By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 13:43
In order to give you a better perspective, we have handpicked our favourite model from different categories to create this list.
When it comes to the domain of cameras, everyone gets overwhelmed with the sheer numbers of options available in the market ranging from simple smartphone cameras to point and shoot to professional DSLRs. And like everyone it can get confusing at times to choose the best among the rest. In order to give you a better perspective, we have handpicked our favourite model from different categories to create this list. So without further ado, here is the list of top 5 digital cameras you can buy in India right now.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Canon EOS 5D Mark III was one of the best digital SLR cameras for professionals. However, after a long wait, the company finally brought the successor with the launch of EOS 5D Mark IV, which indeed become an instant hit among the professionals.
What makes it stand off the crowd is the fact that it sports a 30.4-megapixel full frame sensor along with company’s Digic 6+ image processor, giving you all the minute details coupled with superior image quality for the perfectionists. The camera support 4K recording coupled with Dual Pixel CMOS AF for rapid focusing speeds makes it a perfect choice for the video professionals as well. The camera comes with an ISO range of 100-32000 and is capable of capturing continuous shots at 7 frames per second (fps).
The screen comes with a 3.2-inch LCD display which is touch-enabled and one can simply tap the display to focus while clicking still photos. Other features including Dual Pixel RAW support, 61-point AF system, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC and USB 3.0. The device comes with a price tag of Rs 2,54,995 for the body only, Rs 3,06,995 with the EF24-70mm f/4L kit lens, and Rs 3,24,995 with the EF24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens.
Nikon surprised its fan when it introduced the latest Nikon D500 camera, the successor of D300s, which was launched in 2009. The camera comes with some insane features which make it one of the DSLR in this range.
To start with camera sports a 20.9 DX-format CMOS sensor coupled with 5 Expeed image processor, the same technology used on the high-end Nikon D5 camera. The major highlight of the camera is the wide ISO range of 100-51,200 which can be expanded up to 1,640,000 making it a perfect option for those who like to click photos in low-lighting conditions. Like Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, the DSLR features 4K recording at 30 fps and the camera also support burst shooting at up to 10fps. You get 153 focus points, out of which 55 are selectable.
For connectivity, it supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC and with the SnapBridge feature, one can seamlessly transfer files to his/her smartphone, which acts as a cherry on top. Overall, with a price tag of Rs 1,32,950 for the body, the camera offers most of the professional-level features.
It is a well-known fact that Sony’s mirrorless camera range redefined the definition of a compact camera. By adding DSLR-level features in a compact body, Sony did manage to gain new high in the APS-C camera range. And carry forwarding this legacy, the company launched its latest A6500 camera, which raised the bars. To start with, the camera comes with 24.2-megapixel Exmor CMOS image sensor combined with BIONZ X image processor, captures some high-quality images. The body comes with magnesium alloy body and is dust and moisture resistance.
The camera comes with a 424 phase-detection AF points, meaning that you get high focus accuracy and with tracking AF technology, one can track moving subjects. The device comes with company’s in-house hybrid AF technology for fast focusing, but the star of the show is the 5-axis image stabilisation, which gives decent output with minimal camera shake blur. It also comes with high bugger memory which allows you to take up to 307 images of high-speed continuous shooting. As for the lens, the camera support all E-mount and A-mount (via adapter), which is a welcome move.
Other than this the device support, 4K video recording, 11fps burst shooting, slow and quick motion shooting, intuitive touch focus, viewfinder, Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth for pairing. One can also use the PlayMemories app to transfer pictures and video to your device and use the smartphone as a remote viewfinder as well. Overall, with a price tag of Rs 1,19,990 for body only, the A6500 is probably one of the best mirrorless cameras available in the market right now.