Nikon D40x Review Roundup

by on May 30, 2007

in Gear,Nikon,Reviews


The Nikon D40x is the 10 megapixel sibling of the 6 megapixel Nikon D40.  The D40x offers a wider ISO range of 100-3200 and is available as a kit and as a body only.  The D40x was replaced by the D60, which was announced in January 2008, just prior to PMA.  The D60 offers minor updates overall; however, the most significant upgrade for the Nikon D60 is the inclusion of a kit lens that features Nikon Vibration Reduction (VR) technology.

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Photography Review

The D40x will make a great entry-level digital SLR for beginners or a compact second body for photographers who want a backup. It’s well-built, sturdy, and performs well for such an inexpensive camera. Standout features of the D40x are the image quality and high resolution, high-ISO performance, Nikon’s D-Lighting in-camera image processing, and the built-in Help system.

Photography BLOG

The Nikon D40x is essentially a 10 megapixel version of the slightly older 6 megapixel D40, and thankfully the increase in resolution hasn’t negatively affected the overall image quality. Indeed, I couldn’t see any noticeable difference in terms of noise between ISO settings on the D40x and the same settings on the D40, which means that the D40x delivers a bigger image without the usual trade-offs of unwanted image artifacts.

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Where to Buy

First off, consider going to your local camera store (and I don’t necessarily mean Wolf Camera at the mall). By going to your local camera store, you’re supporting your community and you just might build a lasting relationship with people you can rely on when you need some help or answers. If you’re buying online, I recommend sticking with Amazon, B&H Photo or Adorama. These three vendors are reliable, trustworthy and generally have the best (legitimate) prices.

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1 Jason Frost February 9, 2008 at 8:08 pm

Hey i love my 40x, had it for about 6 months now. 18-200mm lens works great, almost never have to change it. pricey though 800 bucks. Now back to how i love my 40x but i thik the most annoying part about it is is

1. its hard to turn the no flash option on
2. The worst thing is its hard to change apature while your shotting

Well, if anyone enjoyed this review might i suggest?

http://aphotographyreview.blogspot.com/

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