Close

Loading image...
Nikon D40
8 Images + 1 Video

Nikon D40 Digital Camera

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy Camera Labs Highly Recommended PC Advisor.co.uk Gold
SLR 6.1MP CCD SDHC Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Count Sensor Type Memory Card Release Date
Available used and from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$41.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$50.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$73.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$75.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$79.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$88.54
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$99.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$102.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$102.50
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$109.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$110.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$110.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$120.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$124.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$127.50
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$129.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$130.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$139.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$143.10
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$145.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$150.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$150.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$150.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$150.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$157.50
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$159.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$161.10
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$175.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$190.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$190.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$195.05
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$195.95
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$199.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$208.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$222.67
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$225.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$239.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$244.79
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$247.32
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$247.32
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$249.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$265.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$289.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$299.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$310.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$324.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$340.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$349.95
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$350.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$400.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$400.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$400.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$500.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$500.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D40 from eBay
$529.95
Go to Store
- Less from eBay
Knight-Camera
Nikon D40 from Knight-Camera
$49.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
ePawnAmerica
Nikon D40 from ePawnAmerica
$89.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
ePawnAmerica
Nikon D40 from ePawnAmerica
$99.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
ePawnAmerica
Nikon D40 from ePawnAmerica
$139.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
ePawnAmerica
Nikon D40 from ePawnAmerica
$189.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
- Less from ePawnAmerica
Roberts Camera
Nikon D40 from Roberts Camera
$107.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
CalagazPhoto
Nikon D40 from CalagazPhoto
$119.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
CalagazPhoto
Nikon D40 from CalagazPhoto
$149.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
CalagazPhoto
Nikon D40 from CalagazPhoto
$199.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
- Less from CalagazPhoto
KEH Camera Outlet
Nikon D40 from KEH Camera Outlet
$159.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
itembazaar
Nikon D40 from itembazaar
$175.15
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
huntsphotoandvideo.com
Nikon D40 from huntsphotoandvideo.com
$187.50
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Resale Remarketing
Nikon D40 from Resale Remarketing
$224.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Zawdio
Nikon D40 from Zawdio
$240.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Zawdio
Nikon D40 from Zawdio
$260.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Zawdio
Nikon D40 from Zawdio
$265.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
- Less from Zawdio
ppisales
Nikon D40 from ppisales
$244.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
centralloan
Nikon D40 from centralloan
$249.95
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
RVSC Technology Solutions Online
Nikon D40 from RVSC Technology Solutions Online
$300.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
 Show All Prices - Less
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

22 Reasons For

Eleven Industry Awards

The editors of three expert review sites all decided that this digital camera was very good. This Nikon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and DP Review.

This camera received a "Best Buy" from both Expert Reviews and Howstuffworks.com, both of which thought that this digital camera was good.

The reviewers at M3.idg.se and Alphr.com both endorse this SLR digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites thought that this Nikon camera was good. This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from Laptopmag.com and the writer at PC Advisor.co.uk concluded that it was excellent and gave it a "Gold" award.

01net.com gave this camera a "5 Star" award and Letsgodigital.org/nl/ gave it an "Excellent" award.

Read more Less

Good Expert Reviews

Fifty-five experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, CNET.com and Expert Reviews have rated this SLR digital camera on average 81%.

Good Quality Pictures

Fourteen Nikon D40 reviewers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was able to produce good images. Macworld.com rated it 4 stars and mentioned on expert website Mac World “A great tool for photographers who want to grow”. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on Expert Reviews “Despite some minor faults, this is a fantastic camera for photography enthusiasts” in their review of the Nikon D40. Expert review site Photoxels.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The is an affordable Family DSLR that gives excellent image quality and provides an easy step up from point-and-shoot (P&S) digital cameras”.

A number of people who purchased the Nikon D40 reckoned that it was good in low light. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au nine years ago “It captures high quality pictures, has speedy operation and great low light performance, making it a wonderful choice for the budding enthusiast”. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon D40 on Imaging Resource.com “Weve been pleasantly surprised with its excellent performance in low light and its simple grace as a day-to-day shooter”.

