Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Entry Level DSLR Cameras

1. Canon EOS Rebel T7i DSLR Camera 18-55mm Lens + Carrying Case

User Ratings: 92 2

Canon 1894C002 First Impressions

"Love it so far!"

Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. But I'd buy from Canon again, so they've got that going for them. It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. I have always gotten great results with my Canon 1894C002. This, in my opinion is a great camera to start learning on.

  • Canon EOS Rebel T7i DSLR Camera 18-55mm Lens + Carrying Case
  • Hands Down The Best Entry Level DSLR Package Featuring The Canon Rebel T7i with 18-55mm Lens
  • CAMERA FEATURES:24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor, 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • CAPTURE EVERY MOMENT WITH: Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps, 45-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF, Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • INCLUDED WITH YOUR PURCHASE: Canon Rebel T7i, 18-55mm Lens, Canon Neck Strap, Battery, Battery Charger, Cleaning Cloth, Camera Bag, Eyepiece, Body Cap and a 1 Year USA Warranty from Canon!
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1894C002
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1894C002 Final Thoughts

"The bundle is perfect."

This is a great entry level camera. This Canon 1894C002 is built tough. This all with my Canon 1894C002. It's terrific and you won't go wrong. All around for the price, it was still worth it.

Overall Score
4.9


(99 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Entry Level DSLR Cameras

2. Canon Rebel T7 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens Kit and Carrying Case, Creative Filters, Cleaning Kit, ...

User Ratings: 80

Canon 2727C002 First Impressions

"The Canon 2727C002 delivered."

I got it at the best price for this kit. This all with my Canon 2727C002. Great Entry Level DSLR Camera package my kids love it! This lens is a good complement to the existing ones I have. But, others have covered its capabilities far better than I can.

  • Canon Rebel T7 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens Kit and Carrying Case, Creative Filters, Cleaning Kit, and More
  • BUY NOW AND SAVE: Hands Down The Most Affordable Entry Level DSLR on the market! The Rebel T7 has most of the features of the T7i but at nearly half the price!
  • ADVANCED CAMERA FEATURES, ENTRY LEVEL PRICES: 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor, 3.0" 920k-Dot LCD Monitor, Digic 4+ Image Processor, Full HD 30p and more.
  • UPGRADED VIDEO QUALITY: Full HD video recording and an on-board feature guide help you capture eye-catching photos and video. Breathtaking Full HD quality and a variety of recording sizes and frame rates, including 30p for a natural look.
  • UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY: Ideal for mobile device users wanting to take the next step with their photography, the EOS Rebel T7 camera combines fantastic features with easy-to-use operation for high-quality images you'll be proud to share.
  • INCLUDED WITH YOUR PURCHASE: Canon Rebel T7, 18-55mm DCIII Lens, Canon Neck Strap, Battery, Battery Charger, Cleaning Cloth, Camera Bag, Eyepiece, Body Cap, and UV Protective Filter, CPL and FLD Filters!
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 2727C002
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 2727C002 Final Thoughts

"On and on."

I have already taken it on 3 vacations. But, others have covered its capabilities far better than I can. I can see using this for years before I would feel the need to upgrade. The camera is highly capable and flexible. Works great for my daughter and her film school.

Overall Score
4.8


(27 Points)

3. Canon EOS-1DX Mark II DSLR Camera and Delkin 256GB Cinema CFast 2.0 Memory Card

User Ratings: 82 13

Canon First Impressions

"Low light performance."

It's terrific and you won't go wrong. Servo is accurate enough to keep it on. Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. It sucks up way more battery life than the D7100/D7200.

  • Canon EOS-1DX Mark II DSLR Camera and Delkin 256GB Cinema CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  • Fastest shooting EOS-1D, capable of up to 14 fps full-resolution RAW or JPEG, and up to 16 fps in Live View mode with new Dual DIGIC 6+ Image Processors
  • Achieves a maximum burst rate of up to 170 RAWs in continuous shooting at up to 16 fps, and 4K movies using CFast cards in the new CFast 2.0 slot
  • Designed for cinematic use in leading coast 2.0 Hosts & Recorders, including canon, black magic & Atom OS
  • HD, Ultra HD & dci 4K video ready
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon Final Thoughts

"For personal use."

The software also defaults to save your original pic. I have not used the remote yet so I can't comment on that. I got it at the best price for this kit. Got the bundle at a great price also. I love all the accessories included with my new Canon camera.

Overall Score
4.4


(37 Points)

4. Canon EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR Camera and EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 is STM Lens with Altura Photo Advanced Acce...

