We might have great phone cameras but a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera is always the top-notch choice for photographers. Not only is the quality unmatched, but it is also the basic professional standard for being a photographer. Whether you want to pursue photography as a hobby or as a profession, it is imperative that you buy the best DSLR camera out there. The issue is, these cameras are expensive. Since you’re spending so much money, you might as well spend it right. Here we have a list of the best DSLR cameras you can buy, under Rs. 40,000.
- Nikon D5200
The main features are the 24.1-megapixel camera and the 3 inch TFT LCD monitor with a 170 degree viewing angle. The sensitivity is set around ISO 100 to ISO 6400. There is also a CMOS image sensor and the potential for full HD recording. The price is Rs. 39,150. Nikon is a well-established camera company and each model of theirs is better than the last.
- Samsung NX1000
It has a 20.3-megapixel camera along with a 3 inch TFT LCD. The sensitivity ranges from ISO 100 to ISO 12800. Again, it has a CMOS image sensor and a full HD recording feature. The price of the camera is Rs. 25,900. This is the first DSLR Samsung has created and it is quite promising. The camera also has a polished look, alongside being compact and easily portable.
- Canon 600D
For the longest period of time, Canon has always been the top company for DSLR cameras. This camera is an 18 megapixel one with a 3 inch TFT color LCD screen with ISO 100-ISO 6400 that is expandable to 12800. Canon cameras specifically have very good video recording features. This one is priced at Rs. 31300.
- Nikon D5100
With a 16.2 megapixel camera and a 3-inch low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD screen accompanied by an ISO 100-ISO 6400 sensitivity, this one is still pursued by many despite the second generation of the same being released. This camera has been cited by many as the perfect beginning level camera for amateurs due to its extreme user-friendliness and a reasonable price of Rs. 30,599.
- Nikon D3200
Nikon has taken over this list once again. The most prominent feature is the 24.2-megapixel camera this one holds. The sensitivity is ISO 100-ISO 6400 while it is priced at Rs. 29,655. This camera has been a hit due to its high optical sensor resolution. It too enables full HD recording.
- Sony SLT-A58K
This camera has excellent clarity and that is due to the Exmore APS HD CMOS image sensor, which is quite unique to it. It also has a distinct 7-inch clear photo TFT LCD. The sensitivity is set at an ISO 100-ISO 16000. The resolution is 20.1 megapixels. The price is Rs. 31,990.
- Sony Alpha A37K SLT
Like all Sony cameras, it has the Exmore APS HD CMOS image sensor along with a 16-megapixel camera. It is quite a basic one, with amateur features. It also includes a 7 inch TFT LCD giving ISO 100-ISO 16000 sensitivity. The price is set at Rs. 29,999.
- Sony ILCE-3000K
A perfect addition to this list, this camera again has a 3 inch TFT LCD display and all the features typical of a Sony camera. The resolution is 20.1 megapixels and the price is Rs. 26,870.