One person who bought this digital camera thought it had a good image sensor. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “It only has 3 auto focus sensor zones”.

One Nikon D40 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Expert website Brighthub.com wrote “Nikon D40About the Nikon D40Digital SLR cameras are great for any photographer that is interested in shooting professional” in their review of this digital camera.

Read more Less

Good Size

A few customers who purchased this digital camera said that it was compact. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their Nikon D40 review nine years ago “If youve ever used a single lens reflex (SLR) camera, youll know that they beat compact ca” . Expertreviews.co.uk also said “Aimed at those who might be tempted by a high-end compact, Nikons D40 is the companys latest entry-level digital SLR”. Seven years ago Photoanswers.co.uk mentioned on expert website Photo Answers.co.uk “Nikon stresses that it is aimed at the family user or those upgrading from a digital compact”.

One Nikon D40 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Theregister.co.uk said “The D40 has a plastic body and comes with a plastic lens” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 5 stars.

Read more Less

Good Product Quality

A few Nikon D40 reviewers reckoned that it was good quality. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this digital camera nine years ago “Photo quality is better than acceptable, in fact, it’s downright fine, especially the 8.5x11 prints I turned out” and rated it 4 stars. Cameralabs.com wrote “The D40 is small, light, very easy to use, rarely fooled by anything and simply delivers great quality pictures” in their review of this digital camera. Pcauthority.com.au said in their Nikon D40 review “Handling, low price and far better quality than any digital compact”.

Easy to Use

Seven Nikon D40 reviewers said that the product was easy to use. Pcmag.com wrote in their review on PC Mag “Hone its entry-level D-SLRs to make them easier to use”. V3.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Nikon D40 “Plenty of creative control”. Macworld.com mentioned on expert review site Mac World “Affordable, impressive image quality; small; light; bright, easy-to-see 2.5-inch LCD; full-featured; comfortable; solid build with rubberized grip; handy information display; built-in help system” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people who purchased the Nikon D40 agreed that it was easy to handle. Expert website Pcauthority.com.au gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote “Good performance and handling, low price” in their Nikon D40 review. Nine years ago Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Nikon D40 on expert review site Expert Reviews “It still managed to provide excellent performance, handling and image quality” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One Nikon D40 owner who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Cnet.com said ten years ago “Excellent feel and compact size; very customizable menu architecture; nice guidance for dSLR newbies; excellent noise characteristics for high-ISO shots” in their Nikon D40 review and rated it 4 stars.

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Electronicsme.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said seven years ago “It's solidly built, has a comfortable feel and offers image quality vastly superior to point” in their review.

Read more Less

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon is one of the better rated digital camera manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Nikon also has good reviews for its SLR digital cameras.

Chart

Good Support

Several Nikon D40 reviewers concluded that it had good technical guidance. Macworld.com wrote in their review “The fact that the camera provides full priority and manual modes, as well as”.

Good Technical Features

Some Nikon D40 reviewers thought it had good features. Expert review site Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned ten years ago “Good value and useful features are hallmarks of this camera” . Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “Nikon D40 This well-crafted digital SLR offers high-end features and very good image quality at a low-end price” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Robust

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon D40 was well made. Expert website Theregister.co.uk mentioned eight years ago “That said, it’s solidly built and doesn’t fee” in their review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon D40 owner who purchased the Nikon D40 concluded that it had a good screen.

Nice Design

One Nikon D40 reviewer who purchased the Nikon D40 mentioned that it was a good design.

Good Quality Lens

One Nikon D40 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. One person who reviewed the Nikon D40 considered that it had a good lens. Dpreview.com mentioned on expert review site DP Review “Ships with a fairly decent kit lens too.”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was noisy.

CCD Sensor Type

The Nikon D40 has a CCD sensor type which is better than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a MOS sensor type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

This camera's sensor type (CCD) is actually the best sensor type amongst all cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D40.

The worst sensor type amongst similar types of camera is MOS.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the Nikon D80[plb_3214002_price] which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Supports Two Image Formats

The Nikon D40 has a greater number of supported image formats than most latest cameras. This camera supports a RAW image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D40. The image format "JPEG XR" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

Chart Edit

Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon D40 is more than most new digital cameras. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D40.

