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Intuitive, simple and trouble-free operation:

  • The most compact Nikon digital SLR ever, featuring intuitive controls and ergonomics designed for everyone
  • A large 2.5-inch LCD monitor with easy-to-view menus, large fonts and careful color schemes for easy preview and setting changes
  • Bright and clear viewfinder with 0.8x magnification for precise composition
  • Long-life rechargeable lithium-ion battery that allows up to 520 images* on a single charge (*CIPA standards)
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  • Handy assist images that help photographers select the right camera settings
  • Optional Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 for easy remote shutter release
    Superior image quality and resolution:

  • 10.2-effective-megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD imaging sensor, producing 3,872 x 2,592-pixel images
  • High-precision digital image processing algorithms for natural-looking pictures with faithful color and tone reproduction
  • Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering II for ideal exposures in almost any lighting condition
  • Variable Center-weighted metering and Spot metering centered on the active focus area
  • Auto White Balance for natural colors, plus six different manual white balance settings and user-defined preset white balance
    Fast and precise responses:

  • Quick 0.18-sec. power-up to respond to every photographic opportunity
  • Fast continuous shooting mode enables up to 100 JPEG images (FINE L-size or smaller) at 3 frames* per second
  • Advanced three-area AF system and refined algorithms for fast, efficient and precise autofocus
  • Versatile shutter speed control ranging from 30s to 1/4000s, plus bulb
  • *The fastest frame rates can be achieved by choosing manual focus, rotating the mode dial to S or M and selecting a shutter speed of 1/250 s. or faster, using defaults for all other settings.

    Accurate automated and manual control for predictable results:

  • Eight Digital Vari-Programs that adjust camera settings automatically for incredible scene-specific pictures. Selections include Auto, Auto (Flash Off), Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close Up, and Night Portrait
  • Manual controls over shutter and aperture: P (Programmed Auto), S (Shutter-priority Auto), A (Aperture-priority Auto) and M (Manual)
  • Automatic and manual control over ISO sensitivity from ISO 100 to 1600, as well as HI 1 (manual only)
  • Simultaneous recording of NEF (RAW) and JPEG basic data for the same imageBuilt-in Flash with Nikon\'s dependable i-TTL flash control, supporting Auto flash, Red-eye reduction, Slow sync, Rear curtain sync and Flash exposure compensation

  • Seamless integration with Nikon Total Digital Imaging System:

