Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

84

Nikon D40

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 450D

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
160 ms shutter lag
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 450D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D40.

competitors

Canon EOS 450D Competitors

Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$346 body only

$678 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$443 body only

$553 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon EOS 550D

Canon EOS 550D

Entry-level DSLR

$415 body only

$622 with 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Nikon D40 Competitors

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$750 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price More expensive

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Canon EOS 450D
EOS 450D
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