User Ratings: 82

Canon Canon EOS Rebel SL3 First Impressions

"Very easy to operate."

My family pictures will be great from now on. Works great for my daughter and her film school. Works great for my daughter and her film school. We love the Canon Canon EOS Rebel SL3, but let's talk about the accessories. Thank you Amazon and thank you Canon!

  • Canon EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR Camera and EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 is STM Lens with Altura Photo Advanced Accessory and Travel Bundle
  • INCLUDES: Canon EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black) + AirBag Packable Bag and Camera Insert + SanDisk 64GB C10 Ultra UHS-I SDXC Memory Card + Altura Photo Mini Tripod with Pistol Grip + Altura Photo Rapid Fire Wrist Strap + Altura Photo Hard-Shell Case + Altura Photo Accessory Kit + 3 Sizes MagicFiber Microfiber Lens Pouch
  • FEATURING a 24.1MP APS-C-format CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 image processor, high-resolution stills and UHD 4K video recording are possible, along with a wide ISO 100-25600 sensitivity range to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions.
  • CANON accessories included: Canon EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR Camera (Black) + EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens + LP-E17 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack +LC-E17 Charger + RF-3 Body Cap + Eyecup EF + EW-400D-N Neck Strap + Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • CANON AUTHORIZED DEALER. Includes Canon USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon Canon EOS Rebel SL3
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Final Thoughts

"Learning curve."

However on contacting Canon about it, they sent us a memory card. It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. Works great for my daughter and her film school. It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. SD card that came with camera is fine.

Overall Score
4.7


(52 Points)

5. Canon EOS C100 Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF - Body Only

Canon C100DP First Impressions

"Great starter bundle."

I really love the features on this body. I have already taken it on 3 vacations. The battery that does come with the camera lasts a long time. This camera has paid for itself 20 times over and it keeps on giving! I've had the Canon C100DP for about two weeks now and it's been great!

  • Canon EOS C100 Cinema EOS Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF - Body Only
  • Super 35mm 8.3MP CMOS Sensor ISO 320 to 80,000
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF Hardware Upgrade EF Lens Mount
  • Uncompressed HDMI Output with Timecode
  • Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slots 2 XLR Audio Connectors
  • Canon Log & Wide DR Gamma || Built-In ND Filters with Manual Controls
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon C100DP
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon C100DP Final Thoughts

"Great camera and kit!"

Nice Camera & very good value on accessory package. I love this camera a lot so far! The body is well balanced when using the large Art series of lenses. And because it is older, you can get it cheaper. I take pictures of houses occasionally and this has worked really well.

Overall Score
5.0


(12 Points)

6. Panasonic Lumix G7KS 4K Mirrorless Camera, 16 Megapixel Digital Camera, 14-42 mm Lens Kit, DMC-G7KS

User Ratings: 76 5

Panasonic DMC-G7KS First Impressions

"The camera is awesome."

I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today. Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. Everything was fine with the kit - great value! I took a 3 hour workshop on how to use the camera and I am good to go. I love the camera and the bundle is OK.

  • Panasonic Lumix G7KS 4K Mirrorless Camera, 16 Megapixel Digital Camera, 14-42 mm Lens Kit, DMC-G7KS
  • Superb DSLM image quality without the bulk and weight of traditional DSLRs
  • Never miss a photo with three unique 4K ultra HD video pause and save 4K photo modes
  • Fast and precise auto focusing tracks the subject; Focus mode AFS (single) / AFF (flexible) / AFC (continuous) / MF, AF mode face/eye detection / tracking / 49 area / custom Multi / 1 area / pinpoint
  • Class leading, ultra compact, interchangeable lens and accessory option; HDMI: microHDMI TypeD / VIERA Link,video: Auto / 4K / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p, Audio: stereo
  • Unwire your creativity with integrated Wi Fi sharing
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-G7KS
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DMC-G7KS Final Thoughts

"It is short though."

Camera, batteries and memory cards all top notch. The LCD screen is easy to see on bright sunny days. This all with my Panasonic DMC-G7KS. I use it with my one year old Panasonic lens. This Panasonic DMC-G7KS takes absolutely beautiful images!

Overall Score
4.5


(472 Points)

7. Canon EOS Rebel T5 18MP DSLR Camera EFS 18-55mm & EF 75-300mm Four Lens Ultimate Bundle

User Ratings: 70 6

Beach Camera E22CNDRT51855 First Impressions

"This is it you guys!"

