Despite the growth in popularity of mirrorless cameras, the DSLR camera still holds place as the number one format in use by photographers in 2018. DSLRs typically offer better ergonomics, longer battery life and better reliability. Below are the best DSLR cameras under 500 bucks.

Nikon D3400 w/ 18-55mm Lens
The Nikon D3400 kit comes with everything you need to take exceptional photos right out of the box. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a new professional, it all starts here with an amazing DSLR kit.

Nikon D3400
Canon EOS Rebel T6
The EOS Rebel T6 will open up a world of endless photo possibilities when you’re ready to make the leap from point–and–shoot cameras to a DSLR. Your photos will look amazing with a Canon DIGIC 4 + Image Processor and 18 megapixels, even with minimal knowledge or effort.

Canon EOS Rebel T6