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Best DSLR cameras under $4,000

Last updated on September 12th, 2014

Nikon D4

88
Overall Score
From $3999.99

Body Only
99metering and focus
99low light performance
99build quality
55video quality
12size and weight
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Nikon D800

87
Overall Score
From $2996.95

Body Only
99accessories availability
99features
98image quality
57ease of use
34battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Nikon D800E

87
Overall Score
From $3296.95

Body Only
99image quality
99accessories availability
99features
57ease of use
34battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

85
Overall Score
From $2499.00

Body only
99video quality
93metering and focus
92features
57ease of use
36battery life
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Nikon D600

77
Overall Score
From $1040.00

Kit with 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 lens
98low light performance
93image quality
91features
55metering and focus
34battery life
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Canon EOS 6D

72
Overall Score
From $1499.00

Body Only
98low light performance
90features
84image quality
41battery life
40metering and focus
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Nikon D7100

71
Overall Score
From $696.95

Body Only
88features
86size and weight
86accessories availability
50low light performance
36battery life
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Canon EOS 5D Mark II

66
Overall Score
From $1849.99

Body Only
84image quality
78video quality
75size and weight
38metering and focus
32battery life
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Nikon D5300

65
Overall Score
From $596.95

Body only - Red
98size and weight
91video quality
89features
51low light performance
23battery life
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Canon EOS 70D

62
Overall Score
From $899.00

Body Only
97features
88ease of use
82size and weight
39low light performance
35battery life
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