Supports RAW
Category
Movie format
Sensor size
Touch screen

Interested in a cheap Nikon DSLR ? Here we've rounded up the the cheapest ten (out of 16) DSLRs from Nikon. You might also be interested in checking out DSLRs from other manufacturers such as Canon, Sony or Pentax.

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
$302
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D3200
Size
Really small
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Prosumer size 125x96x76 mm
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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205 lenses
Weight
Light-weight
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505 g
Lowest price
Low price
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$301.99
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Nikon D5100
$349
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D5100
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
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Combines multiple exposures
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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205 lenses
Lowest price
Low price
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$349.00
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Nikon D3300
$396
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D3300
Size
Really small
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Prosumer size 124x98x75 mm
True resolution
High true resolution
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24.2 MP
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
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Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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205 lenses
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Nikon D5200
$480
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D5200
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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13.9 EV
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
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Combines multiple exposures
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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205 lenses
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Nikon D5300
$695
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D5300
Screen size
Large screen
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3.2"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,037k dots
Size
Really small
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Prosumer size 124x99x76 mm
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
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13.9 EV
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Nikon D5500
$897
Entry-level DSLR, announced this month
Placeholder
Screen size
Large screen
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3.2"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,037k dots
Size
Really small
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Prosumer size 124x97x70 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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25,600 ISO
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Nikon D7100
$997
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D7100
Screen size
Large screen
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3.2"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,229k dots
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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6 fps
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Nikon D600
$1,310
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D600
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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94.0
Screen size
Large screen
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3.2"
True resolution
High true resolution
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24.2 MP
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
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Nikon D610
$1,399
Pro DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D610
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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94.0
Screen size
Large screen
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3.2"
True resolution
High true resolution
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24.2 MP
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
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Nikon DF
$1,494
Pro DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon DF
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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89.0
Screen size
Large screen
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3.2"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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5.5 fps
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discussion about the cheapest nikon DSLRs

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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.