Nikon D40 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon D40 
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General
Model Number: D40
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $599.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2006-12-07
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 26.0 oz (737 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.5 in.
(126 x 94 x 64 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 6.1
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.70mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.88 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
2256 x 1496 (3.4 MP, 3:2),
1504 x 1000 (1.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (.NEF)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F
Lens Thread: 52mm
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T)
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 52mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Nikon Multi-CAM 530 3-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 2 line-type
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type, eye-level pentamirror, 95%, 0.8x, 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.5 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: No
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 19.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 200 - 1600; 3200 extended
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 3D color matrix metering II, color matrix metering II, center-weighted, spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, landscape, child, sports, close up, night portrait, no flash
Self Timer: 2 to 20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync.
Flash Guide Number: 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/500
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO hot shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.NEF)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional ML-L3 wireless
Connections (extended): DC input
Power
Battery Form Factor: EN-EL9
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL9 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 470
Software
Included Software: PictureProject
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features:

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