Editor's Choice - Our Favorite High Resolution DSLR Cameras

1. Panasonic Lumix FZ80 4K Digital Camera, 18.1 Megapixel Video Camera, 60X Zoom DC VARIO 20-1200mm Len...

User Ratings: 64 8

Panasonic DC-FZ80K First Impressions

"Now about this Camera."

Best price, fast delivery and good support in case something goes wrong. I've had the Panasonic DC-FZ80K for about two weeks now and it's been great! I use it as a backup camera to my Canon 7D mark II. 5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking High Resolution DSLR Camera well. The different modes are useful.

  • Panasonic Lumix FZ80 4K Digital Camera, 18.1 Megapixel Video Camera, 60X Zoom DC VARIO 20-1200mm Lens, F2.8-5.9 Aperture, Power O.I.S. Stabilization, Touch Enabled 3-Inch LCD, Wi-Fi, DC-FZ80K (Black)
  • Point and Shoot Long Zoom Camera : 18.1 megapixel MOS sensor plus 60X zoom DC Vario lens (20 1220millimeter and Power O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) captures far off moments
  • High Resolution View Finder & LCD Display: High resolution 1,170K dot view finder and rear touch enabled 3 inch LCD Display (1040 dots) are clear even in bright sunlight.Lens:14 elements in 12 groups
  • 4K video Capture: 4K QFHD video recording (3840 x 2160) with three unique 4K ultra HD video pause and save 4K photo modes extracts individual high resolution Photos from 4K ultra HD video filmed at 30 frames per second to capture split second moments
  • Low Light Performance : Low light capture lets you enjoy photography during your nightlife again with impressive results; Note : Refer to user manual PDF attached below in technical specification for trouble shooting steps are on page 54
  • USB Charging and WiFi Connectivity: Enjoy Travel Ready technologies like USB charging and Wi Fi connectivity to your mobile device; HDMI D (Micro), Micro USB and USB 2.0 provide additional connectivity to Your favorite devices; Max resolution:4896 x 3672
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DC-FZ80K
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DC-FZ80K Final Thoughts

"Work Horse."

No focus peaking, even in live view. Again, slim margins for a lot of money. Very good camera for the size. The read/write speed is seriously blazing fast. Again, slim margins for a lot of money.

Overall Score
4.3


(1465 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated High Resolution DSLR Cameras

2. Nikon D7000 DSLR (Body Only)

User Ratings: 78 4

Nikon 25468 First Impressions

"Solid deal."

Camera, batteries and memory cards all top notch. The difference is the excellent Nikon lens. I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today. I've been more than happy with this High Resolution DSLR Camera. Though I have nothing to complain about the Nikon 25468.

  • Nikon D7000 DSLR (Body Only)
  • High Resolution 16.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor
  • Body only; lenses sold separately
  • High Speed 6 frames per second continuous shooting up to 100 shots
  • Breathtaking Full 1080p HD Movies with Full Time Autofocus
  • Dynamic ISO range from 100 to 6400
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 25468
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 25468 Final Thoughts

"Photos are great."

Some of the extra items are not useful. So i bought this kit under a month ago and I'm in love with it. Best price, fast delivery and good support in case something goes wrong. Have used Nikon cameras all the way back to 35mm. The body is well balanced when using the large Art series of lenses.

Overall Score
4.5


(1066 Points)

3. Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lenses

User Ratings: 76 6

Sony ILCE6000Y/B First Impressions

"Greats products!"

Just buy this, you will not regret it. I can see using this for years before I would feel the need to upgrade. I use it as a backup camera to my Canon 7D mark II. The Sony ILCE6000Y/B has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera. My family pictures will be great from now on.

  • Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera w/ 16-50mm and 55-210mm Power Zoom Lenses
  • Amazing quality in half the size & weight of conventional DSLRs, World's fastest auto focus6 at 0.06 seconds and 179 AF points, Shoot 11 frames per second so you never miss any of the action.
  • Capture life in high resolution and in low light with 24MP APS-C sensor and 2 lenses provide the tools you'll need to start shooting immediately, Instant sharing via smartphone with Wi-Fi and NFC.
  • What you see is what you get with built-in OLED viewfinder, Easy and intuitive controls help you shoot like a pro, Record Full HD 1080/24/60P video, Convenient features and intuitive controls help you shoot like a pro.
  • Monitor Type: 7.5 cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT. Focus Type- Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF). AF Illuminator range-Approx. 0.3 – approx. 3.0 m (with E PZ 16-50 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens attached). Flash Range : 16 mm (focal length printed on the lens body)
  • In the Box: AC adapter (AC-UB10), Eyepiece cup, Lens cap, Lens hood, Lens rear cap, Micro USB cable, Rechargeable battery pack (NP-FW50), SEL55210, SELP1650, Shoulder strap.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6000Y/B
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony ILCE6000Y/B Final Thoughts

"Nice job again, Sony!"

The Sony ILCE6000Y/B has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera. I love all the accessories included with my new Sony ILCE6000Y/B camera. Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. I love this camera a lot so far! Thank you Amazon and thank you Sony!

Overall Score
4.5


(1054 Points)

4. Canon Digital SLR Camera Kit [EOS Rebel T6] with EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm Zoom Lenses - Black

User Ratings: 82 3

Canon 1159C008 First Impressions

"Learning curve."

5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking High Resolution DSLR Camera well. Everything was fine with the kit - great value! It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. Very versatile and swiftly configurable. Have used Canon cameras all the way back to 35mm.

  • Canon Digital SLR Camera Kit [EOS Rebel T6] with EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm Zoom Lenses - Black
  • Equipped with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC to make wireless sharing of photos and videos between compatible devices Easy and convenient
  • The 18. 0 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor and the DIGIC 4+ Image processor that can capture images with high resolution with an is 100-6400 (expandable to H: 12800)
  • Polished Full HD videos with our easy manual control of exposure, focus and live view features
  • Comes with a large, 3. 0-Inch LCD monitor with 920, 000 dots shows fine details and provides easy viewing
  • Using Canon's Camera Connect App, the EOS Rebel T6i can connect to a number of compatible smartphones and iOS devices. Image format-Approx. 22. 3mm x 14. 9mm
  • Video Capture Resolution: Fhd 1080P
  • Lens Type: Interchangeable
  • Mounting Type: Bayonet
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1159C008
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1159C008 Final Thoughts

"This was my choice."

Again, slim margins for a lot of money. The pictures were clear and a came out great. Again, slim margins for a lot of money. Some of the extra items are not useful. I've been more than happy with this High Resolution DSLR Camera.

Overall Score
4.7


(855 Points)

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5. Canon Digital SLR Camera Kit [EOS Rebel T6] with EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm Zoom Lenses with SanDi...

User Ratings: 82 3

Canon First Impressions

"Happy it was included."

Many more options than available to entry level models. Servo is accurate enough to keep it on. The pictures were clear and a came out great. First four pictures I took and they came out great! This camera has paid for itself 20 times over and it keeps on giving!

  • Canon Digital SLR Camera Kit [EOS Rebel T6] with EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm Zoom Lenses with SanDisk Extreme 16GB SDHC UHS-I Card - Black
  • Equipped with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC to make wireless sharing of photos between compatible devices easy and convenient
  • Next-generation 18.0 Megapixel CMOS image sensor and the DIGIC 4+ Image Processor that can capture images with high resolution with an ISO 100-6400 (expandable to H: 12800)
  • Polished Full HD videos with our easy manual control of exposure, focus and Live View features
  • Comes with a large, 3.0-inch LCD monitor with 920,000 dots shows fine details and provides easy viewing
  • Using Canon's new Camera Connect App*, the EOS Rebel T6i can connect to a number of compatible smartphones and iOS devices
  • Bundled with EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm Zoom Lenses and 16GB memory card so you can start capturing moments right away
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon Final Thoughts

"It is short though."

