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Browse the top-ranked list of Compact Professional Cameras below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Sony - Handycam CX405 Flash Memory Camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use light weight and compact....The sales person was professional, personable & knowledgeable....It went on sale a little over two weeks after I paid full price with full geek squad and all the bells warranty for 3-4 years, fell my anxiety got the better of me and I over spent on this item (my fault not best buys )"

    "Very easy to use light weight and compact."

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    Utilizing Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, a BIONZ X image processor and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, this Sony Handycam HDRCX405/B camcorder enables you to capture video footage with 1920 x 1080 resolution and sharp still images.
    Your price for this item is $179.99
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    The previous price was $229.99
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    "Very easy to use light weight and compact....The sales person was professional, personable & knowledgeable....It went on sale a little over two weeks after I paid full price with full geek squad and all the bells warranty for 3-4 years, fell my anxiety got the better of me and I over spent on this item (my fault not best buys )"

    "Very easy to use light weight and compact."

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    Utilizing Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, a BIONZ X image processor and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, this Sony Handycam HDRCX405/B camcorder enables you to capture video footage with 1920 x 1080 resolution and sharp still images.
  2. Canon - EOS Rebel T6 DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm IS II and EF 75-300mm III lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great starter professional camera...Good Camera, nice step up from compact...I shoot a lot of sunrises and sunsets as well as pictures on the beach and reflections of the sun on the Gulf and on rivers and bayous, and this camera captures the natural beauty of my Creator"

    "Great starter professional camera"

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    Expect more from your photography with this Canon Rebel T6 DSLR camera kit. It includes an 18-55mm lens and a 75-300mm lens so that you can cover the full range with your camera. An 18-megapixel sensor, DIGIC 4+ image processing and full 1080p video recording ensure you get solid performance out of this Canon Rebel T6 DSLR camera kit. Memory card sold separately.
    Your price for this item is $399.99
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    The previous price was $449.99
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    "Great starter professional camera...Good Camera, nice step up from compact...I shoot a lot of sunrises and sunsets as well as pictures on the beach and reflections of the sun on the Gulf and on rivers and bayous, and this camera captures the natural beauty of my Creator"

    "Great starter professional camera"

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    Expect more from your photography with this Canon Rebel T6 DSLR camera kit. It includes an 18-55mm lens and a 75-300mm lens so that you can cover the full range with your camera. An 18-megapixel sensor, DIGIC 4+ image processing and full 1080p video recording ensure you get solid performance out of this Canon Rebel T6 DSLR camera kit. Memory card sold separately.
  3. Canon - VIXIA HF R800 HD Flash Memory Camcorder - White - Angle_Zoom
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    "My wife loves it...Very easy to use...Simple and compact camcorder for basic videotaping....Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....Almost a year later, we have only used it a handful of times, I really like the fact that it just uses a SD card, once I'm full on film, I can upload to my Mac and edit and save film and photos from the SD card"

    "Plenty of features for a beginner or professional."

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    Shoot high-definition films with this portable Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. The unit’s 57x zoom makes it easy to get into the action from afar, while its optical image stabilization feature automatically corrects camera shake. Equipped with a 3.28MP full-HD MOS sensor, this Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder captures video in genuine 1920 x 1080 resolution.
    Your price for this item is $239.99
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    The previous price was $249.99
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    "My wife loves it...Very easy to use...Simple and compact camcorder for basic videotaping....Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....Almost a year later, we have only used it a handful of times, I really like the fact that it just uses a SD card, once I'm full on film, I can upload to my Mac and edit and save film and photos from the SD card"

    "Plenty of features for a beginner or professional."

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    Shoot high-definition films with this portable Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. The unit’s 57x zoom makes it easy to get into the action from afar, while its optical image stabilization feature automatically corrects camera shake. Equipped with a 3.28MP full-HD MOS sensor, this Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder captures video in genuine 1920 x 1080 resolution.
  4. Canon - VIXIA HF R800 HD Flash Memory Camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "My wife loves it...It's easy to use...Lightweight and compact...Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....I really like the fact that you can take snap shots while you are recording, and if you pause a video on the camera you can take a snap shot of that as well"

    "Lightweight and compact"

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    Create HD videos quickly and easily with this versatile Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. Get into the action with the device’s 57x zoom and enjoy optical image stabilization, which helps reduce camera shake. This Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder has an onboard DIGIC DV 4 image processor, which captures extra light and removes noise for an enhanced image.
    Your price for this item is $239.99
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    The previous price was $249.99
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    "My wife loves it...It's easy to use...Lightweight and compact...Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....I really like the fact that you can take snap shots while you are recording, and if you pause a video on the camera you can take a snap shot of that as well"

    "Lightweight and compact"

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    Create HD videos quickly and easily with this versatile Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. Get into the action with the device’s 57x zoom and enjoy optical image stabilization, which helps reduce camera shake. This Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder has an onboard DIGIC DV 4 image processor, which captures extra light and removes noise for an enhanced image.
  5. Nikon - D750 DSLR Camera with AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It's easy to use...Very easy to use...Great camera for the semi professional...The D750 is a good, fairly compact full frame camera....I know some people think more, bigger hardware makes for a more professional appearance, but one of the main reasons it took me so long in life to get into DSLR cameras is the sheer bulk of the hardware"

    "The D750 is a good, fairly compact full frame camera."

