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Movie format
Supports RAW
Touch screen
Sensor size

Interested in a cheap Nikon DSLR ? Here we've rounded up the the cheapest ten (out of eleven) DSLRs from Nikon. You might also be interested in checking out DSLRs from other manufacturers such as Canon, Pentax or Sony.

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 D3300
$447
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
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Really small
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Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm)
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
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Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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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230 lenses
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Nikon D3400
$479
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
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Size
Really small
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Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm)
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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230 lenses
Announced
New
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August 2016
Weight
Light-weight
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395 g
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Nikon D5500
$549
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
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Size
Really small
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Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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230 lenses
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Nikon D5600
$647
Entry-level DSLR, announced a year ago
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Size
Really small
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Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
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200 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Nikon D7200
$799
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
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Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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14.6 EV
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
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100%
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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230 lenses
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Nikon D750
$1,499
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
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Overall image quality
Great image quality
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93.0
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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14.5 EV
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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2,956 ISO
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Nikon D500
$1,599
Pro DSLR, announced over a year ago
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Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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2,359k dots
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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1,640,000 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
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Nikon DF
$1,999
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
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Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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3,279 ISO
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
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100%
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
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0.70x
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Nikon D810
$2,199
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
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Overall image quality
Great image quality
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96.0
True resolution
High true resolution
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36.2 MP
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Color depth
Great color depth
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25.7 bits
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Nikon D4s
$5,999
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
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Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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11 fps
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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2,965 ISO
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
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100%
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discussion about the cheapest nikon DSLRs

Showing 3 comments

Medo (1:27 PM, February 21, 2015)
A bridge camera is the best choice.
Get the Sony DSC-hx300
 
Alii (10:33 AM, June 01, 2013)
Wow. As a Photography hopefull 13 year old, these are pretty expensive. I hear the faint cry of craigslist calling my name....
 
rasho (11:19 AM, May 04, 2013)
we find ourselves in difficulty to get a cheapest price nikon dslr camera here in bangladesh.
most of the time we can't find the similarity of the prices in between international rate and local rate.