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The Best Full Frame Hybrid Cameras in 2024

Posted on February 18, 2024 - By Sandrine Hermand-Grisel
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The Best Full Frame Hybrid Cameras in 2024
The Best Full Frame Hybrid Cameras in 2024
In the dynamic realm of digital imaging, the quest for the perfect hybrid camera that seamlessly marries exceptional photography and videography capabilities continues to evolve. As we step into 2024, a year marked by technological leaps and groundbreaking innovations, the demand for versatile 24x36 hybrid cameras has never been more pronounced.

But first what is a full-frame mirrorless camera? The term 'full-frame mirrorless' encompasses two key aspects: sensor dimensions and camera design. Full-frame denotes a sensor size measuring 36x24mm, equivalent to a single frame of 35mm film, hence its nomenclature. It stands as one of the larger sensor formats available, prized by professionals for its blend of image fidelity and ease of use.

Mirrorless cameras, on the other hand, represent a category of interchangeable-lens cameras. They serve as the contemporary successors to the renowned DSLRs, which dominated the professional digital camera landscape from the 2000s to the 2010s. The defining distinction, as you might have surmised, lies in the absence of a mirror—the reflex mirror mechanism central to a DSLR's optical viewfinder. Instead, mirrorless cameras typically feature an Electronic Viewfinder (EVF): essentially a compact LCD screen with an eyepiece.

Mirrorless cameras have emerged today as the dominant choice among professionals, with nearly every manufacturer transitioning to this format, save for one exception! Consequently, mirrorless cameras are now at the forefront of technological advancements, continuously incorporating the latest innovations.

This article embarks on a comprehensive exploration of the leading hybrid cameras, aiming to dissect and spotlight the standout performers that effortlessly straddle the worlds of high-resolution stills and cinematic video capture.
Whether you're an avid photographer, a content creator, or a professional seeking an all-encompassing tool, we scoured the web to find, based on technicians' opinions, the best 24x36 (Full frame) hybrid cameras of 2024. We hope this information helps you make an informed decision if you're in search of a 24x36 hybrid camera.

We decided to begin with the most affordable options. The cameras listed here start at $997 and go up to $6,500.

Notes: Prices may fluctuate, and the indicative markers offered are provided solely for reference purposes, bearing in mind that they may have evolved since the time of writing the article.
The overall rating represents an average derived from diverse sources we have consulted.


Nikon Z5: $997
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Nikon Z5

Brand: Nikon
Model Name: Z 5
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 24.3 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Sensor-shift
Max Shutter Speed: 1/8000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Metering Description : Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot
Exposure Control Type: Manual, Automatic
Form Factor: Mirrorless

About this item
24.3MP Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera | Nikon’s most compact, lightweight full-frame interchangeable lens Z series camera
Outstanding Image Quality | Sharp, lifelike details, vibrant colors and great low-light performance
4K/30p and 1080/60p Video Recording | Crisp, smooth videos with shallow depth of field; USB power delivery; HDMI output
Eye-Detection Autofocus | Automatically locks onto the eyes of people, dogs and cats and tracks them as they move around the frame
5-Axis In-Body Image Stabilization | Capture steady handheld videos and sharp photos; shoot at slower shutter speeds in low light without causing camera blur
Built-in WiFi and Bluetooth | Use Nikon’s free SnapBridge app to share photos and control the camera with a compatible smartphone or tablet

Pros
- Easy to handle
- Moderate price
- Stabilization
- Image quality
- Solid, robust feeling build
- Good EVF and tilting rear screen
- Twin memory card slots

Cons
- Slow in burst mode
- Mediocre autofocus
- Mediocre battery life
- Only 4.5fps continuous shooting
- 4K video is cropped
Overall: 8.5/10

Canon EOS RP: $999
Canon EOS RP Full Frame Mirrorless Vlogging Portable Digital Camera with 26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4K Video Recording and 3.0” Vari-Angle Touch LCD Screen, Body, Black
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Canon EOS RP

Brand: Canon
Model Name: EOS
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 26.2 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Digital, 5-Axis (Video Only)
Max Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 1/4000 seconds
Metering Description: Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure Control Type: Manual
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
Lightest, smallest full-frame EOS camera
RF mount compatible with RF lenses and EF/EF-S lenses with optional mount adapter
High image quality with 26.2 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 8 Image processor
Dual pixel CMOS AF for fast and accurate auto focus
Use the EOS Utility Webcam Beta Software (Mac and Windows) to turn your Canon camera into a high-quality webcam, or do the same using a clean HDMI output.

