2016 Game Camera Reviews

All trail camera reviews below are listed in order of their TCP Rating (0 - 100).  You can filter the products below by their category (select as many of the gray boxes as you like).

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Reconyx Hyperfire SC950

- TCP Rating: 93/100 - This is the best trail camera money can buy - taking pictures at blazing speeds, producing crystal clear photos, and lasting months on end on a set...

From $649.95

Reconyx Hyperfire HC600

- TCP Rating: 91/100 - Made in the U.S.A., the HC600 combines no glow infrared, with incredible detection capabilities, easy setup and long term durability.  It may cost a small...

From $549.95

Reconyx Hyperfire HC500

- TCP Rating: 88/100 - Made in America, the HC500 may cost a lot, but it will work for years to come. By the way, it is crazy fast, takes...

From $449.95

Spypoint Solar

TCP Rating: 87/100 - The Solar trail camera has a built-in solar panel. This unique trail camera has unmatched battery life, trigger speed and recovery time. This is the most...

From $199.95

Reconyx UltraFire XR6

- TCP Rating: 85/100 - Initially, this camera jumps off the page from its price and slow trigger speeds. However, it will win you over if you like videos. The...

From $599.95

Spypoint Force 11D

TCP Rating:  84/100 - This is the fastest trail camera on the market, regardless of price.  The 11D is very efficient and can last over 11 months on a set...

From $149.95

Spypoint Force 10

TCP Rating: 84/100 - This red glow game camera is known for fast detection speeds and 16-month battery life. Night pictures are blurry but overall, above average. Easy programming will get the camera up...

From $109.95

Bushnell Essential E2

TCP Rating: 82/100 - The Essential is one of our top rated cameras under $150.  GREAT night pictures, 11-month battery life and fast trigger make this a big winner for...

From $149.95

Bushnell Aggressor Red-Glow

TCP Rating: 82/100 - We love the Bushnell Aggressor HD and its combination of incredible speed, picture quality, long battery life and excellent case design.  We currently recommend this camera...

From $179.95

Bushnell Aggressor No Glow

TCP Rating: 80/100 - The no glow infrared flash, blinding speed, picture quality and case design has made this one of our favorites.  This is one of the fastest trail...

From $199.95

Covert Night Stryker

TCP Rating - 80/100 - The Night Stryker posseses fantastic battery life, a great case design and solid images.  However, this camera is abnormally slow to detect and could use...

$179.95

Stealth Cam G45NG Pro

TCP Rating: 79/100 - This is a no glow trailcam with fast trigger speed, quick recovery, great case design and excellent picture quality.  A recent firmware update improved the battery life....

$149.95
$179.95

Browning Strike Force Elite

- TCP Score: 78/100 - Speed, picture quality, 7-month battery life, and easy programming. If you like videos, you will love the dynamic video option. The Strike Force Elite isn't the...

From $139.95

Browning Dark Ops Elite

TCP Score: 78/100 - Invisible night flash, speed, picture quality, 7 month battery life and easy programming. It isn't the best at anything, but it is really good in every category. ...

From $149.95

Browning Recon Force Platinum

TCP Rating - 78/100 - If you are looking for an outstanding red glow IR trail camera to take wildlife videos, there is no better trail camera for the money....

From $169.95

Covert Night Stalker

TCP Rating: 78/100 - This no glow IR trail camera has a 2" internal viewer and incredible 1 year battery life. The detection circuit still hasn't caught up to modern times with trigger...

$199.95

Primos Proof Cam 02

- TCP Rating: 77/100 "The Primos proof cam 02 produces unbelievable day and night pictures combined with easy programming and long battery life.  This is undeniably an exceptional game camera".  -...

From $129.95

Primos Proof Cam 03

- TCP Rating: 77/100 Need a no glow camera that takes incredible day and night pictures?  You'll want to read this review.  "The Proof Cam 03 is fast, efficient and...

From $149.95

Moultrie M-888i

- TCP Rating:  76/100 - The M888i is one of our favorite no glow IR game cameras for 2016. The M-888i is very fast and we love the picture and video...

From $139.95
$159.95

Browning Spec Ops Platinum

TCP Rating: 76/100 - This camera is known for outstanding video quality and a nice 2" internal viewing screen. The Spec Ops doesn't excel in picture taking, but it is...

From $179.95

Moultrie M-888

- TCP Rating: 76/100 - The M888 has 7+ month battery life, fast recovery, huge flash range and a good trigger speed. Overall, this is a solid red glow IR...

From $124.95
$139.95

Browning Command Ops

TCP Rating - 75/100 This entry level Browning trail camera struggles with night video and picture quality. It detects quickly, but only out to 50 ft. On a positive note, with...

$119.95
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Browning Strike Force HD 2015

- TCP Rating: 73/100 How did the Strike Force hd become the #1 selling trailcam of 2014 & 2015? Speed, picture quality and easy programming pretty much explain it all....

From $209.95
$259.95

Moultrie Panoramic 180i

TCP Rating: 73/100 - The P180i is a panoramic trail camera with 3 lenses to increase field-of-view and detection area to 180°. Picture detection is incredibly quick, but videos are very...

