#TechBytes: Top 5 entry-level DSLR cameras under Rs. 40,000
Whether you are a professional photographer or are an aspiring one, or just want to capture some great pictures for your social media handles, buying a decent DSLR is the first step to get going. There are plenty of options in the Indian DSLR market by top brands like Canon and Nikon. Here, we list the 5 best entry-level ones.
The entry-level Canon 700D can create masterpieces
Canon 700D is a great entry-level DSLR that comes with a 3-inch Vari-Angle Clear View LCD II Touch Screen. The DSLR uses a 18MP Hybrid CMOS AF sensor which allows for bursts of up to 22 shots at 5fps. It also allows 1080p video recording. Canon's Scene Intelligent Auto mode automatically detects a scene and sets parameters. It's available for Rs. 45,200.
The Nikon D5300 is another great entry-level DSLR
Nikon D5300 boasts a 24.2MP CMOS image sensor complemented by an EXPEED 4 image processor which captures lifelike pictures and FullHD video. It also packs a 3.2-inch LCD vari-angle monitor which lets you capture photos from multiple angles. Taking low light pictures is even better with Nikon D5300 with its wide sensitivity range of ISO100-ISO12800. The Amazon listed price is Rs. 37,000.
Canon 1300D, stunning pictures at low cost
Canon 1300D, powered by the DIGIC 4+ processor, lets you capture incredible details with its 18.0 Megapixel APS-C size sensor, and low light pictures at ISO sensitivity range of ISO100-ISO6400. With shallow depth-of-field, it can also take brilliant portraits. The DSLR allows you to share pictures via Wi-Fi, NFC, and Canon Connect Station CS100. It costs Rs. 25,400 on Amazon.
The Nikon D3400 can help you turn pro
Nikon D3400 is a great alternative to D5300 and is packed with a phenomenal 24.2MP sensor and an 11-point auto-focus system to take spontaneous shots and FullHD videos. SnapBridge lets you share images on your smart devices via a constant BLE connection. The device is quite easy to use and has eye-catching special filters. This DSLR is impressively priced at Rs. 31,450.
The Canon 1500D is yet another great choice
The recently released DSLR has stunning ergonomics and has a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor coupled with a DIGIC 4+ image processor. Further, Canon 1500D powers an optical viewfinder for genuine DSLR pictures. It has an ISO range of ISO100-ISO6400 for low light photography. For connectivity, the 1500D has built in Wi-Fi and NFC. The DSLR is priced at Rs. 29,990 on Amazon.