With World Photography Day approaching on the 19th of August, we thought we’d pick the best cameras you can buy for under Rs 75,000. With the rapid evolution in mirrorless cameras over the last few years, there is only one DSLR that makes it to our list. We’ve tried to pick cameras that fit varying price categories and can also fit the diverse needs of modern camera buyers. So, without further ado, here are the top standalone cameras to buy for under Rs 75,000.
Nikon Z50 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50 mm lens
Price: Rs 74,690 on Croma.
The Nikon Z50 is a compact and ergonomic mirrorless camera, designed craftily to be carried along during travelling and other activities. The Z50 comes with a Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR lens kit. The Z50 captures stunning, vivid images with its 20.9 million effective pixels and the EXPEED 6 image-processing system. The CMOS sensor in the Z50 is equipped to handle phase detection AF. With an ISO sensitivity of up to 51200, the Z50 expertly handles low light conditions and produces excellent images even at night. 4k Ultra HD video can be recorded at 30 frames per second. The eye sensor switches seamlessly between viewfinder and monitor displays automatically. The Nikon Z50 is ideal for vloggers and hobbyists.
Panasonic Lumix G100 Mirrorless Camera
Price: Rs 64,931 on Croma.
The Panasonic Lumix G100 is the ideal camera for vloggers who love to shoot outdoors. Equipped with three microphones, the audio recorded by the G100 is crystal clear, even without an external mic. The camera tracks the faces in the video to isolate their voices from the background noise. The Lumix G100 can also shoot 4k video in varying frame rates. The Panasonic Lumix G100 is equipped with a 20.33MP camera and a Live MOS sensor.
Fujifilm X-T200 Mirrorless Camera with 15-45mm lens
Price: Rs 59,000 on Croma.
The Fujifilm X-T200 is a 24.2MP mirrorless camera with a 2.35 x 1.57cm CMOS image sensor and a primary colour filter. It comes with XC 15-45mm lens. With Fujifilm X-T200, you get professional-grade features made accessible for hobbyists. Some features include high-resolution EVF, face detection Auto Focus, subject tracking, focal plane shutter, and multiple scene position modes. The X-T200 also comes with Bluetooth 4.2 support and Type-C USB and HDMI connectivity.
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Mirrorless Digital Camera
Price: Rs 67,491 on Croma.
The 16.1MP Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III is suitable for beginners and hobbyists alike. Its compact size and straightforward design make it an ideal camera for beginners. The 16.1MP camera can shoot at a continuous speed of 14 frames per second. Digital picture stabilisation is helpful for amateurs who are just learning to shoot with a mirrorless camera. The Mark III can record videos at a resolution of 2160p. It also comes with built-in WiFi sharing abilities and a unique Orientation Sensor.
Canon EOS M6 DSLR Camera
Price: Rs 42,999 on Flipkart.
Closing out this list is the Canon EOS M6 DSLR camera. While DSLRs may be going out of business, some still treasure this technology and may want to preserve a piece of it for themselves. The Canon EOS M6 DSLR is still one of the best cameras on offer. With 24.2MP effective pixels and a CMOS sensor, the M6 can deliver remarkable performance in varying conditions. An ISO rating of 150-25600 makes low-light photography effortless and produces incredible images. A shutter speed of 1/4000 sec can capture moving images with relative ease. At a price of Rs 43,000, the Canon EOS M6 is one of the best cameras you can buy.
These are the best standalone cameras you can buy for under Rs 75,000. We hope this list helps you in deciding your next camera purchase. We’ve tried to select cameras that will appeal to professionals, hobbyists, and beginners alike. If you have a favourite camera that you’ve used over the years, let us know in the comments!