$299.95

Moultrie M-999i

TCP Rating: 72/100 - The M999i is a now glow IR trail camera with a 2" viewing screen that has 7+ month battery life, fast recovery, and a good trigger speed....

From $199.95

Bushnell Aggressor Wireless

TCP Rating: 78/100 The Bushnell Aggressor Wireless is an AT&T cellular trail camera capable of  remotely sending pictures. This is currently our favorite cell camera for the fast trigger, easy setup, and...

$399.95

Reconyx SC950C Cellular

- TCP Rating: 78/100 "If you need the best cellular trail camera on the market and have an unlimited budget, this is your camera.  Super fast with infinite programming options,...

$1,199.95

HCO Spartan NoGlow - AT&T

- TCP Rating: 71/100 - If you have good AT&T reception, the Spartan No Glow offers quite a bit of bang for your buck, whether you are photographing wildlife or the neighbor...

$399.95

HCO Spartan Red Glow - AT&T

- TCP Rating: 74/100 - This red glow cellular trail camera offers incredible value.  This cell camera has plans starting at $8 a month.  Setup is easy and pictures are good....

$379.95

HCO Scoutguard SG565

- TCP Rating: 67/100 - The SG565 takes incredible day and night photos.  Some of the best you will ever see.  This camera isn't fast though and uses a remote...

From $159.95
$179.95

Covert Blackhawk 12.0 - Verizon

TCP Rating: 75/100  - The Blackhawk is the Verizon version of the Code Black Wireless. This camera will send photos instantly to your email or cell phone. Programming and setup...

$449.95

Covert Code Black 12.0 - AT&T

TCP Rating:  70/100 - The Code Black 12.0 is an AT&T cellular trail camera that sends photos instantly to a website or smartphone app. Programming and setup are stellar, but night pictures are very dark. -...

$399.95

HCO Spartan NoGlow - Verizon

- TCP Rating: 71/100 - If you have good Verizon cellular reception, this cell camera is a no-brainer.  It offers excellent bang for your buck, whether you are photographing wildlife or the...

$469.95

HCO Spartan Red Glow - Verizon

- TCP Rating: 74/100 - This red glow cellular trail camera offers incredible value.  This cell camera has plans starting at $15 a month.  Setup is easy and pictures are good....

$449.95

Plotwatcher Pro

- This is a time lapse only trailcam.  It does not detect motion, but rather takes pictures at time intervals that you pre-set.  It has excellent software capabilities, but no...

$229.95

Bushnell NatureView Cam HD Live View

TCP Rating: 82/100 - This is a close-focus trail camera designed for taking high-quality pictures of animals within 3 meters.  The Natureview also comes with 2 additional lenses and a...

$269.95

Reconyx Hyperfire SM750

- TCP Rating: 86/100 - This camera is good at one thing - taking pictures of license plates at night.  It really doesn't do anything else, but it is the...

From $649.95

Reconyx XS8

- TCP Rating: In progress The Ultrafire XS8 is a brand new video security trail camera from Reconyx.  The XS8 features "dynamic video," which records video as long as there is...

From $699.95

Reconyx UltraFire WR6 - White Flash

- TCP Rating: 85/100 - This white LED game camera is known for one thing, unbelievable video quality.  Plus, the night video remains in color.  This camera is slow, though,...

From $599.95

Covert Illuminator

- TCP Rating: 78/100 - Color night videos should be what you need if you are looking at the Covert Illuminator.  Unfortunately, the detection speed is relatively slow, so the animals...

From $149.95

Moultrie White Flash

TCP Rating: 70/100 - This incandescent flash trail camera takes excellent pictures.  The biggest downside is the below average, 3-month battery life.- TCP Staff White Flash Review  + Specifications  +...

$159.95

Muddy Pro-Cam 12

TCP Rating - 76/100 The Pro-Cam 12 is quite solid all-around.  Not a great detection circuit, but not bad either.  Acceptable picture quality, good battery life and easy programming.  For...

$119.95

HCO Scoutguard SG560C

- TCP Rating: 72/100 "White LED camera traps are used mainly when color night videos are required.  The SG560 does a good job in this regard, but is relatively slow...

From $229.95

Reconyx Microfire MR5

The Reconyx MR5 is the most innovative trail camera we have seen in 2016. This is a wireless trail camera that connects to the Reconyx App on your phone in...

$499.95

Reconyx Hyperfire HC550

- TCP Rating: 82/100 - By far the most expensive white LED camera on the market, the HC550 delivers on battery life, detection circuit, and durability.  Night pictures aren't worth...

From $549.95

Muddy Pro-Cam 10

This review is currently in progress.  Please check back for more updates. - TCP Staff Prom-Cam 10 Review  + Specifications  + 2 Year Warranty  + Free Shipping  + Accessories  +...

$79.95

Spypoint MMS

Review in Progress - TCP Staff Spypoint MMS Review  + Specifications  + 2 Year Warranty  + Free Shipping  + Accessories  + Customer Reviews  + 2016 Spypoint MMS Review Model #...

