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

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

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  1. Canon - EOS Rebel T6 DSLR Two Lens Kit with EF-S 18-55mm IS II and EF 75-300mm III lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great entry level DSLR...This camera is a full featured entry level DSLR - if you are a seasoned pro you'll want to go with one of the pricier models, but if you are new to DSLR cameras and are looking to step up from a point and shoot camera to something much more powerful, this is a fine first step"

    "Great entry level DSLR"

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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. .
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    Your price for this item is $399.99
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    The previous price was $499.99
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    "Great entry level DSLR...This camera is a full featured entry level DSLR - if you are a seasoned pro you'll want to go with one of the pricier models, but if you are new to DSLR cameras and are looking to step up from a point and shoot camera to something much more powerful, this is a fine first step"

    "Great entry level DSLR"

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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. .
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  2. Nikon - D3500 DSLR Two Lens Kit with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR & AF-P DX NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Super fun to use...Very easy to use...Great entry level DSLR...Agreed, it isn't a $3000 D-Body, but it certainly works better than a Point and Shoot camera...for about the same price as a Point and Shoot"

    "Great entry level DSLR"

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    Take incredible photos with this Nikon two-lens camera kit. The included camera has a 24.2-megapixel sensor for producing high-resolution images, and the 5 fps burst mode lets you get the exact shot you're after. This Nikon two-lens camera kit comes with an 18-55mm wide lens and a 70-300mm telephoto lens for flexible shooting options.
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    Your price for this item is $499.99
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    "Super fun to use...Very easy to use...Great entry level DSLR...Agreed, it isn't a $3000 D-Body, but it certainly works better than a Point and Shoot camera...for about the same price as a Point and Shoot"

    "Great entry level DSLR"

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    Take incredible photos with this Nikon two-lens camera kit. The included camera has a 24.2-megapixel sensor for producing high-resolution images, and the 5 fps burst mode lets you get the exact shot you're after. This Nikon two-lens camera kit comes with an 18-55mm wide lens and a 70-300mm telephoto lens for flexible shooting options.
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  3. Sony - Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Retractable Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "very easy to use...Good entry level product...My wife has the Sony A7rii and I thought that I would get a little hobbyist camera so we didn't have to share, turns out that this camera has all the same settings hers does, aside from not being able to shoot in as low light and the sensor isn't as big this is quite the little camera"

    "Good entry level product"

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    Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16–50mm Retractable Lens: Start capturing realistic images and HD video footage for yourself or your clients with the Sony Alpha a6000, which features a 24.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor and comes with a 16–50mm lens that's lightweight for easy transport. When you're all set, just connect your devices via the camera's built-in Wi-Fi to share photos with loved ones. .
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    Your price for this item is $549.99
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    The previous price was $649.99
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    "very easy to use...Good entry level product...My wife has the Sony A7rii and I thought that I would get a little hobbyist camera so we didn't have to share, turns out that this camera has all the same settings hers does, aside from not being able to shoot in as low light and the sensor isn't as big this is quite the little camera"

    "Good entry level product"

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    Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16–50mm Retractable Lens: Start capturing realistic images and HD video footage for yourself or your clients with the Sony Alpha a6000, which features a 24.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor and comes with a 16–50mm lens that's lightweight for easy transport. When you're all set, just connect your devices via the camera's built-in Wi-Fi to share photos with loved ones. .
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  4. Sony - Handycam CX405 Flash Memory Camcorder - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Great entry level camera...Buying a separate charger for the batteries might be a good idea as you have to charge the batteries IN THE CAMERA which means you can't use the camera at that time OR must remember to charge the batteries over night or when the camera is not being used"

    "Great entry level camera"

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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.
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    Your price for this item is $229.99
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    "Great entry level camera...Buying a separate charger for the batteries might be a good idea as you have to charge the batteries IN THE CAMERA which means you can't use the camera at that time OR must remember to charge the batteries over night or when the camera is not being used"

    "Great entry level camera"

