Mirrorless 2020

Updated: Apr 25, 2021

2020 is the year for mirrorless, with several different mirrorless cameras being released this year, from several camera brands, including: Canon, Nikon, Olympus, and Fujifilm.

Fuji Evolution - Fujifilm

With an early summer release date, the Fujifilm GFX100 promises to achieve “the highest level of image quality in the world of professional photography” with the system continuing it’s “evolution”. The GFX100 has 102 megapixels, and ISO of 100 to 12800, 4K UHD/DC14K at 30p, 25p, and 24p, as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth properties, with a slogan of “preserve for the future”.


Savour the Day - Olympus

The Olympus E-M10 Mark IV - with a built in selfie screen - has a late 2020 release date but promises to “savor each day as much as you do.” With 20 mp sensor, a selfie screen, 15 frames per second, five-axis in-body stabilisation, and an ISO of 200 - 6400 (or 800-25600 extended), this Olympus camera “goes wherever you go. So you can live each moment to the fullest. And share enviable high-quality snapshots with your world.”

With the Olympus E-M10 Mark IV it’s “time to get real”.


An Ode To You - Nikon

The Nikon Z5 is one of a few of the Z-series to be released this year - with the Z7 having an early autumn release date and the Z6 coming out at the end of autumn.

With 24.3 megapixels, an ISO of 100-51,200, silentmode, USB power delivery, 4K UHG up to 30p, eye and animald dectection AF, weather sealing properties, and a 5.0-stop in-camera VR, the Z5 promises to give you “a whole new range of possibilities”.

Nikon states that “the FX sensor and NIKKOR Z combo unlocks your hidden potential.”

The Nikon Z5 allows the photographer to take “striking, high-quality images brought by the combination of a full-frame sensor and superb NIKKOR Z lenses. An ode to every kind of creator, the Z5 fives you a whole new range of possibilities from impressive portraites with beautiful bokeh to nichly coloured landscape shots - city or nature, day or night, wherever inspiration strikes- the world is your playground.”


Pure Photography - Canon

The Canon EOS R6, with a late summer release date, promises to be a mirrorless camera that will have you falling in love with photography all over again as you “see and shoot subjects in completely new ways and add a new dimension to your visual story telling.”

With 20fps silent shooting (plus a 12fps mechanical shutter when you need it), wireless LAN with bluetooth 42 support, an ISO of 400-25,600 (manual), 20 megapixel resolution, up to 8-stop image stabilisation, 4K up to 60p, and dual pixel CMOS AF II, the Canon EOS R6 is “pure speed. Pure Mirrorless..”

Canon promises that “whatever you shoot, however you shoot it, the EOS lets you be creative in ways you never thought possible”.

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