Chart Edit

Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon D40 is more than most SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found photo effect is Neutral, but this photo effect is not found on this camera. The photo effects Black&White and Vivid are also found on this digital camera.

Chart Edit

Short

The Nikon D40 is quite short (only 94 millimeters) compared to most of the other latest SLR digital cameras. Across all the SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D40 the heights range from 66mm to 160mm.

Chart Edit

2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on new SLR digital cameras.

Chart Edit

Very Thin

With a depth of only 64 millimeters, the Nikon D40 is quite thin compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. The thinnest SLR digital camera that has been available for the last year is 53mm deep and the thickest is 97mm.

Chart Edit

Supports Two ISO Speeds

The Nikon D40 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 100, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO speeds 200 and 1600 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

Chart Edit

22 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon D40 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for the last year also do not support Full HD video.

Chart Edit

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D40 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other recently released comparable spec digital cameras also do not support WiFi connectivity.

Chart Edit

Not Waterproof

The Nikon D40 is not waterproof. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D40 are also not waterproof.

Chart Edit

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon D40 does not support video recording, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D40 also do not support video recording.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a GPS

Most SLR digital cameras that were released in the last year do not have a GPS. The Nikon D40 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

Chart Edit

Not 3D Compatible

The Nikon D40 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other latest similar spec cameras are also not 3D compatible.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Nikon D40 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D40 also do not have a built-in flash.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the D40, the Nikon D40 does not have an image stabiliser.

Chart Edit

Quite Low Megapixel Count

The megapixel counts of SLR digital cameras that have been available for the last year range from 6MP to 37MP. When compared to other latest cameras that we have checked, the Nikon D40's megapixel count of only 6.1 megapixels is one of the lowest.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth looking at include the Nikon D3300[plb_3950575_price] (24.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Small Screen Size

The Nikon D40 has a quite small screen size (only 2.5 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D40. The smallest screen size of recently released comparable spec digital cameras is 2", the largest is 3.2", and the average screen size is 3".

Alternative 2.5" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon D80[plb_3214002_price].

If you are looking for a digital camera with a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Nikon D3300[plb_3950575_price] (3" and higher rated).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Few Total Megapixel Count

The total megapixel count of the Nikon D40 of only 6.24 megapixels is one of the least amongst SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D40. The total megapixel counts of SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D40 range from 6.2MP to 38MP, and the average total megapixel count is 21MP.

Chart Edit

Only Three Auto Focus Points

Most SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D40 have between 3 and 424 auto focus points, including the Nikon D40 which has three auto focus points.

Chart Edit

Very Big Maximum Aperture

The biggest maximum aperture of similar spec digital cameras that came out in the last year is 3.5 and the smallest is 140. The Nikon D40 has a fairly big maximum aperture (only 3.5) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the D40.

Chart Edit

Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon D40 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D40. The camera file systems "DCF" and "Exif 2.21" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

Chart Edit

Only 3008 X 2000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon D40 has a higher image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched in the last year. This camera has a 3008 x 2000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most recently released cameras have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras that have been available for the last year the worst image resolution is 2560 х 1280 pixels and the best is 8688 x 5792 pixels.

Chart Edit

Only Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Nikon D40 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D40. The light exposure modes "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

Chart Edit

Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of only 1,600, the Nikon D40 has a very low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for the last year. The lowest maximum ISO speed of recently released digital cameras is 1,600 and the highest is 110,000.

Chart Edit

Only One Aspheric Element

The Nikon D40 is a one aspheric element digital camera. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D40 have one aspheric element.

Chart Edit

Very Low Display Resolution

The Nikon D40 has a quite low display resolution (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched in the last year. The average display resolution of recently released comparable spec cameras is 800,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 130,000 pixels to 2,400,000 pixels.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Eye Relief

The average eye relief of recently released cameras is 19mm, and the eye relief range from 8mm to 27mm. With an eye relief of only 18 millimeters, the Nikon D40 has one of the smaller eye relief amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

Chart Edit

Only 470 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon D40 is a camera that takes 470 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the D40 take between 350 and 4,699 shots per battery charge.

