How to Choose
To choose the best DSLR Camera from the above top 10 list, you can start with the table above, which contains the main features of each DSLR. And then you can further read our product's review to get a deeper insight of the DSLRs. In general, above list covered the entry-level DSLR to the high-end products.
Entry-level DSLR Camera: This kind of DSLR is just design for the photographers who is not satisfied with a point-and-shot, while feel it difficult to get into the ins and outs of the exposure settings of the cameras. So the entry-level DSLRs combine many compact cameras’ quality with some more profession features, and you can smooth transit from the beginning level. The entry-level DSLRs in our top10: Nikon D5300, Nikon D3300, and Canon 600D.
Profession DSLR Camera: A profession DSLR doesn’t mean it is not for a casual photographer or enthusiast. By using the profession DSLR you will get more fun in shooting, but as it is in a ‘profession’ zoom, you need to balance the costs and the fun of shooting. The profession DSLR in our Top10 is: Nikon D7100, Canon EOS 5D III, Sony Alpha 99, Canon EOS 70D, Nikon D800, Sony A77 II, and Pentax K-3. In general, the Nikon D7100, Canon EOS 70D,Nikon D5300 are the best at price for users. These DSLRs have contained nice features for customers and also balance the costs.
How to decide which DLSR is for you?
There are so many DSLRs in the market, how can we pick out the best for us? In below, we list out some key factors you can take into consider when looking for a DSLR.
No doubt the price must be the first factors that come up to our minds, as the DSLRs have a price range from quite affordable entry-level to extremely high price professional ones. And also keep in mind that other costs will follow one DSLR. So before you purchase a DSLR, set your budget clear, and take these aspects into consider: Lense, Battery, Memory Card, Camera Bag, etc.
The reason anyone buys a DSLR is to take the finest picture, so the image quality naturally become a key factor to take into consideration. Resolution is one of the key specs that you should focus on, as a adequate resolution will make sure that your image has enough details.
Other things, such as the ISO ranges and the shooting speed, all contribute to producing a good images. And a more Auto focus points may be a good tool to help you catch the target objects. A good shooting speed will make the capture of fast moving object become a easy move.
As the DSLRs has so many controls, which may make the users feel confused, especially for the beginners, so looking for a feature-rich DSLR will help you to get along with the cameras. We set the battery life as an important criteria to select a DSLR, as a long battery life will make the outside shooting more attractive. A Pop-up flash can give you a light when the environment lighting is not enough. The other features, like the build-in WIFI allows you to post the image right after shooting, and also some of the DSLRs allow remote control via WIFI.
Size & weight. The DSLR is much bigger than the compact cameras, if you are taking a DSLR for outgoing, the size and weight may be the most important factor you may take into account. A lighter and nicer ergonomic design, will give you a better shooting experience.