2019 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.

Browning Dark Ops Pro XD

Rated by TCP Experts: 89/100

Browning Dark Ops Pro XD Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 89/100 - This is an excellent camera in every facet. Great pictures, good videos, extremely fast, long battery life, and easy to set up. We wish this were truly no glow, but the...

From $219.95

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 $169.95
Out of Stock
$189.95

Reconyx Hyperfire 2 (Security)

Rated by TCP Experts: 87/100

Reconyx Hyperfire 2 (Security) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 87/100 - 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: 87/100

Reconyx Hyperfire 2 Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 87/100 - 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

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
Out of Stock

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
Out of Stock

Stealth Cam G45NGX

Rated by TCP Experts: 82/100

Stealth Cam G45NGX Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 82/100 - The G45NGX gives great value as it is fast, efficient, and takes great day pictures. The night pictures and videos can overexpose on close objects, but the for money, this is...

$129.95
Out of Stock

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

Browning Defender 940

Rated by TCP Experts: 78/100

Browning Defender 940 Customer Reviews

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...

$229.95
Out of Stock
$249.95

Reconyx Microfire MS8

Rated by TCP Experts: 77/100

Reconyx Microfire MS8 Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 77/100 - The Reconyx MS8 connects to your wifi router wirelessly to email you photos. There is no monthly charge for this service. This is great for security surveillance.

$599.95

Reconyx Microfire MR5

Rated by TCP Experts: 76/100

Reconyx Microfire MR5 Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 76/100 - This is a wireless trail camera that connects to the Reconyx App on your phone in order to change settings and/or download pictures and videos via wifi.

$499.95
Out of Stock

Moultrie Panoramic P180i

Rated by TCP Experts: 73/100

Moultrie Panoramic P180i Customer Reviews

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 slow. Picture quality is...

$299.95
Out of Stock

Moultrie Panoramic 120i

TCP Rating: 69/100 - The P120i takes an excellent photo, good day video, and covers a large area. However, the battery life and detection circuit are both well under the modern average. Unless you specifically...

$219.95

Spypoint Link-Dark (AT&T)

Rated by TCP Experts: 86/100

Spypoint Link-Dark (AT&T) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 86/100 - The Link-Dark is low glow, fast, easy to setup, and has plenty of options for programming on the app. This is a big winner whether using for security or wildlife.

From $349.95

Spypoint Link-Dark (Verizon)

Rated by TCP Experts: 86/100

Spypoint Link-Dark (Verizon) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 86/100 - The Link-Dark is low glow, fast, easy to setup, and has plenty of options for programming on the app. This is a big winner whether using for security or wildlife.

From $349.95

Spypoint Force-Dark

Spypoint Force-Dark Customer Reviews

$109.95
$129.95

$159.95
$199.95

Bushnell Core DS No Glow

Bushnell Core DS No Glow Customer Reviews

$219.95


 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.

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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