Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

85

Nikon D40

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 450D

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
692 ISO
Great color depth
Color depth
21.9 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

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

$331 body only

$821 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$369 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$265 body only

$331 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen

Nikon D40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30

Waterproof

$430

Movie format Shoots movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$370 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Nikon D40X

Nikon D40X

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$1,399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Autofocus Slower autofocus

discussion

Canon EOS 450D
EOS 450D
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Nikon D40
D40
Nikon

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