Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Viewfinder Digital Cameras

1. Sony ILCE6000/B Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 75 6

Sony ILCE6000/B First Impressions

"I'm OCD like that."

I expect features to improve and prices to fall. It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. I have used the camera for some time now. Switching back and forth between photo and video is cumbersome. With its kit lens, there are several focusing aids.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3 MP SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD - Body Only (Black)
  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor ISO 100-25600 and Focus Sensitivity Range: EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F28 lens attached)
  • Operating temperature: 32-104°F / 0-40°C.Hybrid AF with 179-point focal plane phase-detection and 25 contrast detect points Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC
  • Up to 11 FPS continuous shooting, Compatible OS:Windows Vista SP2-8, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 81, Mac OS X (v106-v109)
  • 3-inch tilting LCD with 921,000 dots compatible with Sony E Mount lenses
  • OLED electronic viewfinder with 100% coverage and 14 million dots
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC and Memory Stick Pro Duo, Pro-HG Duo memory
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000/B
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Sony ILCE6000/B Final Thoughts

"Just what I want."

Needed to get it in time to experiment & get used to it. There's just so much more to say about the Sony ILCE6000/B. Sony mirrorless system has been advancing rapidly. They're a good choice for all around work. I wouldn't trade this camera for anything!

Overall Score
4.5


(1055 Points)

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2. Sony ILCE6000/S Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 75 6

Sony ILCE6000/S First Impressions

"Truly impressive."

Lots of new options in Menu to learn. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive. The second problem is the focusing controls. Only gripes are slow focus and short battery life. I might be a dreamer though, probably won't ever see this.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3MP SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD - Body Only (Silver)
  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor and Focus Sensitivity Range :EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
  • ISO 100-25600 (expandable to 51200)
  • Hybrid AF with 179-point focal plane phase-detection and 25 contrast detect points
  • Up to 11 FPS continuous shooting
  • 3-inch tilting LCD with 921,000 dots.Versatile E-mount interchangeable lens system
  • OLED electronic viewfinder with 100% coverage and 1.4 million dots.Wireless & Network Capabilities:Downloadable Camera Apps NFC One-touch functionality Wi-Fi
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000/S
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
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  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony ILCE6000/S Final Thoughts

"Excellent Viewfinder Digital Camera!"

Right now, this is the best of the breed. This really shouldn't stop you from buying this Sony ILCE6000/S. I've only touched in certain points there's so much more. That being said I just love to travel and taking pics as a hobby. Let me talk about them briefly.

Overall Score
4.5


(1055 Points)

3. Sony ILCE6000/S Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 76 6

Sony ILCE6000/S First Impressions

"Everything great."

5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking Viewfinder Digital Camera well. This is the best Viewfinder Digital Camera and I love it! So i bought this kit under a month ago and I'm in love with it. So overall the build quality is nice on the Sony ILCE6000/S. However, once I saw the images files I was hooked.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3MP SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD - Body Only (Silver)
  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor and Focus Sensitivity Range :EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens attached)
  • ISO 100-25600 (expandable to 51200)
  • Hybrid AF with 179-point focal plane phase-detection and 25 contrast detect points
  • Up to 11 FPS continuous shooting
  • 3-inch tilting LCD with 921,000 dots.Versatile E-mount interchangeable lens system
  • OLED electronic viewfinder with 100% coverage and 1.4 million dots.Wireless & Network Capabilities:Downloadable Camera Apps NFC One-touch functionality Wi-Fi
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000/S
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony ILCE6000/S Final Thoughts

"Plenty of features."

Again, slim margins for a lot of money. This all with my Sony ILCE6000/S. I love the camera and the bundle is OK. I have already taken it on 3 vacations. I use it with my one year old Sony lens.

Overall Score
4.5


(1054 Points)

4. Sony ILCE6000Y/B Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 76 6

Sony ILCE6000Y/B First Impressions

"Greats products!"

