The Nikon D40x makes a very nice first dSLR, though experienced SLR shooters looking for a Nikon should spend the extra cash for the D80.
Tamron announced yesterday that its 28mm-300mm f/3.5-5.6 XR Di VC LD Aspherical Macro lens now has a built-in AF motor allowing it to be used with Nikon's D60, D40x, and D40
Images from the Nikon D40x show off its capabilities and shortcomings.
Nikon has announced the 10.2-megapixel D40x digital SLR, along with a new 55mm to 200mm f/4-5.6 zoom lens.
A Swedish Canon executive says announcements are planned for January. My guesses include sequels to two SLRs, the Rebel XTi and 5D.
With Nikon offering £60 off a D40 or D40x, and Kodak and Jessops shifting to the higher end of the digital camera market, there's never been a better time to switch from compact to dSLR