As the trend of photography and videography is increasing, the demand for high quality cameras has been increasing with every passing day. Though every smartphone has a built-in camera, they are no match for DSLR cameras. Therefore, DSLRs have maintained their own position by allowing you to take high quality and high resolution photographs. DSLR have been in high demand because of their focus, clarity and adjustability for perfect photography and videography. If you are looking to get your hands on a DSLR camera and take some creative photographs yourself, you have come to the right place. I have listed some of the best DSLR cameras along with their reviews so that you can make a more informed decision.
Best DSLR Cameras Price in Pakistan:
Canon EOS Rebel SL3/EOS 250D:
Price in Pakistan: PKR 105,000.
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 is a feature packed DSLR which allows you to shoot even 4K video. It comes with APS-C sensor, 24.2 megapixels, Canon EF-S lens mount, 3in vari-angle touchscreen, and max burst speed of 5fps. It is the perfect DSLR for beginners as it comes with guided screen options, pivoting touchscreen, can make 4K video and the small body fits perfectly in your hands.
Price in Pakistan: PKR 65,750.
Nikon D3500 is another good choice for beginners and for those who are on a budget. It is a 24.2 megapixels DSLR camera that comes with APS-C sensor, Nikon F (DX) lens mount, 3in 921,000 dots screen, max burst speed of 5fps and can video with resolution up to 1080p. It has fairly basic controls, interactive ‘Guide’ shooting mode, gives solid performance and is easy to handle which makes it ideal for beginners and students.
Price in Pakistan: PKR 348,000.
Nikon D780 is very much like a mirrorless camera inside a traditional DSLR casing. It is especially designed for those who like the feel of a traditional DSLR camera. Nikon D780 is installed with the same processor and sensor as the Nikon Z6 but it also has slots for dual memory cards and more buttons and direct control dials. It is a great choice if you are looking for good battery life, dual card slots, traditional handling, charging via USB, 4K video recording and 12fps shooting.
Canon EOS 90D:
Price in Pakistan: PKR 229,999.
Canon EOS 90D is a mid-range model which comes packed with a lot of power for its price. It is a good step up for those who already own an entry-level Canon model or any entry-level mirrorless camera. It comes with a high resolution 32.5 megapixel sensor, an optical viewfinder, uncropped 4K video recording and a powerful battery that gives you 1300 shots per charge. Some of the downsides of Canon EOS 90D are that it is fairly bulky, has a single memory card slot and image stabilisation is missing.
Canon EOS Rebel T100/EOS 4000D:
Price in Pakistan: PKR 45,999.
Canon EOS Rebel T100/EOS 4000D gives you almost the same features like Nikon D3500 but at a lot less price. It features intelligent full auto shooting mode and a feature guide which makes it suitable for beginners. It gives you plenty of scene modes and advanced shooting modes. The Quick menu is an intuitive feature. The Creative Auto mode allows you to step up from basic zone to creative zone modes. The 18 megapixel image sensor might be less than modern DSLRs and the rear LCD is way too small and low resolution. However, if you are new to the photographic world and want to spend as little as possible to get some experience with DSLR, then Canon EOS Rebel T100/EOS 4000D is the best choice for you.
Price in Pakistan: PKR 400,000
The features of Nikon D850 are a host of some fantastic specs made available at an amazing price than ever before. It is a brilliant all-rounder well-suited to professionals and advanced enthusiasts as it handles a variety of different subjects perfectly. It is installed with a high resolution 45.4MP sensor, a 3.2 inch tilting touchscreen, 4K video capture, a 153-point/99 cross-type AF system and a sturdy body. One downside that I have noticed in the Nikon D850 is that its Snape Bridge (bluetooth connectivity) doesn’t always seem to be working.
Price in Pakistan: PKR 185,999.
Though the Nikon D7500 has been on the market for a long time, it still has some of the best features you will ever find. It is a superb all-rounder and equivalent to the Canon EOS 90D. However, it has a slightly faster continuous burst shooting speed i.e. 8fps but has less resolution than the Canon EOS 90D. It comes with a reliable 51-point autofocus system and has the ability to record 4K video. It features a titling rear screen and relies on slower contrast AF in live view mode. Despite the lower resolution, you will get high quality pictures due to the high-performance sensor.
Canon EOS 850D:
Price in Pakistan: PKR 135,000.
Canon EOS 850D is the best choice for those who are looking for their first professional camera. It comes with a brilliant set of specs such as long battery life, a vari-angle LCD screen, an optical viewfinder, an amazing autofocus and ability to make a 4K video. Some of the reasons why you don’t want to buy Canon EOS 850D are that it has a small viewfinder, gives a low-quality feel and has just a few upgrades from 800D.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV:
Price in Pakistan: PKR 310,000.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has been a popular camera among professional photographers since its release in 2016. If you are looking for a DSLR with a high megapixel sensor without compromising on the continuous burst speed and high-quality images. It allows you to get clean, noise-free images even at very high ISO settings. With Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF, you get fast autofocus performance in video modes and live view. It is reliable, robust and weather resistant which is a heaven for the pro photographers.
Price in Pakistan:
Canon 750D is a reasonably priced DSLR camera with plenty of shooting options. It allows you to achieve high resolution images with EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom Lens. It features a useful one-touch sharing option via Wifi and NFC. The 24.2 megapixel APS-C sensor gives super clarity and image quality. The DIGIC 6 processor allows low-noise and detailed digital photographs. The ISO range of 100-12800 is wide enough making Canon 750D a versatile tool even in low light.