Nikon D40
Nikon D40
Top 53%718 points
Top 53%
Top specs and features

Nikon D40: 65 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D40
26% have it

7. weight

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

9. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D40
49% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

14. pixel density

15. width

16. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D40
24% have it

23. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon D40
46% have it

24. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon D40
22% have it

25. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon D40
15% have it

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