So i bought this kit under a month ago and I'm in love with it. Again, slim margins for a lot of money. I have not used the remote yet so I can't comment on that. So pleased with all the features. Works great for my daughter and her film school.

Overall Score
4.7


(855 Points)

6. Nikon D5500 DX-format Digital SLR w/ 18-55mm VR II Kit (Black)

User Ratings: 80 5

Nikon 1546 First Impressions

"Well done Nikon."

I finally decided I liked the features of the Nikon line. I received it and it works well with my other Nikon lenses. Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. I've been more than happy with this High Resolution DSLR Camera. The difference is the excellent Nikon lens.

  • Nikon D5500 DX-format Digital SLR w/ 18-55mm VR II Kit (Black)
  • 24.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter (OLPF)
  • 39-point Autofocus (AF) system
  • 5 frames per second continuous shooting
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • High resolution, vari-angle LCD with familiar, smartphone-like touchscreen for easy use
  • 1080/60p HD video capabilities allow for capture of fast-moving subjects or creating slow motion effects
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and smartphone compatibility for instant sharing
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 1546
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 1546 Final Thoughts

"Great camera and kit!"

I don't feel like I ever need any other lenses. The Nikon 1546 has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera. That little piece of glass produces some amazingly sharp pictures. But, others have covered its capabilities far better than I can. Camera, batteries and memory cards all top notch.

Overall Score
4.5


(568 Points)

7. Panasonic Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera, with Lumix G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirr...

User Ratings: 76 5

Panasonic DMC-G7KK First Impressions

"Lordy Lord!"

Some of the extra items are not useful. Everything was fine with the kit - great value! It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. I love the camera and the bundle is OK. Great camera, great bundle and fast shipping.

  • Panasonic Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera, with Lumix G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera, 3-Inch LCD, DMC-G7KK (Black)
  • Professional photo & video : Performance: 16 megapixel micro four thirds sensor with no low pass filter to confidently capture sharp images with a high dynamic range and artifact free performance; WiFi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412 MHz 2462 MHz (1 11 ch), Wi Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode
  • 4K video Capture: 4K QFHD video recording (3840 x 2160) with three unique 4K ultra HD video pause and save 4K photo modes extracts individual high resolution Photos from 4K ultra HD video filmed at 30 frames per second to capture split second moments
  • Intuitive Controls: Easily control aperture and shutter settings with the front and rear dials while making White balance and ISO adjustments on the fly; Assign favorite settings to any of the six function buttons (six on body, five on menu)
  • High Resolution Viewfinder & LCD Display: High resolution (2,360K dot) OLED live view finder and rear touch Enabled 3 inch tilt/swivel LCD display (1,040 dot) are clear even in bright sunlight.Diagonal Angle of View:75°(W)~29°(T)
  • Connectivity & Ports : 3.5 millimeter external mic port, 2.5 millimeter remote port, USB 2.0 and micro HDMI Type D; Compatible with newer BUS Class UHS I/UHS II SDXC/SDHC SD cards capable of storing high resolution 4K videos
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-G7KK
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DMC-G7KK Final Thoughts

"No known issues."

The extra batteries don't work all that well. It has a great feel, not too heavy but still substantial. No focus peaking, even in live view. I take pictures of houses occasionally and this has worked really well. I shot video of my 5 year old son riding his bike today.

Overall Score
4.5


(472 Points)

8. Canon Digital SLR Camera Body [EOS 80D] with 24.2 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS Sensor and Dual Pixel CMOS ...

User Ratings: 82 8

Canon 1263C004 First Impressions

"I can’t even."

This is a fantastic High Resolution DSLR Camera. Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. I am eventually going to get the battery grip for the body. This, in my opinion is a great camera to start learning on. I compared features for months before deciding to go with this High Resolution DSLR Camera.

