Nikon D600 vs Nikon D40

Winner
Nikon D600

100

Nikon D40

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D600

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Weight
Light-weight
522 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D600.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D40.

competitors

Nikon D600 Competitors

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$850 - $1,497 body only

$1,823 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price Cheaper
Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$1,572 body only

$2,180 with 24-85mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Movie format Does not take movies
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$1,799 - $2,433 body only

$2,666 with 24-85mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

Nikon D40 Competitors

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$1,587 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
True resolution Higher true resolution
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$1,956 - $2,797 body only

$2,480 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$408

Movie format Shoots movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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Nikon D600
D600
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Nikon D40
D40
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