Canon EOS 400D vs Nikon D3000

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Canon EOS 400D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 400D

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
Thin
Thickness
2.6"
 

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 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$261 body only

$326 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Live view Has live view
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 450D

Canon EOS 450D

Entry-level DSLR

$287 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$397 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$495 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Canon EOS 400D
EOS 400D
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D3000
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