Canon EOS 450D vs Nikon D40X

Winner
Canon EOS 450D

84

Nikon D40X

65

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

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

$350 body only

$686 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D

Entry-level DSLR

$280 body only

$350 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 550D

Canon EOS 550D

Entry-level DSLR

$420 body only

$630 with 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Nikon D40X Competitors

Nikon D40

Nikon D40

Entry-level DSLR

$1,493 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$375 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Larger
Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$280 body only

$392 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Slightly larger

discussion

Canon EOS 450D
EOS 450D
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