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The 5 best Cameras on the Market

Beginners
Intermediates
Pros

Of course, the best camera choice depends on individual needs, much like choosing a car. Some people might say, “I will always buy Fords and ONLY Fords.” The best camera for anyone often hinges on their specific requirements and preferences.

Based on our research, here are the top 5 cameras currently available on the market for beginners, intermediate, and advanced users.

Happy shopping :)

Top 5 Cameras for Beginner level

Nikon D3500

  • Why it’s great for beginners: It offers a combination of high image quality, ease of use, and a very friendly price point. The Guide Mode provides step-by-step assistance when you want it.
  • Notable Features: 24.2MP APS-C sensor, Full HD 1080p video recording, and Bluetooth for easy photo sharing.
Pros

Pros:

  1. Quick startup

  2. Excellent high ISO performance

  3. Battery life +++

  4. Guide Mode is helpful for beginners

  5. User-friendly controls and menus
  6. Compact design
  7. Great Value
Cons
  1. Absence of 4K video
  2. No headphone, external mic or accessory jacks
  3. No touchscreen or tilting display
  4. Discontinued ( wich can be a pro since the prices might go down.
  5. Slow image transfer
  6. No dedicated ISO button
2166 Reviews ( August 2023) 4,7 stars
4.7/5

Canon EOS Rebel T7

  • Why it’s great for beginners: Canon’s user-friendly interface, combined with high-quality images, makes it a solid choice.
  • Notable Features: 24.1MP APS-C sensor, Full HD 1080p video, and built-in Wi-Fi and NFC
Pros
  1. Quick startup
  2. Great Autofocus

  3. Solide Battery life 

  4. Good image quality

  5. Low price
  6. On-Screen shooting guide
  7. Wi-Fi enabled
Cons
  1. Not made for video
  2. Average Autofocus speed
  3. Slow burst Rate
  4. Plastic Build
  5. No touchscreen
2633 Reviews ( August 2023) 4,7 stars
4.7/5

Pentax K-70

  • Why it’s great for beginners: Offers features found in more expensive DSLRs like weather sealing and in-body image stabilization.
  • Notable Features: 24.2MP APS-C sensor, Full HD video, and hybrid autofocus.
Pros
  1. Solid build Quality
  2. Weathersealed

  3. Fast autofocus 

  4. Great image quality

  5. High ISO performance
  6. Built-in, popup flash included
Cons
  1. Slow Wi-Fi wireless
  2. Below average battery life for a DSLR
  3. No touch-screen
  4. Rather heavy by entry-level DSLR standards
  5. No audio level control or way to monitor levels
435 Reviews ( August 2023) 4,8 stars
4.8/5

Canon EOS Rebel SL3

  • Why it’s great for beginners: It’s Canon’s smallest and lightest DSLR, and it boasts 4K video capability. The interface includes a Creative Assist mode which helps users understand and change settings.
  • Notable Features: 24.1MP APS-C sensor, 4K video, and Dual Pixel autofocus.
Pros
  1. Easy to use
  2. Good overall image quality

  3. Excellent Battery life 

  4. 4K video

  5. Lightweight camera design
Cons
  1. Low number of AF points
  2. Not compatible with third-party flash units
  3. Plastic housing looks cheap
  4. Crop in 4K video recording
  5. Relatively bulky
1486 Reviews ( August 2023) 4,8 stars
4.7/5

Panasonic Lumix ZS100

  • Why it’s great for beginners: it’s a compact digital camera known for its travel-friendly design and versatilityr.
  • Notable Features: 4K Ultra HD video recording plus exclusive LUMIX 4K PHOTO and 4K Post Focus photo capture features
Pros
  1. Perfect for travel
  2. Quick autofocus and 10fps burst rate.

  3. Touch screen

  4. Solid high-ISO performance

  5. Raw and JPG capture available
Cons
  1. Requires a firm grip
  2. Soft edges at wide angles
  3. Small electronic viewfinder
  4. LCD is fixed
  5. Lens disappoints at telephoto focal lengths
181 Reviews ( August 2023) 4,3 stars
4.3/5