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Browning Strike Force Sub Micro 10MP Game Camera

Pros: Earns our top marks for its ability to take vibrant video even at ranges up to 100 ft. Long battery life and .67 speed; has all of the bells and whistles of more expensive models.

Cons: Some of the small, close-set programming buttons are awkward to use.

Summary: The best trail camera available right now. A compact, quality unit that is fast and effective at taking great shots for a mid-range price.
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Blusmart 2.4 Inch 12 Megapixel (12 MP) 1080P HD 12...

Pros: Wide angle lens captures a large area. Features alarm that sounds to let the user know when the battery life is running low.

Cons: 65 ft. range is much smaller than the Browning's 100 ft. range. Its battery life is also not as long.

Summary: A rugged trail camera with a lot of features for a mid-range price. If you don't mind the range limitation, this is a good choice.
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Stealth Cam G42 No-Glo Trail Game Camera STC-G42NG

Pros: A basic but solid model that we love for its its No-Glo technology that makes images sharp and clear. Offers similar quality as more costly models for a value price.

Cons: Doesn't work with as many photo cards as other models, and the battery life is not as long.

Summary: A no-frills trail camera that delivers sharp photos and video for a mid-range price. However, the Moultrie A5 is still a better value.
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Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam HD Hybrid Trail Camera wit...

Pros: Sharp motion-sensing technology and long battery life. Its 1280x720 high definition video capabilities are among the best in the field.

Cons: Doesn't take night photos and video that are as clear as other models.

Summary: A fast, reliable trail camera, but we found that the Browning Strike Force is more effective and comes at a lower price.
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Moultrie A5 Low Glow Game Camera

Pros: Stands out for its Low Glow technology that creates clear images for a value price. Incredibly durable design and easy set up.

Cons: Takes larger batteries than other models, and the recovery time<br>between shots is not as fast.

Summary: Though not quite as effective as more costly trail cameras, it comes at price that is much lower than other models.