The summer up and the sun is beating almost 50 degree temperatures all over the countries. You kids might have got summer break for schools and colleges. So, you must be planning a vacation for cooler places in the world.
Wait! Are you going to leave with that old point and shoot camera in the backpack?
Why don’t you make this summer more sweeter and memorable? Carry a DSLR with your this time and secure good memories for this season. Don’t be afraid! I’ll be mentioning some affordable best cameras in this article.
Known for its EOS quality lenses, Canon EOS 1200D is a real steal deal with 18-55mm in-package lens and 55-250mm extra bonus secondary lens, 8GB memory card and a bag for Rs.27,000.
Here are the package of Canon EOS 1200D contains:
- 18 megapixel CMOS (APS-C) image sensor
- High-performance DIGIC 4 image processor
- ISO 100-6400 (expandable to H: 12800) to shoot from bright to dim light
- EOS full HD movie mode to capture brilliant results
- Scene intelligent auto mode to deliver expertly optimized photos
- 9-point AF system (including one center cross-type AF point) and AI servo
- EOS 1200D digital SLR body
- 1 rechargeable lithium-ion LP-E10 battery
- Battery charger LP-E10
- 18-55mm and 55-250mm IS lens
- Accessories include 8GB card and camera bag
- Interface cable, EOS digital solution disk
- Camera instruction manual CD and booklet, software instruction manual CD
- 2 years Canon India warranty
2. Nikon D5200
If you are not a Canon guy, you must be Nikon guy for sure. Because it is Canon and Nikon that rules the cameras world. This Nikon D5200 comes with 24MP lens and Expeed 3 engine pricing at Rs.29,000.
Here are the full features of Nikon D5200:
- Equipped with a 24.1 megapixel DX-format sensor
- Powered with EXPEED 3 engine
- Sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 6400 and the best in class 39 point AF system
- Live view mode for precise framing
- Record full HD videos with amazing clarity in a wide range of frame rates
- Comes with DSLR bag, EN-EL14 rechargeable Li-ion battery, battery charger, strap, USB cable, audio/video cable
- Also includes eyepiece cap, accessory shoe cover, rubber eyecup, body cap, viewNX 2 CD-ROM and user manual, 8GB SD card and 18-55mm VR II kit lens
- 2 years Nikon India warranty
- The Nikon D5200 is equipped with a 24.1 megapixel DX-format sensor
- Powered with EXPEED 3 engine – the same processor found in our flagship D4 model, With the D5200, you don’t have to be behind the camera to take incredible photos, simply connect the optional WU-1a Wireless
- Mobile Adapter to remotely control the D5200 from your Android or iOS device
- A sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 6400 and the best in class 39-point AF system to deliver high image quality and excellent performance
- Live View mode for precise framing: In Live View, what you see on the ample 3-inch screen really is truly what you get, Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
- The D5200’s outstanding image quality lets you record Full HD videos with amazing clarity in a wide range of frame rates
With 18MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ technology and ISO expandable up to 12800, Canon EOS 1300D is a good choice for those who can afford a little more than Canon EOS 1200D.
Canon EOS 1300D is available at Rs.33,200 now. It also comes with an extra 55-250mm lens.
Here are the full features of EOS 1300D:
- 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+
- 9-point AF with 1 center cross-type AF point
- Standard ISO: 100 to 6400, expandable to 12800
- Wi-Fi and NFC supported
- Lens Mount: Canon EF mount
Sony Cybershot DSC HX400 comes with 20MP XMOR RTS CMOS sensor with additional feature of 1080P full HD video recording. Sony is specially known for its lenses. Cybershot series is the best of its camera classes. This camera is available for Rs.24,400 online.
Full features of Sony Cybershot DSC HX400:
- 20.4 megapixels with CMOS sensor
- 10802p full HD movie recording is newly provided
- Enjoy one-touch connectivity with mobile devices via built-in Wi-Fi/NFC capabilities, still shots and movies can be shared with mobile devices and the camera can be remotely controlled from a smartphone
- The powerful ZEISS zoom lens offers a broad focal-length range with Optical steadyshot image stabilization enhances image quality for both still shots and movies
- The back-illuminated Exmor RTM CMOS sensor delivers high 20.4 effective megapixel resolution and low noise
- Included components: Sony DSC-HX400V 20.4 MP Point and Shoot Digital Camera (Black) with 50x optical zoom, 8 GB Card, Camera Case, Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC Adaptor AC-UB10C/UB10D, Lens Cap,
- Micro USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, Instruction Manual, Shoe Cap, AC Power Code
- Includes: Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1, AC Adaptor AC-UB10C/UB10D, Micro USB cable, Shoulder Strap, Shoe Cap, Lens Cap, Instruction Manual, AC Power Code
5. Nikon D3200
Nikon D3200 comes wih 55-102mm lens, 8GB memory card and camera bag. This camera is one of the best cameras of its time and now. The EXPEED 3 image processing engine and DX-format image CMOS sensor makes this camera a wannabe. This camera tags the price of Rs.34,000.
Full features of Nikon D3200:
- With 24.2 effective megapixels, Nikon-developed DX-format CMOS image sensor
- Image-processing engine EXPEED 3 – the same as that used by the Nikon D4 FX-format flagship camera – achieves high speed, multiple functions and high performance, intuitive guide mode that shows you how to take great pictures
- Wide ISO sensitivity range at standard setting from ISO 100 to 6400, can be set to ISO 12800 equivalent
- Screen size: 3 inch, eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder\
- With its high-performance noise-reduction function, rich gradation with less noise is achieved even at a high sensitivity range, for both still images and movies, high-speed continuous shooting at approximately 4fps to capture decisive moments reliably
- EN-EL14 rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), MH-24 battery charger, AN-DC3 strap, EG-CP14 audio/video cable, UC-E17 USB cable, DK-5 eyepiece cap, BS-1 accessory shoe cover, DK-20 rubber eyecup, BF-1B body cap, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM, Reference CD
- 2 year manufacturer warranty
Pick one of your choice and enjoy your vacation.