Best DSLR Camera in India under 40000


Best DSLR Camera in India under 40000

This Diwali I plan to buy a new DSLR camera and my budget was 40K. So i researched a lot and read various reviews about all DSLRs under 40000. But it was very difficult for me to select the best. Then I shortlist and created a list of top 5 best DSLR camera under 40000 in India. So here I am sharing that list with all the features and other details.

So if you are also looking to buy a new camera. Then you must also check this list to select the best DSLR camera under 40000 for professionals and beginners both. In the last, i will tell you which camera I bought for me and some recommendation for you too.


In this range of 40K, you can buy a good DSLR that a semi-professional or beginner needs. If you will research the DSLR are available up to 10 lakh and more. But that camera is meant for very high professional photographers. So for starting or for semi-professionals, these below cameras are excellent. You can create the magic out of these. So let’s look the Best Digital SLR under forty thousand in India.

Product NameMPCheck Price
Nikon D340024.2 MP Check Price
Canon EOS 700D18 MP Check Price
Nikon D530024.2 MP Check Price
Nikon D5200 24.1 MP Check Price
Canon EOS 1300D 18 MP Check Price

Top 5 Best DSLR Camera under 40000 in India

1. Canon EOS 700D :

Canon EOS 700DClick here to Check Price

Presently Canon EOS 700D is very famous DSLR camera in this range. I must say it is the best camera under 40000. I recently bought this camera and its picture quality is superb. Anyone who is newbie can create magic with this camera. Though it’s handling is little different from my previous Nikon camera but a child can click an awesome picture out of it.

Canon 700D is 18 MP camera with 3 inch LCD touch screen. This touch screen feature makes its handling very simple and fast. The flap of LCD can rotate to 360 degrees. It has a display resolution of 104000 dots. It has DIGIC 5 Image Processor with ISO range of 100-12800 can expand to 25600. So now you can click a good image in low light scenes without flash.


With the 7 creative filters named Fish-eye effect, toy camera effect, grainy black, white, soft, miniature effect, art bold effect and water painting effect. You can alter the visual affect of any scene.

You can also record a full movie, with its Full HD video recording feature. The CMOS Image sensor produces high quality images with this camera.

This camera presently comes with a 18-55mm IS II and EF S55-250mm II lens. Canon is currently offering one JBL Bluetooth speaker, one 8GB Class 1o memory card and a camera carry case with this.

2. Nikon D5300


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This is one of the popular camera in this range, it has got huge demand due to its performance and it might be the reason that it’s price is increase slightly. You must check my on depth Nikon D5300 review for more info on this camera.

Nikon has come up with a very good camera, in this price range it has amazing features. Now you can hold a professional DSLR with all functionality that can make you a pro photographer. Let’s first check the key features of this Nikon D5300.

Key Features

  • Effective Pixels: 24.2 MP
  • Optical Zoom: 3
  • Sensor Type: CMOS |
  • LCD Size: 3.2 inch
  • Max Shutter Speed: 1/4000
  • ISO – 100-12800
  • Auto Focus
  • Built in-WiFi

Overall this DSLR has all the features. And you can buy this with 18-55mm + 55-200mm lens. Or if you just want to start with it, you can just with basic 18-55 lens.

3. Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

If your budget is little low say 30000 then you can go for Canon 1200D. You can say Canon 1200D is the lower version of 700D. But you can click good snaps from it. As we are not going for high professional level, so this camera is also best in this range.


Canon 1200 D featured 18 MP with 3 inch LCD same like 700D. It is little compress in ISO range in comparison with 700 D. It has ISO range of 100-6400 which can expanded to 12800, you can say the ISO range is half of 700D.

It has 5 creative filters of Visual effect to create the mood of the photo. They are Grainy Black, Toy Camera, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus and Fish-eye effect.

It has full hD video recording to capture clips. It is one of the best DSLR under budget price.

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4. Nikon 5200D

Nikon 5200D

It is the best Nikon camera in this range, it is easy to use and has all latest features. Nikon D5200 comes with 24.1 MP feature and it captures quality images and has 3 image processing functions. It has the ISO range from 100-6400 same like Canon 1200D.

It has 3 Inch LCD screen with 170-degree viewing angle. It has eye level pentamirror viewfinder. You can shoot full HD movie at 1080 pixel with it.

It’s shutter speed is electronically controllable and has the maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 seconds and the minimum is 30 sec. Its price range is not much high, it is available at the price of 27000.

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5. Nikon D3200 and D3300

Nikon D3200

Both Nikon D3200 and D3300 is almost similar. Both featured 24.2 MP with CMOS image sensor. Both have 3 inch LCD TFT screen with image display resolution of 921000 dots. The ISO range of D3200 is 100-6400 and of D3300 is 200-6400. So not much difference. Both the camera can shoot full HD movies and can click quality snaps.

Maximum and minimum shutter speed is also same , both have max shutter speed of 1/4000 and minimum 30 sec. There are lots of other simillar feature in two. But there is bigger price difference.

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The D3200 is available at the price of Rs 36650 and D3300 is available in the price range of 25000. If you want you can go for D3300, as if you will compare you will not found any major difference.

6. Sony SLT-A58Y

Sony Alpha SLT-A58Y

Sony SLT-A58K

Sony also has two simillar camera with almost same feature but bigger price difference. Sony SLT-A58Y is of Rs 37899 and SLT-A58K is of Rs 29689. But you will also get an extra lens 55-200 mm with SLT-A58Y. So you can assume the price difference of this lens only.

Both the camera featured with 20.1 MP and has 2.7 inch LCD screen with display resolution of 460800 dots. You can do full hD recording with both the cameras.

Both has ISO range of 100-16000 that is very good to capture image in low light areas. There is some difference in sensor technology. A58Y has CCD sensor but A58K has CMOS sensor. But image quality is similar in two.


So here i reviewed top 5 best DSLR camera under 40000 in India. Now you can chose the best by comparing each other. I am using Canon 700D and it is awesome. Its very rare in our life that we buy a good camera, so chose wisely. If you do not have budget problem then go for the best.


  1. i am new to the this dslr world….i want the good cam under 40k but dont know what to see first before buy it!!..like we check so many thing in smart phone…so is there any fix thing to chechk..and what are these…let me know….thxx

  2. if we compare Nikon D3300 and canon 760D on snapsort.com on their analysis Nikon D3300 is winer then which option i choose

    • Under 40K, you will not found both 24MP and built in wifi. If you compromise wifi then, Nikon D3300 and if you can extend your budget. Then the best camera I suggest is Canon 750D

  3. Hi my budget of dslr camra is 40k so which camra is best btw canon 1300d or 700d becoz im begnir i hve no idea related camras

  4. Hi.. Iam planning to buy a DSLR.
    Firstly Confused between Canon or Nikon,
    Next confusion is which model with two set of lenses with a good battery life..
    Budget will be 40000 appx

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