Best Entry-level DSLR Cameras for 2018

Best Entry-level DSLR Cameras for 2018
The entry-level photographers will find this article extremely useful. These cameras fulfill the simple point-and-shoot photographic needs apart from the artistic wants of a budding photographer.
PhotograFeed Staff
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2018
Point-and-shoot digital cameras are affordable, easy to use, and very handy. But when it comes to getting high-quality and accurate pictures, nothing matches the performance of a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera. For someone who is working their way up the photography channel, this can work wonders. Along with great image quality, you will get good subject depth, color saturation, light intensity and images that look exactly like what they do on the LCD.
For a long time, DSLRs were only used by professionals from all around the world. But today, these are also becoming more affordable and more easy to handle for someone who is just taking a step up from a regular point-and-shoot camera. So, the quality of the images will be much better and it will not be too difficult for an individual to figure out how to work with them. Hence, this is the perfect bridge between simple compact cameras and the highly complex, manually controlled ones.
Top DSLR Cameras for Beginners
Here's a list of few DSLRs that you need to consider before setting foot in a store ...
Canon EOS Rebel SL2/ Canon EOS 200D
Canon introduced the 200D this year, made specially for beginners. It's a little bulkier than the 11D, but still smaller than other DSLRs in the business.
  • Sensor size: 22.3 x 14.9mm
  • Megapixels: 24.2 MP
  • Video recording: 1080p resolution
  • Continuous shooting speed: 5fps
  • Price: USD 699
What people loved about the 200D is that it's very easy to use. It has a great touchscreen interface, a good live view performance, but it's not at all low-cost.
Also check out the Canon EOS 800D/ Rebel SL2
Nikon D5600
The Nikon D5600 gives a tough fight to Canon D800, an upper-end DSLR and that's why the D5600 needs a look.
  • Sensor size: 23.5 x 15.6 mm
  • Megapixels: 24.2 MP
  • Video recording: 1080p resolution
  • Continuous shooting speed: 5fps
  • Price: USD 699 (only body)
It has a built-in flash, bluetooth, excellent image quality, and touchscreen at its best. It has 3.2" Vari-angle touch LCD which allows you to zoom in, zoom out, swipe, etc.
Nikon D3400
This DSLR released way back, but still is a good option for a new photographer. Why? Have a look at its specifications-
  • Sensor size: 23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
  • Megapixels: 24.2 MP
  • Video recording: 1080p resolution
  • Continuous shooting speed: 5fps
  • Lenses: NIKKOR lenses
  • Price: USD 499.95
It's not an expensive DSLR as compare to other Nikon DSLRs, but it's appropriate for new users. Its battery backup is 1200 shots per charge, it has a built-in flash as well as Bluetooth.
Old But Gold
Here are some DSLRs which launched years back, but people still prefer them over the new comers.
  • Nikon D3400, D3300
  • Nikon D5300
  • Canon EOS 750D
  • Pentax K-52 II
  • Pentax K-70
  • Sony Alpha a68
Note: The price range can vary according to websites and country.
There are many DSLRs you can use to get a hands-on experience. What you should look for is a good sensor size, good resolution, video resolution, what modes the camera provides and if it comes with the kit or not.
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