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Top 10 Best Digital SLRs 2013

Top 10 Best Digital SLRs 2013 - Here are the top 10 Best DSLRs reviewed by ePHOTOzine which you can buy today! Updated November 2013.

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Category : Digital SLRs
Product : D800
Price : £1,999
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Thinking about buying a new DSLR or upgrading your ageing kit? Over the last couple of years, ePHOTOzine have been lucky to test some of the best Digital SLRs around. Priced from £300 to £4360 you will be able to find a Digital SLR to suit you. Here is our top ten:

1. Nikon D800 and D800E

Nikon D800 With Lens
The D800 performs extremely well and Nikon have another winning camera on their hands. It is extremely desirable and image quality is stunning. The Nikon D800E offers additional IQ. The D800 is available for £1795 from Amazon UK.

Nikon D800 Digital SLR Review
Nikon D800E Digital SLR Review
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2. Pentax K-3

Pentax K 3 Black (3)

The Pentax K-3 features a new 24 megapixel sensor without the AA filter giving sharper images, new focus system, weather sealed body, 3.2inch screen, and high speed 8.3fps shooting. The Pentax K-3 is available for £1099 body only.

Pentax K-3 DSLR Review
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=2. Pentax K-5 II / K-5 IIs

Pentax K 5 II (4)
The Pentax K-5 II updates the K-5 with better AF capabilities, a new screen, and improved low light performance. An excellent camera that is very highly recommended.

Pentax K-5 II Digital SLR Review
Pentax K-5 IIs Digital SLR Review
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=2. Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50 White Large (3)

The Pentax K-50 offers an entry level price, but also offers a weather sealed body and kit lens and is available in a number of colours. The Pentax K-50 DSLR is available for £549 with kit lens.

Pentax K-50 Digital SLR Review
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=2. Sony Alpha A37

Sony Alpha A37 Body And Lens
The Sony Alpha A37 is an extremely capable Digital SLR / SLT packed full of features including a tilting screen, full HD video, and it produces excellent images with bright saturated colour and very good detail, with quick focusing and great value for money. The Sony Alpha A37 is available for £299.

Sony Alpha A37 Review
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=3. Canon EOS 6D

Canon Eos 6d Front New
The Canon EOS 6D gives impressive noise performance. Focus performance is good with 11 point auto focus that works down to -3EV, and as long as you are not using live view it is very quick and reliable. The Canon EOS 6D is available for £1400 body only.

Canon EOS 6D DSLR Review
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=3. Sony A65 / A77

Sony Alpha SLT-A77
The Sony Alpha A65 is an excellent camera with impressive speed and image quality at a great price and in many ways out performs every other SLR available at this price. The Sony A65 is available for £579. The Sony Alpha A77 is a more feature packed version with weather sealed body. The Sony Alpha A77 is available for £729 body only.

Sony Alpha A65 Digital SLR Review
Sony Alpha A77V Digital SLR Review
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=3. Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100 Dslr (2)
The Nikon D7100 DSLR offers a 24 megapixel APS-C sensor with no AA filter, along with a weather sealed body and an excellent 3.2 inch screen and geat handling. The Nikon D7100 is available for £719 body only.

Nikon D7100 Digital SLR Review
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=3. Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D DSLR (8)
The Canon EOS 700D DSLR is capable of delivering excellent 18 megapixel images with an excellent 3 inch tilting touch screen and geat handling. The Canon EOS 700D is available for £519 with lens.

Canon EOS 700D Digital SLR Review
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4. Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300 Red (4)
The Nikon D5300 offers a 24 megapixel APS-C sensor without the AA filter, for improved image quality, along with built in Wi-Fi and GPS, and a large 3.2inch screen, making it an ideal travel Digital SLR. The D5300 costs is available for £739.

Nikon D5300 DSLR Review
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Once you've found the ideal Digital SLR, make sure you find the right memory card with our complete guide to memory cards, also it's a good idea to pick up some protection for your camera, you can find the best bag in our complete guide to camera bags and cases.

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Comments


chris_c1 5 9 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 12:14PM
Shame it not change much from the last list, it' cannot be true as the D4 has not been released, so I cannot believe what has been posted and the 5Dmk111 is a better comers all round, and if it's right the D4 is better than the D800 and it will not have the white spot issue like the D800 has.

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chris_c1 5 9 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 4:45PM
And you forgot about the Canon 1Dx
joshwa e2
3 596 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 6:27PM
Hi Chris, these are cameras we have reviewed, and we have not reviewed the 1Dx yet.
chris_c1 5 9 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 7:02PM
but the D4 is not in prodution or was it a beta one you uesd, but it still got to be better than the D800 ?
joshwa e2
3 596 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 7:13PM
The D4 was a full production version that was reviewed. The D4 lost quite a noticeable amount in it's score due to it's price.
chris_c1 5 9 United Kingdom
11 May 2012 7:20PM
So it's better than the D800 then forgetting the price so it has to be the top one, as the D800 has the white spot issue on long exposures coming through onto the photo's
chris_c1 5 9 United Kingdom
14 May 2012 5:39PM
After watching the next video with the D800 and the 5Dmk3 looks like you got these 2 cameras the wrong way roundWink


http://blog.planet5d.com/2012/05/three-side-by-side-comparisons-of-the-nikon-d800-and-canon-eos-5d-mark-iii/
I get rather tired of the Canon fanboys, get over yourself Chris C1.

Your lame blog post is another Canon fanboy.

Check out the three best camera sensors, all Nikons

http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Cameras/Camera-Sensor-Ratings
chris_c1 5 9 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2013 6:30PM

Quote: I get rather tired of the Canon fanboys, get over yourself Chris C1.

Your lame blog post is another Canon fanboy.

Check out the three best camera sensors, all Nikons

http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Cameras/Camera-Sensor-Ratings

wrong again one day you may get it right one day
Canon Fanbois, Nikon Fanbois, Apple Fanbois all busy defending their purchases trying not to look a muppet. Sure the sensor is like important but it's only a part of the camera, like the engine on a car. If all the other parts don't match then sure it's going to be let down.

Ulitmately though, it has to be the user that makes a camera shine?

Really pleased the 650D made it into your top 10. Smile
ukecom 1
3 May 2013 6:17PM
Surprised not to see the Nikon D7100 on this list, i replaced my Canon with this and would never look back, it's worth having a look at http://digitalcameraspy.com and it seems to be up to date with all the latest new releases
Thinking of getting the Nikon D600 or the Canon EOS 5d MK III
25 Nov 2013 9:43PM
Lovely to see Pentax up at the top end. I think the K3 should have been No.1 as it is much better value than the Nikon D800 in my opinion.Smile
Alan_Baseley e2
13 320 2 England
26 Nov 2013 5:49PM
Maths has really changed since I was at school. The last in a list of ten is 4th?????GrinGrinGrinGrin.

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