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Is there any Digital SLR Camera out there that supports video recording?

Parameters:

  1. Only Nikon (Or may be Canon, in case there is a winnable alternative)
  2. Entry Level (less than $700 or Rs.40,000)
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Just curious, but why only Nikon? Pre-owned lenses and accessories? –  Troggy Sep 28 '09 at 20:51
    
Ya I have a couple from my other cam. Wanted to buy another one. Alright perhaps I can even do with Canon if there is an option.. :) –  OrangeRind Sep 28 '09 at 20:53
    
this question has nothing to do with computers, doesn't belong on superuser.com –  davr Sep 28 '09 at 23:30
    
Whats it not to do with computers?? Aren't Digital Cameras in close link with computers?? –  OrangeRind Sep 29 '09 at 10:19
    
closer than a certain mp3 player that happens to be subject of many threads around here :) –  Molly7244 Sep 29 '09 at 10:58
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Nikon D5000

12.3 MP DX Digital SLR, HD Video

Pirce: $700~

nice alternative to the very expensive D90.

the next 'smaller' model, D3000 doesn't feature video recording, so the D5000 is your best bet.

edit: if you don't mind Canon, then get the EOS 500D, the far better camera, pricing is similar to the Nikon D5000.

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The Nikon D5000 has what you might want, but it's a hair over $700 (it's $725 on the official Nikon site):

Movie Modes

  • Movie with sound
  • Stop motion movie
  • D-Movie
  • HD 1280 x 720/24 fps VGA 640 x 424/24 fps QVGA 320 x 216/24 fps
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