I don't feel like I ever need any other lenses. I love all the accessories included with my new Beach Camera E22CNDRT51855 camera. The pictures were clear and a came out great. Some of the extra items are not useful. I am eventually going to get the battery grip for the body.

  • Canon EOS Rebel T5 18MP DSLR Camera EFS 18-55mm & EF 75-300mm Four Lens Ultimate Bundle
  • Bundle Includes: Canon EOS Digital Rebel T5 18MP SLR Digital Camera and Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS II Lens Kit Canon EF 75-300mm F4-5.6 III Lens with Canon USA Warranty Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag for Photo/Video 57-Inch Full Size Tripod Bounce Zoom Slave Flash Enhance Photos, Colors & Saturation 16GB SDHC High Speed Memory Card 8GB Secure Digital SD Memory Card Pro .45x Wide Angle Lens w/ Macro 58mm threading (Black) Pro 2x Telephoto Lens Converter - 58mm threading (Black) 58mm UV, Polarizer & FLD Deluxe Filter kit (set of 3 + carrying case) 58mm Multicoated UV Protective Filter--offers lens protection & clearer pictures Tri-fold Memory Card Wallet - Stores up to 3 Memory Cards Hi-Speed SD USB 2.0 Card Reader Flexible Mini Table-top Tripod 3pc. Lens Cleaning Kit Lens Cap Keeper
  • Canon EOS Digital Rebel T5 18MP SLR Digital Camera and Canon EFS 1855mm IS II Lens Kit
  • Canon EF 75300mm F45.6 III Lens with Canon USA Warranty
  • Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag for Photo/Video, 57Inch Full Size Tripod
  • Bounce zoom slave flash enhance photos, colors & saturation
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Beach Camera E22CNDRT51855
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Beach Camera E22CNDRT51855 Final Thoughts

"LCD screen."

Overall, very happy with the purchase. Absolutely great Entry Level DSLR Camera for the price. The colors of course are very good as expected, and here is a surprise. Nice Camera & very good value on accessory package. I finally decided I liked the features of the Beach Camera line.

Overall Score
4.3


(73 Points)

8. Canon EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR 24.1MP 4K Video Camera + EF-S 18-55mm is STM Lens Black Bundle with EF 75-3...

User Ratings: 76

Canon E30CNDRSL31855X2 First Impressions

"Quality all around!"

I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today. So overall the build quality is nice on the Canon E30CNDRSL31855X2. This all with my Canon E30CNDRSL31855X2. Basically, when doing astro-photography. This camera just feels good in the hands.

  • Canon EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR 24.1MP 4K Video Camera + EF-S 18-55mm is STM Lens Black Bundle with EF 75-300mm F4-5.6 III Telephoto Zoom Lens, 500mm Preset Telephoto Lens and Accessories (18 Items)
  • CANON Authorized Dealer Includes Full USA CANON Warranty
  • Lightest, Smallest EOS DSLR Camera | High Image Quality with 24.1 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) Sensor | DIGIC 8 Image Processor ISO 100-25600 | Fast and Accurate Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye Detection Tracking Autofocus | Optical Viewfinder with a 9-point AF System
  • 4K Video, 4K Time-Lapse Movie. Capture 4K videos at a frame rate of up to 24p for high definition, cinematic results | Movie Digital IS 5-axis Image Stabilization | Vari-angle Touch Screen, 3.0-inch LCD for selfies and fun angles | Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technology
  • CAMERA INCLUDES: Canon EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR 24.1MP 4K Video Camera Body (Black) - 3453C002 | EF-S 18–55mm f/4–5.6 IS STM Lens | Eyecup Ef | Neck Strap EW-400D-N | Battery Pack LP-E17 | Battery Charger LC-E17 | Lens Cap E-58II | Lens Dust Cap E | Camera Instruction Manual | Canon USA Authorized Dealer Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Telephoto Zoom Lens | 500mm Preset f/8 Telephoto Lens | T-Mount | 0.43x Wide Angle | 2.2x Telephoto Lens | Hard Tulip Lens Hood | 58mm UV, Polarizer & FLD Deluxe Filter kit | 58mm 4pc HD Macro Filter Set +1 +2 +4 +10 | Bounce Zoom Slave Flash | Wired Shutter Release Remote | 60" Tripod | 12" Compact Tripod | Lens Pen | Lens Blower |Card Wallet | Microfiber Cloth | Sandisk 32GB Extreme SDHC Memory UHS-I Card | Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 (Download Card)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon E30CNDRSL31855X2
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon E30CNDRSL31855X2 Final Thoughts

"Love it so far!"

