Top DSLR cameras under Rs 30,000 in India (2018)

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Which is the best DSLR under 30000?

While photography is never just about the camera, but have a good piece of hardware along with you never hurts. As such, we’ve compiled a list of the best DSLR cameras under Rs 30,000 for this month available in India. We’ve covered both body-only and those bundled with lenses in the list. But there aren’t too many options to begin with. Also, we’re not covering mirrorless cameras in the list. So for all the shutterbugs out there, here are the top DSLR cameras under 30k.

Also check the best DSLR cameras under Rs 25,000, the best DSLR cameras under Rs 35,000-40,000 and the best DSLR cameras under Rs 50,000.

 

These are the best DSLR cameras under Rs 30,000 in India (2018):

 

Nikon D3400

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Summary
An old horse from Nikon, but very reliable one. We particularly like the D3400 for its features such as 5fps burst shooting, respectable battery, 60fps video recording, and WiFi connectivity. The large ISO range can also be useful for night shots.

 

  • Sensor
    23.5 x 15.6 mm APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    EXPEED 4
  • Maximum resolution
    24.1MP
  • Display
    Fixed 3″ 921k-dot
  • Continuous Shooting
    5fps
  • Autofocus points
    11
  • ISO
    100-25600
  • Video
    1080 60p
  • Battery
    1200 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm
  • Weight
    395g
  • First announced
    Aug, 2016
Pros and Cons
  • 5fps continuous shooting
  • Battery
  • Video 60fps
  • ISO
  • WiFi

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Canon EOS 1500D

Canon EOS 1500D

Summary
One of the more recent offerings from Canon, but entry-level nonetheless. The 1500D gets you a larger sensor (in megapixel count) over the 1500D. Then, there’s also NFC and WiFI which is great. What disappoints are the AF points, 3fps burst shooting mode, and limited ISO range.

 

  • Sensor
    22.3 x 14.9 mm APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    DIGIC 4+
  • Maximum resolution
    24.1MP
  • Display
    Fixed 3.0″ 920k-dot
  • Continuous Shooting
    3fps
  • Autofocus points
    9
  • ISO
    100-6400
  • Video
    1080 30p
  • Battery
    500 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm
  • Weight
    475g
  • First announced
    Feb, 2018
Pros and Cons
  • WiFi/NFC
  • 3fps continuous shooting
  • ISO
  • Autofocus points

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Nikon D3300

best dslr cameras under rs 30,000 - d3300

Summary
This one is an ancient model but still not outdated. Some of the features that stand out include 5fps continuous shooting, 24MP sensor, and a large battery. But get the D3400, honestly. It’s a better camera for the same price.

 

  • Sensor
    23.5 x 15.6 mm APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    Expeed 4
  • Maximum resolution
    24MP
  • Display
    Articulated 3.0″ 921k-dot
  • Continuous Shooting
    5fps
  • Autofocus points
    11
  • ISO
    100-12800
  • Video
    1080 30p
  • Battery
    700 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm
  • Weight
    460g
  • First announced
    Jan, 2014
Pros and Cons
  • 5fps continuous shooting
  • Battery

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Canon EOS 3000D

Canon EOS 3000D

Summary
Entry level DSLR from Canon since Nikon decided they’re not interested in making any. Given it’s price point, don’t expect much. Nonetheless, there’s WiFi so you don’t have to carry a laptop with you all the time. What we don’t like is the fact that the burst mode allows only 3fps shooting. Not a great dampener, but disappointing. Also, you will have to compromise on the AF points and the display. Nothing that shouldn’t stop you from taking great photographs, but not making life too easy either. Also, don’t let the name fool you. Both 1300D and 1500D are better cameras.

 

  • Sensor
    22.3 x 14.9 mm APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    DIGIC 4+
  • Maximum resolution
    18MP
  • Display
    Fixed 2.7″ 230k-dot
  • Continuous Shooting
    3fps
  • Autofocus points
    9
  • ISO
    100-6400
  • Video
    1080 30p
  • Battery
    500 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm
  • Weight
    436g
  • First announced
    Feb, 2018
Pros and Cons
  • WiFi
  • 3fps continuous shooting
  • Display
  • SO
  • Autofocus points

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Canon EOS 1300D

best dslr cameras under rs 30,000 - eos 1300d

Summary
Pretty much all the things said for the 3000D can be said here except for a much better display on this one and the inclusion of NFC. So, yes, better than the 3000D.

 

  • Sensor
    22.3 x 14.9 mm APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    DIGIC 4+
  • Maximum resolution
    18MP
  • Display
    Fixed 3.0″ 920k-dot
  • Continuous Shooting
    3fps
  • Autofocus points
    9
  • ISO
    100-6400
  • Video
    1080 30p
  • Battery
    500 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm
  • Weight
    485g
  • First announced
    Mar, 2016
Pros and Cons
  • WiFi/NFC
  • 3fps continuous shooting
  • SO
  • Autofocus points

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