Canon EOS 400D vs Nikon D3000

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Canon EOS 400D

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Nikon D3000

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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
Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
11.1 EV
Screen size
Large screen
3"
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 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$330 body only

$819 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

$264 body only

$330 with 18-55mm lens

Live view Has live view
Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly larger
Canon EOS 450D

Canon EOS 450D

Entry-level DSLR

$291 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$541 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$950 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$350 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

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Canon EOS 400D
EOS 400D
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Nikon D3000
D3000
Nikon

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