Touchscreens have revolutionized the way we use cameras, making it much simpler to navigate menus and pick focusing points. With so many options out there, figuring out which camera to get can be quite a conundrum. We have put together a list of the 10 best touchscreen cameras out there. Keep reading to see if one of our favorite models suits your needs!
The best touchscreen cameras:
Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list of the best touchscreen cameras regularly as new ones launch.
1. Canon Powershot G9 X Mark II
The Canon Powershot G9 X Mark II looks great and takes great-looking shots, and it won’t break the bank either. It comes with a 20.1MP 1-inch sensor, 3x optical zoom (28-84mm equivalent), and 8.2fps shooting speeds. Of course, it also has a nice 3-inch touchscreen with 1.04 million dots.
2. Nikon D5600
If you have a bit more cash and want a more serious camera, the Nikon D5600 is a great DSLR system. It has a fully articulating 3.2-inch screen with 1.037 million dots. Other specs include a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, 5fps shooting, 1080p video recording, and Wi-Fi capabilities.
If you have a bit more cash and want a more serious camera, the Nikon D5600 is a great DSLR.
The Nikon D5600 costs around $600 for the body alone. It is a bigger investment and you also need to purchase lenses for it, but those looking to get into the DSLR world while enjoying a touchscreen will love this one.
3. Canon Rebel SL3
Not only does the Canon Rebel SL3 have a great build quality, it also has some features that typically only come with expensive cameras. These include a swiveling 3-inch screen with 1.04 million dots, 4K video recording, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and dual-pixel autofocus. It’s also super light and compact. The reason why it’s affordable ($549) is that it has a 24.1MP APS-C sensor and a 9-point autofocus system.
The Canon Rebel SL3 has some features that only come in expensive cameras.
4. Sony RX100 VII
The RX100 series is trusted by professionals and photo enthusiasts alike.
The RX100 series is trusted by professionals and photo enthusiasts alike, and the seventh iteration’s compact body and premium image quality make it the best bet for those times when carrying all your equipment isn’t convenient. Unfortunately, it’s also pretty pricey at nearly $1,200, but users who take advantage of its full potential deem it worth every penny.
Features include a 20.1MP, 1-inch Exmor RS CMOS sensor, a 24-200mm f/2.8-f/4.5 lens, 0.02-second AF response, 357 focal-plane phase-detection AF points, an electronic viewfinder, and 4K HDR video recording. Of course, it has a touchscreen that measures three inches and has 921 thousand dots.
5. Canon EOS 90D
The Canon EOS 90D is one of the go-to cameras for professionals who don't want to go full-frame.
The Canon EOS 90D is expensive, but you get a lot of bang for your buck, even if it still has an APS-C sensor. The articulating screen has touch capabilities and measures three inches. Also packed inside is a 45-point dual pixel autofocus system.
Because it is a newer camera, it also has fun features like eye autofocus. You can shoot at 10fps. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth come included, and the build is on another level when it comes to strength. This is definitely one of the best touchscreen cameras available, and it has been known as one of the go-to cameras for professionals who don’t want to go full-frame.
6. Canon EOS 6D Mark II
The Canon EOS 6D Mark II is for those who want to take their photography to the next level.
The Canon EOS 6D Mark II is the company’s most affordable full-frame DSLR camera, and it also has an articulating 3-inch touchscreen with 1.04 million dots. It’s aimed at those who really want to take their photography to the next level. The 26.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor is better at handling noise in low light situations and producing better quality images.
Other features include Canon’s amazing 45-point autofocus system with dual-pixel technology. This unit can shoot at 6.5fps and has 4K video recording. The articulating touchscreen is a welcomed plus, and wireless technology makes your workflow more convenient.
7. Nikon Z6
Mirrorless cameras are all the hype right now, and Nikon’s contribution to the market is no slouch. The Nikon Z6 has a tilting 3.2-inch touchscreen and everything you need to take a stunning shot. This includes a 24.5MP sensor, a powerful EXPEED 6 processor, superb lowlight performance, 4K video recording, and more.
The Nikon Z6 has everything you need to take a stunning shot.
The Nikon Z6 is for serious photographers. Those who need even more can look into the higher-end Nikon Z7.
8. Sony A7 III
Sony shook the photography world with the release of the A7 III, featuring performance, specs, and a price point that were hard to match. The camera has a 2.95-inch touchscreen, a 24.2MP full-frame sensor, 4K HDR video recording, and improved battery life.
Professionals across the world switched brands to use the Sony A7 III, so it should be worth every penny.
The Sony A7 III is expensive, but professionals across the world switched brands just to use this camera, so it should be worth every penny. If you need something more powerful, there are also the Sony A7R III and the newly announced Sony A7R IV.
9. Nikon D780
Many would say the Nikon D780 is the best full-frame DSLR at its price range.
Just when we thought mirrorless cameras were replacing DSLRs, Nikon went out and announced the D780 right smack in the middle of January 2020. It succeeds the Nikon D750, which was a favorite among photographers, and things only get better with this iteration. This one comes with a touchscreen!
The Nikon D780 comes with a 24.5MP full-frame sensor. It can shoot at 7fps and records 4K video at 30fps. The 3-inch touchscreen can tilt, making it easier to achieve complicated angles. You can also now enjoy modern features like eye autofocus, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and weather sealing.
The Nikon D780 is expensive. However, many would say it is the best full-frame DSLR at its price range, and it’s definitely one of the best touchscreen cameras around.
10. Leica Q2
Leica cameras are very expensive, but you are paying for some of the best and most amazing camera equipment there is.
Leica cameras are more than photography tools. The brand’s level of craftsmanship makes these shooters treasures to those who own them. These products offer great build quality, unique designs (reminiscent of retro cameras), and superb image quality. Leica cameras are very expensive, but you are paying for some of the best and most amazing camera equipment there is.
The Leica Q2 comes with a 47.3MP full-frame sensor, a 28mm f/1.7 lens, and super-fast autofocus. Videographers will also love its support for 4K video recording at 30fps. The body has also been upgraded and is now weather-sealed, and it can shoot up to 10 frames per second with the mechanical shutter.
Tap away and get some amazing pictures with one of these options! Are there any other touchscreen cameras you recommend?
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