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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.
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  5. Sony - Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera Two Lens Kit with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lenses - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "My wife loves it...The menus are ok...Sony A6000- A good entry level Camera...This camera gets the job done for what I need it for and I dont have to be carrying around a big bulky camera with me all the time and I know its a camera but 2014 but its still a great camera"

    "Sony A6000- A good entry level Camera"

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    Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera Two Lens Kit with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lenses: With its 24.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor and interchangeable lenses, this mirrorless camera allows you to capture sharp, realistic pictures for yourself or your clients. If you want to share stored photos, simply connect wireless devices to the camera's built-in Wi-Fi. .
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    Your price for this item is $699.99
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    "My wife loves it...The menus are ok...Sony A6000- A good entry level Camera...This camera gets the job done for what I need it for and I dont have to be carrying around a big bulky camera with me all the time and I know its a camera but 2014 but its still a great camera"

    "Sony A6000- A good entry level Camera"

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    Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera Two Lens Kit with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lenses: With its 24.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor and interchangeable lenses, this mirrorless camera allows you to capture sharp, realistic pictures for yourself or your clients. If you want to share stored photos, simply connect wireless devices to the camera's built-in Wi-Fi. .
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  6. Canon - EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Zoom Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "So happy with it...I love my camera...Good Entry Level camera...Overall I would recommend this camera to anyone looking for a light weight camera and still wanting to pack the punch of a DSLR - it's definitely a little camera that does big things"

    "Good Entry Level camera"

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    Keep this Canon EOS kit on hand to capture memories with professional results. The interchangeable lens camera features a 24.1MP CMOS sensor for incredibly crisp still shots and 4K UHD video recording to make it ideal for vloggers. This Canon EOS kit features a 15-45mm lens that handles everything from wide-angle to telephoto zoom.
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    Your price for this item is $599.99
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    The previous price was $799.99
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    "So happy with it...I love my camera...Good Entry Level camera...Overall I would recommend this camera to anyone looking for a light weight camera and still wanting to pack the punch of a DSLR - it's definitely a little camera that does big things"

    "Good Entry Level camera"

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    Keep this Canon EOS kit on hand to capture memories with professional results. The interchangeable lens camera features a 24.1MP CMOS sensor for incredibly crisp still shots and 4K UHD video recording to make it ideal for vloggers. This Canon EOS kit features a 15-45mm lens that handles everything from wide-angle to telephoto zoom.
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  7. Canon - EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Zoom Lens - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use...It's a solid buy...Good entry level...Overall I would recommend this camera to anyone looking for a light weight camera and still wanting to pack the punch of a DSLR - it's definitely a little camera that does big things"

    "Good entry level"

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    Explore the capabilities for high-quality image captures with this Canon EOS digital camera kit. High-resolution 4K UHD records and delivers lifelike video for your vlog, while the 24.1MP CMOS sensor grabs even high-action stills with clarity. The 24-72mm lens in this Canon EOS digital camera kit lets you take wide-angle epic landscape shots or tightly focused portrats..
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    Your price for this item is $599.99
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    The previous price was $799.99
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    "Very easy to use...It's a solid buy...Good entry level...Overall I would recommend this camera to anyone looking for a light weight camera and still wanting to pack the punch of a DSLR - it's definitely a little camera that does big things"

    "Good entry level"

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    Product Description

    Explore the capabilities for high-quality image captures with this Canon EOS digital camera kit. High-resolution 4K UHD records and delivers lifelike video for your vlog, while the 24.1MP CMOS sensor grabs even high-action stills with clarity. The 24-72mm lens in this Canon EOS digital camera kit lets you take wide-angle epic landscape shots or tightly focused portrats..
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  8. Nikon - D5600 DSLR Two Lens Kit with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "very easy to use...My wife loves it...Great entry level DSLR...I got this camera and I just love it its been a major change going from a point and shoot to a dslr camera and it takes extremely great pics"

    "Great entry level DSLR"

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    Explore your creativity with this Nikon digital SLR camera. It lets you create regular or time-lapsed videos that can be synced to your smartphone via the SnapBridge function, and it includes customizable special effects options. This 24.2-megapixel Nikon digital SLR camera has an adjustable touch screen to help you get the best images.
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    Your price for this item is $699.99
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    "very easy to use...My wife loves it...Great entry level DSLR...I got this camera and I just love it its been a major change going from a point and shoot to a dslr camera and it takes extremely great pics"