Pros
- Its Price
- Robust
- Lightweight 485g
- Fully articulating screen
- 4K Video
- Easy to handle

Cons
- Small body with big RF lenses
- Loses the R’s sensor shutter
- 1.6x crop + no Dual Pixel AF in 4K
- Low battery life (250 views max)
- No in-body image stabilization
- Slow
Overall: 8.2/10

Canon EOS R8: $1300
Canon EOS R8 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera (Body Only), RF Mount, 24.2 MP, 4K Video, DIGIC X Image Processor, Subject Detection & Tracking, Compact, Lightweight, Smartphone Connection, Content Creator
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Canon EOs R8

Brand: Canon
Model Name: EOS R8
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 24.2 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Evaluative,Partial,Spot, Center-weighted
Max Shutter Speed: 1/16000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Metering Description: Evaluative
Exposure Control Type: Manual
Form Factor: Mirrorless

About this item
Step up to full-frame with Canon’s lightest full-frame RF Mount mirrorless camera featuring a 24.2 million pixel CMOS image sensor and DIGIC X Image Processor.
An affordable and compact camera with built-in 0.39” 2.36 million dots OLED EVF up to 120 fps refresh rate and 3.0” 1.62 million dots vari-angle LCD touchscreen.
Dual Pixel CMOS AF II covering up to 100% x 100% area with 1,053 AF zones with automatic subject detection of people, animals, and vehicles using deep learning technology, now including aircraft (jet planes and helicopters), trains, and horses.
Uncropped 4K movie at up to 60 fps that is oversampled from 6K, Full HD High-frame rate movie recording at up to 180 fps2, and Canon Log 3 or HDR PQ. Max movie record time of 2 hours3 and UVC / UAC for webcam and streaming4
Achieves high image quality such as improved resolution at low ISO speeds and low noise at high ISO speeds, wide dynamic range of still pictures, and significant improvement in rolling shutter compared to previous Canon cameras when shooting fast-moving subjects and quick panning.

Pros
- Good AF speed
- Burst mode 40i/s
- Functionalities
- 4K video
- Max Shutter Speed of 1/16000 seconds
- Option to adapt EF lenses

Cons
- No built-in stabilisation
- 1 Card slot
- Mediocre battery life
- Viewfinder
Overall: 8.5/10

Sony A7 III: $1430
Sony Alpha a7 III Full Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only) ILCE7M3/B - Bundle Kit
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Sony A7 III

Brand :Sony
Model Name: Sony Alph A7 III
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Exposure Control Type: Automatic
Form Factor: Mirrorless
Effective Still Resolution: 24.2 MP
Special Feature: Lightweight
Optical Zoom: 1 x
Connectivity Technology: Wi-Fi, NFC

About this item
This Bundle Includes Sony Alpha a7III (Import Model), Soft Padded Carrying Case, 5 Piece Cleaning Kit
The Sony Alpha a7III full-frame 24.2-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor works with the BIONZ X image processor to offer high-resolution stills and video while minimizing noise and improving speed
693-Point Hybrid AF System | UHD 4K30p Video with HLG & S-Log3 Gammas
2.36m-Dot Tru-Finder OLED EVF | 3.0 922k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
ISO 204800 and 10 fps Shooting | Built-In Wi-Fi and NFC, Dual SD Slots

Pros
- Robust
- 2 memory slots
- 693-point AF system
- Uncropped 4K video
- Double the battery life of the last model

Cons
- Limited touchscreen control
- Video
- Getting old
- No 10-bit video output
Overall: 8/10

Panasonic LUMIX S5: $1798
Panasonic LUMIX S5 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera, 4K 60P Video Recording with Flip Screen & WiFi, LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 Lens, L-Mount, 5-Axis Dual I.S., DC-S5KK (Black)
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Panasonic LUMIX S5

Brand: Panasonic
Model Name: Panasonic LUMIX S5|4K Mirrorless Full-Frame |L-Mount Camera| LUMIX S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 Lens – (DC-S5KK)
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 24.2 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Sensor-shift
Min Shutter Speed: 1/8000 seconds
Metering Description: Center-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Multi-Zone, Multiple, Spot
Exposure Control Type: Manual
Form Factor : Mirrorless
Special Feature: Face Detection

