The best Boxing Day deals on cameras

Matt Sayer 27 December 2017 NEWS

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Snap up a discount on high-end cameras from Nikon, Sony and Canon.

The holidays never last as long as you want them to, so it's important to take plenty of happy snaps to preserve the memories for when the toils of day-to-day life start to wipe them from your mind. In this era of high-tech smartphones capable of shooting 4K photos and videos, it might seem like the traditional camera is destined for the dustbin, but there are still plenty of reasons to choose a dedicated digital camera over the one built-in to your iPhone.

With a standalone DSLR camera, not only do you get better picture quality at higher resolutions, you can swap lenses in and out to suit the photo you're taking, allowing you to customise your kit for long-distance shots, panoramic views or close-ups that don't skimp on the minute details. Add to that the ability to control specific settings like shutter speed, aperture diameter and exposure length, and a good DSLR still trumps the best phone cameras by a country mile.

High-quality photography doesn't come cheap and DSLRs are often a ways out of the price range for the average camera enthusiast. However, with post-Christmas sales in full effect right now you can find some solid discounts on popular DSLRs from Nikon, Canon and Sony, making it the ideal time to kickstart your photography career. Check out the table below for our top picks on DSLR deals from this year's Boxing Day sales.

CameraRetailerDiscounted priceBuy it
Sony Handycam with built-in projectorHarvey Norman$322Go to site
Canon EOS 1300D with EFS18-55mm lensHarvey Norman$398Go to site
Sony DSC-RX100 IIDWI$579Go to site
Canon EOS 200DHarvey Norman$677Go to site
Nikon D5600 with 18-55mm and 55-200mm lensesDick Smith Electronics$949Go to site
Nikon D5600 DSLRDick Smith Electronics$949Go to site
Nikon D7200 Body onlyDick Smith Electronics$979Go to site
Sony Alpha A7 II Body onlyDWI$1479Go to site

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