Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

67

Nikon D40

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

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 G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$520

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$649

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$502 - $1,299

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Nikon D40 Competitors

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Larger
Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$750 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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Canon PowerShot G15
PowerShot G15
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