Cameras have always been a great way to capture moments and the beauty of nature. In the early days, not all pictures taken had clarity. However, nowadays with the advent of Smartphones and digital cameras everyone can take amazing pictures and show off their talent. Most professional photographers or hobbyists, however, prefer using a DSLR camera for their picture taking. A DSLR camera or a Digital Single Lens Reflex camera is nothing but a digital camera that combines the old mechanism of the single lens reflex camera and the advanced digital imaging sensor. This avoids the need for photographic film.
With everyone looking to head the DSLR way, manufacturers are looking to provide the best features and still stay competitive in the price range. While many manufactures have managed to get the balance right, some manufactures fare better than the others.
Here we look at the six best DSLR cameras that are available under Rs. 40,000 in India
1. Nikon D5200
Price: Rs. 28,990
Nikon has always been the pioneer in photographic technology. It has always looked to provide the best picture quality and the best features. The Nikon D5200 is no different. It features a 24.1 mega pixel optical sensor resolution. The CMOS sensor of the Nikon D5200 provides superior picture quality. The D5200 also assists with high definition recording, crystal clear LCD display, and a very high ISO range.
2. Samsung NX1000
Price: Rs. 29,999
Samsung has been known to be the giant that loves to gets its fingers into every pie. After conquering the world of televisions and Smartphones, they have ventured into the world of photography. With the Samsung NX1000, Samsung have done something really unique. They have provided the technology of an excellent DSLR, while keeping the traditional look of the digital camera intact. The 20.3 mega pixel optical sensor resolution and CMOS image sensor, capturing your favorite moments just got better. The best part of the NX1000 is built in WiFi connectivity to share and upload your pictures quickly.
3. Canon 1200D
Price: Rs. 30,199
Any list of the best DSLR cameras would be incomplete without the mention of Canon. Canon has always aspired to put forward the best technology in DSLR cameras and the Canon 1200D is no different. The Canon 1200D is equipped with the best DIGIC 4 image processor. The 1200D also supports high definition video recording.
4. Nikon D5100
Price: Rs. 25,450
Nikon thinks of everyone when making DSLR cameras. While the Nikon D5200 may interest professional photographers, the Nikon D5100 is perfect for amateurs and hobbyists. This DSLR camera can easily fit into everyone’s budget and is also equipped to capture crystal clear pictures. The ease of use of the Nikon D5100 makes it very convenient for first time DSLR users.
5. Sony Alpha A58K
Price: Rs. 31,489
While Sony may be a renowned name in electronics; it has not quite established itself in the world of photography. With the Sony Alpha A58K, Sony is looking to win users over and capture a share of the lucrative market. The Sony Alpha A58K is the perfect DSLR camera for entry level users. It is equipped with a 20.1 mega pixel Exmor APS high definition CMOS sensor that is up there with the best in this class. The Sony Alpha A58K also boasts of features such as lock on auto focus and auto object framing.
6. Nikon D3200
Price: Rs. 22,882
Nikon certainly rules the roost as far as DSLR cameras as concerned. To be featured a third time in the list of ‘Top 6’ is a huge feat. Like the previous two models, the Nikon D3200 is packed with features and technology that is a dream for all photographers. The Nikon D3200 is touted as an entry level DSLR and features a 24.2 mega pixel optical sensor resolution.