Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon D40X

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

82

Nikon D40X

64

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
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40X

Color depth
Great color depth
22.4 bits
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 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D40X.

competitors

Canon EOS 450D Competitors

Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D

Entry-level DSLR

$338 body only

$947 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$271 body only

$338 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 400D

Canon EOS 400D

Entry-level DSLR

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen

Nikon D40X Competitors

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D40

Nikon D40

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

Canon EOS 450D
EOS 450D
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D40X
Nikon

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