|#2||Canon EOS 750D|
|#3||Sony Alpha 68|
|#4||Sony Alpha 6000L|
1) Best DSLR Under 50000: – Nikon D5500
With 24.2 MP image sensor coupled with expeed 5 ensures you can shoot beautiful images continuously at 5 fps second.
Its 39 focus points and 9 cross type points ensure quick and accurate focus even while you are busy in tracking wild animals or shooting at a sport event.
Nikon D5500 is well suited for Wildlife and sport photography with its 5fps continuous speed.
With phenomenal image quality at this price range, it ensures every image is sharp enough to capture all the details.
With articulated responsive touch screen, you can easily compose scene quickly by re-configuring various settings.
If you are smart phone user and would like to control your DSLR from smart phone, then Nikon D5500 is one of the DSLR which can be connected to smart phone and use smart phone as remote to operate DSLR.
This feature is useful while you are taking selfies or would like to experiment with different shutter speeds e.g. Fire photography.
With in-built WIFI you can transfer images quickly, without connecting any wires.
Let’s have a look at pros and cons of Nikon D5500.
- 24 mega pixel sensor with Expeed 5 processor.
- Built in WIFI.
- 39 focus points with 9 cross type focus points.
- Articulating touch screen.
- Excellent batter backup, more than 500 images with single charge (800 images in ideal condition).
- Light body with excellent build quality.
- 5 fps continuous shooting for better sports photography.
- Max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec with Max ISO 25600.
- High quality videos with stereo Microphone.
- No headphone jack.
- Built in Microphone is not so good.
- Slight performance issues while using continuous mode.
2) Best DSLR Under 50000: – Canon EOS 750D.
However, if you already own a canon EOS 700D then you can safely pass, because there are revolutionary changes between both the cameras, so it is not really worth an upgrade over the 700D.
But if you are new to DSLR world and looking to buy canon DSLR, then canon EOS 750D won’t disappoint in any way, but you may also checkout Nikon D5500 or Sony A68.
If Brand doesn’t matter to you then Nikon D5500 gives edge over canon EOS 750D.
Let’s have a look at canon EOS 750D features in detail.
With 24.2 megapixel images sensor with 19 cross-type AF points gives excellent image quality and hunt free auto focus even while shooting videos.
Low light photography is improved with a better ISO, with ISO range from ISO100 to ISO25600 (Up to ISO 12800 in video).
But as we said earlier, Canon EOS 750D slightly overpriced for its features.
At this price point, you can consider other cameras which offer value for money.
If extra 6MP doesn’t matter and if you live without WIFI then checkout Canon 700D.
With 700D you can save minimum 10K .
Also checkout Nikon D3300 with 24.2 MP image sensor, it can do almost everything what Canon 750D can do, it also supports WIFI using optional WIFI adapter, you can buy additional lens with the savings J .
At current price its direct competitors are Nikon D5500, Sony Alpha A68 & Sony-A5100L.
Let’s have a look at pros and cons of Canon D750D.
- 24 mega pixel sensor with low noise.
- Good noise performance up to ISO3200/6400.
- 3 inch Vari-angle (articulated) touch-screen.
- Impressive quick live view focus, thanks 19 cross point focus system.
- Built In Wi-Fi and NFC.
- Excellent image quality.
- Excellent color reproduction.
- Excellent touch screen.
- Q. button gives quick access to settings.
- 5fps continuous shooting.
- Not a major upgrade from Canon 700D.
- Other brands offer better package (Nikon D5500 or Sony A68).
- Average battery life.
3) Best DSLR Under 50000: – Sony A68.
With 79 focus points and 8fps continuous shooting mode, this DSLR is excellent for wildlife or sports photography.
Sony A68K images are superb, crisp and sharp, and with its steady shot, you can shoot as low as 1/30 sec and get sharp images.
If you have old lenses from Carl Zesiss then you can use those lenses with Sony A68K without any issue.
