Nikon D40x Specs

Nikon D40x (with 18-55mm lens)

Part Number: 9421

General

  • Depth
    2.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10750000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.8 x 23.6 mm)
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW)
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    420
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    children, close-up, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Monotone
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 (ISO 100)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    G ED II Nikon AF-S DX
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    55 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens Included
    AF-S DX 18-55mm lens
  • Features
    ED glass, Silent Wave Motor (SWM), aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, body cap, dust cap, eyecup, eyepiece cover, lens cap, shoe cap, strap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, AF-in-focus, flash charge completion, aperture, exposure mode, frames-remaining counter

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3872 x 2592: 79 - with 1GB card
    Fine JPEG 3872 x 2592: 129 - with 1GB card
    Fine JPEG 2896 x 1944: 225 - with 1GB card
    Fine JPEG 1936 x 1296: 487 - with 1GB card
    Normal JPEG 3872 x 2592: 251 - with 1GB card
    Normal JPEG 2896 x 1944: 431 - with 1GB card
    Normal JPEG 1936 x 1296: 888 - with 1GB card
    Basic JPEG 3872 x 2592: 487 - with 1GB card
    Basic JPEG 2896 x 1944: 839 - with 1GB card
    Basic JPEG 1936 x 1296: 1500 - with 1GB card
    RAW + JPEG 3872 x 2592: 70 - with 1GB card

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, auto power save, built-in help guide, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, text input to Exif header

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Nikon PictureProject

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL9 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon
  • Model
    D40x
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    1600
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW)
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Monotone
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, auto power save, built-in help guide, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, text input to Exif header

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    420
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    children, close-up, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Nikon F

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.8 x 23.6 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.8 x 23.6 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    10750000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10200000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.8x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -1.7 to +0.5
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.4
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    0.2
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    0.9
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    0.8
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    3.0
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    0.5

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    2.5 in
  • Height
    3.7 in
  • Weight
    17.46 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

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