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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 17 DSLRs for image quality for less than $600, and ranks the Nikon D3200 the best. Snapsort looked at 48 recent DSLRs for image quality to give this recommendation, they range from $276 to $6,799, with an average price of $1,351.

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#1

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

$497 (With 18-55mm lens)
100

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Overall image quality Great image quality Help
81.0
True resolution High true resolution Help
24.2 MP
Color depth Great color depth Help
24.1 bits
Startup delay Almost no delay when powering up Help
400 ms startup delay
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#2

Pentax K-30

99

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Pentax K-30
$433 - $550 (Body only)
$560 - $751 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-30

#3

Pentax K-50

99

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Pentax K-50
$497 (Body only)
$584 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-50

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 17 DSLRs for low light for less than $600, and ranks the Pentax K-30 the best. Snapsort looked at 44 recent DSLRs for low light to give this recommendation, they range from $276 to $6,799, with an average price of $1,341.

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#1

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

$433 - $550 (Body only)
$560 - $751 (With 18-55mm lens)
100

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Sensor size Large sensor Help
APS-C 23.7x15.7mm
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Pentaprism
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#2

Pentax K-50

100

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score

Pentax K-50
$497 (Body only)
$584 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-50

#3

Pentax K-500

100

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score

Pentax K-500
$439 - $576 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-500

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 16 DSLRs for movies for less than $600, and ranks the Pentax K-30 the best. Snapsort looked at 47 recent DSLRs for movies to give this recommendation, they range from $276 to $14,623, with an average price of $1,655.

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#1

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

$433 - $550 (Body only)
$560 - $751 (With 18-55mm lens)
100

explain score

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Sensor size Large sensor Help
APS-C 23.7x15.7mm
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Great viewfinder Help
Pentaprism
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#2

Pentax K-50

100

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score

Pentax K-50
$497 (Body only)
$584 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-50

#3

Pentax K-500

100

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score

Pentax K-500
$439 - $576 (With 18-55mm lens)

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Pentax K-500