Nikon D7000 vs Nikon D40

Winner
Nikon D7000

100

Nikon D40

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

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 D40.
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competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$650 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,069 with 18-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$476 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$779 - $997 body only

$1,127 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

Nikon D40 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$476 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Size Significantly larger

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