Best Camera (UK)

We're constantly asked the question "What is the best digital camera?" and below we've listed our top-rated compact, mirrorless, DSLR and phone cameras. Our recommendations are also available with US prices.

Best Compact Camera See all →

Best Compact Camera (UK) Under £500

6th November 2018 £450.00 ​The Sony Cyber-shot HX99 is one of the best travel-zoom cameras on the market, offering a compelling mix of great still and video image quality and an upgraded feature-set... Read the Review.

13th September 2018 £499.00 ​The new Fujifilm XF10 is a largely successful attempt to woo both smartphone upgraders and serious enthusiasts, ultimately satisfying both camps thanks to the combination of excellent image quality and diminutive size. Read the Review.

31st October 2017 £499.00 Although the GoPro HERO6 is primarily a video camera, the fact that you can use it for stills in situations where you wouldn’t be able to use other cameras (or your phone) makes it a versatile option for a range of different photographers - not just those who are into extreme sport. Read the Review.

Best Mirrorless Camera See all →

Best Mirrorless Camera (UK) Under £1000

19th July 2018 £619.00 ​The Fujifilm X-T100 expands the X-T family of cameras, offering the mini-DSLR styling at a more affordable price-point than the X-T20 and flagship X-T2 models, whilst also adding a couple of unique features of its own... Read the Review.

22nd February 2018 £699.00 Bottom line; the Panasonic Lumix GX9 is a very able and affordable offering in the Lumix G series of cameras. Against the GX80 there are numerous refinements and plenty of reasons to go for the GX9 instead. Read the Review.

23rd October 2017 £849.00 Whilst the previous X-E2S felt like an exercise in adding a few extra features to an existing design to keep the Fujifilm accountants happy, this revised model does at least feel like a brand new camera, one that gives you even more choice from the excellent Fujifilm range. Read the Review.

19th September 2017 £629.00 So while E-M10 Mark II owners won't be rushing to upgrade (unless you really, really want 4K video), the new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III is a solid, if rather unexciting, update of a camera design that a lot of people love, ourselves included, all at a very competitive price-point in today's market. Read the Review.

Best Mirrorless Camera (UK) Over £1000

4th October 2018 £1,399.00 The Fujifilm X-T3 is the best APS-C mirrorless camera on the market, whether you're a photographer, videographer or a mixture of both. Read the Review.

1st October 2018 £3,399.00 For a first iteration of a brand new system and mount, the Nikon Z7 is really quite remarkable – it’s a truly exciting time in the market and it feels like Nikon has got it right this time. Read the Review.

26th March 2018 £1,999.00 The Sony A7 III is quite simply the best camera available at its price-point. It's good enough to tempt some people to stretch their budget further, and even good enough for some to save money by not having to look higher up the range. It may be "basic" in its current positioning at the bottom of the Sony full-frame line-up, but it's definitely outstanding in all other regards. Read the Review.

2nd March 2018 £1,699.00 ...the X-H1 is another in a long line of excellent Fujifilm cameras, which for many people will be a natural fit... Read the Review.

31st January 2018 £2,199.00 The Panasonic Lumix GH5S is a specialist tool that isn't going to appeal to everyone, but stills photographers and especially looking videographers looking for the ultimate low-light camera will find a lot to like. Read the Review.

Best DSLR Camera See all →

Best DSLR Camera (UK) Under £500

29th October 2018 £499.00 ​The new Nikon D3500 retains the same core feature-set as its predecessor, the D3400, but presents it in a smaller, lighter and more logical design that's very reminiscent of the mid-range D5600 camera. Read the Review.

Best DSLR Camera (UK) Under £1000

24th July 2017 £579.00 Available in 3 attractive colours - classic Canon Black, White, and Silver & Tan - the new Canon EOS 200D is both a compelling first DSLR camera for beginners, and an attractive proposition for more experienced users looking for a smaller, yet still very capable second EOS body. Read the Review.

Best DSLR Camera (UK) Over £1000

16th April 2018 £1,799.00 ​The Pentax K-1 Mark II remains an excellent 35mm full-frame DSLR camera, but it feels more like a stop-gap release rather than a fully-fledged successor to the original K-1. Read the Review.

14th September 2017 £3,499.00 Offering a compelling balance of size and speed, the Nikon D850 is the best all-round DSLR camera that we've ever had the pleasure of reviewing. This is really the one camera that can do it all, from landscapes to action, reportage to weddings, the D850 handles it all with aplomb... Read the Review.

6th July 2017 £1,299.00 Overall, the Nikon D7500 is an great all-round enthusiast camera for those looking for their next step up DSLR, especially for those who don’t have pockets deep enough for the D500. Read the Review.

Best Phone Camera See all →

Best Phone Camera (UK)

1st November 2018 £899.00 It’ll be interesting to see what Huawei does next to follow on from the P20 Pro next year, but for now at least, the Mate 20 Pro is quite probably the smartphone we’d most highly recommend for photographers. Read the Review.

26th October 2018 £899.00 The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has some very appealing camera features, and while it’s not a huge leap forward from the S9+, the extra functionality found in the S Pen make it appealing for existing Note users. The new software functionality in the native camera app is also interesting and seems to work well. Read the Review.

22nd October 2018 £999.00 If you like iPhones for iOS you’ll be extremely pleased with what the camera can produce – as it’s still very, very good... Read the Review.

25th June 2018 £400.00 These days, there’s a good smartphone available for the majority of people, no matter what their budget. The Honor 10, with it’s £399 price tag falls squarely into the “mid-range” segment of the market, but gives you a lot of value considering it’s relatively cheap. Read the Review.

21st June 2018 £469.00 At under £470, the OnePlus 6 is without doubt one of the best value phones currently available on the market. It is not the cheapest, but what you get for your money makes it a great investment. Read the Review.