Summary Nikon D40X

Prices Price
Body only
$1,200
With 18-55mm lens
$1,399
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 10
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 11
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.7x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Megapixels
Help 10 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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Pros

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The Nikon D40X vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Startup delay Short startup delay Help
400 ms startup delay
Size Really small Help
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Lens availability More lenses available Help
230 lenses
Thickness Thin Help
2.5"

Cons

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The Nikon D40X vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
516 ISO
Color depth Little color depth Help
22.4 bits
Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.53x
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
520 shots
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
243 ms shutter lag
Announced Old Help
March 2007
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$1,199.99
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
63.0
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.4 EV
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Viewfinder Uses battery, see less detail Help
Pentamirror
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

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