$349.95
Out of Stock

Minox DTC400 Slim

Review in Progress - TCP Staff Minox DTC400 Review  + Specifications  + 2 Year Warranty  + Free Shipping  + Customer Reviews  + Minox DTC400 Review Model # DTC-400 Trailcampro Comprehensive Score:  What's this? In...

$199.95
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Exodus Lift

TCP Rating: 68/100 - The Exodus Lift takes good pictures and has a nice case design.  However, the battery life should be better and the detection circuit under-performs. - TCP...

$229.95
Out of Stock

Moultrie A-20i

TCP Rating: 64/100 - Moultrie makes many high-quality trail cameras, however, the A20i is not one of them.  The good battery life and nice case design do not cover-up the...

$99.95
Out of Stock

Wildgame Vision 8 Lightsout

Review in Progress - TCP Staff Wildgame Vision 8 Review  + Specifications  + 2 Year Warranty  + Free Shipping  + Customer Reviews  + 2016 Wildgame Vision 8 Review Model # Vision8...

$129.95
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Wildgame Cloak 6 Lightsout

Review in Progress - TCP Staff Wildgame Cloak 6 Review  + Specifications  + 2 Year Warranty  + Free Shipping  + Customer Reviews  + 2016 Wildgame Cloak 6 Review Model # Cloak6 Trailcampro Comprehensive...

$79.95
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Spypoint Link 3G

Review in Progress - TCP Staff Link 3G Review  + Specifications  + 2 Year Warranty  + Free Shipping  + Accessories  + Customer Reviews  + 2016 Spypoint Link 3G Review Model # Link-3G...

$399.95
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Cuddeback IR Plus

The manufacturer that you are looking for has asked that they no longer be included in any of our tests, reviews or analysis.  In fact, due to their request, we...

$99.95
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USA Trail Cams Recruit

TCP Score: 70/100  -  Due to the confusing name, the first thing we should point out is this is not an American made trail camera. With good lighting, the Recruit...

$199.95
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Test Product Page

Manufacturer Specifications   14 mpxl interpolated photos 1280 x 720 video resolution Compatible with Moultrie Mobile Field Modem Time, date, temperature, moon phase, and camera name info strip PIR sensitivity...

From $250.00
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Stealth Cam ZX24

TCP Rating: 75/100 -  The ZX24 is the red glow sister camera to the ZX36NG.  The ZX24's detection is slow but it has 8-month battery life and decent picture quality....

$129.95

Stealth Cam ZX36NG

TCP Rating: 72/100 - The ZX36NG is a tiny no glow trail camera from Stealth Cam. This camera struggles with a slow video detection, but has good battery life and case...

$149.95

Stealth Cam PX22

TCP Rating: 57/100 - The PX22 is slow, hard to program, and takes poor day pictures/video. It will last about 6 months on a set of lithium batteries though. - TCP...

$119.95

Stealth Cam PX36NG

Review in Progress - This is a no glow trailcam that takes 1.7 seconds to trigger a photo and 12 seconds to take the next picture.  Compared to the competition, this is...

$129.95

Stealth Cam G34 Pro

Review in Progress - The new 2016 G34 Pro has a surprisingly slow detection circuit but 6.5 month battery life.  We are still testing and evaluating this camera. - TCP...

$149.95

Kodiak Series Wifi Camera

  We were unable to get the wifi function of this camera to work.   Manufacturer Specifications Wireless Retrieval: Transmits photos and videos to users smartphone from hundreds of feet...

$259.95
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Wildgame Micro Crush 10x

3.0 Stars - This is an inexpensive trail camera that performs like a cheap trail camera.  Slow, flimsy case design, bad night pictures and a narrow detection circuit highlight the...

$129.95
Out of Stock

Cuddeback Long-Range IR C2

Cuddeback Long Range C2 Review Model # C2  |  Cuddeback C2 Owners Manual Review is in Progress Pros Fast picture and recovery times Great battery life Cons n/a Trailcampro Analysis...

$199.95
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Covert Outlook

- This red glow trail camera has a 97° field of view - using a fisheye lens to accomplish that.  Day pictures are great, but the camera is slow and...

$199.95
$249.95

Covert Phantom

TCP Score: 70/100 - This camera lacks long battery life and detection speed.  Outside of that, the Covert Phantom would have scored very well with the quality design and beautiful...

$239.95

Stealth Cam GXW - Wireless

The GXW Wireless is the first cellular trail camera capable of transmitting photos AND videos.  Our early findings show this camera is fast, well-built, and easy to setup.  You will...

$349.95
$499.95

Bushnell Aggressor Red Glow Camo

- TCP Rating: 82/100 We love the Bushnell Aggressor HD and its combination of incredible speed, picture quality, long battery life and excellent case design.  We currently recommend this camera...

$199.95

Bushnell Aggressor No Glow Camo

TCP Rating: 80/100 - The no glow infrared flash, blinding speed, picture quality and case design has made this one of our favorites.  This is one of the fastest trail...

$219.95