Canon EOS 400D vs Nikon D3000

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Canon EOS 400D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 400D

Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
200 ms shutter lag
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm)
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
700 ms startup delay
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Thickness
Thin
2.5"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 400D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3000.

competitors

Canon EOS 400D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$365 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly larger
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$338 body only

$662 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Size Much larger
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$270 body only

$338 with 18-55mm lens

Live view Has live view
Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly larger

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$365 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Fujifilm FinePix HS33 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS33 EXR

Super zoom

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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Canon EOS 400D
EOS 400D
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D3000
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