Best Camera 2020: The 14 Best Cameras You Can Buy Right Now

Searching for the best camera you can buy right now? You've come to the right place. We've spent countless hours testing every major model in every sub-genre, from DSLRs to compacts and full-frame powerhouses, to bring you this guide to the best cameras in the world right now.

Choosing the right camera for you depends on a few different factors. Your budget, of course, but also your experience and preferred kind of photography. Whatever your requirements, there’s an ideal camera for you, and we've picked out the best of each kind.

Whether you're a beginner looking to upgrade from your smartphone, or a more experienced photographer in need of the latest high-end specs, choosing the right camera involves figuring out your needs and matching them up with our guide.

We’ve taken into consideration size, price and features to compile a list of the finest cameras from each category, whether that's stills-focused pro models or vlogging cameras. Each model on the list below is outstanding in some way – whether because it’s the best in its class, an outstanding package or simply unbeatable value.

Which is the best outright all-rounder? Right now, our pick is still the Nikon Z6. It's a lightweight, great value full-frame camera that's versatile enough for all kinds of photographer.

But the picture can change very quickly. We're in the process of testing new models like the Canon EOS R6, so the camera competition is likely to hot up. Right now, though, this list contains all of the best cameras you can buy right now.

Best camera 2020 at a glance:

  1.     Nikon Z6
  2.     Fujifilm X-T4
  3.     Canon EOS R6
  4.     Sony A7 III
  5.     Nikon Z50
  6.     Sony A7S III
  7.     Sony A6100
  8.     Canon EOS R5
  9.     GoPro Hero 9 Black
  10.     Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III
  11.     Nikon D3500
  12.     Fujifilm X100V
  13.     Sony ZV-1
  14.     Panasonic Lumix S5