Best DSLR Under 50000

Are you searching for the best DSLR Under 50000? If so, you may want to consider one of these three options.

Are you eager to find a good camera that will allow you to take professional-quality photos, even if you aren’t necessarily a professional?

Do you also want a device that will be easy to hold onto, easy to operate, and that has many features and functions to help you enhance the look of your photos?

If so, then you should try to find one of the best-rated cameras Under 50000 on the market.

While there are all kinds of cameras like this currently in existence, four seem to stand out from among the rest, and in this guide, we will take an in-depth look at these top models so you can decide which one will most closely meet your needs.

Best DSLR Under 50000 List 2020

1) Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600 DX-format Digital SLR w/ AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3. 5-5. 6G VR

Rs. 51,450
Rs. 43,184
4 new from Rs. 43,184
as of January 31, 2023 3:24 pm


  • AF-P DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens
  • SnapBridge Bluetooth and Wi-Fi with NFC
  • ISO 100-25600 and 5 fps Shooting
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • 3.2" 1.037m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen

Let’s start our best DSLR under 50000/- list with Nikon D5600; looking for best companion for your street photography or wildlife photography? Then its time to have a look at Nikon D5600.

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 D5600 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.

Another advantage of Nikon D5600 is its battery backup; you can expect more than 600 clicks with single charge, so you will get around 100-150 more pictures compared to canon 800D.

If you are smart phone user and would like to control your DSLR from smart phone, then Nikon D5600 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 D5600.


  • 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.
Buy 18-140mm VR or 18-200mm VR if you travel a lot. These are multipurpose lens so you get convenience with decent performance. But, for serious photography checkout 35mm 1.8G or 50mm 1.8G prime lens.



2) Best DSLR Under 50000: – Canon EOS 800D.

Canon EOS 800D 24.2MP Digital SLR Camera + EF-S 18-55 mm is STM Lens + 16GB Memory Card + Carrycase

Rs. 60,495
Rs. 52,990
2 new from Rs. 52,990
Free shipping
as of January 31, 2023 3:24 pm


  • Sensor: APS-C CMOS Sensor with 24.2 MP (high resolution for large prints and image cropping)
  • ISO: 100-25600 sensitivity range (critical for obtaining grain-free pictures, especially in low light)
  • Image Processor: DIGIC 7 with 45 autofocus points (important for speed and accuracy of autofocus and burst photography)
  • Video Resolution: Full HD video with fully manual control and selectable frame rates (great for precision and high-quality video work)
  • Connectivity: WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth built-in (useful for remotely controlling your camera and transferring pictures wirelessly as you shoot)

Next in our best DSLR under 50000/- is Canon EOS 800D, if you already own canon point and shoot or planning to upgrade from Canon EOS 1200D, then Canon EOS 800D is worth to have a look.

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 800D won’t disappoint in any way, but you may also checkout Nikon D5600 or Sony A68.

If Brand doesn’t matter to you then Nikon D5600 gives edge over canon EOS 800D.

Let’s have a look at canon EOS 800D 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).

Canon EOS 800D does come with in-built WIF adapter, so it’s pretty handy when it comes to remote shooting and sharing pictures to other smart devices on the go.

But as we said earlier, Canon EOS 800D 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 800D 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 D5600, Sony Alpha A68 & Sony-A5100L.

Let’s have a look at pros and cons of Canon 800D.


  • 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 D5600 or Sony A68).
  • Average battery life.



3) Best DSLR Under 50000: – Sony A68.

Sony Alpha A68K 24.2 MP Digital SLR Camera (Black) with 18-55 mm Lens (ILCA-68K) Free(sony Bag,Model Number MII-SC5)

Rs. 54,290
as of January 31, 2023 3:24 pm


  • 24.2 MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor
  • BIONZ X image processing engine
  • 4D Focus with 79 points high-density AF system
  • Upto 8fps continuous shooting
  • Indian Colour Profile

With 24.2 MP image sensor, Sony A68 is next in our best dslr under 50000 list. If you want great image quality and high ISO performance then this camera does the trick.

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.

If you like shooting Videos using DSLR, then Sony A68 delivers outstanding performance in video quality, with its wide range of ISO, even low light videos are just fine and usable.

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
  • Heavy.



4) Best DSLR under 50000: – Sony Alpha A6000L

Sony Alpha A6000L 24.3MP Mirrorless Camera (Black) + 16-50mm Lens with Carry Case

Rs. 45,990
Rs. 38,945
5 new from Rs. 38,945
Free shipping
as of January 31, 2023 3:24 pm


  • Sensor: APS-C CMOS sensor with 24.3 MP (high resolution for large prints and image cropping)
  • ISO: 100-25600  sensitivity range (critical for obtaining grain-free pictures, especially in low light) ; Image Sensor Aspect Ratio: 3:2 ; External Power: AC Adapter AC-PW20 (optional) ; Operating temparature: 32-104°F / 0-40°C ; Compatible OS: Windows Vista SP2*8, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Mac OS X (v10.6-v10.9)
  • Image Processor: Bionz X with 179 autofocus points (important for speed and accuracy of autofocus and burst photography)
  • Video Resolution: Full HD video with fully manual control and selectable frame rates (great for precision and high-quality video work)
  • Connectivity: WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth built-in (useful for remotely controlling your camera and transferring pictures wirelessly as you shoot)

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.



Sony Alpha A5100 VS A6000
Sony A5100 also has the same 24MP sensor, Bionz X, and auto focus system as the A6000. So you will get almost the same image quality.

But, we would recommend getting A6000 over A5100 because A5100 lacks view finder, so it would be difficult to shoot using LCD in bright sun light, and A5100 lack custom buttons aswell.

Even continuous speed is less in A5100, it offers 6fps vs 11fps.

Since both are available at almost same price, choosing A6000 anytime better than A5100.



Best DSLR Under 50000

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