About this item
A lightweight, powerful hybrid camera for vibrant still photography and cinematic video: realize your creative vision with extraordinary 4k 60p, 10-bit video, fhd 180fps slow-motion option as well as 4:3 anamorphic support.
Detailed photo and video that will delight enthusiasts and experts alike: capture content in impressive high quality with 96mp high-resolution mode, dual native iso to minimize noise in high sensitivity and v-log/v-gamut with 14 plus stop dynamic range.
Improved, high-precision autofocus and powerful image stabilization: improved autofocus includes detection of the head as well as eyes, face and body, to capture subjects with ease and precision. 5-axis dual i.s. 2 enables 6.5-stop slower shutter speed.
Expanded features offer new levels of creativity: use live view composite mode to instantly create a stunning image out of several live shots to capture fireworks or a starry sky

Pros
- Image quality
- Stabilization system
- Easy to use
- Dual SD card slots
- tough, magnesium alloy frame

Cons - Slow auto focus
- HDMI port not full-size
- Slow Only Contrast AF
- Slow burst mode
- Small Viewfinder
Overall: 85%

Nikon Z6II: $1597
Nikon Z 6II | Versatile full-frame mirrorless stills/video hybrid camera
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Nikon Z6II

Brand Nikon
Model Name Z 6II FX-format Mirrorless Camera Body
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution 24.5 MP
Photo Sensor Size Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization Sensor-shift
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed 30 seconds
Metering Description Center Weighted
Exposure Control Type Manual, Automatic
Form Factor Mirrorless

About this item
Mirrorless versatility on a whole new level. 24.5MP BSI resolution that excels in low light. 14 FPS suitable for fast action. 4K UHD Video performance at its best.
Full frame. Full pixel readout. Full featured 4K UHD Video. Top of the line video performance with 4K UHD 60p using full pixel readout and a host of outstanding features for serious videographers. Subject acquisition with speed and precision. 3.5x more buffer capacity than the original Z 6. Faster continuous shooting. Improved AF performance and functionality.
Dual card slots (CFexpress/XQD plus UHS-II SD). Flexibility and peace of mind when shooting important moments or on assignment, such as wedding and event photography. Comfortable. Durable. Intuitive. Z 6II’s exterior and interior have been thoughtfully designed to be handled and used with max comfort and ease of operation.
Vertical Grip Ready. Now compatible with the new vertical battery grip for those in need of more power and easier shutter operation when shooting vertically. USB-C constant power and charging. Never run low on power during livestreams, video shoots and timelapses.
One mount accepts them all. Compatible with a growing line of NIKKOR Z lenses as well as approx. 360 F-mount NIKKOR lenses with FTZ mount adapter (sold separately).
Optical Zoom : 1.0 Multiplier x
Video Capture Resolution : 2160p

Pros
- USB-C ‘hot charging’
- Incredible autofocus performance
- Image quality
- Image Stabilzation
- Compatible with a wide range of optics

Cons
- 4K 60p incurs crop
- Screen can’t face frontwards
- Fiddly menu system
Overall: 8.9/10


Panasonic Lumix S5 II: $1798
Panasonic LUMIX S5II Mirrorless Camera, 24.2MP Full Frame with Phase Hybrid AF, New Active I.S. Technology, Unlimited 4:2:2 10-bit Recording - DC-S5M2BODY Black
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Panasonic Lumix S5 II

Brand: Panasonic
Model Name: Panasonic LUMIX S5M2 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 24.2 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Digital
Max Shutter Speed: 1/8000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed : 60 seconds
Exposure Control Type: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Form Factor: Mirrorless
Effective Still Resolution: 24.2 MP

About this item
Key Upgrades to a Compact Hybrid Powerhouse: Phase Hybrid Autofocus, Improved I.S., and Unlimited Video, with 24.2-MP 35mm full-frame CMOS Sensor for high resolution, natural description, and approximately 2x higher-speed signal processing
Fast, Accurate Phase Hybrid Autofocus: Advanced subject detection and metering technologies capture the target subject in focus even in adverse lighting conditions; once locked on the subject, it keeps tracking even with multiple moving objects
Powerful Image Stabilization: With the S5II and S5IIX LUMIX developed Active I.S., which supports walking shots, to further enhance image stabilization in video recording
Expressive Video Functionality: 14+ stop V-Log/V-Gamut capture delivers a high dynamic range and broad colors, plus a REAL TIME LUT function is provided to enable in-camera photo and video color grading, with LUT6K 30p Open Gate unlimited recording
Unlimited Video Recording: Heat dispersion mechanism combines a small fan and high-efficiency heat sink to achieve unlimited video recording while keeping the camera size compact

