Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon D40X

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

42

Nikon D40X

33

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
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
11.4 EV
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay

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

$312 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$311 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,133 body only

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

Nikon D40X Competitors

Nikon D40

Nikon D40

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$689 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$420 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Canon EOS 450D
EOS 450D
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Nikon D40X
D40X
Nikon

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