Canon EOS 7D vs Canon EOS 40D

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

73

Canon EOS 40D

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8 fps
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
128 ms shutter lag
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 40D.
Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,200 - $2,499 body only

$2,700 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$750 - $899 body only

$839 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,219 - $1,399 body only

$1,679 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$699 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$750 - $899 body only

$839 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay More startup delay

discussion

Canon EOS 7D
EOS 7D
Canon

Report a correction
Canon EOS 40D
EOS 40D
Canon

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments