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The best Nikon digital SLR cameras for beginners are the entry-level DSLRs marked at a price of at least $800. Available under the Nikon's D Series product line, these cameras support an optical zoom range of over 6x, 1080p Full HD video recording, camera resolution of at least 18 Megapixel. The below listed top rated interchangeable lens cameras implement CCD or CMOS sensors. Some of them also come with remote control accessories and are best suited for shooting portraits and interiors.


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Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
Nikon D5200
Nikon D3200
Nikon D7000
Nikon D5300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera
Nikon D7100 Digital Camera
Nikon D5200 Digital Camera
Nikon D3200 Digital Camera
Nikon D7000 Digital Camera
$647 - $997
$797 - $1,437
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Release Date
Oct 2013
Feb 2013
Dec 2012
Apr 2012
Sep 2010
Camera Type
SLR/Professional, Compact SLR
SLR/Professional, Mid-size SLR
SLR/Professional
SLR/Professional
SLR/Professional
Resolution
24.0 Megapixel
24.0 Megapixel
24.1 Megapixel
24.2 Megapixel
16.9 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.2 in.
3.2 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
28.2 mm
28.2 mm
28.2 mm
28.2 mm
28.2 mm
Average Rating
 4.2 stars
 4.2 stars
 4.1 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.3 stars

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