Most of us have used the point and shoot cameras as they are inexpensive and pretty easy to capture photos. But if you are looking for better control on your photos and taking photography to the next level, you might be thinking to buy your first DSLR camera. Unlike point and shoot cameras, DSLRs offer lots of added controls and you need to learn before getting the best captures.
If you are looking for an entry level camera which is good for beginners, Nikon, Canon and Sony offers some good DSLR cameras. Here is the list of best entry level DSLRs below Rs 30,000 in India.
1. Nikon D5200:
Nikon D5200 is a good option for beginners and the camera is easy to use, intuitive and comes in a simple yet ergonomic design. It comes with a 24.1-megapixels DX-format CMOS sensor. Furthermore, this DSLR is equipped with the EXPEED 3 image processing engine for ensuring impressive image quality. Images are shot in NEF, JPEG, EXIF 2.3, DCF 2.0, or DPOF formats. The Nikon D5200 is compatible with a wide range of NIKKOR lenses.
The D5200 comes with a 3-inch TFT LCD monitor with 170 degree viewing angle. The Nikon D5200 has a wide sensitivity ISO range from 100 to 6400. The camera is priced Rs 27,100.
2. Sony Alpha SLT-A58K:
Sony Alpha camera has equally efficient quick and continuous autofocus feature, that is, you can shoot movies with same clarity and focus as you can click images. It comes with a 20.1MP sensor and the camera has the world’s fastest continuous shooting speed with accelerated full-time continuous phase-detection autofocusing, thereby achieving spectacular image precision and clarity.
The camera is priced Rs 29,990.
3. Canon EOS 1200D:
Canon EOS 1200D is the perfect DSLR camera for novice photographers. It is an entry-level model that is designed to help those who are interested in photography get an idea of what a DSLR camera can do. With 18 Megapixels and a CMOS sensor, it is a good choice for beginners.
The Camera has a wide ISO range of 100-6400, which can also be expanded to 12800. The camera can take pictures up to 18 megapixels with an aspect ratio of 3:2. It is priced Rs 25,999.
4. Nikon D3300:
The Nikon D3300 delivers exceptional pictures with its 24.2 megapixels, EXPEED 4 processing engine, and a variety of other features and functions. The Nikon D3300 comes in a lightweight and compact body.
It comes with a 24.2 megapixels CMOS sensor and sports a 3-inch TFT LCD with VGA resolution. Nikon D3300 has ISO sensitivity ranging from 100 to 12800 which improves your camera’s ability to shoot at low lighting conditions with ease. The camera is priced Rs 24,700
5. Nikon D3200:
Nikon D3200 is yet another entry level DSLR. It comes with large Nikon DX-format CMOS image sensor and 24.2-effective megapixels resolution. Nikon D3200 is lightweight and compact and easy to use. It has a 3-inch TFT LCD monitor which has a resolution of 921K dots.
It comes with ISO sensitivity range from 100 to 6400. Moreover, it can be set to 12800. The camera is priced Rs 18,990.