Supports RAW
Viewfinder
Movie format
Brand
Touch screen

Interested in a cheap entry level DSLR ? Here we've rounded up the the cheapest ten (out of 26) entry level DSLRs . Some of the top manufacturers of entry level DSLRs 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.

Nikon D3200
$309
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D3200
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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81.0
Color depth
Great color depth
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24.1 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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13.2 EV
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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921k dots
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Pentax K-50
$350
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Pentax K-50
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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921k dots
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 D5100
$360
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D5100
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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1,183 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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80.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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920k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Pentax K-30
$370
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Pentax K-30
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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921k dots
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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Canon Rebel T3
$389
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Canon Rebel T3
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
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300 ms startup delay
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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197 lenses
Badge
Great battery life
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700 shots
Weight
Light-weight
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459 g
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Nikon D3300
$396
Entry-level DSLR, announced a year ago
Nikon D3300
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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1,385 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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82.0
Color depth
Great color depth
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24.3 bits
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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921k dots
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Sony SLT A58
$398
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Sony SLT A58
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.65x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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8 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
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Combines multiple exposures
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Pentax K-500
$416
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Pentax K-500
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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13.1 EV
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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921k dots
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
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Canon EOS Rebel T5
$430
Entry-level DSLR, announced 11 months ago
Canon EOS Rebel T5
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
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Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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197 lenses
Announced
New
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February, 2014
Weight
Light-weight
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480 g
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Pentax K-S1
$432
Entry-level DSLR, announced 4 months ago
Pentax K-S1
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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921k dots
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.63x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift
True resolution
High true resolution
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21.1 MP
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