Canon EOS 50D vs Canon EOS 40D

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 50D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Color depth
Great color depth
22.1 bits
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
128 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 40D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 50D.

competitors

Canon EOS 50D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$539 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,800 with 18-135mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Movie format Shoots movies
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 - $1,498 body only

$945 - $1,049 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Thickness Thicker

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

Placeholder

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

Travel zoom

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Higher true resolution
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

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