While photography may be more about art, it does help to have a good piece of quality hardware.
And though modern-day smartphones offer better photography than ever, they fail to compete with dedicated devices such as DSLRs aka Digital single-lens reflex cameras.
So, if you are looking for a good DSLR camera, these picks might be right up your alley.
Canon EOS 200D: Priced at Rs. 39,990
Under the Rs. 40,000 price mark, Canon EOS 200D is a great option.
It offers a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor with dual pixel autofocus, Digic 7 image processor, and a pentamirror viewfinder with 95% coverage.
Along with the camera body, you also get a single EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens which offers up to 10x zoom.
Lastly, the 200D also offers a touchscreen display.
Nikon D5600: Priced at Rs. 35,999
The Nikon D5600 is a noteworthy option for beginners and intermediate photographers.
The DSLR camera, featuring a touchscreen display, offers a 24.2MP CMOS sensor with a 39-Point AF system, a maximum ISO of 25,600, and a shutter speed range of 1/4000-30 seconds.
In the kit, you get a single NIKKOR 18-55mm VR standard lens with an aperture range of f/3.5-5.6G and 16GB SD card.
Canon EOS 1500D: Priced at Rs. 34,999
If you are looking for a good camera and lens combo, the Canon EOS 1500D kit is a great buy.
The camera comes with a 24.1MP CMOS sensor with 9-Point AF system, 100-6400 ISO range, and an optical viewfinder with 95% coverage. As part of the combo offer, you get an EF-S 18-55mm IS standard lens and a 55-250 IS zoom lens.
Nikon D3400 with dual lenses: Priced at Rs. 33,999
If you’re just getting started, the Nikon D3400 combo kit is a good option to begin with.
It offers a 24.2MP CMOS sensor with an 11-Point AF system, a pentamirror viewfinder, and non-touch TFT screen.
Alongside the camera body, you get a single NIKKOR 18-55mm VR standard lens with an aperture range of f/3.5-5.6 and another NIKKOR 70-300mm zoom lens with f/4.5-6.3G aperture range.
Nikon D3300 with dual lenses: Priced at Rs. 29,999
For beginners, the Nikon D3300 combo kit is yet another viable option under Rs. 40,000.
The main camera unit offers a 24MP CMOS sensor with an ISO range of 200-6,400, a pentamirror viewfinder, and a non-touch 3-inch screen.
In the kit, you get a NIKKOR 18-55mm VR lens with an aperture range of f/3.5-5.6 and another NIKKOR 70-300mm zoom lens with f/4.5-6.3G aperture range.