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8 Best DSLR Cameras under 700 Dollars (2017) for Awesome Shots!

If you are looking for the best DSLR camera under $700, look no further.Here’s our advice to choose the best DSLR for photography enthusiasts!


A good camera takes photos as a return ticket to the moment otherwise gone. But buying a good camera isn’t an easy task as it was a few years ago. Times have changed and even if you look at one particular brand, there’s a huge buffet of choices. For example, only the brand Nikon has five different entry level cameras under $700.

There are many entry level photography freaks that have a query regarding the best camera which is handy and suitable for them. Keen photographers who will never compromise on the image quality and expect crisp shots should go in for a DSLR camera.



A DSLR stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex, which uses a mirror to direct light from the lens, which is then processed and recorded by the sensor, to the viewfinder.

What I suggest is that DSLRs under $700 is an excellent choice as they offer superior features that an experienced shooter needs and are compatible with the hoard of accessories and variety of lenses. No doubt that the digital SLR’s are generally heavy for the pockets as compared to the basic consumer oriented digital cameras but then they are specially designed for photography fanatics.

Best DSLR cameras under 700 are more cost efficient, user friendly and are best suitable for beginners and intermediate devotees. Further cutting down on the cost like $400 or less, would be a hit on the image quality and will not lead to any improvement in the art.



What should one look for in a good DSLR is its image quality, its ruggedness, the ease of use and the most important its value for money. Just because its cost is $700 doesn’t mean that it is better than the one who bought it for $550.

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Even the best DSLR cameras are differentiated into two types based on their sensor types: frame and APS-C formats. The full frame SLRs are more expensive and best suited for professionals whereas the APS-C sensor format can be found in high end, medium and entry level DSLRs, is an ideal choice for beginners and also cost between $600 to $700.

So here we have for you a comparative list of the best DSLRs under 700 dollars available in the market along with their technical details and customer reviews, to help you decide so that your decision and purchase are both well informed.


Product Brand Color List Price
Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera with 18-55mm IS STM Lens + Kit Includes, 58mm HD Wide Angle Lens + 2.2x Telephoto Lens + 2Pcs 32GB Commander Card + Battery Grip + Extra Battery + Backpack Case Canon Black $599.00
Nikon D7000 16.2 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera with 18-105mm Lens (Black) Nikon Black N/A
Fujifilm X-S1 12MP EXR CMOS Digital Camera with Fujinon F2.8 to F5.6 Telephoto Lens and Ultra-Smooth 26x Manual Zoom (24-624mm) Fujifilm Black N/A
Nikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Auto Focus-S DX NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black) Nikon Black $699.95
Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with Auto Focus-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens (Black) Nikon Black $446.95
Pentax K-50 16MP Digital SLR Camera Kit with DA L 18-55mm WR f3.5-5.6 Lens (Black) Pentax Black $425.04
Sony SLT-A58K Digital SLR Kit with 18-55mm Zoom Lens, 20.1MP SLR Camera with 2.7 -Inch LCD Screen (Black) Sony Black N/A
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#8 Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR

Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR

For Connoisseurs

Price: $599.99

For all the art lovers, who are obsessed with photography and want to restore their artistry by transforming their composition skills and picture quality, the Canon camera of T5i model is an ideal choice as it is user friendly and has a continuous shooting speed of up to 5.0 fps which ensures that every single moment is captured crisp and clear, even If the subject is mobile.

Having an 18 MP CMOS (APS-C) sensor, company’s signature DIGIC 5 image processor, an 18-55mm detachable lens capable of 43x high definition zoom combined with ISO range between 100-12800 which is further expandable to 25600 in H-mode, it gives unimaginable picture quality and performance ensuring crisp and intricate images both in dull and bright lights.

Light weight, with an ergonomically designed body which is convenient to use and carry, this camera is a great value for money. Storage wise it can take 16 GB memory cards and many other external attachments.


#7 Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000



Price – $644.99

After going through various harsh environmental tests and being specifically designed for outdoor shoots is the D7000 model from Japanese giant Nikon, which has a compact body and durable top and rear covers made of magnesium, to protect from undesirable elements like dust and moisture.

The main features of the camera are a 16.2 MP, 18-55mm lens that delivers high resolution images which need large prints or can be cropped tightly. It also a has an advanced noise reduction technology that automatically activates enabling vibrant, life –like images even in the natural light whenever single focus shots, capturing a movie or high speed image processing is required.

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Nikon D7000 comes fully loaded with the latest features like higher ISO range of 100-6400, further expandable to ISO 25600 which enables shooting in bright sunny outdoors as well as in low lit interiors or evenings, a faster shutter speed, more powerful AF functions.  It is the first Nikon SLR having to 1080p movie recording option. To top it all, it has an external microphone jack for a superb audio quality.

The NIKON EXSPEED 2 image processor provides fast, accurate image processing and start up time. The flashing 3 inch display monitor with reinforced glass provides a 170 degree viewing angle and its inbuilt pop up flash covers a 16mm lens. The dials, switches and buttons of the gadget are very spontaneous offering comfortable features.

The dust is automatically removed from the sensor with its Ultrasonic Dust Removal System and the Active D-Lighting function vastly improves shadows and highlights of high-contrast scenes. Storage wise, it comes with twin SD card slots to individually manage RAW and JPEG files or even videos.


#6 Fujifilm X-S1 DSLR

Fujifilm X-S1 DSLR

Connecting photo freaks with inspiring photography

Price – $699.99

Built with accuracy and creativity, for delivering a solid and effective performance, is the Fujifilm X-S1, since it is an ideal choice of DSLR camera under $700 suited for beginners who want to buy their first DSLR as it has user friendly features, namely a large dial command, 3 inch display screen, manual focus ring, tilting LCD screen and lastly a durable body.

Having a 24-624mm lens plus a 12MP Fujifilm pioneered, EXR-CMOS sensor its auto mode smartly adjusts for you and also allows you to switch between its 3 modes for various lighting conditions thus enabling vivid and vibrant lifelike images.

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