The difference is the excellent Canon lens. Many more options than available to entry level models. Got the bundle at a great price also. I received it and it works well with my other Canon lenses. Basically, when doing astro-photography.

Overall Score
4.5


(16 Points)

9. Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera Kit with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5 Lens, Two Lexar 32GB U3 Memory Car...

User Ratings: 84 2

Canon 1159C003HB First Impressions

"Work Horse."

However on contacting Canon about it, they sent us a memory card. Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. The different modes are useful. Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. I love this camera a lot so far!

  • Canon EOS Rebel T6 Digital SLR Camera Kit with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5 Lens, Two Lexar 32GB U3 Memory Cards, Lens Filters, Camera Bag, Flexi-Tripod, and Accessory Bundle
  • Canon EOS T6 Digital SLR Camera Body With all Canon Accessories + Full USA Warranties PREMIUM RITZ CAMERA BUNDLE INCLUDING:
  • Xit Deluxe Camera/Video Padded, Xit Slave Flash, XIT 58mm 0.43 Wide Angle Lens, XIT 58mm 2.2x Telephoto Lens,
  • Xit 3 Piece Filter Kit, Vivitar 7 " Flexible Tripod (Red), Vidpro 4-in-1 USB SD Card Reader/Writer,
  • Polaroid Universal Screen Protectors, Lens Cap Keeper, Two Lexar Professional 633x 32GB SDHC U3 Cards
  • The EOS Rebel T6 DSLR Camera from Canon is an APS-C format digital SLR camera with an 18MP CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 4+ image processor. With 14-bit Analog/Digital conversion, an ISO range from 100-12800 (expandable to 25600), and Multi Shot Noise Reduction, it offers sharp details, accurate colors and low-noise imaging in both bright and low-light shooting situations. The Rebel T6 can continuously shoot up to 5 fps.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1159C003HB
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1159C003HB Final Thoughts

"Excellent experience!"

The camera is highly capable and flexible. The pictures were clear and a came out great. Again, slim margins for a lot of money. We love the Canon 1159C003HB, but let's talk about the accessories. I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today.

Overall Score
4.7


(104 Points)

10. Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Camera (Rebel T6 Successor) 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS III, EF 75-300mm III, 58mm ...

User Ratings: 80 4

Canon T7 First Impressions

"Excellent size."

The software also defaults to save your original pic. This is a great entry level camera. It's terrific and you won't go wrong. If you are a point and shoot person forget it here. I love this camera a lot so far!

  • Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Camera (Rebel T6 Successor) 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS III, EF 75-300mm III, 58mm Professional Telephoto & Wide Angle Lens, 64GB U3, Canon Case, Spare Battery & More
  • This Canon EOS Rebel T7 Double Zoom Lens Kit comes complete with all manufacturer supplied accessories and a 1-Year USA warranty
  • The EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Camera from Canon has a 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 4+ Image Processor. It has a 3.0" 920k-Dot LCD Monitor with Full HD 1080/30p Video Recording capabilities. It offers sharp details, accurate colors and low-noise imaging in both bright and low-light shooting situations. The Rebel T& can continuously shoot up to 3 fps.
  • Canon 18-55mm II Lens - a standard zoom compatible with Canon APS-C format cameras. It features a focal length range of 18-55mm which is equivalent to 29-88mm in the 35mm format, Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Lens
  • Canon EOS T7 Rebel Digital Camera, Canon 75-300 III f/4-5.6 Lens, Ritz Gear Camera Bag, XIT 2-In-1 Lens Cleaning Pen, Ritz Gear Extreme Pro SD 64GB, Lexar Professional 633x 64GB U3 SDHC Video Memory Card, Vivitar 62 " Monopod with Strap, Ritz Gear LPE10 Battery, Vivitar 58mm 2.2x Telephoto Lens Attachment,
  • Vivitar 3-Piece 58mm Digital Camera Filters, Vivitar 7" Flexi-Tripod (Red), Xit Ritz 60RS Wired Remote, Bower 58mm HD Lens Filter, Ritz 5-Piece Deluxe Cleaning Kit, Vidpro 4-in-1 USB SD Card Reader/Writer, Polaroid Universal Screen Protectors, Lens Cap Keeper and Vivitar 58mm Wide Lens Telephoto Lens Attachment
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon T7
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon T7 Final Thoughts

"Awesome near perfect."

So overall the build quality is nice on the Canon T7. This is a fantastic Entry Level DSLR Camera. This all with my Canon T7. It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. I really love the features on this body.

Overall Score
4.6


(94 Points)

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