Canon EOS 40D vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon EOS 40D

57

Nikon D40

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6.5 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay

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

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$669 body only

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$780 - $999 body only

$839 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay More startup delay

Nikon D40 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$309 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$219 body only

$280 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Movie format Shoots movies
Thickness Significantly thicker

discussion

Canon EOS 40D
EOS 40D
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Nikon D40
D40
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