[URGENT] DSLR under 25k - Beginner

sujoyp

Grand Master
25k is good enough price for D5200...grab it.

It may be an old model but its pic quality is said to be better then D7100
 
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prehistoricgamer

prehistoricgamer

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25k is good enough price for D5200...grab it.

It may be an old model but its pic quality is said to be better then D7100

Where are you guys seeing the 25k price? It still shows as 27999 for me. I'm looking at the body + 18-55 kit lens combo product.
 

nac

Aspiring Novelist
Where are you guys seeing the 25k price? It still shows as 27999 for me. I'm looking at the body + 18-55 kit lens combo product.
Seems like D5200 price is more volatile than a share market ;) It was 25499/- when I saw this morning. Yes, it was with kit lens, not body only option.
 
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prehistoricgamer

prehistoricgamer

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Seems like D5200 price is more volatile than a share market ;) It was 25499/- when I saw this morning. Yes, it was with kit lens, not body only option.

This is amusing. The price now has surpassed even what Fotocircle quoted me. I think I'll bite the bullet and order from Flipkart. At least I can return the product if it's not eligible for a warranty. Also, I get a free cam bag and class 10 memory card from FK at 25.5k as compared to no goodies at 26.6k on snap deal.
 
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prehistoricgamer

prehistoricgamer

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This is amusing. The price now has surpassed even what Fotocircle quoted me. I think I'll bite the bullet and order from Flipkart. At least I can return the product if it's not eligible for a warranty. Also, I get a free cam bag and class 10 memory card from FK at 25.5k as compared to no goodies at 26.6k on snap deal.

Finally ordered a D5200 + LCD screen guard at 25.7k from Amazon after some constant price checking.

My only concern right now is if I'm going to get all the accessories + the warranty. I hope I don't end up getting bricks instead of the camera like some customers. :D
 

adityagupta

Broken In
Finally ordered a D5200 + LCD screen guard at 25.7k from Amazon after some constant price checking.

My only concern right now is if I'm going to get all the accessories + the warranty. I hope I don't end up getting bricks instead of the camera like some customers. :D
Congrats bro.
 

sujoyp

Grand Master
Finally ordered a D5200 + LCD screen guard at 25.7k from Amazon after some constant price checking.

My only concern right now is if I'm going to get all the accessories + the warranty. I hope I don't end up getting bricks instead of the camera like some customers. :D

Congrats...good luck.
Amazon wont do something like that...just read yeaterday that its most trusted online retailer in India :)
 

nac

Aspiring Novelist
This is amusing. The price now has surpassed even what Fotocircle quoted me. I think I'll bite the bullet and order from Flipkart. At least I can return the product if it's not eligible for a warranty. Also, I get a free cam bag and class 10 memory card from FK at 25.5k as compared to no goodies at 26.6k on snap deal.
I took a snap to prove that it is actually around 25k and I see here you already placed the order.


Congrats for the purchase. Keep us posted.

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My only concern right now is if I'm going to get all the accessories + the warranty. I hope I don't end up getting bricks instead of the camera like some customers. :D
Open the brick pack in front of the courier boy. And return it if it's actually a nice red brick :)
 
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prehistoricgamer

prehistoricgamer

Q.C Passed. Tested. OK
I took a snap to prove that it is actually around 25k and I see here you already placed the order.


Congrats for the purchase. Keep us posted.

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Open the brick pack in front of the courier boy. And return it if it's actually a nice red brick :)

Yup. I'm going to have a pair of scissors handy as soon as the courier guy calls. I hope I don't end up scaring the poor chap. Hah.

Also, you managed to find it at the lowest price I have ever seen for this cam. Your luck is godly.

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Finally, got it. Just under 2 days for delivery from Amazon. Amazon's yet to disappoint me. Until then, I'm sticking to them.

Got all the accessories, freebies and warranty stuff with the camera. Online registration went smooth. Nothing missing in the box so far as I know. Only thing left for me to do is to take the camera to the service center and get it verified in person. Happy that it turned out to be a good shopping experience. Mercy on those poor souls who had bitter experiences, especially with expensive products.

The camera works fine. But I take horrible pictures since this is the first digital camera I've ever owned. The flash pop-up has a mind of its own. Still gotta learn the ropes of it. Looking forward to yet another exciting hobby :)

Thanks for the help guys. Hopefully, I'll post some good pictures soon.

