Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

67

Nikon D40

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
922k dots
Really small
Size
Mid size (107×76×40 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D40.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$1,606

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$498

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$369 - $447

Zoom Much more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon D40 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Better color depth
Size Slightly larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$375 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Nikon D70

Nikon D70

Pro DSLR

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot G15
PowerShot G15
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