Pros
- Value for money
- Best-in-class stabilization
- Professional video functionality
- Unlimited recording
- Fast burst shooting and deep buffer

Cons
- No tally lights
- No CF Express slot
- Flip-out screen blocked by cables
- Default JPEGs are quite dull
Overall: 8.5/10
Check out also Panasonic LUMIX S5 IIX for better video performances


Sony A7C II: $2198
Sony Alpha 7C II Full-Frame Interchangeable Lens Camera - Black
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Sony A7C II

Brand: Sony
Model Name: Sony Alpha 7C II
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 33 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Sensor-shift
Max Shutter Speed: 1/8000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Exposure Control Type: Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Form Factor: Mirrorless
Effective Still Resolution: 33 MP

About this item
Incredibly compact and lightweight, packed with full-frame performance
33.0MP full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor
BIONZ XR processing power for exceptional image quality
Dedicated AI Processor for advanced subject recognition and tracking
Outstanding 4K 4:2:2 10-bit movie recording up to 60p/50p

Pros
- AF Performance
- Handling
- Image quality

Cons
- Max Shutter Speed at 1/8000 seconds
- One SD port
- Burst mode registered in jpeg or compressed raw
Overall: 8.7/10


Sony Alpha ZV-E1: $2198
Sony Alpha ZV-E1 Full-Frame Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Vlog Camera - Black Body
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Sony Alpha ZV-E1

Brand Sony
Model Name Alpha ZV-E1
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution 12.1 MP
Photo Sensor Size Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization Digital
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed 30 seconds
Metering Description Multi-Zone
Exposure Control Type Automatic
Form Factor Mirrorless

About this item
Full-frame 12.1MP Exmor R sensor, optimized for 4K, sensitivity and speed
10-bit 4:2:2 recording with direct pixel readout, Long GOP or All Intra formats
Create memorable imagery with ease with Cinematic Vlog Setting
Dedicated AI Processor and Real-time Recognition for accurate subject tracking
5-axis in-body image stabilization and Dynamic active Mode for stable recording

Pros
- Very compact for a full-frame camera.
- Fully articulated screen.
- 4k at 120 fps (with Creators' Cloud upgrade).
- Amazing AI-powered autofocus.
- Many video options

Cons
- No viewfinder.
- Ergonomics aren't the best.
- Relatively low resolution sensor.
- 1 SD card slot
- Image definition

Overall: 8.4/10


Canon EOS R6 Mark II: $2300
Full Frame Mirrorless Camera (Body Only) • Still & Video • 24.2MP • CMOS • Continuous Shooting • DIGIC X Image Processing • 6K Video Oversampling • Advanced Subject Detection
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Canon EOS R6 Mark II

Brand: Sony
Model Name: Canon EOS R6 Mark II Body
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 24.2 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: 1/8000th second
Max Shutter Speed: +/- 3 stops seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Metering Description: Evaluative
Exposure Control Type: Manual
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
FULL-FRAME CMOS SENSOR: 24.2 effective megapixels (approx.) lets you capture sharp, detailed images even in low-light conditions indoors and outdoors (compatible with Dual Pixel CMOS AF).
DIGIC X IMAGE PROCESSOR: Enhances digital camera performance and processes, including image stabilization, image processing, and video functionality, for sharp, high-resolution images and video with minimal noise or grain.
HIGH-SPEED CONTINUOUS SHOOTING: Electronic shutter speeds of up to 40 fps at 20MP let you capture dynamic action shots of athletes, animals, vehicles in motion, or even the split-second changes in facial expressions for portraits.
ENHANCED SUBJECT ACQUISITION: In addition to people, small animals, cars and motorcycles, the R6 Mark II also easily detects horses, trains, and aircraft, with the option to automatically select the subject type without manually switching.
ADVANCED HEAD, FACE, EYE DETECTION: Automatically detects and focuses on a person's head, face, or eye—even the left or right eye—plus, effectively tracks the whole body, face, or eye of animals for fast, accurate image or video capture.
OPTIMIZED VIDEO RECORDING: Keep rolling without worry with up to 6 hours of continuous Full-HD video recording; capture 6K oversampled uncropped 4K movies up to 60 fps or Full-HD high-frame rate movie recording at up to 180 fps without overheating.
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION: Built-in 5GHz Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 5 technology makes it easy to upload and share photos and movies to your favorite social networks using the Canon Camera Connect app.
WIRED CONNECTIVITY: The R6 Mark II features a USB Type-C9 port that lets you connect your digital camera directly to a USB-C enabled computer or smartphone using a compatible cable for lightning-fast file transfers at 10Gbps speeds.
MULTI-ANGLE TOUCHSCREEN: 3.0-inch, 1.62 million dot Clear View LCD II Vari-angle Touchscreen makes it easy to compose the perfect shot from nearly any angle.
PRECISION ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER: 0.5-inch OLED electronic viewfinder features 3.69 million dots (approx.) and a 120 fps refresh rate for a bright, sharp, and vivid 100% view of your subject for superior shot composition.

