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.

Bushnell Core DS No Glow

Rated by TCP Experts: 90/100

Bushnell Core DS No Glow Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 90/100 - The Bushnell Core Dual Sensor has everything and more that we look for in a low glow trail camera. The DS has nearly perfect speed and detection, outstanding photos and videos,...

From $219.95

Browning Dark Ops HD Pro X

Rated by TCP Experts: 90/100

Browning Dark Ops HD Pro X Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 90/100 - The Dark Ops Pro X scores well in every single category we test for and offers possibly the best value low glow trail camera on the market. You'll have a hard...

From $169.95

Spypoint Solar-Dark

Rated by TCP Experts: 89/100

Spypoint Solar-Dark Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 89/100 - The Spypoint Solar Dark's incorporation of a solar panel has made changing batteries a thing of the past. The Solar Dark is low glow IR, has a great internal viewer, easy...

From $199.95

Stealth Cam DS4K Max

Rated by TCP Experts: 88/100

Stealth Cam DS4K Max Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 88/100 - The DS4K Max combines great picture & video quality, with 14+ months of battery life, a great case design, and fast trigger speed. The recover speed and detection range are blow...

From $159.95
Out of Stock
$189.95

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

Primos Auto Pilot No Glow

Rated by TCP Experts: 86/100

Primos Auto Pilot No Glow Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 86/100 - The Primos Autopilot No Glow (it is really a low glow camera) delivers solid photos, outstanding battery life, easy programming and impressive detection speeds. Video quality is decent but hampered by...

$149.95
Out of Stock

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
$744.95

Stealth Cam G45NG Max

TCP Rating: 82/100 - The G45NG Max is an excellent choice for the consumer looking for a fast and durable camera capable of taking really good pictures and videos. The G45NG does not have a...

$149.95
$179.95

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

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 $129.95
$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

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

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...

$149.95
Out of Stock
$189.90

Spypoint Link-Dark (AT&T)

Rated by TCP Experts: 84/100

Spypoint Link-Dark (AT&T) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 84/100 - 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 $299.95
$349.95

Spypoint Link-Dark (Verizon)

Rated by TCP Experts: 84/100

Spypoint Link-Dark (Verizon) Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 84/100 - 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 $299.95
$349.95

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

Spypoint Force-Dark

Rated by TCP Experts: 89/100

Spypoint Force-Dark Customer Reviews

TCP Rating: 89/100 - The Spypoint Force Dark is a low glow IR trail camera that puts out 3 years of battery life and incredible detection speeds. Prepare for lots of pictures as this camera...

From $109.95
$129.95

Browning Dark Ops HD Pro X 2-Pack

Browning Dark Ops HD Pro X 2-Pack Customer Reviews

$299.95
$339.95


 2019 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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