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Best DSLR cameras under $500

Last updated on September 12th, 2014

Nikon D5200

92
Overall Score
From $394.91

Body only - Black
99image quality
99metering and focus
99low light performance
77build quality
71battery life
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Nikon D3300

91
Overall Score
From $446.95

Kit with 18-55mm lens - Black
99image quality
99low light performance
99video quality
75build quality
71metering and focus
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Pentax K-30

84
Overall Score
From $195.00

Kit with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens - Blue
99build quality
99features
99accessories availability
58battery life
49video quality
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Nikon D3200

83
Overall Score
From $338.00

Kit with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens - Black
99size and weight
98ease of use
92image quality
71build quality
70metering and focus
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Nikon D5100

78
Overall Score
From $395.59

Body Only
94size and weight
94battery life
90accessories availability
70metering and focus
61video quality
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Best mirrorless cameras under $500

Last updated on October 11th, 2014

Sony NEX-5R

85
Overall Score
From $395.99

Body Only - Black
99metering and focus
99size and weight
93video quality
70low light performance
66battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus OM-D E-M10

81
Overall Score
From $399.00

Kit with 14-42mm lens - silver
99features
99accessories availability
96metering and focus
64battery life
62low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus PEN E-PL5

80
Overall Score
From $399.00

Kit with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens - Silver
98size and weight
98accessories availability
96metering and focus
64video quality
61low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Olympus PEN E-PM2

79
Overall Score
From $199.00

Body only - Black
99ease of use
99size and weight
98accessories availability
64video quality
61low light performance
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Fujifilm X-E1

77
Overall Score
From $379.00

Body Only - Silver
99image quality
99low light performance
99build quality
50features
38ease of use
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Best compact cameras under $500

Last updated on July 4th, 2014

Sony DSC-RX100

95
Overall Score
From $448.00

Black
99image quality
99low light performance
99build quality
66battery life
54accessories availability
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

86
Overall Score
From $379.95

Black
99features
99accessories availability
97size and weight
68low light performance
66battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

73
Overall Score
From $344.49

Black
99metering and focus
99accessories availability
91video quality
56image quality
43low light performance
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Stable . Buy with confidence

Canon PowerShot S100

70
Overall Score
From $415.00

Black
99ease of use
99size and weight
86build quality
40battery life
13accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

66
Overall Score
From $499.92

White
99accessories availability
97size and weight
87build quality
54features
25video quality
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