  • Canon Digital SLR Camera Body [EOS 80D] with 24.2 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS Sensor and Dual Pixel CMOS AF - Black
  • The EOS 80D camera’s Intelligent Viewfinder helps bring the thrill of SLR photography with each use
  • The Intelligent Viewfinder displays AF points and AF mode, has a grid display, a horizontal electronic level, plus numerous other points of information
  • For next level AF operation, the EOS 80D camera has a wide area, 45 point, all cross type AF system with low luminance performance to EV 3 and 4 types of AF area selection modes
  • The 24.2 Megapixel (APS C) CMOS sensor captures high resolution images and has refined individual pixels that enable high ISO speeds (16000 for still photographs, 12800 for movies)
  • Canon’s remarkable shutter combined with ability to shoot up to 7.0 fps during continuous shooting ensures quick performance.Dioptric Adjustment: 3.0 to +1.0 m 1 (diopter)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1263C004
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1263C004 Final Thoughts

"I love this camera!"

From my first few casual shots the results blew me away. I finally decided I liked the features of the Canon line. I am also a white balance and color nut. But that's what this entry level camera is all about. I have not used the remote yet so I can't comment on that.

Overall Score
4.5


(376 Points)

9. Nikon D7000 16.2 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera with 18-105mm Lens (Black)

User Ratings: 67 6

Nikon 25474 First Impressions

"It's easy to use."

The body is well balanced when using the large Art series of lenses. However on contacting Nikon about it, they sent us a memory card. Just what my wife needed for her travels. The different modes are useful. No focus peaking, even in live view.

  • Nikon D7000 16.2 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera with 18-105mm Lens (Black)
  • High Resolution 16.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor
  • High Speed 6 frames per second continuous shooting up to 100 shots
  • Breathtaking Full 1080p HD Movies with Full Time Autofocus
  • Dynamic ISO range from 100 to 6400
  • Ground-breaking 2,016-pixel RGB (3D Color Matrix) exposure sensor
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 25474
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 25474 Final Thoughts

"Shipped fast!"

However on contacting Nikon about it, they sent us a memory card. Absolutely great High Resolution DSLR Camera for the price. Sometimes I still wish I had purchased the 40D at a comparable price. Some of the extra items are not useful. Great High Resolution DSLR Camera package my kids love it!

Overall Score
4.3


(342 Points)

10. Canon Digital SLR Camera Body [EOS 80D] and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Image Stabilization USM Lens wit...

User Ratings: 78 6

Canon 1263C006 First Impressions

"Loved that camera!"

Love the camera and accessories that came with this kit. I got it at the best price for this kit. I have already taken it on 3 vacations. All other cameras in this category are much more expensive. He has waited years for this and it was everything he wanted and more!

  • Canon Digital SLR Camera Body [EOS 80D] and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Image Stabilization USM Lens with 24.2 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS Sensor and Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Black)
  • Merging power, precision, and operability, the EOS 80D is a dynamic SLR camera for anyone's creative vision
  • Providing a comprehensive view, the EOS 80D camera’s Intelligent Viewfinder helps bring the thrill of SLR photography with each use
  • The Intelligent Viewfinder displays AF points and AF mode, has a grid display, a horizontal electronic level, plus numerous other points of information, all of which can be hidden
  • For AF operation, the EOS 80D camera has a wide area, 45 point, all cross type AF system with low luminance performance to EV 3 and 4 types of AF area selection modes
  • The  24.2 Megapixel (APS C) CMOS sensor captures high resolution images and has refined individual pixels that enable high ISO speeds (16000 for still photographs, 12800 for movies)
  • Fast and incredibly quiet, the EF S 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 IS USM’s  NANO USM AF system not only delivers high speed AF, but also makes quiet, fast, and smooth AF transitions
  • Focuses incredibly fast thanks to its  NANO USM motor, a clear advantage for action photography and for working on the fly
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1263C006
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1263C006 Final Thoughts

"Excellent experience!"

This camera just feels good in the hands. Some of the extra items are not useful. I use it with my one year old Canon lens. First off, I did purchase this because I needed it for a class. Many more options than available to entry level models.

Overall Score
4.5


(297 Points)

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