Nikon D7000 vs Canon EOS 40D

Winner
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105

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83

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Autofocuses shooting video
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Contrast detection
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 40D

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
128 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

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 D7000.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

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Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
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Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$650 body only

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Canon EOS 40D Competitors

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Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

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

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$495 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

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