Just buy this, you will not regret it. I can see using this for years before I would feel the need to upgrade. I use it as a backup camera to my Canon 7D mark II. The Sony ILCE6000Y/B has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera. My family pictures will be great from now on.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lenses
  • Amazing quality in half the size & weight of conventional DSLRs, World's fastest auto focus6 at 0.06 seconds and 179 AF points, Shoot 11 frames per second so you never miss any of the action.
  • Capture life in high resolution and in low light with 24MP APS-C sensor and 2 lenses provide the tools you'll need to start shooting immediately, Instant sharing via smartphone with Wi-Fi and NFC.
  • What you see is what you get with built-in OLED viewfinder, Easy and intuitive controls help you shoot like a pro, Record Full HD 1080/24/60P video, Convenient features and intuitive controls help you shoot like a pro.
  • Monitor Type: 7.5 cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT. Focus Type- Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF). AF Illuminator range-Approx. 0.3 – approx. 3.0 m (with E PZ 16-50 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached). Flash Range : 16 mm (focal length printed on the lens body)
  • In the Box: AC adapter (AC-UB10), Eyepiece cup, Lens cap, Lens hood, Lens rear cap, Micro USB cable, Rechargeable battery pack (NP-FW50), SEL55210, SELP1650, Shoulder strap.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000Y/B
  • Battery Life
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  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony ILCE6000Y/B Final Thoughts

"Nice job again, Sony!"

The Sony ILCE6000Y/B has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera. I love all the accessories included with my new Sony ILCE6000Y/B camera. Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. I love this camera a lot so far! Thank you Amazon and thank you Sony!

Overall Score
4.5


(1054 Points)

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5. Canon T6 Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 82 3

Canon T6 First Impressions

"Great starter bundle."

I have always gotten great results with my Canon T6. These are a lot of megapixels. I compared features for months before deciding to go with this Viewfinder Digital Camera. This Canon T6 is built tough. It has a very similar look to a high end smartphone screen.

  • Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera Kit with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens (Black)
  • 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS C) image sensor and high performance DIGIC 4+ Image Processor for excellent speed and quality
  • ISO 100 6400 (expandable to H: 12800) for shooting from bright light to low light. Compatible with Eye Fi Cards. Multimedia cards (MMC) cannot be used
  • Built in Wi Fi and NFC connectivity provide easy sharing to compatible smart devices, select social media sites and the Canon Connect Station CS100 device
  • 9 point AF system (including one center cross type AF point) and AI Servo AF provide impressive autofocus performance with accurate results. AF Assist Beam Effective range : Approx. 13.1 feet. / 4.0 meter. Periphery: Approx. 11.5 feet. / 3.5 meter
  • High performance Optical Viewfinder helps facilitate quick and accurate focusing by firmly framing and capturing the subject at hand
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon T6
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  • Affordability

Canon T6 Final Thoughts

"Seriously amazing."

I mean, I still shoot film with my old F3 and FE and push film. I take pictures of houses occasionally and this has worked really well. Very good camera for the size. I take pictures of houses occasionally and this has worked really well. Servo is accurate enough to keep it on.

Overall Score
4.7


(855 Points)

6. Nikon 26499 Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 75 7

Nikon 26499 First Impressions

"Not necessary with this."

But overall I really liked this bundle and the quality is awesome! Me and my husband have planned a trip to Bahamas. I wanted something to capture my kids activities. However, while it was still working, it took great pictures and was very easy to use. Likewise, don't rule out film.

  • Nikon COOLPIX P900 Digital Camera (Black)
  • 16MP CMOS Sensor; 6 level brightness adjustment
  • 24 2000 millimeter 35 millimeter Equivalent Focal Length. Sensor Size: 1/2.3 inch
  • 83x Optical Zoom NIKKOR Super ED VR Lens
  • Vari Angle TFT LCD Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder.Highest ISO Sensitivity:6400
  • Full HD 1080/60p Video
  • Built In Wi Fi, NFC, and GP
  • 166x Dynamic Fine Zoom, 332x Digi Zoom
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 26499
  • Battery Life
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  • Value For Money
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Nikon 26499 Final Thoughts

"I love the new Nikon 26499."

With a prime lens, zoom is one less thing you worry about. Paired with my smartphone no problem. I am so impressed with this Nikon 26499! It wont replace a DSLR but it comers pretty close. Love that a strap, case and lens cover came with it, among other things.

Overall Score
4.4


(837 Points)

7. Canon 3814B016 Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 76 3

Canon 3814B016 First Impressions

"Now about this Camera."

Absolutely great Viewfinder Digital Camera for the price. It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. I received it and it works well with my other Canon lenses. So i bought this kit under a month ago and I'm in love with it. I've had the Canon 3814B016 for about two weeks now and it's been great!