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    This Nikon D750 DSLR camera features a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor and comes with an AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR lens, so you can easily capture sharp images and high-definition video footage.
    Your price for this item is $1,799.99
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    The previous price was $2,799.99
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    "It's easy to use...Very easy to use...Great camera for the semi professional...The D750 is a good, fairly compact full frame camera....I know some people think more, bigger hardware makes for a more professional appearance, but one of the main reasons it took me so long in life to get into DSLR cameras is the sheer bulk of the hardware"

    "The D750 is a good, fairly compact full frame camera."

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    This Nikon D750 DSLR camera features a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor and comes with an AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR lens, so you can easily capture sharp images and high-definition video footage.
  6. Nikon - D750 DSLR Camera (Body Only) - Black - Front_Standard
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    "My Wife Loves it...I loving my D750...Great professional camera...Lighter, more compact, quieter and optimum performance....I am a professional photographer and when it came time needing a second body for my wedding gigs , there were newer models available such as the D850 and even the mirror less Z6 but I realized that I have NO problems with the D750 and the quality of the photos are amazing"

    "Lighter, more compact, quieter and optimum performance."

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    Product Description

    Take sharp, vibrant photographs and record high-definition video footage up to 1920 x 1080 with this Nikon D750 DSLR camera, which features a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor for optimal image capture.
    Your price for this item is $1,299.99
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    The previous price was $1,699.99
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    "My Wife Loves it...I loving my D750...Great professional camera...Lighter, more compact, quieter and optimum performance....I am a professional photographer and when it came time needing a second body for my wedding gigs , there were newer models available such as the D850 and even the mirror less Z6 but I realized that I have NO problems with the D750 and the quality of the photos are amazing"

    "Lighter, more compact, quieter and optimum performance."

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    Take sharp, vibrant photographs and record high-definition video footage up to 1920 x 1080 with this Nikon D750 DSLR camera, which features a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor for optimal image capture.
  7. Sony - Handycam AX33 4K Flash Memory Camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "very easy to use...Easy to use also...The camera is compact and easy to use....Crisp pictures and professional quality video....Overall view of the camera: It may seem like I've a lot of complaints listed, these are why I dropped a star, some could be improved and some I could have just done without to save cost (wifi and nfc could have been left of altogether) but this are mainly just issues that come with getting a very nice camera a good price point"

    "The camera is compact and easy to use."

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    Product Description

    Capture special moments in 4K video with this Sony Handycam AX33 camcorder, which features a NightShot infrared system and Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to ensure quality footage in a variety of lighting conditions.
    Your price for this item is $699.99
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    The previous price was $849.99
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    "very easy to use...Easy to use also...The camera is compact and easy to use....Crisp pictures and professional quality video....Overall view of the camera: It may seem like I've a lot of complaints listed, these are why I dropped a star, some could be improved and some I could have just done without to save cost (wifi and nfc could have been left of altogether) but this are mainly just issues that come with getting a very nice camera a good price point"

    "The camera is compact and easy to use."

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    Product Description

    Capture special moments in 4K video with this Sony Handycam AX33 camcorder, which features a NightShot infrared system and Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to ensure quality footage in a variety of lighting conditions.
  8. Sony - Handycam CX440 Flash Memory Camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use...great for my use...Compact video camera...The picture is professional...The picture quality was excellent at all light levels and the video was not jerky or jumpy even though filming was done as part of a walking tour and the camera was held by a student who was a novice photographer"

    "Compact video camera"

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    This Sony Handycam HDRCX440/B camcorder features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, so you can capture clear videos and still images. Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to share stored footage across devices.
    Your price for this item is $249.99
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    The previous price was $299.99
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    "Very easy to use...great for my use...Compact video camera...The picture is professional...The picture quality was excellent at all light levels and the video was not jerky or jumpy even though filming was done as part of a walking tour and the camera was held by a student who was a novice photographer"

    "Compact video camera"

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    This Sony Handycam HDRCX440/B camcorder features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, so you can capture clear videos and still images. Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to share stored footage across devices.
  9. Canon - VIXIA HF R80 16GB HD Flash Memory Camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "It is a nice one...Very easy to use...small and compact....An affordable video camera with professional features...this camera is very good camera and it's price also affordable I recommended any body it's good to buy this camera because of their size even you can put in your pocket and the resolution is good the oicture celerity is also good any way it's good camera"

    "small and compact."

