Best Canon Mirrorless Cameras (2021)

4 Best Canon Mirrorless Cameras

Mirrorless camera revolution has dominated the digital cameras market in the last couple of years. These amazing cameras are very compact and lightweight, along with that offering the best image and video quality at affordable prices as compared to DSLR cameras.

How do you choose the best Canon camera for yourself? No matter whether you are an expert, beginners and professional Canon have cameras for every type of user.

If you are looking for a full-frame mirrorless camera of Canon. Check out this wonderful Canon mirrorless buying guide that helps you make the right decision.

Here are the best Canon mirrorless cameras along with features.

Canon Mirrorless CameraCamera SensorEVFImage Processor Burst ShootingWeightCheck Price
Canon EOS R30.3MP CMOS SensorYesDIGIC 88fps660g Check Price
Canon M6 Mark II32.5 MP APS-C CMOS SensorOptional and NADIGIC 814fps408g Check Price
Canon EOS RP30.3MP CMOS SensorYesDIGIC 85fps485g Check Price
Canon EOS R545 MP new CMOS Sensor YesNot Revealed20fpsNot RevealedNot Yet Released

1. Canon EOS R

EOS R first full-frame mirrorless Canon camera, it’s a little funky and has some quirks but also has some cool new features if you are used to shooting canon cameras for a while now. It has a 30.3-megapixel sensor that gives out of box image quality.

This reason why Canon EOS R camera is our top choice is its  incredible 100% top to bottom and 88% from side to side focus area. Flip out screen is the best feature that not only for selfies or vlogging but if you are trying to get a different camera angle or aim it up high. The ability to articulate the screen is worthwhile for every photographer.

 

Features: 

  • 3MP full-frame CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 8 image processor for high sensitivity performance
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth to connect with third-party devices.
  • 4K UHD Video recording at 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p
  • Optical viewfinder with EVF, 3.69m dots, 100% coverage
  • Max Burst shooting at 8fps
  • ISO range 100 to 40,000
best canon mirrorless cameras
best canon mirrorless cameras – Canon EOS R

2. Canon M6 Mark II

All of Canon’s M series cameras are compact and the M6 Mark II is no exception. It weighs just 408 grams along with a battery & memory card. There is a big caveat to that specs though unlike all its rival M6 Mark II doesn’t have a built-in electronic viewfinder to get that feature you need to buy $200 EVF DC which adds the bulk and the price of the camera. As a reminder, M5 did have the EVF while the original M6 didn’t. Canon Might have figured that vloggers don’t need it and photographers would be willing to pay an extra $200 to get it either way.

Let’s talk about the design of the camera, there are three dials on top to change the shooting mode, focus, and aperture. The rear display is not fully articulating but it does flip-up 180 degrees for vloggers and selfie lovers. It doesn’t have built-in EVF but it does have a popup shooting flash that can be useful when you are shooting portraits.

 

Features: 

  • 5Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Max Burst shooting at 14fps or 30 fps for short bursts
  • 4K UHD video shooting at 30p and 25p without any
  • Optional EVF
  • DIGIC 8 image processor for high-quality images
  • ISO 100-25,600 for low light
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB 2.0 port with Type-C connector
best canon mirrorless cameras
best canon mirrorless cameras – M6 Mark II

 

3. Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS RP is by far the lightest full-frame mirrorless camera out there. It weighs 170g less than EOS R which is quite good. It also feels tiny and compact because of its design and grip. Considering its size, I found EOS RP ergonomics to be excellent, there are 2 dials front and rear allows you to adjust shutter and aperture settings.

Canon EOS RP also has some limitations, however. It only got a single UHS to the card slot and a much smaller battery, you only got 250 shots in a single charge. So, you will need to carry extra batteries for a long time shooting.

Canon has done a great job with ports in a nice budget camera, you get the headphone and microphone jacks. You get a mini HDMI port and USB type-c port can be used for a data transfer as well as direct charging.

 

Features: 

  • 2 Dual Pixel CMOS sensor
  • Burst shooting 5fps with continuous focus/tracking
  • 4K UHD video shooting at 30p and 25p without any
  • OLED EVF of 2.4m dots
  • DIGIC 8 image processor
  • ISO range 100-40,000 for low light
best canon mirrorless cameras
best canon mirrorless cameras – Canon EOS RP

 

4. Canon EOS R5

Canon EOS R5 is the Canon’s latest full-frame mirrorless camera. It will be the most exciting mirrorless camera we have ever seen by Canon in years. This is the first Canon camera that brings in-body image stabilization (IBIS) along with excellent Dual Pixel CMOS AF in all modes.

No crop 8K and 4K video capturing using full-width of the sensor. You can record 8K raw internal video up to 30fps. This powerhouse beast capable of shooting burst at 20 fps using the electronic shutter and 12 fps when using the mechanical shutter. Canon also provides the slow-motion 4K video recording at 120fps.

Canon EOS R5 comes with dual memory card slots, one is SD card and another one is CFexpress that speeds up the data transfer for heavy files. This camera also features animal AF mode that can detect dogs, cats, and birds by their eyes, faces, and body shapes.

Canon also provides a free cloud service that will support the automatic transfer of camera content files from the device to the new image.canon cloud platform. This is canon in-house cloud services that give up to 10GB free data storage.

 

Canon hasn’t revealed the price of this camera yet. It is expected to ship from July in limited numbers as per the recent rumors.

 

Features: 

  • 45 MP new CMOS sensor as per rumored (Not revealed yet)
  • High speed burst shooting at 20fps on the electronic shutter and 12 fps on the mechanical shutter
  • 8K raw internal video recording
  • 4K UHD video recording at 120fps
  • Dual card slots – SD cards & CFexpress
  • In-body image stabilization (IBIS)
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF in all modes
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB 2.0 port with Type-C connector