  • Canon EOS 7D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS UD Lens (discontinued by manufacturer)
  • 18.0-megapixel CMOS Sensor and Dual DIGIC 4 Image Processors for high image quality and speed
  • Kit includes 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS UD standard zoom lens
  • Advanced HD movie mode with manual exposure control and selectable frame rates
  • Intelligent Viewfinder with 100 percent field of view; 19-point, all cross-type AF system equipped with dual diagonal cross-type sensors
  • Capture images to CF Card Type I and II, UDMA-compliant CF cards (not included)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 3814B016
  • Battery Life
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  • Value For Money
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Canon 3814B016 Final Thoughts

"It's loaded!"

I love the camera and the bundle is OK. We love the Canon 3814B016, but let's talk about the accessories. Great camera, great bundle and fast shipping. Absolutely great Viewfinder Digital Camera for the price. It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial.

Overall Score
4.6


(713 Points)

8. Canon 3814B010 Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 76 3

Canon 3814B010 First Impressions

"Taking pictures!"

I finally decided I liked the features of the Canon line. So pleased with all the features. Though I have nothing to complain about the Canon 3814B010. The difference is the excellent Canon lens. I overall love this Canon 3814B010 and would recommend to others!

  • Canon EOS 7D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens (discontinued by manufacturer)
  • 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • 8 frames per second continuous shooting
  • 1080p HD video recording with manual controls
  • 3.0 inch Clear View II LCD screen with 920,000 dots
  • 19-point AF system (all cross-type)
  • 100% viewfinder coverage
  • 63-zone metering system
  • Batteries: Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 3814B010
  • Battery Life
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  • Ergonomics
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  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 3814B010 Final Thoughts

"You guys rock!"

From my first few casual shots the results blew me away. This is a great entry level camera. It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. Just what my wife needed for her travels. These are a lot of megapixels.

Overall Score
4.6


(713 Points)

9. Canon 3814B004 Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 76 3

Canon 3814B004 First Impressions

"I can’t even."

But, others have covered its capabilities far better than I can. However on contacting Canon about it, they sent us a memory card. The extra batteries don't work all that well. This Canon 3814B004 takes absolutely beautiful images! So overall the build quality is nice on the Canon 3814B004.

  • Canon EOS 7D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera Body Only (discontinued by manufacturer)
  • 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • 8 frames per second continuous shooting
  • 1080p HD video recording with manual controls
  • 3.0 inch Clear View II LCD screen with 920,000 dots
  • 19-point AF system (all cross-type)
  • 100% viewfinder coverage
  • 63-zone metering system
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 3814B004
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 3814B004 Final Thoughts

"Quality all around!"

However on contacting Canon about it, they sent us a memory card. I use it as a backup camera to my Canon 7D mark II. We love the Canon 3814B004, but let's talk about the accessories. Servo is accurate enough to keep it on. This, in my opinion is a great camera to start learning on.

Overall Score
4.6


(713 Points)

10. Samsung EC-WB1100BPRUS Viewfinder Digital Camera

User Ratings: 67 5

Samsung EC-WB1100BPRUS First Impressions

"Mostly point and shoot."

Me and my husband have planned a trip to Bahamas. Likewise, don't rule out film. I recommend this camera to those looking for an all in one camera. They make it look like I know what I'm doing. Takes great low light & fireworks pictures.

  • Samsung WB1100F 16.2MP CCD Smart WiFi & NFC Digital Camera with 35x Optical Zoom, 3.0" LCD and 720p HD Video (Red)
  • Share your best photos instantly with Family and Friends with Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC
  • SMART features - Social Media Upload, E-mail, Photo beam, Direct Link, Mobile Link, PC Auto-backup, Remote Viewfinder, All Share
  • 35x Optical Zoom for stunning long distance shots with ease
  • 720p HD Video
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Samsung EC-WB1100BPRUS
  • Battery Life
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  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Samsung EC-WB1100BPRUS Final Thoughts

"It's range is awesome."

Better photos than her XR phone. Looks amazing and excited to try it. It will take some getting used to. But overall It is worth to buy and I totally recommend you to buy this bundle. The burst rate is pretty good, and the image stabilization is superb.

Overall Score
4.3


(548 Points)

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