Pros
- Autofocus
- Speed
- Highly capable in low light
- Simple, powerful AF system
- In-camera USB charging

Cons
- Fastest burst rates use lower DR e-shutter mode
- Autofocus less dependable in video mode
Relative lack of third-party RF lenses
Overall: 9/10


Sony A7 IV: $2498
Sony Alpha 7 IV Full-frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera,Body Only , Black
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Sony A7 IV

Brand: Sony
Model Name: Sony Alpha 7 IV
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 33 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Digital, 5-Axis (Video Only)
Max Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 1/8000 seconds
Metering Description: Center-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Multiple, Spot
Exposure Control Type: Manual
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
33MP full-frame Exmor R back-illuminated CMOS sensor.Operating temperature : 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F), Rated input : 100 - 240 V , 50/60 Hz, 0.2 A.
8x more powerful, next generation BIONZ XR image processing engine
Up to 4K 60p 10-bit 4:2:2 w/ full pixel readout in all recording formats
7K oversampling full-frame 4K 30p 10-bit 4:2:2 w/ no pixel binning
Beautiful color expression made simple with S-Cinetone color profile

Pros
- Easy Handling
- Flip screen
- Image quality
- Real-time AF tracking with eye AF
- New menu

Cons
- 1.5x crop with 4K 60p
- Relatively slow shooting speeds
- Needs a fast card(s)
Overall: 9/10


Nikon Z 7II: $2597
Ultra-high resolution full-frame mirrorless stills/video camera • Nikon USA Model
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Nikon Z 7II

Brand: Nikon
Model Name: Z 7II FX-format Mirrorless Camera Body
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 45.7 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Sensor-shift
Max Shutter Speed: 1/8000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Metering Description: Center Weighted
Exposure Control Type: Manual, Automatic
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
Every little detail matters. 45.7MP. Powerful AF performance. NIKKOR Z lenses. Intuitive functionality. The most sophisticated tool for high resolution imaging.
Subject acquisition with speed and precision. 3.3x more buffer capacity than the original Z 7. Faster continuous shooting. Improved AF performance and functionality.
Dual card slots (CFexpress/XQD and UHS-II SD). Flexibility and peace of mind when shooting important moments or on assignment, such as wedding and event photography. Comfortable. Durable. Intuitive. Z 7II’s exterior and interior have been thoughtfully designed to be handled and used with max comfort and ease of operation.
Vertical Grip Ready. Now compatible with the new vertical battery grip for those in need of more power and easier shutter operation when shooting vertically. 4K UHD 60p video. Smoother action, smoother camera motion and the ability to slow down 4K UHD footage in post. USB-C constant power and charging. Never run low on power during livestreams, video shoots and timelapses.
One mount accepts them all. Compatible with a growing line of NIKKOR Z lenses as well as approx. 360 F-mount NIKKOR lenses with FTZ mount adapter (sold separately).
Max focal length : 0.95 Millimeters
Optical Zoom : 1.0 Multiplier x
Video Capture Resolution : 2160p

Pros
- Robust
- 45MP full-frame sensor
- Image quality
- 4K video at up to 60fps

Cons
- Not many third-party lenses available
- Battery autonomy
- 1.08x crop applied to 4K/60p video
Overall: 8.7/10


Sony a7CR: $3000
Ultra-high resolution full-frame mirrorless stills/video camera • Nikon USA Model
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Sony a7CR

