10 Best Nikon Cameras 2021

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Best Nikon Cameras - DSLR, Mirrorless, Compact

What exactly is the best Nikon camera with a wide range, the diverse and detailed range is a challenging question to address. There is plenty of fascinating new models available over the last few years, especially in its mirrorless line-up. We have checked all of the top Nikon cameras in a very detailed way to help you find the best Nikon camera in our list below.

You may be a committed Nikon follower who would like to introduce the first camera to their set. In any case, Nikon’s line-up provides a variety of budgets for any form of photographer. Anyone looking for a flexible option, with excellent performance and extensive and impressive features are fantastic full-frame options for Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras. Both have been recently replaced by new versions that are now available for sale – so that existing models now have a higher valuation.

If you are a traditionalist and you prefer DSLR, do not worry — the older format was not discontinued by Nikon. The latest model, the Nikon D780, is designed and felt like a classic DSLR and contains some of the latest mirrorless camera technology. It is a magnificent all-rounder that should appease traditionalists as well as enthusiasts.

Go to the other end of the spectrum and you have the Nikon Coolpix W300, which is a waterproof and budget-friendly 4K digital camera. Some older, good-value models like the Nikon D7500 and the D750 are also available in our round-up. If you are just starting out the Nikon D3500 is a perfect DSLR entry stage – in reality, it is the one we will recommend for new DSLR photography across all brands.

10 Best Nikon Cameras 2021

Best Nikon DSLR Cameras

Best Nikon Mirrorless Cameras

Best Nikon Compact Cameras

1. Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera

$572.99  in stock
4 new from $572.99
13 used from $514.00
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as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • A DSLR that's as easy to use as a point and shoot camera
  • Compact, comfortable design that's great for travel and special events
  • Image sensor that's 15x larger than those used in typical smartphones for sharper, clearer pictures
  • Works with Nikon’s snap bridge app for sharing photos with a compatible smartphone or tablet
  • 1080p full hd videos with monaural sound at the touch of a button. Bluetooth version 4.1

2. Nikon D7500 DX-Format Digital SLR Camera

$999.99  in stock
1 new from $999.99
15 used from $728.00
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as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • Class leading image quality, ISO range, image processing and metering equivalent to the award winning D500
  • Large 3.2” 922k dot, tilting Lcd screen with touch functionality. Temperature: 0 °c to 40 °c (+32 °f to 104 °f) humidity: 85 percentage or less (no condensation)
  • 51 point AF system with 15 cross type sensors and group area AF paired with up to 8 fps continuous shooting capability
  • 4k ultra hd and 1080p full hd video with stereo sound, power aperture control, auto ISO, 4k UHD time lapse and more
  • Built in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for easy connectivity through the Nikon snap bridge app

3. Nikon D780 DSLR Camera

$2,496.95  in stock
12 new from $2,496.95
5 used from $1,999.00
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as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • 24.5MP backside illuminated FX full frame image sensor, capable of remarkable light gathering for highly detailed photos and 4K UHD videos with ultra shallow depth of field and sharp, clean low light shots.
  • Dual Autofocus system: 51-point AF for capturing photos using the viewfinder; 273-point phase-detection AF for capturing photos and videos using the touchscreen LCD.
  • 7 frames per second continuous shooting or switch to live view mode for 12 frames per second silent shooting using the electronic shutter.
  • Nikon's most robust DSLR for video capture: Hybrid PDAF system, ful frame 4K UHD, slow motion at 1080 / 120p, in-camera time-lapse, 10-bit HDMI output, N-Log, HDR (HLG), highlight monitoring (zebra stripes) and built-in timecode.
  • Tilting touchscreen LCD makes it easy to get the shot, even from high or low angles and allows for tap focusing, tap shutter release, swiping and zooming images in playback and easy menu navigation.

4. Nikon D850 FX-Format Digital SLR Camera

$2,496.95  in stock
5 new from $2,496.95
31 used from $2,159.99
as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • Nikon designed back side illuminated (BSI) full frame image sensor with no optical low pass filter
  • 45.7 megapixels of extraordinary resolution, outstanding dynamic range and virtually no risk of moiré
  • Up to 9 fps1 continuous shooting at full resolution with full AF performance
  • 8k6 and 4k time lapse movies with new levels of sharpness and detail; file system : DCF 2.0, exif 2.31, Pict bridge
  • Tilting touchscreen, focus shift shooting mode, outstanding battery performance and much more; total pixels: 46.89 million

5. Z 50 DX-format Mirrorless Camera

$896.95  in stock
12 new from $896.95
9 used from $778.95
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as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • Compact, lightweight and durably constructed mirrorless camera
  • First DX-format mirrorless camera to use a large 55 millimeter lens mount, offering advantages in high image quality and low light performance
  • 20.9 MP sensor with robust 4K UHD video features
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for simple pairing to a smartphone
  • "Selfie" flip down touch LCD screen, great for self-portraits and blogging

6. Nikon Z6 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera

$1,839.95  in stock
14 new from $1,839.95
6 used from $1,978.99
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as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • New larger Z mount for revolutionary optical performance
  • Nikon designed 24.5mp backside illuminated image sensor
  • 273 point on sensor phase detect AF system
  • Up to 12 fps; 4k ultra hd video; 8k time lapse; 120/1080p slow motion
  • Compatible with new z Nikkor lenses, over 360 f mount Nikkor lenses

7. Nikon Z7 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera

$2,896.95  in stock
10 new from $2,896.95
5 used from $2,549.99
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as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • New larger Z mount for revolutionary optical performance
  • Nikon-designed 45.7MP backside Illuminated image sensor with no optical low pass filter (OLPF)
  • 493-Point on-sensor phase detect AF system and up to 9 fps; Total pixels: 46.89 million
  • 4K ultra-HD video; 8K time-lapse; 120/1080P slow motion
  • Compatible with new Z nikkor lenses, over 360 F-mount nikkor lenses and a variety of Nikon system Accessories

8. Nikon COOLPIX A10

$299.00  in stock
3 new from $259.00
5 used from $129.95
as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • 16.1-megapixel CCD image sensor for excellent photos and 720p HD videos
  • 5x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens
  • 2.7-inch large, bright QVGA LCD display; It accepts alkaline, lithium and Nikon rechargeable batteries, available as an optional accessory
  • Image Size (pixels): 4608 x 3456 (16M)
  • Viewfinder type: fixed LCD

9. Nikon W300 Waterproof Underwater Digital Camera

$386.95  in stock
1 new from $386.95
7 used from $314.96
Free shipping
as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • Waterproof, freeze proof, shockproof and dustproof adventure camera with extra capabilities
  • Stunning high resolution photos, 4K Ultra HD videos, Time-lapse videos, Super lapse videos and music montages
  • 5x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with telephoto power and Hybrid VR image stabilization
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, eCompass, altimeter, depth gauge and more
  • Operating environment: Temperature: -10 to +40°C (14 to 104°F ) for land use, Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F) for underwater use

10. Nikon COOLPIX P950 Superzoom Compact Camera

$796.95  in stock
2 new from $796.95
2 used from $975.00
Free shipping
as of May 14, 2021 8:16 pm


  • COOLPIX P950 offers 16. 0 Megapixels of resolution
  • COOLPIX P950 features an 83X optical zoom/166X Dynamic Fine Zoom
  • Built-in Bird and Moon modes along with scene modes for simple shooting
  • COOLPIX P950 can capture stills and 4K UHD video
  • Max Focal Length: 2000

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