With in body image stabilization, you can even use non stabilized lenses with slower shutter speeds even when shooting hand held, so even with old lens you won’t miss the image stabilization unlike Nikon.
One of the key advantages of A68K is its ISO performance is on par compared to other DSLRS in this price range, so even at ISO 6400 you will get usable pictures.
Sony A68 also brings few useful features including focus peaking, with this feature you can focus manual lenses as fast and as accurately as an autofocus lens.
Though Sony did excellent job in image quality department, it misses few features offered by Nikon and Canon in this price range.
Sony A68k doesn’t have inbuilt WIFI or support WIFI adapter, but you can use EyeFi card to transfer images over WIFI, but you need to buy this card separately.
Moreover these cards will have less read/write performance so your continuous shooting ability will get impacted.
You won’t be able to log your journey with Sony A68K because it doesn’t have built in GPS aswell, but Nikon DSLR do good job here.
You will also miss touch screen and screen is smaller than Nikon D5500 or Canon 750D.
One more important thing to remember while purchasing Sony A68K is you will have limited lens available in India. Either lenses are costly or you won’t get them at all.
Let’s have a look at pros and cons of Sony A68K.
- Fast and accurate focus.
- 79-point phase-detection system with 15 cross points.
- 8 fps continuous shooting.
- Indian color profile.
- OLED based 100% electronic view finder.
- Manual focus peaking, helpful to get correct focus in manual lens.
- Dynamic Range Optimization.
- Outstanding Videos (No time lapse videos).
- Slight delay in changing from live view to electronic view finder.
- No built in WIFI or GPS
- No Touch screen
- Availability of lens
4) Best DSLR under 50000: – Sony Alpha A6000L
Due to advent in technologies there are changes happening to DSLR world, one of the notable changes in DSLR technology is replacing optical viewfinder with electronic view finder to reduce DSLR weight and size.
These new breed of DSLRs are called mirror less camera’s, these DSLRs offers lot of flexibility in terms of size and weight without compromising image quality.
Next in our “Best DSLR under 50000” list is Sony Alpha A6000L, let’s find out why we call it one of the best DSLR available under 50000.
Sony Alpha A6000L is upgrade version of Sony A5100. However, both share same image sensor with 24 megapixels and same autofocus system.
But, there are few differences which are worth to choose A6000L over A5100. But, first let’s go through A6000L features and other details.
A6000 boasts a lot of great features; it has a fast hybrid auto focus system, 11FPS continuous shooting, 24MP APS-C size sensor, this camera is very compact and easy to carry due to its small size and weight.
With Sony Alpha A6000, you will get 16-50mm lens, so it should be good enough for casual photography.
Overall image quality of this lens is fine, but the not exceptional. Since, it is a kit lens, you shouldn’t be expecting like other high quality Sony lenses.
You will get amazing image quality if A6000 is paired with prime lenses, despite its small size you will get same image quality as you would expect from any DSLR.
You can use old used Minolta lenses by pairing with with A6000 using an adapter. However adapter is costly.
Using focus peaking feature, you can use even older manual lenses which doesn’t have any auto focus mechanism in built.
Focus peaking feature works by highlighting areas in focus so it allows you to focus manual lenses quickly.
Even you won’t get disappoint with A6000L video Quality, it is excellent with A6000.
Auto Focus works really well while shooting Videos, so issues there.
Overall Sony Alpha A6000 is an excellent mirror less digital camera more or less equal to semi pro DSLR quality.
You can consider it as a DSLR with point and shoot body, so you can do almost everything what DSLR does, but with few limitations.
Let’s go through pros and cons of the A6000.
- Fast auto focus with sharp images.
- Electronic View Finder.
- In-built WIFI and NFC.
- Small size and light weight.
- 179 focus points with 24MP sensor.
- 11FPS continuous shooting.
- Limited choice and very expensive lenses.
- Expensive accessories.
- Low battery life.