Brand: Sony
Model Name: Sony a7CR Mirrorless Camera (Black)
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 61 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full-Frame Exmor R BSI Sensor
Image Stabilization: Sensor-shift
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
61MP BSI CMOS sensor
Bionz XR processor and dedicated 'AI' processing unit
Lossless Raw options in multiple sizes
8fps continuous shooting (7fps in e-shutter mode)
Choice of JPEG or HEIF output (inc HLG HEIFs)
4K video up to 60p or oversampled 4K from APS-C crop
'Auto framing' video cropping modes
Pixel-shift high-resolution modes with motion correction
Single UHS-II SD card slot

Pros
- high-resolution image quality
- 61MP full-frame sensor
- Autofocus
- Reliable AF tracking
- Solid battery life

Cons
- Small viewfinder
- Single card slot
- Pixel-shift images require desktop software for processing
Overall: 8.8/10


Canon EOS R5: $3000
Canon EOS R5 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera
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Canon EOS R5

Brand: Canon
Model Name: Canon EOS R5 Body
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 45 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Sensor-shift
Max Shutter Speed: 1/8000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 30 seconds
Metering Description: Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure Control Type: Manual,
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
High Image Quality featuring a New 45 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor..Working Temperature Range : 32–104°F / 0–+40°C, Working Humidity Range 85% or less
DIGIC X Image Processor with an ISO range of 100-51200; Expandable to 102400x1.
High-speed continuous shooting of up to 12 fps with Mechanical Shutter and up to 20 fps electronic (silent) shutter.
Dual pixel CMOS AF covering approx. 100% area with 1,053 AF areas.
Subject tracking of people and animals using deep learning technology.
Dual Memory Card Slots
Compatible with RF5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye lens
In-body Image Stabilizer High Resolution Shot  Using the EOS R5 with firmware 1.8.1 or later, the IBIS High Resolution shot mode can create 400 megapixel (approx.) files in camera, without the need for external software. This feature can be used for some specific situations when a high-resolution file with fine detail is required. Examples include art reproduction and building signage.

Pros
- Superb image quality
- Excellent focus tracking
- Sturdy build

Cons
- 8K video isn’t practical
- Mismatched memory card slots
- Battery life
Overall: 9/10


Sony Alpha 7R V: $3200
Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (Renewed)
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Sony Alpha 7R V

Brand: Sony
Model Name: Sony Alpha 7R V (a7R V / Alpha a7R V / α7R V)
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 61 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Digital
Metering Description: Multi-Zone
Exposure Control Type: Auomatic
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
A whole new level of camera intelligence from new AI processing unit
Next-generation AF with Real-time Recognition autofocus deep learning AI
61.0 MP full-frame back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Advanced BIONZ XR engine boosts overall processing speed by up to 8x
Outstanding filmmaking with 8K 24p/25p and 4K 60p (50p)

Pros
- Stabilized 60MP full-frame sensor
- 7fps Raw capture at top quality
- Smart tracking focus powered by AI
- Image quality
- Superb viewfinder and screen

Cons
- Multi-shot requires desktop stitching software
- Limited to 10 frames per second with restrictions
- EVF resolution drops when autofocus is active
- No in-camera RAW conversion
Overall: 9.3/10


Nikon Z8: $3800
Nikon Z 8 • Professional full-frame mirrorless stills/video hybrid camera • Nikon USA Model
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Nikon Z8:

Brand: Nikon
Model Name: Z 8
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 45.7MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Sensor shift
Max Shutter Speed 1/32000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 seconds
Metering Description: Evaluative
Exposure Control Type: Manual, Automatic
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
45.7MP stacked CMOS sensor and EXPEED 7 processing engine.
Nikon’s most advanced autofocus system. AF algorithm developed using deep learning technology, detects focus as low as -9 EV, combines subject detection and 3D tracking. Detects and tracks people, dogs, cats, birds, cars, bikes, motorcycles, trains and planes.
Internal 8K/60p and 4K/120p video. Internal 12-bit N-RAW and ProRes RAW recording.
Flexible still image file formats. RAW 14-bit, High Efficiency RAW, 10-bit HEIF and JPEG 8-bit.
Beautiful portraits made easy. Skin Softening, Portrait Impression Balance and Improved White Balance features. Blazing fast continuous shooting. 20, 30, 60 and 120 fps shooting options.

