Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon D40X

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

96

Nikon D40X

74

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

$320 body only

$896 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$256 body only

$320 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$448 body only

$512 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D40X Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,071 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$745 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

discussion

Canon EOS 450D
EOS 450D
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D40X
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