Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

68

Nikon D40

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror

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 G5 X

Canon PowerShot G5 X

Pro digicam

$640 - $699

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$644

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$720

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

Nikon D40 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Size Larger
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$324 body only

$908 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$378 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Size Larger

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