Best DSLR Cameras for Underwater Photography Comparison Chart

Top 2019 DSLR Camera for Underwater Photography and Videography

 

 
Nikon D850
Canon 5D Mark IV
Nikon D7500
Canon EOS SL2 Nikon D500
Crop factor
1.0
1.0
1.5
1.61 1.5
Sensor area
860mm2
860mm2
368mm2
332mm2 368mm2
Megapixels
45.7
30.4
20.9
24.2 20.9
# control dials
2
2
2
1 2
Sync speed
1/250th
1/200th
1/200th
  1/320th
High ISO capability
Excellent
Excellent +
Excellent
  Excellent
Weight with battery in grams
998g
889g
730g
453g 860g
Auto-focus points
153
61
51
9 153
Mem cards
XQD,SD
CF,SD
SD
SD XQD, SD
Video capability
4K,1080p60
4K, 1080p60, 720p120
1080p60
1080p60 4K, 1080p60
Internal flash
No
No
Yes
Yes No
Prices as of February 2019
$3,297
$3,299
$1,247
$499 $1,899


Don't forget to check out our Best Mirrorless Cameras of 2019 for a smaller, lighter option for underwater photography that will still take great images.

 
 

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