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    Capture up to six hours of video at a time with this adaptable Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder. Optical image stabilization helps correct camera shake, so you can shoot while you walk and still generate smooth, distortion-free footage. This Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder’s extra-sensitive 3.28MP sensor produces full-HD movies with vivid color, even in dim light.
    Your price for this item is $339.99
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    The previous price was $349.99
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    "It is a nice one...Very easy to use...small and compact....An affordable video camera with professional features...this camera is very good camera and it's price also affordable I recommended any body it's good to buy this camera because of their size even you can put in your pocket and the resolution is good the oicture celerity is also good any way it's good camera"

    "small and compact."

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    Capture up to six hours of video at a time with this adaptable Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder. Optical image stabilization helps correct camera shake, so you can shoot while you walk and still generate smooth, distortion-free footage. This Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder’s extra-sensitive 3.28MP sensor produces full-HD movies with vivid color, even in dim light.
  10. Sony - Handycam AX53 4K Flash Memory Premium Camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "My wife loves it...Best of the beat...Great compact video recorder...Great for professionals and amateurs....I do a lot of volunteering of making veteran videos, this camera has made a huge difference as I was using a Canon Vixia model that didn't have 4K recording capabilities (Still a great camera that I will continue to use for a number of years)"

    "Great compact video recorder"

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    Shoot video in ultrahigh 4K resolution with the Sony 4K Expert Handycam. The advanced Exmor R sensor delivers outstanding image clarity and reduces artifacts and noise for a great-looking, consistent video. Use the 29 mm wide-angle lens for up to 12x optical zoom, which ensures your Sony 4K Expert Handycam captures all the action.
    Your price for this item is $799.99
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    The previous price was $999.99
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    "My wife loves it...Best of the beat...Great compact video recorder...Great for professionals and amateurs....I do a lot of volunteering of making veteran videos, this camera has made a huge difference as I was using a Canon Vixia model that didn't have 4K recording capabilities (Still a great camera that I will continue to use for a number of years)"

    "Great compact video recorder"

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    Shoot video in ultrahigh 4K resolution with the Sony 4K Expert Handycam. The advanced Exmor R sensor delivers outstanding image clarity and reduces artifacts and noise for a great-looking, consistent video. Use the 29 mm wide-angle lens for up to 12x optical zoom, which ensures your Sony 4K Expert Handycam captures all the action.
  11. Nikon - D850 DSLR Camera (Body Only) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "my wife loves it...Great for the pro...Love this professional camera...Paired with my Nikon D750 it's a photojournalist's compact dream kit....I already had a collection of full frame lenses so I did not need to buy a a bunch of new gear to transition to full frame, so keep that in mind if you're moving into a full frame for the first time from a crop sensor camera, because full frame lenses work great on crop sensor bodies"

    "Love this professional camera"

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    Take sharp, high-resolution photos with this Nikon DSLR camera. It has 45.7 megapixels to produce brilliant images up to 9 fps, and its precise autofocus gather as much light as needed for accurate, vibrant color. This Nikon DSLR camera supports 4K movie recording for smooth video.
    Your price for this item is $2,999.99
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    The previous price was $3,299.99
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    "my wife loves it...Great for the pro...Love this professional camera...Paired with my Nikon D750 it's a photojournalist's compact dream kit....I already had a collection of full frame lenses so I did not need to buy a a bunch of new gear to transition to full frame, so keep that in mind if you're moving into a full frame for the first time from a crop sensor camera, because full frame lenses work great on crop sensor bodies"

    "Love this professional camera"

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    Take sharp, high-resolution photos with this Nikon DSLR camera. It has 45.7 megapixels to produce brilliant images up to 9 fps, and its precise autofocus gather as much light as needed for accurate, vibrant color. This Nikon DSLR camera supports 4K movie recording for smooth video.
  12. Nikon - D5300 DSLR Camera with AF-P VR DX 18-55mm and AP-P DX 70-300mm Lenses - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "VERY EASY TO USE...My wife loves it...Very good camera to start professional photography....I like the smaller, more compact lenses and the fact that the sensor is 24 megapixels vs the 14 in my D3100....I do have to say, this is not the most user friendly camera, can take some time to actually get used to all of the settings, as I am still learning and I have had mine for almost a year, yes that's right a year, However it was pretty easy to get started"

    "I like the smaller, more compact lenses and the fact that the sensor is 24 megapixels vs the 14 in my D3100."

