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recommendationBest DSLR for image quality for under $600

Overall image quality

DSLRs typically have great image quality due to their large sensor sizes. Snapsort found 18 DSLRs for image quality for less than $600, and ranks the Nikon D5200 the best. Snapsort looked at 37 recent DSLRs for image quality to give this recommendation, they range from $200 to $6,799, with an average price of $1,357.

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#1

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

$547 (Body only)
$549 - $697 (With 18-55mm lens)
100

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Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
1,284 ISO
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Overall image quality Great image quality Help
84.0
Color depth Great color depth Help
24.2 bits
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#2

Pentax K-50

99

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Pentax K-50
$447 - $476 (Body only)
$520 - $547 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-50

#3

Pentax K-30

99

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Pentax K-30
$560 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-30

recommendationBest DSLR for low light for under $600

Movies

DSLRs excel compared to digicams at taking shots in low light situations. Find the DSLR that takes the best quality images at high ISO. Snapsort found 18 DSLRs for low light for less than $600, and ranks the Canon EOS 5D Mark III the best. Snapsort looked at 37 recent DSLRs for low light to give this recommendation, they range from $200 to $6,799, with an average price of $1,357.

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#1

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

$3,199 - $3,399 (Body only)
$3,799 - $3,999 (With 24-105mm lens)
100

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Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
2,293 ISO
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.71x
Screen size Large screen Help
3.2"
Light sensitivity High ISO Help
25,600 ISO
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#2

Nikon D3300

59

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Nikon D3300
$547 - $597 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Nikon D3300

#3

Nikon D5200

56

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Nikon D5200
$547 (Body only)
$549 - $697 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Nikon D5200

recommendationBest DSLR for movies for under $600

Movies

DSLRs capture beautiful movies, with the right settings and lenses you can get that hollywood look. Snapsort found 18 DSLRs for movies for less than $600, and ranks the Canon EOS 5D Mark III the best. Snapsort looked at 41 recent DSLRs for movies to give this recommendation, they range from $200 to $14,593, with an average price of $1,718.

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#1

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

$3,199 - $3,399 (Body only)
$3,799 - $3,999 (With 24-105mm lens)
100

explain score

Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
2,293 ISO
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.71x
Screen size Large screen Help
3.2"
Light sensitivity High ISO Help
25,600 ISO
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#2

Canon EOS 70D

87

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Canon EOS 70D
$1,099 - $1,155 (Body only)
$450 - $1,449 (With 18-135mm lens)

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Canon EOS 70D

#3

Pentax K-50

86

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score

Pentax K-50
$447 - $476 (Body only)
$520 - $547 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-50