Mirrorless vs DSLR cameras: 10 key differences

The question of whether you should get a mirrorless camera or a DSLR used to be a simple one. If you were a pro – or thinking of becoming one, or wanted a camera that produce the absolute best possible quality images you could imagine – you got a DSLR. If you were a consumer more concerned with weight over image quality, a mirrorless camera was for you.

Like we say, simpler times. These days, you’ve got a harder choice to make. There are bargain-basement DSLRs out there and there are monumentally expensive mirrorless cameras at the high end. How are you supposed to choose?