  • Fully compatible (autofocus is supported) with AF-S and AF-I Nikkor lenses, which are equipped with an autofocus motor (Also compatible with most of the world-famous F-mount Nikkor lenses when in manual focus mode)
  • Supports the Nikon Creative Lighting System when using the SB-800, SB-600, SB-400, SB-R200 or the R1C1 Wireless Close-Up Speedlight system for accurate exposures via iTTL flash and versatile wireless operation
  • Nikon\'s PictureProject software to share, organize and edit pictures with ease
  • Capture NX software (available separately) for creative photo editing with NEF (RAW), JPEG and TIFF images. Thanks to U Point™ technology, by Nik Software, radical and subtle image enhancements are as easy as a few clicks
Type of CameraSingle-lens reflex digital camera
Effective Pixels10.2 million
Image SensorRGB CCD, 23.6 x 15.8 mm; total pixels: 10.75 million, Nikon DX format
Image Size (Pixels)3,872 x 2,592 [L], 2,896 x 1,944 [M], 1,936 x 1,296 [S]
Sensitivity100 to 1,600 in steps of 1 EV with additional setting one step over 1600
File FormatCompressed NEF (RAW): 12-bit compression, JPEG: JPEG baseline compliant
File SystemExif 2.21, Compliant DCF 2.0 and DPOF
Storage MediaSD memory card, SDHC compliant
Shooting Modes1) Single frame shooting mode, 2) Continuous shooting mode: approx. 3 frames per second, 3) Self-timer mode, 4) Delayed remote mode: 2 s. delay, 5) Quick-response remote mode
White BalanceAuto (TTL white-balance with 420-pixel RGB sensor), six manual modes with fine-tuning and preset white balance
LCD Monitor Size2.5-in.
LCD Monitor230,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
Playback Function1) 1 frame; 2) Thumbnail (4 or 9 segments); 3) Magnifying playback; 4) Slide show; 5) Histogram indication; 6) Highlight point display; 7) Auto image rotation
Delete Function1) Card format; 2) All frames delete; 3) Selected frames delete
I/O TerminalCan be selected from NTSC and PAL
InterfaceUSB 2.0 (High-speed): Mass Storage and MTP/PTP selectable
Picture Angle (in 35mm [135] format equivalent)Equivalent in 35mm [135] format is approx. 1.5 times lens focal length
ViewFinder TypeFixed-eyelevel penta-Dach mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5m-1)
Eyepoint18mm (-1.0 m-1)
Focusing ScreenType B BriteView Clear Matte screen Mark V with superimposed focus brackets
Viewfinder Frame Coverage/Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)Approx. 95% (vertical/horizontal) / Approx. 0.8x with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1
AutofocusTTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM530 autofocus module with AF-assist (range approximately 0.5-3.0m/1ft. 8in.-9ft. 10in.); Detection range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F)
Focus Modes1) Autofocus (AF): Instant single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status, 2) Manual focus (M)
Focus LockFocus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Exposure Metering SystemTTL full-aperture exposure metering system 1) 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses); metering performed by 420-segment RGB sensor; 2) Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8mm circle in center of frame; 3) Spot: Meters 3.5mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on active focus area
Exposure Metering Range (at normal temperature [68°F/20°C], ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens)1) 0 to 20 EV (3D Color Matrix or center-weighted metering), 2) 2 to 20 EV (spot metering)
Exposure ControlDigital Vari-program (Auto, Auto [Flash Off], Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close Up, Night Portrait), Programmed Auto (P) with flexible program; Shutter-Priority Auto (S); Aperture Priority Auto (A); Manual (M)
Auto Exposure LockExposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
Auto Exposure Bracketing±5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Maximum Shutter1/4000
Minimum Shutter30
ShutterElectronically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter, 30 to 1/4000 s. in steps of 1/3 EV, bulb
Sync ContactX-contact only; flash synchronization at up to 1/200 s.
Flash Control1) TTL: TTL flash control by 420-pixel RGB sensor. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR and standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR available when CPU lens is used with built-in flash, SB-800, SB-600, and SB400, 2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-800 with CPU lens, 3) Non-TTL Auto: Available with Speedlights such as SB-800, 80DX, 80DX, 28DX, 28, 27, and 22s , 4) Range-priority manual available with SB-800
Flash Sync ModesAUTO, Portrait, Child, Close Up: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction; fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight; Night portrait mode: Auto, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction; slow sync and slow sync with red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight; Landscape, Sport mode: Fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight; P, A: Fill flash, rear-curtain with slow sync, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction; S, M: Fill flash, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction
Accessory ShoeStandard ISO hot-shoe contact with sync, signal, and ground contacts and safety lock
Self-TimerElectronically controlled timer with duration of 2, 5, 10 or 20 s.
Remote ControlVia Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 (optional)
Supported LanguagesTotal of 15 languages: German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, and Korean
Power RequirementsRechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9
Battery Life (on a fully charged battery)Up to 520 shots on a fully-charged battery
Tripod Socket1/4 in. (ISO1222)
DimensionsApprox. 126 x 64 x 94mm (5.0 x 2.5 x 3.7 in.)
Weight (without battery, memory card or body cap)Approx. 495g (1lb. 1oz.) without battery, memory card or body cap
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9, Quick Charger MH-23, USB Cable UC-E4, PictureProject, Rubber Eyecup DK-16, Camera Strap, Body Cap BF-1A, Eyepiece Cap DK-5, Accessory Shoe Cap BS-1
Nikon D40x is another extremely impressive camera from the house of Nikon. Nikon is number one in the field of photography. This model is very similar to its predecessor Nikon D40.

Nikon D40x camera is pretty small in size. It does not have a second status display, thanks to its small appearance. Nikon D40x camera gives you a solid feel and is well designed with a firm grip too, thus minimizing blurred and shaken images.

You can access many important features such as ISO metering, white balance and many others, by just pressing the 'i'button twice. Simplicity at its best!

Key Features
The LCD screen is 64 mm is size. The LCD screen also does the camera settings for you along with menu access and image playback. Nikon D40x camera has a CCD sensor. CCD sensor works by converting light into electrons. CCD sensor is also known for creating images that are high on quality and low on noise. The images captures are JPEG and RAW images.
Along with the CCD sensor, Nikon D40x has 3D Color Matrix Metering II system. the lenses are of course world class. But auto focus coupling pin is not included with Nikon D40x camera.
The lenses bear the AF-S designation. Even Nikkor lens fit in this camera. The Nikon D40x doesn't include an auto focus coupling pin. Nikon D40x has a very powerful in built flash. It is effective to 12m at ISO 100.
Its sensitivity settings range from ISO 100 to ISO 1,600, plus an H1 setting, which is essentially equivalent to ISO 3,200. Thus it surpasses most of its competitors on this point.

Nikon D40x camera has some image editing tools, thanks to the Capture NX software which is included in the camera. The shutter speed ranges from 30 seconds to 1/4000 second.
It performs very fast with respect to the shots taken. It takes around only 0.15 seconds to start, for capturing its first JPEG image. The time taken between two RAW images is 0.75 seconds.
Needless to say, Image quality from Nikon D40x is outstanding. Colors are perfect and even the shadows and various highlights are well captures.
Noise is hardly any problem in Nikon D40x camera. Even at ISO 800, you can hardly see any noise in prints.

To sum it up, Nikon D40x camera is a worthy buy!

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