Canon EOS 40D vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon EOS 40D

83

Nikon D40

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Great color depth
Color depth
22.1 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6.5 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 40D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D40.

competitors

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$523 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

$350 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Nikon D40 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$379 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D70

Nikon D70

Pro DSLR

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D40X

Nikon D40X

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$1,399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Autofocus Slower autofocus

discussion

Canon EOS 40D
EOS 40D
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Nikon D40
D40
Nikon

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