2018 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 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...

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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...


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.


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.


 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.

For information on Security Cameras be sure to read our page on How to Catch a Thief

Additional Resources:

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

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