Interested in one of the best entry level DSLR that shoot HD video? Here we've rounded up the the best ten (out of 24) 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
$931 Entry-level DSLR, announced 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"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,037k dots
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.62x
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Nikon D7100
$1,097 Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D7100
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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1,256 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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83.0
Color depth
Great color depth
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24.2 bits
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Pentax K-5
$1,199 Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Pentax K-5
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 25fps
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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14.1 EV
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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Nikon D5300
$695 Entry-level DSLR, announced 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
$700 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
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-50
$447 Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Pentax K-50
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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51,600 ISO
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
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Pentax K-30
$560 Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Pentax K-30
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Supports 24p
24p movies
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For that film look
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Pentax K-500
$399 Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Pentax K-500
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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51,600 ISO
Supports 24p
24p movies
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For that film look
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Pentax K-5 IIs
$639 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
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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Nikon D5200
$547 Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D5200
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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1,284 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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84.0
Color depth
Great color depth
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24.2 bits
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