In terms of digital camera the DSLR is one of the best you can buy, giving you the best features and specs available now.
One of the cheapest and best available on the market currently is the Cannon EOS 650D with a APS-C CMOS sensor with an 18 megapixel resolution, 100-25600 iSO, Image Stabilisation and an integrated cleaning system.
The lens has a focal length of 18-55mm, with a 22-38 aperture, 3x optical zoom and automatic or manual focus.
The viewfinder can be used in both optical and live view modes, with a 3 inch vari angle touch screen.
There are a lot more options available however, a few of which can be checked out below: