Best DSLR cameras under Rs 50,000 in India (2018) (including mirrorless)

best dslr under rs 50000 in India

Which is the best DSLR under 50000?

As you start getting serious about photography, entry-level DSLRs don’t cut it. As such, we’ve compiled a list of the best DSLR cameras under Rs 50,000-55,000 for this month available in India. We’ve exclusively covered DSLRs and mirrorless cameras in the list with the best offerings from Canon, Sony, and Nikon listed below.

There’s just too much confusion around mirrorless cameras. No, they don’t shoot inferior photos compared to DSLR since they use the same sensors. Yes, they have interchangeable lenses. What they don’t have is a live viewfinder, which to be honest is a fair trade-off for the compactness. Their autofocus is also usually better. Oh, and yes, they come with in-built flash.

Some of these come with attractive pricing given the lens bundles included in the package but cost slightly north of Rs 50,000. So here are the top DSLR cameras under 50k-55k.

Also check the best DSLR cameras under Rs 30,000. and best DSLR cameras under Rs 35,000-40,000.

 

These are the best DSLR cameras under Rs 50,000-55,000 in India (2018):

 

Canon EOS 750D

best DSLR cameras under 50000 rs in India - Canon EOS 750D

Summary
While there’s a touchscreen and WiFi here, just 19 AF points, and DIGIC 6 image processor leave us wanting for more. The battery isn’t too great either.

 

  • Sensor
    22.3 x 14.9 mm, APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    DIGIC 6
  • Maximum resolution
    24.2MP
  • Display
    Articulated 3″ 1040k-dot articulated touch-screen
  • Continuous Shooting
    5fps
  • Auto focus points
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    19
  • ISO
    100-12800
  • Video
    1080 30p
  • Battery
    440 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm
  • Weight
    555g
  • First announced
    Oct, 2013
Pros and Cons
  • Touch screen
  • WiFi
  • AF points

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Nikon D5600

best DSLR camera under 50000 rs in India - Nikon D5600

Summary
With 39AF points, 970 shots battery, touchscreen, 60FPS video recording, and WiFi, there’s enough to like about this camera. Don’t go by the announcement date, camera technology doesn’t evolve as fast as smartphones.

 

  • Sensor
    23.5 x 15.6 mm APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    EXPEED 4
  • Maximum resolution
    24.1MP
  • Display
    Articulated 3.2″ 1040k-dot touch-screen
  • Continuous Shooting
    5fps
  • Auto focus points
    39
  • ISO
    100-25600
  • Video
    1080 60p
  • Battery
    970 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm (AF-P)
  • Weight
    465g
  • First announced
    Feb, 2015
Pros and Cons
  • AF points
  • Battery
  • Touch screen
  • Video 60fps
  • WiFi

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Sony ILCE-6000L/B

Sony ILCE-6000L
16-50mm Lens

16-50mm + 55-210mm Lens

Summary
ThTalkign about the A6000, this particular model comes with 60fps recording, 11fps continuous shooting mode, and WiFi. There’s also 179 AF points. The only thing that doesn’t hold well compared to a DSLR is the weaker battery. ALso, the lenses might be slightly more expensive than those for Nikon or Canon. Just so you know the camera uses Sony E mount lenses.

 

  • Sensor
    23.5 x 15.6mm, APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    Bionz X
  • Maximum resolution
    24.3MP
  • Display
    Articulated 3″ 921k-dot articulated
  • Continuous Shooting
    11fps
  • Autofocus points
    179
  • ISO
    100-25600
  • Video
    1080 60p
  • Battery
    360 shots
  • Included lens
    16-50mm
  • Weight
    344g
  • First announced
    Jun, 2014
Pros and Cons
  • WiFi
  • Weight
  • Burst shooting
  • Battery

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Nikon D5300

best DSLR cameras under 50000 rs in India - Nikon D5300
18-55mm +70-300mm

18-140mm

Summary
Why is this on our list? Because this camera sports some features like 60fps video recording, touch screen display, 5fps continuous shooting, high ISO range, 39 autofocus point, and a decent battery. The lens kits are attractive too.

 

  • Sensor
    23.5 x 15.6 mm APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    EXPEED 4
  • Maximum resolution
    24.1MP
  • Display
    Articulated 3.2″ 1040k-dot touch-screen
  • Continuous Shooting
    5fps
  • Auto focus points
    39
  • ISO
    100-25600
  • Video
    1080 60p
  • Battery
    600 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm +70-300mm
  • Weight
    480g
  • First announced
    Oct, 2013
Pros and Cons
  • AF points
  • Battery
  • Touch screen
  • Video 60fps
  • Lens kit

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Nikon D3500

Nikon D3500
18-55mm

18-55mm + 70-300mm

Summary
The most recent offering from Nikon. We particularly like the D3500 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. However, the specs seem almost identical to the D3400. We’re not sure what exactly changed.

 

  • 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
    1550 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm + 70-300mm
  • Weight
    365g
  • First announced
    Aug, 2018
Pros and Cons
  • Battery
  • Lens kit
  • Video 60fps
  • ISO

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Sony Alpha A68

best DSLR cameras under 50000 rs in India - Sony Alpha A68

Summary
Sony doesn’t get all the love it deserves in India, but the Alpha A68 is great because it has 79 AF points, 8FPS continuous burst, and 60fps shooting. You could have to put in some effort looking for lenses though.

 

  • Sensor
    23.5 x 15.6 mm APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    BIONZ X
  • Maximum resolution
    24.1MP
  • Display
    Articulated 2.7″ 460k-dot screen
  • Continuous Shooting
    8fps
  • Auto focus points
    79
  • ISO
    100-25600
  • Video
    1080 60p
  • Battery
    580 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm
  • Weight
    610g
  • First announced
    Nov, 2015
Pros and Cons
  • AF points
  • 8fps shooting
  • Video 60fps

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Canon EOS 200D

Canon EOS 200D

Summary
The Canon nomenclature is very confusing. Nonetheless, 200D is a great camera. Why? Because it has a large ISO range, excellent display along with touchscreen functionality. The image processing is also step above the entry level Canon cameras. The lens kit makes it a great proposition. The AF points on the camera disappoint though.

 

  • Sensor
    22.3 x 14.9 mm, APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Image processing
    DIGIC 7
  • Maximum resolution
    24.2MP
  • Display
    Articulated 3″ 1040k-dot articulated touch-screen
  • Continuous Shooting
    5fps
  • Auto focus points
    9
  • ISO
    100-25600
  • Video
    1080 30p
  • Battery
    650 shots
  • Included lens
    18-55mm + 55-250mm
  • Weight
    453g
  • First announced
    Jun, 2017/span>
Pros and Cons
  • Touch screen
  • WiFi
  • Lens kit
  • AF points

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