    "Great entry level DSLR"

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    Explore your creativity with this Nikon digital SLR camera. It lets you create regular or time-lapsed videos that can be synced to your smartphone via the SnapBridge function, and it includes customizable special effects options. This 24.2-megapixel Nikon digital SLR camera has an adjustable touch screen to help you get the best images.
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  9. Canon - PowerShot SX530 16.0-Megapixel HS Digital Camera - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good easy to use...Perfect entry level camera....Overall I'd say this camera is great IF you find that you need the zoom range, and are willing to accept pictures that can be good but rarely great; it's a good option for a second camera for vacation or sightseeing, but would not be a good option for a primary camera"

    "Perfect entry level camera."

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    The high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ image processor of this Canon PowerShot SX530 HS digital camera combine to form the HS SYSTEM, which helps enhance quality in low-light conditions, so you can capture the shot you want, wherever you are. .
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    Your price for this item is $229.99
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    The previous price was $299.99
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    "Good easy to use...Perfect entry level camera....Overall I'd say this camera is great IF you find that you need the zoom range, and are willing to accept pictures that can be good but rarely great; it's a good option for a second camera for vacation or sightseeing, but would not be a good option for a primary camera"

    "Perfect entry level camera."

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    The high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ image processor of this Canon PowerShot SX530 HS digital camera combine to form the HS SYSTEM, which helps enhance quality in low-light conditions, so you can capture the shot you want, wherever you are. .
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  10. 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 upgrade from a entry DSLR...This is a camera well suited for an intermediate photographer who is comfortable shooting in aperture-priority, shutter-priority, or manual mode, but I think it can also be a great camera for a new professional photographer as well"

    "Great upgrade from a entry DSLR"

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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..
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    Your price for this item is $1,999.99
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    "It's easy to use...Very easy to use...Great upgrade from a entry DSLR...This is a camera well suited for an intermediate photographer who is comfortable shooting in aperture-priority, shutter-priority, or manual mode, but I think it can also be a great camera for a new professional photographer as well"

    "Great upgrade from a entry DSLR"

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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..
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  11. Nikon - D750 DSLR Camera (Body Only) - Black - Front_Standard
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    "My Wife Loves it...This is the best...Great Entry Level Camera!...Overall I am VERY pleased with this camera although it was a little on the expensive side but as a beginner in the DSLR full frame camera market I believe it will fulfill my needs for many years"

    "Great Entry Level Camera!"

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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.
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    Your price for this item is $1,499.99
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    "My Wife Loves it...This is the best...Great Entry Level Camera!...Overall I am VERY pleased with this camera although it was a little on the expensive side but as a beginner in the DSLR full frame camera market I believe it will fulfill my needs for many years"

    "Great Entry Level Camera!"

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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.
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  12. Nikon - COOLPIX B500 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "So easy to learn...my wife loves it...Good entry level camera...I keep it close it's a great camera for everyday use and people are always asking me to take a picture and send it to them " because who wants to take a pic on your phone??""

    "Good entry level camera"

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    Capture vivid, high-quality images with this Nikon Coolpix camera. Automated scene modes frame images in many shooting conditions, while its 40x zoom provides powerful zoom capabilities for its compact size. This Nikon Coolpix camera is powered by AA batteries, letting you take it on the go, and it can share and transfer images via Bluetooth..
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    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "So easy to learn...my wife loves it...Good entry level camera...I keep it close it's a great camera for everyday use and people are always asking me to take a picture and send it to them " because who wants to take a pic on your phone??""

    "Good entry level camera"

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    Capture vivid, high-quality images with this Nikon Coolpix camera. Automated scene modes frame images in many shooting conditions, while its 40x zoom provides powerful zoom capabilities for its compact size. This Nikon Coolpix camera is powered by AA batteries, letting you take it on the go, and it can share and transfer images via Bluetooth..
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  13. Nikon - COOLPIX B500 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Red - Front_Zoom
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    "I love the color...Got the job done...Great product for entry level....I keep it close it's a great camera for everyday use and people are always asking me to take a picture and send it to them " because who wants to take a pic on your phone??""

