In this recommendation post you can see the “Best Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras” of year 2014. You can find the top entry-level mirrorless cameras below from different manufacturers.
Mirrorless cameras are smaller, lightweight and becoming more popular in every year.
If you are looking for a mirrorless camera to use as a back-up for your current DSLR. Here is a list for you including the entry-level models in the market.
Recommended Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras 2014
Samsung NX Mini Smart camera uses a smaller sensor and a new NX-M lens mount (with a 2.7x crop factor). The NX mini is the slimmest mirrorless camera on the market.
Fujifilm X-A1 mirrorless digital camera is a compact, lightweight camera featuring a 16.3 megapixel APS-C-sized CMOS sensor and EXR Processor II image processor.
Fujifilm X-M1 is an entry-level mirrorless camera features a X-Trans CMOS sensor. The X-M1 has a tilting 920k dot 3″ LCD screen but no eye-level viewfinder, and uses the same 16MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor as the X-Pro1 and X-E1.
Sony A3000 offers a 20.1 megapixel APS-C sized Exmor CMOS sensor, a built-in 201,600-dot electronic viewfinder, ergonomic hand-grip and weighs in at 411 grams including a battery.
Samsung NX3000 features include an APS-C sized 20.3-megapixel CMOS imager, 3″ flip-up display for self-portraits, 5fps continuous shooting and a top shutter speed of 1/4000s.
The Pentax Q-S1 is a new compact system camera with a 1/1.7-inch, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor.
Nikon 1 S2 mirrorless camera features a 14MP CMOS sensor, continuous shooting at 20 fps, Full HD1080/60p video recording and up to native ISO 12,800 with hybrid autofocus system.
Nikon 1 J4 features the same new 18.4-megapixel CMOS sensor as used in the new Nikon 1 V3, a wide light sensitivity range of ISO 160–12800, and new EXPEED 4A image processor with an improved Hybrid AF system.
Olympus PEN E-PL7 is the new PEN series compact system mirrorless camera which comes with a “selfie” approved 180° swivel LCD screen
Panasonic GM1 is a ultra small rangefinder style micro four thirds camera that shares the same 16-megapixel sensor as the GX7 and also offers silent shooting at shutter speeds as high as 1/16000 sec.
List of Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras 2014
We have covered best entry-level mirrorless cameras. You can see the sensor scores they have achieved from DxOLabs.
|Fujifilm X-A1 (2013.09)||$449||–||Amazon|
|Fujifilm X-M1 (2013.06)||$599||–||Amazon|
|Sony a3000 (2013.08)||$299||78||Amazon|
|Samsung NX3000 (2014.08)||$479||–||Amazon|
|Samsung NX Mini (2014.03)||$449||–||Amazon|
|Pentax Q-S1 (2014.08)||$398||–||Amazon|
|Nikon 1 S2 (2014.05)||$449||–||Amazon|
|Nikon 1 J4 (2014.04)||$597||53||Amazon|
|Olympus E-PL7 (2014.08)||$599||–||Amazon|
|Panasonic GM1 (2013.10)||$749||66||Amazon|
If you are a new buyer and stepping into the mirrorless world you may have further questions. Please feel free to post a comment.