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
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)

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

$320 body only

$896 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$256 body only

$320 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Live view Has live view
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000

Entry-level DSLR

$536 body only

$400 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Much thicker

discussion

Canon EOS 400D
EOS 400D
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