    "Great product for entry level."

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    Enhance the image quality of your life's best moments with the Nikon Coolpix 16-megapixel camera. Take panoramic and close-up photos like a pro with its 40x optical zoom and 80x dynamic fine zoom. Vibration reduction captures fast motions without blur, and the Nikon Coolpix 16-megapixel camera provides a wide-viewing LCD screen for comfortable shooting and creative editing of pictures..
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    Your price for this item is $259.99
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    "I love the color...Got the job done...Great product for entry level....I keep it close it's a great camera for everyday use and people are always asking me to take a picture and send it to them " because who wants to take a pic on your phone??""

    "Great product for entry level."

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    Enhance the image quality of your life's best moments with the Nikon Coolpix 16-megapixel camera. Take panoramic and close-up photos like a pro with its 40x optical zoom and 80x dynamic fine zoom. Vibration reduction captures fast motions without blur, and the Nikon Coolpix 16-megapixel camera provides a wide-viewing LCD screen for comfortable shooting and creative editing of pictures..
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  14. Sony - Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Retractable Lens - Black - Front_Standard
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    "My wife loves it...Not bulky at all...Great entry level camera to substitute DSLR...Small enough to carry around but good enough quality to make you feel like your shooting/recording with a big DSLR...the only down side is it does overheat a little if you record in XAVC S mode for a longer than like 5 min at a time, but no problem for me"

    "Great entry level camera to substitute DSLR"

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    Sony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Camera with 16–50mm Retractable Lens: If you're looking to impress your clients or capture realistic photos of important moments in your life, the Sony Alpha a5100 can help you make it happen. It features a 24.3-megapixel CMOS sensor that reproduces images with rich details and comes with a 16–50mm lens to get you started shooting. Share photos with your friends and family by connecting your smartphone or other device using the camera's built-in Wi-Fi. ..
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    Your price for this item is $449.99
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    "My wife loves it...Not bulky at all...Great entry level camera to substitute DSLR...Small enough to carry around but good enough quality to make you feel like your shooting/recording with a big DSLR...the only down side is it does overheat a little if you record in XAVC S mode for a longer than like 5 min at a time, but no problem for me"

    "Great entry level camera to substitute DSLR"

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    Sony Alpha a5100 Mirrorless Camera with 16–50mm Retractable Lens: If you're looking to impress your clients or capture realistic photos of important moments in your life, the Sony Alpha a5100 can help you make it happen. It features a 24.3-megapixel CMOS sensor that reproduces images with rich details and comes with a 16–50mm lens to get you started shooting. Share photos with your friends and family by connecting your smartphone or other device using the camera's built-in Wi-Fi. ..
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  15. Canon - EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera (Body Only) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Love my canon 6D...love love love it...Great entry level full frame...After renting a Canon 5D Mark III, I wanted to upgrade to a full frame camera but could not afford one and then Canon released this camera"

    "Great entry level full frame"

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    Expand your photography skills with this powerful Canon EOS 6D Mark II camera body. Enhanced with a large 26.2MP CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 7 image processor, this DSLR unit captures true-to-life color and compelling detail. The 45-point all-cross AF system in this Canon EOS 6D Mark II camera body helps you produce crisp, clear images in any light.
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    Your price for this item is $1,399.99
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    "Love my canon 6D...love love love it...Great entry level full frame...After renting a Canon 5D Mark III, I wanted to upgrade to a full frame camera but could not afford one and then Canon released this camera"

    "Great entry level full frame"

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    Expand your photography skills with this powerful Canon EOS 6D Mark II camera body. Enhanced with a large 26.2MP CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 7 image processor, this DSLR unit captures true-to-life color and compelling detail. The 45-point all-cross AF system in this Canon EOS 6D Mark II camera body helps you produce crisp, clear images in any light.
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