Cheers.

P.S:- I was out on the road with a pair of sciscors just like I said I'd do :p Delivery guy was more than obliged to do the opening honors. Touch wood. No brick.
 

tamatarpakoda

Resident Villain
Staff member
It's unlikely that Amazon Fulfilled deliveries will be fraudulent.

At least, I haven't come across any issues so far.

Also, you might want to check out the latest firmware for the camera. 1.03 I believe.
 

sujoyp

Grand Master
[MENTION=235385]prehistoricgamer[/MENTION] nice..good that you were not with a big knife :D
secret to learn is keep clicking and learn from mistakes...initially try to analyse you pics and see what went wrong
 
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prehistoricgamer

prehistoricgamer

Q.C Passed. Tested. OK
Yup, gonna probably take a trip to hampi and try to get some pictures. Or maybe Cubbon Park if I feel lazy.

The view near my house is one big concrete mess.

Also, any significant boost the new firmware gives? I don't want to fiddle with the software until I'm quite comfortable with it.
 

tamatarpakoda

Resident Villain
Staff member
Official change log
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Changes from “C” Firmware Version 1.02 to 1.03
• Reduced noise (horizontal lines) in movies shot with 1280×720; 60p or 1280×720; 50p selected for Frame size/frame rate.
• Fixed an issue with the camera freezing when the Clean image sensor option was used.
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Not a significant update. I haven't figured out how significant the noise reduction is since I rarely use the camera for videos.
 
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prehistoricgamer

prehistoricgamer

Q.C Passed. Tested. OK
Official change log
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Changes from “C” Firmware Version 1.02 to 1.03
• Reduced noise (horizontal lines) in movies shot with 1280×720; 60p or 1280×720; 50p selected for Frame size/frame rate.
• Fixed an issue with the camera freezing when the Clean image sensor option was used.
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Not a significant update. I haven't figured out how significant the noise reduction is since I rarely use the camera for videos.

Don't think I'll be updating it myself anytime soon. Nothing in the changelog is of pressing importance. I might get it done if I pay a visit to the service center for warranty verification. Thanks for the info.
 

CRACING

Journeyman
Hello all,

Just now registered to this wonderful forum. So far I was just reading queries, discussions, suggestions in this forum and came up with this thread and thought to share my experience to whoever is looking for 25k DSLR camera.

I have recently entered into DSLR photography world with my Nikon D3200 and kit lenses so I'm a still amateur. This is my first DSLR camera (Nikon D3200 with 18-55mm VRII and freebies) which I have bought three months ago from Amazon India for 19k. I was in hunt for budget DSLR camera since long and that was the day I found best price so garbed it quickly. I also looked for D3300 and D5200 but I didn't find extra features worth for my use. I'm didn't like articulated LCD on D5200 and D3300 features didn't felt worth for extra bucks. Buttons on D3X00 were easy to operate for me. Canon 1200D costs very similar but its spec is inferior to D3200. For example, it has only 9 focal points compared to 11 on D3200, 460,000 screen dots compared to 921,000, 3.0 fps compared to 4.0 fps and etc. Only thing D3200 lacks is EV and WB bracketing but even its not available in D3300 (Don't know why Nikon didn't include bracketing to entry-level cameras which is a essentially thing).

After playing around with kit lens, I felt the need of more reach so I bought Nikon 55-200mm ED VRII lens early this month from paytm for 8k, which is good, fast and lightweight. Only thing I'm missing now is the lens for low light photography. For this I shortlisted to Nikon 35mm F1.8 and I may buy it in next few months.

Thanks...
Best Regards
 

CRACING

Journeyman
Welcome.
Browse your PC and share us some of your work in Photography thread. :)

Thank you sir.

I have already shared my photos in 500px. Please click here. Not great shots yet but trying to get better everyday. As soon as I start to take great shots, I will surely share in Photography thread. :)
 

sujoyp

Grand Master
Thank you sir.

I have already shared my photos in 500px. Please click here. Not great shots yet but trying to get better everyday. As soon as I start to take great shots, I will surely share in Photography thread. :)

You have some great lens to start...I too started with D3100+18-55+55-200 and its a great combo...bought 35mm just 2 months back and i am loving it..just share the pics from 500px here..there must be some link to share pics
 
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