Best, Cheap Entry Level DSLR cameras
CNET and Exec Tech reviewed and rated their top picks for the entry level, cheap DSLR camera class. The contenders all offer many features and are very competitively priced. The prices can range from $500 to less than $100. If you are just stepping up to the digital SLR cameras industry, any one of these models would be a great selection for your first DSLR camera.
Best overall value for your money : Pentax K200D
Top photo quality : Canon EOS Rebel XS
Entry level DSLR with the best overall performance : Canon EOS Rebel XS
Exec Tech :
The top rated budget, entry level digital SLR cameras.
1) Nikon D60
2) Canon EOS 1000D
3) Sony DSLR A300
CNET (Australia) :
1) Canon 450D Rebel XSi
2) Sony Alpha DSLR-A350
3) Olympus E-420
4) Pentax K100D