Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon D40

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

42

Nikon D40

27

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)
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
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

$419 body only

$403 with 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

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

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,112 body only

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

Nikon D40 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$329 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$541 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Canon EOS 450D
EOS 450D
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Nikon D40
D40
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