Interested in a entry level DSLR that shoot 1080p video? Here we've rounded up the top ten (out of 22) entry level DSLRs that shoot 1080p video . Some of the top manufacturers of entry level DSLRs that shoot 1080p 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 1080p 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.

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Nikon D3300
$547 Entry-level DSLR, announced 10 months ago
Nikon D3300
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 60fps
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
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Pentax K-50
$397 Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Pentax K-50
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
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 D3200
$319 Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D3200
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
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
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Canon Rebel T3i
$200 Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Canon Rebel T3i
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,040k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
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Record higher quality audio with a microphone
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Nikon D5300
$650 Entry-level DSLR, announced over 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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Canon Rebel T5i
$200 Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Canon Rebel T5i
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Nikon D5200
$547 Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years 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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Nikon D7100
$947 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-30
$560 Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Pentax K-30
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
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 EOS Rebel T5
$499 Entry-level DSLR, announced 9 months ago
Canon EOS Rebel T5
Movie format
Full HD
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1080p @ 30fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
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Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Announced
New
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February, 2014
Weight
Light-weight
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480 g
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