Nikon D7000 vs Nikon D40

Winner
Nikon D7000

100

Nikon D40

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,167 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D40

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (124×94×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"

galleries

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

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$759 - $797 body only

$1,048 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $679 body only

$919 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 - $597 body only

$519 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Nikon D40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$222

Movie format Shoots movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D40X

Nikon D40X

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$1,399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$390 body only

$359 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger

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