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Movie format
Supports RAW
Sensor size
Touch screen

Interested in a cheap Nikon DSLR ? Here we've rounded up the the cheapest ten (out of 14) 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
$279
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D3300
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Size
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
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Nikon D5200
$325
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D5200
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Size
Really small
Help
Prosumer size (129×98×78 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
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Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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Nikon D5300
$409
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D5300
Movie format
Full HD
Help
1080p @ 60fps
Size
Really small
Help
Prosumer size (124×99×76 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Help
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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Nikon D5500
$525
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D5500
Movie format
Full HD
Help
1080p @ 60fps
Size
Really small
Help
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
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Nikon D7100
$595
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D7100
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
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300 ms startup delay
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
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100%
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Nikon D7200
$829
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D7200
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
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%
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Nikon D610
$1,199
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D610
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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94.0
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
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300 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
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25.1 bits
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Nikon D750
$1,585
Pro DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D750
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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93.0
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
True resolution
High true resolution
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24.3 MP
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
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Nikon D600
$1,599
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D600
Overall image quality
Great image quality
Help
94.0
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
Help
300 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
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25.1 bits
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Nikon D500
$1,997
Pro DSLR, announced 5 months ago
Nikon D500
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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Learn more about the Nikon D500

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.