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    Take and share photos instantly with this Wi-Fi-enabled Nikon DSLR camera. It has a 24.2-megapixel CMOS image sensor in DX format, expandable ISO capability up to 25,600 and full 1080p HD video capability. This Nikon DSLR camera is capable of up to 1/4000 shutter speed and works best with Nikon AF-P and AF-I-CPU lenses.
    Your price for this item is $799.99
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    "VERY EASY TO USE...My wife loves it...Very good camera to start professional photography....I like the smaller, more compact lenses and the fact that the sensor is 24 megapixels vs the 14 in my D3100....I do have to say, this is not the most user friendly camera, can take some time to actually get used to all of the settings, as I am still learning and I have had mine for almost a year, yes that's right a year, However it was pretty easy to get started"

    "I like the smaller, more compact lenses and the fact that the sensor is 24 megapixels vs the 14 in my D3100."

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    Take and share photos instantly with this Wi-Fi-enabled Nikon DSLR camera. It has a 24.2-megapixel CMOS image sensor in DX format, expandable ISO capability up to 25,600 and full 1080p HD video capability. This Nikon DSLR camera is capable of up to 1/4000 shutter speed and works best with Nikon AF-P and AF-I-CPU lenses.
  13. Nikon - D5600 DSLR Camera with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Love the new cam...i love this camera...Great beginner/non professional dslr...Nice, compact, great quality!...I really enjoy my camera, and I am still figuring it out, so I am rating it a 4 because nothing is perfect, but I don't know everything about it yet to give it a 5 star rating"

    "Nice, compact, great quality!"

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    Capture life's precious moments with this 24.2-megapixel Nikon digital SLR camera. It has an expanded 100 to 25,600 ISO range for capturing photos in any light condition, and the special effects mode lets you get creative with your shots. This Nikon digital SLR camera delivers continuous shooting for action shots.
    Your price for this item is $549.99
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    "Love the new cam...i love this camera...Great beginner/non professional dslr...Nice, compact, great quality!...I really enjoy my camera, and I am still figuring it out, so I am rating it a 4 because nothing is perfect, but I don't know everything about it yet to give it a 5 star rating"

    "Nice, compact, great quality!"

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    Capture life's precious moments with this 24.2-megapixel Nikon digital SLR camera. It has an expanded 100 to 25,600 ISO range for capturing photos in any light condition, and the special effects mode lets you get creative with your shots. This Nikon digital SLR camera delivers continuous shooting for action shots.
  14. Canon - EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I love my camera...So far, loving it...First Professional Camera...FAST AND COMPACT...I love that the camera came with a 18-55m lens, a strap to hang the camera around your neck and it looks great on me"

    "FAST AND COMPACT"

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    Take along this Canon EOS Rebel camera, and shoot crisp images with the included 18-55mm lens. This DSLR camera uses a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for sharp results, and 1080p video resolution makes it an ideal camera for vloggers. Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth compatibility on this Canon EOS Rebel camera expand your sharing possibilities.
    Your price for this item is $549.99
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    The previous price was $599.99
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    "I love my camera...So far, loving it...First Professional Camera...FAST AND COMPACT...I love that the camera came with a 18-55m lens, a strap to hang the camera around your neck and it looks great on me"

    "FAST AND COMPACT"

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    Take along this Canon EOS Rebel camera, and shoot crisp images with the included 18-55mm lens. This DSLR camera uses a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for sharp results, and 1080p video resolution makes it an ideal camera for vloggers. Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth compatibility on this Canon EOS Rebel camera expand your sharing possibilities.
  15. Canon - EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM Lens - White - Front_Zoom
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    "I love my camera...So far, loving it...Below par for professional stills....Very compact and easy to use ....I love that the camera came with a 18-55m lens, a strap to hang the camera around your neck and it looks great on me"

    "Very compact and easy to use ."

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    Travel light while recording memories with this compact Canon EOS Rebel. The lightweight body boasts a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for sharp image captures, while the included 18-55mm midrange lens boasts easy STM autofocus and image stabilization so you never miss a shot. Ideal for vlogging as well as still photography, this Canon EOS Rebel records in Full 1080p HD.
    Your price for this item is $549.99
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    "I love my camera...So far, loving it...Below par for professional stills....Very compact and easy to use ....I love that the camera came with a 18-55m lens, a strap to hang the camera around your neck and it looks great on me"

    "Very compact and easy to use ."

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    Travel light while recording memories with this compact Canon EOS Rebel. The lightweight body boasts a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for sharp image captures, while the included 18-55mm midrange lens boasts easy STM autofocus and image stabilization so you never miss a shot. Ideal for vlogging as well as still photography, this Canon EOS Rebel records in Full 1080p HD.