Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

98

Nikon D40

62

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
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
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

$320 body only

$897 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$293 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Canon EOS 550D

Canon EOS 550D

Entry-level DSLR

$385 body only

$577 with 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

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

Nikon D40 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$378 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

$513 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay

discussion

Canon EOS 450D
EOS 450D
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Nikon D40
D40
Nikon

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