Chart Edit

Very Big Minimum ISO Speed

At 200, the Nikon D40 has a very big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D40. The minimum ISO speed of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D40 range from 64 to 200.

Chart Edit

2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D40

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on new cameras. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the D80[pl_3214002_price], or the D80[pl_3214002_price] both from Nikon.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Nikon D3300[plb_3950575_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Weight

With a weight of 475 grams, the Nikon D40 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D40.

Other cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Nikon D80[plb_3214002_price] (585g) which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Sensor Format
Design
Colour
Lens System
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
HD Type
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Diopter Adjustment
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Shot Per Battery Charge

11 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy Camera Labs Highly Recommended PC Advisor.co.uk Gold Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Howstuffworks.com Best Buy alphr.com Recommended 01net.com 5 Star letsgodigital.org/nl/ Excellent M3.idg.se Recommended

Expert Reviews

(80)
26 May 2014

Many reviewers appear to be concentrating on the features that D40 doesn't have, thereby completely missing the point about this camera. It's deliberately been designed to be accessible to the SLR...

30 September 2010

Nikon D3100, D40 and D3 High ISO Comparison © 2010 KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. September 2010 Look at not just the noise, which is easy for cameras to filter (or... Read more…

A lot of the features of the Nikon D40, from the number of automatic shooting modes to its lower resolution, are directed at novices in the DSLR field.The Nikon D40 is positioned to be an entry... Read more…

40 Reasons why you don?t need 18mpIn February 2010, Canon released the EOS 550D with an 18 megapixel sensor, HD video and a $900 price tag. Will Canon tell the folks lining up to buy this camera... Read more…

4 November 2009

The budget end of the DSLR market represents a huge chunk of camera sales. It's the most contended sector, with cameras from Sony, Olympus, Pentax, Samsung and Sigma all providing competitive... Read more…

23 July 2009

Image quality and versatility - thats what youll get with the Nikon. This a review of the 6.1 megapixel Nikon D40 digital SLR. Nikon D40About the Nikon D40Digital SLR cameras are great for any... Read more…

15 July 2009

But that may just be a measure of how caught up we've all become in the megapixel war. After all, image quality doesn't depend solely on megapixels. Our tests of the latest 10-megapixel models... Read more…

17 June 2009

After a short life, the D50 can earn some respect thanks to the new D40, which is a little less ambitious. However, this camera should allow Nikon more latitude in terms of price on a market that... Read more…

17 June 2009

For the beginning SLR user, you can't beat the D40 for price/performance. It's solidly built, has a comfortable feel and offers image quality vastly superior to point and shoot cameras with their...

1 January 2009

The main thing to consider when considering the value and overall score is who this camera is aimed at. Nikon stresses that it is aimed at the family user or those upgrading from a digital...

« Prev 1 of 8 Next »

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon d40, nikon d40x, nikon r46130363, nikon r58130512, nikon r52132157

See How Other Digital Cameras Compare to the Nikon D40

Nikon D90 vs Nikon D40

Nikon D90 vs Nikon D40
Nikon D90 Nikon D40
$
Hugely Better Review from V3.co.uk
Hugely Better Review from Photo Radar
Hugely Better Review from "Expert Reviews"
Hugely Better Review from Digital Versus
Hugely Worse Review from Brighthub.com
Hugely Worse Review from Macworld.co.uk

Nikon D80 vs Nikon D40

Nikon D80 vs Nikon D40
Nikon D80 Nikon D40
$ 169.17
Hugely Better Review from Kickstartnews.com
Hugely Better Review from Digital Versus
Hugely Better Review from V3.co.uk
Hugely Better Review from Alphr.com
Hugely Worse Review from Brighthub.com
Hugely Worse Review from Howstuffworks.com

Nikon D750 vs Nikon D40

Nikon D750 vs Nikon D40
Nikon D750 Nikon D40
$ 1,524.95
"Expert Reviews" Review is Significantly Better
Digital Versus Review is Significantly Better
Les Numeriques.com Review is Significantly Better
150 Smaller Minimum ISO Speed
01net.com Review is Significantly Worse
Older by Over One Year
Feedback