Canon EOS 60D vs Canon EOS 40D

Winner
Canon EOS 60D

87

Canon EOS 40D

78

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Great color depth
Color depth
22.2 bits
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
128 ms shutter lag
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Battery life
Great battery life
1100 shots

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 60D.

competitors

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$421 - $649 body only

$540 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$849 body only

$1,119 with 18-200mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$743 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$515 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$399 - $469 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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