Pros
- Image quality
- Ergonomics
- Subject-detection autofocus
- Dual USB-C connections
- Discreet silent operation

Cons
- Battery life
- Potential overheating, but only in extreme situations
- Relatively low-resolution viewfinder
- Mixed memory card formats
Overall: 9.2/10


Canon EOS R3: $4,500
Canon EOS R3 Body
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Canon EOS R3

Brand: Canon
Model Name: R3
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 24.1MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Sensor-shift
Max Shutter Speed 1/64000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed 30 seconds
Metering Description: Center-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Partial, Spot
Exposure Control Type: Manual
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
High Image Quality with a Back-illuminated Stacked 24.1 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
DIGIC X Image Processor with an ISO range of 100-102400; Expandable to 204800
High-speed continuous shooting of up to approx. 30 fps with electronic (silent) shutter and up to 12fps with Mechanical Shutter
Improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF with 1,053 AF Points featuring Vehicle Detection as well as Eye, Face, Head, and Animal Detection
The First EOS Digital camera to feature Eye Control AF
Panning Assist When Panning Assist is enabled on the EOS R3 with firmware 1.4.0 or later, subject tracking and optical image stabilization are used to detect and correct motion blur on the panned subject during exposure, leading to more keepers at slower shutter speeds.
Registered Person Priority Selecting and enabling Registered Person Priority on the EOS R3 with firmware 1.4.0 or later allows for the recognition, prioritization, and tracking of up to 10 specific, registered people. For example, this allows a wedding photographer to ensure that the bride and groom are always tracked and in focus.

Pros
- Intelligent autofocus with excellent subject recognition
- Large HDR viewfinder with OVF simulation
- Supports CFexpress and UHS-II SD memory
- Nice grip
- 30fps in full-res RAW
- Highly effective optical stabilisation

Cons
- Only 24 MP
- The ON/OFF button is inconveniently placed
- Can auto-adjust to be too bright while shooting outdoors
Overall: 9.4/10


Nikon Z9: $5,500
Nikon Z 9 • Flagship professional full-frame stills/video mirrorless camera • Nikon USA Model
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Nikon Z9

Brand: Nikon
Model Name: Z 9 FX-format Mirrorless Camera Body
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 45.7MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Dual
Max Shutter Speed 1/32000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed 900 seconds
Metering Description: Evaluative
Exposure Control Type: Manual, Automatic
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
45.7MP Stacked CMOS sensor and EXPEED 7 image processing. Fast powerful AF that can keep up with the fastest subjects and frame rates.
Subject detection uses deep learning to automatically detect and track people, cats, dogs, birds, cars, motorcycles, bicycles, trains and planes in still and video with no menu changes.
Capture 45.7MP stills at 20 or 30 fps; 120 fps stills at 11MP, all with full AF and AE, and no viewfinder blackout. 8K/30p video capture in-camera for over 2 hours recording time. 4K 120p slow motion video capture.
10-bit 4K/30p from oversampled 8K, recorded in-camera as ProRes 422 HQ or H.265 video.
New high-efficiency RAW file format is 1/3 the size of uncompressed RAW while retaining the same high image quality and dynamic range as conventional RAW files.

Pros
- Very accurate auto focus even in low light
- Excellent image quality
- Autofocus
- Robust
- USB charging is useful

Cons
- Battery life
- Bigger and heavier than rival camera
- Relatively low-resolution viewfinder
- No quick way to adjust Auto ISO min shutter speed
Overall: 9.8/10


Sony Alpha 1: $6,500
Sony Alpha 1 Full-frame Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Camera
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Sony Alpha 1

Brand: Sony
Model Name: Sony Alpha 1
Maximum Webcam Image Resolution: 50 MP
Photo Sensor Size: Full Frame (35mm)
Image Stabilization: Sensor-shift
Max Shutter Speed: 1/32000 seconds
Min Shutter Speed: 1/32000 seconds
Metering Description: Center-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Multiple, Spot
Exposure Control Type Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Form Factor : Mirrorless

About this item
50.1MP full-frame stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor w/ integral memory
8x more powerful, next generation BIONZ XR image processing engine
Blackout-free shooting up to 30fps from fast sensor readout speed
World’s first 240 fps refresh rate, 9.44M dot 0.64” QXGA OLED EVF
World’s first anti-flicker mechanical and electronic shutter

Pros
- Compact
- Autofocus
- High-res images
- Super-fast burst rates
- Exceptionally good EVF

Cons
- Price
- Top fps mode lowers image quality
- Strange and cryptic abbreviations
Overall: 9.4/10


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