

Nikon Z7 II

The flagship full-frame mirrorless from Nikon, one of the best professional cameras The flagship full-frame mirrorless camera from Nikon, the Z7 II, is designed to woo photographers who might have been swayed by showboaty mirrorless models from Canon and Sony.

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