Choosing digital cameras can be daunting due to the myriad of options available. The Nikon and Canon are both suitable picks for cutting edge camera enthusiasts and camera enthusiasts alike. The Nikon gets the nod for travel photography and turns heads with its high camera sensor resolution, whereas the Canon is also notable.
|Features||Nikon D40||Canon D30|
|Height||9.39 cm||10.65 cm|
|Weight||475 gr||750 gr|
|Viewfinder Field Coverage||95%||95%|
|Digital Camera_Optical Viewfinder Type||Eye-level penta-dach mirror||Fixed eye-level pentaprism|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific||Not Specified|
|Lens System||Body only||Body only|
|Optical Sensor Size||15.6 x 23.7mm||15.1 x 22.7mm|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5" - colour||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.8" - colour|
|Width||12.7 cm||14.95 cm|
|Battery Description||1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )||1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )|
|Exposure Range||EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )||EV 2-20 ( ISO 100 )|
|Dioptric Correction Range||-1.7 to +0.5||-3 to +1|
|Exposure compensation||±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps||±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps|
|Depth||6.35 cm||7.5 cm|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes||Yes|
|Display Form Factor||Built-in||Built-in|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/4000 sec||1/4000 sec|
|Digital Cameras_Sensor Resolution||6.1 MP||3.2 MP|
|Digital Camera Type||Digital SLR||Digital SLR|
|Screen Diagonal Size||2.5"||1.8"|
|Flash Type||Pop-up Flash||Pop-up Flash|
|Min Shutter Speed||30 sec||30 sec|
|Min Operating Temperature||Not Specified||0 °C|
|Max Operating Temperature||Not Specified||40 °C|
|Flash Effective Range||Not Specified||1 m - 13.7 m|
The Nikon has a 6.1 MP camera resolution, so you can take pictures with tack-sharp detail. Moreover, you can capture fast action sequences with a series of rapid shots thanks to its 5 fps continuous shooting. Its SLR design enables you to work with a variety of lenses to best match your needs. What's more, the Nikon sports a 2.5-inch screen size, allowing you to bask in larger-than-life images.
The Canon boasts a 3.2 MP camera resolution, so you can make crisp clear photo enlargements. Moreover, its SLR mechanism enables you to swap lenses easily. You can display an expansive viewing area thanks to its 1.8-inch screen size.
Comparing the Nikon D40 Vs Canon D30
On balance, the Nikon comes out ahead and is a great bet for travel photography. The Nikon sports a 91% greater sensor resolution, allowing you to produce much clearer photo enlargements. Plus, you can take advantage of a bigger picture thanks to its 39% larger screen size. Beyond that, the Nikon's 37% lighter weight enables you to hold it steady for longer during extended photo shoots. Not to be out-done however, the Canon stacks up favourably with an advanced SLR mechanism.
Buying On eBay
eBay is the place to learn about Nikon digital cameras as well as Canon digital cameras because you can explore similar items by category or browse multiple candidate listings. Shop with self-assurance when buying from top-rated eBay sellers who are great at satisfying their customers, providing helpful information, and answering questions. Thanks to free shipping, you won't feel like your wallet has been cleaned out.