Interested in one of the best entry level DSLR that shoot HD video? Here we've rounded up the the best ten (out of 26) entry level DSLRs that shoot HD video . Some of the top manufacturers of entry level DSLRs that shoot HD video are Nikon, Canon and Pentax.

Entry level DSLR

Entry level DSLRs offer a good compromise between ease of use and power. Entry level DSLRs can be used in full automatic mode if you want, or you can start to learn more about photography and use controls such as aperture, shutter, ISO and more.

DSLR

Digital SLRs (also called DSLRs) are the digital equivalent of the old film SLRs. SLR cameras all have interchangeable lenses, and an optical viewfinder that lets you look through the lens and see exactly what the camera will capture when you take a photo.

Shoot HD video

Only recently have manufacturers started making DSLRs that shoot video. Most new DSLRs shoot 720p or 1080p HD video. Shooting video with a DSLR is usually not as simple/easy as with a regular digital camera, but the results can look incredible, especially with wide aperture lenses.

Pentax K-3
$799
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Pentax K-3
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Large screen
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3.2"
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.62x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
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Nikon D7100
$997
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D7100
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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83.0
Color depth
Great color depth
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24.2 bits
Screen size
Large screen
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3.2"
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Nikon D5300
$569
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D5300
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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1,338 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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83.0
Color depth
Great color depth
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24 bits
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Pentax K-5 II
$590
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Pentax K-5 II
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 25fps
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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14.1 EV
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
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Pentax K-50
$367
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Pentax K-50
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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51,600 ISO
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Pentax K-30
$396
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Pentax K-30
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
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Pentax K-500
$449
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Pentax K-500
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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51,600 ISO
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Nikon D5500
$797
Entry-level DSLR, announced 3 months ago
Nikon D5500
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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1,438 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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84.0
Color depth
Great color depth
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24.1 bits
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Pentax K-5 IIs
$617
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Pentax K-5 IIs
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 25fps
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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14.1 EV
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
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Nikon D5200
$547
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D5200
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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84.0
Color depth
Great color depth
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24.2 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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13.9 EV
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