For those who are looking for the best DSLR camera under $1000, we have listed the best ones that have decent features and nice image quality.
You don’t have to break the bank to buy a digital SLR camera. These on the list are the cameras which are a nice deals either for beginners or advanced photographers. If you are a beginner, these gears have some great automatic mode so the camera will automatically made an adjustment on your camera. You can directly learn to photograph better with these gears as the ones on the list also includes a basic lens. You’ll be surprised by how these under $1000 DSLRs perform.
There are a lot of DSLR models out there. With that being said, we surely missed some great deals so you can suggest us another great cameras that cost less than $1000 as we will update the list on regular basis. Here comes our top picks:
Canon EOS Rebel T4i ($723.99) -> Buy Now
The Canon EOS Rebel T4i, in this bundling, comes with 18-55mm EF-S IS II lens.
Ease of Use
With the touchscreen feature, this DSLR is really easy to use. We just have to do a couple of taps to adjust anything in the camera, instead of hitting the buttons and sliding the weels. The gear also has a capability to do touch to focus. No matter where you touch the screen, the camera will immediately focus to that area.
This DSLR Camera features 18 Megapixel CMOS sensor which will really help if you do some enlargement or crops to your images. The EOS Rebel T4i features an ISO range of ISO 100–12800. In ISO 12800, well, it is kind of laughable. I think you would not want to shoot an image at an ISO that high to print. Anyway, ranging from ISO 100 to 6400 the image quality is really good, better than the previous rebels. Less noise and better focus. It’s all thanks to the DIGIC 5 processor.
The white balance is also good in the camera. Canon has made a great improvement in the T4i compared to DIGIC 4-based cameras. Images are now crispier and well-saturated.
Nikon D5200 ($796.95) -> Buy Now
The Nikon D5200, in this bundling, comes with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 NIKKOR Zoom Lens.
Ease of Use
This camera lack of touchscreen features, which will become handy to adjust everything in the camera. But it isn’t that bad because the navigation interface itself is easy to understand.
The Nikon D5200 features 24.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor which is larger than Canon EOS Rebel T4i. The images are sharp and very accurate in color. Well, in terms of image quality this camera really become a great competitors against T4i. This camera comes with 100-6400 ISO Range and work well both in high and low ISOs. This camera performs very well even in low-light shooting condition.
The auto focus technology on D5200 is very quick and accurate. It also have 39-point AF system for tracking on moving objects and better focusing.
We’ll update the list as soon as we test other gears. I hope the list of the best DSLR camera under $1000 will help you in finding your desired camera.