Nikon D800 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Nikon D800

68

Canon Powershot SX40

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
Great color depth
Color depth
25.6 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Weight
Light-weight
600 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,370 - $1,497 body only

$1,956 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,149 - $2,797 body only

$2,900 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,198 - $1,497 body only

$1,900 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$418

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$215 - $229

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$339 - $447

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

discussion

Nikon D800
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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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