These days, smartphones have almost eliminated the need to have cameras. Every new smartphone tries to outdo the others and the toughest competition is when it comes to the camera. However, the one thing they cannot do is give you all the features of a DSLR. DSLRs are special and the magic they weave through photographs is simply the best. With the festive season comes the chance to create lots of memories with family and friends. And what better than a DSLR to help you capture those moments? Here’s a list of the best budget DSLRs.
Think DSLR and you always imagine a huge, bulky cameras, with a big backpack to carry them. But can you imagine a camera as compact as a digital camera and yet as powerful as a DSLR? Canon EOS M10 DSLR with EFM 15-45mm Lens is compact and weighs just 265 grams! It is great for even low-light photography and 18.0 megapixel APS-C size CMOS sensor. It comes with 6 custom functions and a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty. The camera features tilt-type touch-screen and also a self-portrait mode.
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Sony Alpha SLT-A58Y with (18-55 mm & 55-200 mm Lens) DSLR Camera comes with two lenses and is a completely budget buy. The DSLR camera comes with high-contrast OLED Tru-Finder that helps accurate framing and focusing for better pictures. The DSLR also supports full HD video and movie recording. The APS HD CMOS Sensor with a maximum ISO of 16000. The camera comes with a 20.1 MP resolution. The Sonly Alpha SLT-A58Y camera comes with 11.1x optical zoom. The warranty is a 2 years manufacturers’ warranty.
Nikon is one of the most renowned brands when it comes to cameras and the Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm & 70-300mm Lens Is a DSLR that comes for less than Rs 40,000. The DSLR camera comes with 2 lenses which makes it easier for budding photographers to experiment with different types of shots. It also supports full HD videos and Snap Bridge Bluetooth Connectivity for easier file sharing. The camera comes with with a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 sec. Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera comes with 2 years warranty.
Can you imagine a DSLR that is cheaper than even a digicam? Canon EOS 1300D with (EF S18-55 IS II Lens) DSLR Camera is priced below Rs 20,000! The camera comes with a 9-point AF with 1 centre cross-type AF point. The camera supports WiFi, Bluetooth, MicroUSB as well as NFC. The camera comes with a resolution of 18 MP and 18x optical zoom. The warranty is a 2 years manufacturer’s warranty. The nCanon EOS 1300D comes with a 1/4000 sec maximum shutter speed. The special feature of this camera are the DIGIC 4+ processors that help click better photos.
One of the biggest fears people who own DSLR cameras have is damaging the glass parts of the camera. Sony ILCE-5000L with (16-50mm Lens) Mirrorless Camera is as the name suggests, completely mirrorless and yet, as efficient as other bulky DSLR cameras. The camera comes with a SELP1650 Lens. While DSLRs make for great portraits and landscapes, the one thing you cannot do with them is take a selfie. But the Sony ILCE-5000L can take selfies with turning the LCD screen up. The DSLR also comes with 4x optical zoom. The warranty is a 2-year warranty and the camera is priced less than Rs. 35,000.