2018 Game Camera Reviews

Most of our game camera reviews are sorted and then displayed only showing models within a particular brand.  We have had several requests to display the best trail camera reviews across all brands. Below, you will find trail camera reviews listed in order of their TCP Rating (0 - 100). 

All our trail cameras come with our exclusive 2-year warranty, free returns and 90-day no questions asked guarantee. 

Browning Strike Force HD PRO

Rated by TCP Experts: 90/100

Browning Strike Force HD PRO Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 90/100 - The Browning Strike Force Pro Review shows incredible trigger speeds, 11-month battery life, and great picture/video quality; all packed in a sub-micro trail camera that includes an internal picture viewer.

From $159.95

Spypoint Solar

Rated by TCP Experts: 90/100

Spypoint Solar Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 90/100 - 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 intriguing camera we have seen...

From $159.95
$199.95

Browning Dark Ops HD Pro

Rated by TCP Experts: 89/100

Browning Dark Ops HD Pro Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 89/100 - The Dark Ops Pro is an outstanding no glow IR trailcam. Battery life is top-notch, the look/feel/interface of the camera is among our favorites, the detection speeds are very fast and...

From $169.95

Browning Recon Force Advantage

TCP Rating: 89/100 - This camera takes incredible videos & pictures. The detection is much improved and the battery life is 8.7 months. You will be hard-pressed to find a better red glow video/picture trail...

From $179.95

Stealth Cam DS4K

Rated by TCP Experts: 88/100

Stealth Cam DS4K Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 88/100 - The Stealth Cam DS4K has killer battery life, easy programming, respectable detection speeds, and excellent 1440p videos. Picture quality is insanely realistic. We like this camera a lot.

From $189.95

Browning Spec Ops Advantage

Rated by TCP Experts: 88/100

Browning Spec Ops Advantage Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 88/100 - You can't go wrong with the Spec Ops Advantage. It checks all the marks regarding image/video quality, battery life, detection capabilities, and easy setup. It even has an internal viewer. This...

From $189.95

Reconyx XS8

TCP Rating: 85/100 - 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 motion in front of the...

From $699.95

Reconyx UltraFire XR6

Rated by TCP Experts: 85/100

Reconyx UltraFire XR6 Customer Reviews

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 processor in this camera takes unbelievable...

From $599.95

Spypoint Force 11D

Rated by TCP Experts: 84/100

Spypoint Force 11D Customer Reviews

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

From $149.95

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor Low Glow

Rated by TCP Experts: 82/100

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor Low Glow Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 82/100 - The Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Low Glow is a low glow trailcam. The Trophy Cam HD offers fast trigger speeds, long battery life, and the same great case design.

From $179.95

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor Low Glow Camo

Rated by TCP Experts: 82/100

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor Low Glow Camo Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 82/100 - The camo Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Low Glow is a red glow trailcam. The Trophy Cam HD offers fast trigger speeds, long battery life, and the same great case design.

$199.95

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor No Glow

Rated by TCP Experts: 82/100

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor No Glow Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 82/100 - The Aggressor No Glow continues to be a top pick of the wildlife research community, hunters, and anyone needing a security camera. The camera is fast, durable, and dependable. It isn't...

From $199.95

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor No Glow Camo

Rated by TCP Experts: 84/100

Bushnell Trophy Cam HD Aggressor No Glow Camo Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 84/100 - The Bushnell Aggressor Camo is one of the fastest detecting trailcams on the market. It also has 8+ months of battery life and a durable case design. Picture quality is inconsistent...

$219.95

Spypoint Force 10

Rated by TCP Experts: 83/100

Spypoint Force 10 Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 83/100 - 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 and...

From $109.95

Bushnell NatureView Cam HD

Rated by TCP Experts: 81/100

Bushnell NatureView Cam HD Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 81/100 - 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

$299.95

2017 Browning Dark Ops 940 HD

Rated by TCP Experts: 81/100

2017 Browning Dark Ops 940 HD Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 81/100 - The 2017 Dark Ops 940 is a no glow trailcam popular for both wildlife and security surveillance. The Browning Dark Ops is fast, reliable, and battery efficient.

From $239.95
$289.95

Stealth Cam G45NG Pro

This is a no glow

Stealth Cam G45NG Pro Customer Reviews

This is a no glow trailcam with fast trigger speed, quick recovery, great case design and excellent picture quality. This is an excellent scouting camera for both wildlife and security purposes.

$129.95
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2017 Browning Strike Force 850 HD

Rated by TCP Experts: 80/100

2017 Browning Strike Force 850 HD Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 80/100 - The new 2017 Browning Strike Force 850 HD is a sub-micro trail camera designed to be a value wildlife camera. Improved trigger speed and battery life make this a winner.

From $229.95
$279.95

Bushnell Essential E3

Rated by TCP Experts: 80/100

Bushnell Essential E3 Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 80/100 - The Essential E3 is a solid wildlife trail camera. The 2018 E3 has clear and colorful pictures, programming is easy and the camera has plenty of speed.

$149.95

Browning Defender 850

Rated by TCP Experts: 79/100

Browning Defender 850 Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 79/100 - The Browning Defender 850 in super fast, takes great pictures, records top-notch videos, and can transmit images to a phone. However, the biggest limiting factor of the Defender 850 is the...

$189.95
$229.95

Browning Defender 940

TCP Rating: 78/100 - The Browning Defender 940 is super fast, takes great pictures, records top-notch videos, and can transmit images to a phone. However, the biggest limiting factor of the Defender 940 is the...

$249.95

Covert Red Maverick

Rated by TCP Experts: 79/100

Covert Red Maverick Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 79/100 - The slow detection speeds keep us from giving this camera higher marks. If speed isn't important to you, the Red Maverick takes good pictures, is built well and has outstanding battery...

$109.95
$179.95


 2018 Game Camera Reviews

Whether you need a new hunting camera, security camera, wildlife camera or a dozen new camera traps for your wildlife scouting project we hope our reviews help you find the best trail camera for your budget. If you are tracking wildlife then we have the best deer cameras. If the cost is a factor then we offer the best trail cameras for the money. Find help selecting the top rate trail cameras here!

Every game camera review is completed with an unbiased eye and years of experience.

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Narrowing down the field to find the best game cameras is no easy chore. If you are having problems sorting through the cameras above to find the best trail cameras for your specific needs, you will find help on our Trail Camera Selection Guide to help narrow down the cameras and options.

No matter how you plan on using your next trailcam, we have spent a lot of time reviewing them and hope our unbiased trail camera reviews will help you buy the best game cameras for your needs, both now and for many years to come.

Top 10 Game Cameras

We tend to group trail cams by their category. So, by sorting the above trailcam reviews they will automatically sort into the top ten game cameras for each category. If you are viewing all the cameras at once, the reviews will be sorted from first to worst, regardless of category or price.

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Additional Resources:

Moultrie Game Cameras - an overview of the Moultrie camera products we have reviewed for 2018.

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