2020 Trail Camera Reviews

Trail cameras are offered in a seemingly endless number of configurations. Some trail cameras take pictures, some shoot videos, some are capable of doing both and some are even capable of doing both at the same time. Flash options include incandescent, white led, red glow infrared, low glow infrared and the completely invisible no glow infrared. There are both standard and wireless trail cameras. Wireless trail cameras can additionally be segmented into wifi trail cameras and cellular trail cameras.

Reconyx Hyperfire 2 (Security)

Rated by TCP Experts: 88/100

Reconyx Hyperfire 2 (Security) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 88/100 - Much like the Reconyx Hyperfire 2, the HS2X combines a few extra security settings, with fast detection speed, long battery life, Made in America durability, and best-in-class night pictures. The video...

$459.95

Reconyx Hyperfire 2

Rated by TCP Experts: 88/100

Reconyx Hyperfire 2 Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 88/100 - The Hyperfire 2 is an excellent picture taking low glow IR trail camera. It combines speed, with incredible battery life, and best in class night pictures. The video quality will disappoint...

From $399.95

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
Out of Stock

Moultrie M8000

Rated by TCP Experts: 84/100

Moultrie M8000 Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 84/100 - The Moultrie M8000 has a lot going for it as it is extremely fast, detects out over 100', gets 7+ months of battery life, and takes excellent pictures and videos. The...

From $149.95

Moultrie M8000i

Rated by TCP Experts: 81/100

Moultrie M8000i Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 81/100 - The Moultrie M8000i has a lot going for it as it is extremely fast, detects out over 100', gets 7+ months of battery life, and takes excellent pictures and videos. The...

From $159.95

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

Spartan Ghost Cam (Verizon)

Rated by TCP Experts: 79/100

Spartan Ghost Cam (Verizon) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 79/100 - The Spartan Ghost is a 4G/LTE Verizon cellular trail camera. The Ghost takes excellent pictures and has impressive battery life (5.5 months). The detection circuit is well below average making this...

$399.95

Spartan 4G/LTE (AT&T)

Rated by TCP Experts: 78/100

Spartan 4G/LTE (AT&T) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 78/100 - The Spartan 4G AT&T is a 2019 cellular trail camera. This camera scores well in picture quality, battery life, and case design, but struggles with usability.

$299.95

Spartan 4G/LTE (Verizon)

Rated by TCP Experts 79/100

Spartan 4G/LTE (Verizon) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating 79/100 - The HCO Spartan 4G Verizon is a 2019 cellular trail camera from HCO Outdoors. This camera scores well in picture quality, battery life, and case design, but, struggles with usability and...

$299.95

Bushnell Impulse (Verizon)

TCP Rating: 78/100 - The Bushnell Impulse is incredibly fast and detects over 100 feet. While it detects extremely well, the battery life is average and the unorthodox case design is confusing. Bushnell has done...

$299.95
$365.80

Bushnell Impulse (AT&T)

Rated by TCP Experts: 78/100

Bushnell Impulse (AT&T) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 78/100 - The Bushnell Impulse is incredibly fast and detects over 100 feet. While it detects extremely well, the battery life is average and the unorthodox case design is confusing. Bushnell has done...

$299.95
$365.80

Moultrie XV-7000i (Verizon)

Rated by TCP Experts: 77/100

Moultrie XV-7000i (Verizon) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 77/100 - The Moultrie XV-7000i is an inexpensive 4G/LTE Verizon cellular trail camera. The XV-7000i excels at taking quality pictures, triggering quickly, and being relatively easy to setup. The data plans are relatively...

$179.95
Out of Stock

Moultrie XA-7000i (AT&T)

Rated by TCP Experts: 77/100

Moultrie XA-7000i (AT&T) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 77/100 - The Moultrie XA-7000i is an inexpensive 4G/LTE AT&T cellular trail camera. The XA-7000i excels at taking quality pictures, triggering quickly, and being relatively easy to setup. The data plans are relatively...

$179.95
Out of Stock

Reconyx HL2X (License Plate Capture)

TCP Rating: 88/100 - The Reconyx HL2X camera is the only license plate camera currently on the market. It detects extremely fast, takes bright day photos, license plate photos at night, and the batteries could...

$459.95


 2020 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.

You can sort through all the camera reviews by category, brand or price.  As an example, if you are looking for cellular trail camera reviews, just sort by that.

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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