overview Fastest shutter speed

Fastest shutter speed Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

Having a faster max shutter speed means you'll be able to take pictures of fast moving subjects without any risk of blur, for example formula one cars whizzing by at a race.

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Compared To Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Out of 3 recent entry-level DSLRs, only 1 has (significantly) better fastest shutter speed than the Nikon D40.

Nikon D40
1/4000 of a second
1/5999 of a second
1/4000 of a second
1/4000 of a second