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Best Nikon DSLR cameras under $8,000

Last updated on September 12th, 2014

Nikon D4

89
Overall Score
From $3999.99

Body Only
99low light performance
99metering and focus
99build quality
59video quality
12size and weight
Price Analysis
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Nikon D800

88
Overall Score
From $2996.95

Body Only
99video quality
99accessories availability
99features
63ease of use
34battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Nikon D800E

88
Overall Score
From $3296.95

Body Only
99image quality
99video quality
99accessories availability
63ease of use
34battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

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
Price Analysis
Slight decrease . Wait a little

Nikon D7100

72
Overall Score
From $696.95

Body Only
88features
86size and weight
86accessories availability
50low light performance
36battery life
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Nikon D5300

66
Overall Score
From $596.95

Body only - Red
98size and weight
98video quality
89features
51low light performance
23battery life
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Nikon D3300

61
Overall Score
From $446.95

Kit with 18-55mm lens - Black
99ease of use
99size and weight
91video quality
38metering and focus
26battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Nikon D5200

61
Overall Score
From $394.91

Body only - Black
94size and weight
85ease of use
80video quality
51low light performance
19battery life
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Nikon D700

59
Overall Score
From $2599.99

Body Only
78build quality
76features
76accessories availability
38battery life
00video quality
Price Analysis
Slight increase . Buy it soon

Nikon D3200

56
Overall Score
From $338.00

Kit with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens - Black
99size and weight
98ease of use
80video quality
37metering and focus
20battery life
Price Analysis
Slight decrease . Wait a little