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Nikon D40x 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens (OLD MODEL)
|Price:||$850.99 & FREE Shipping|
- Includes 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor lens
- Image optimization functions and in-camera image retouching
- 2.5-inch LCD monitor , 170-degree viewing angle
- 10.2-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for large, photo-quality prints
- 3D Color Matrix Metering II for ideal exposures in almost any lighting condition
- 10.2-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for large, photo-quality prints
- 2.5-inch LCD monitor; 170-degree viewing angle
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|Compatible Mountings||Nikon F|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||2.5 fps|
|Display Technology||TFT active matrix|
|Expanded ISO Maximum||1,600|
|Expanded ISO Minimum||100|
|Exposure Control Type|
|External Memory Included||No|
|Flash Memory Type||SD;SDHC|
|Flash Sync Speed||1/200_sec|
|Flash Type||Pop-up flash|
|Included Components||D40x Digital SLR Body, #2170 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G|
|Item Dimensions||2 x 3 x 5 inches|
|Item Display Weight||17.5 ounces|
|Item Weight||2.43 pounds|
|Lens Type||Zoom lens|
|Maximum Aperture Range||F/3.5-5.6|
|Maximum Focal Length||55 mm|
|Minimum Focal Length||18 mm|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||10.2 MP|
|Optical Sensor Size||15.8 x 23.6mm|
|Optical Sensor Technology||CCD|
|Remote Control Description||IR|
|Removable Memory||Secure Digital card|
|Shipping Weight||2.95 pounds|
|Style Name||D40X w/ 18-55mm Lens|
|Viewfinder Type||Eye-level penta-dach mirror|
|Water Resistance Level||Not Water Resistant|
From the Manufacturer
Nikon D40x Highlights
Extraordinary Nikon image quality The D40x's high-resolution image quality is made possible by Nikon's high-performance 10.2-megapixel Nikon DX-Format CCD imaging sensor and exclusive Nikon image-processing engine, assuring stunning sharpness and color.
Nikon's smallest Digital SLR ever Beautifully styled, the D40x makes high-performance digital SLR photography easier and more convenient than ever.You'll be amazed at the power packed into a camera that weighs just over 16 ounces.
High-Performance 10.2-megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD imaging sensor Nikons DX Format CCD image sensor delivers vivid color and sharp detail, great for making beautifully detailed enlargements of 24 by-36 inches and beyond. High resolution also provides room for creative cropping.
Included 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor lens This ED glass element lens features ultra-high speed autofocusing and Nikon's Super Integrated Coating minimizes ghosting and flare to provide even higher contrast and more vivid images, even in challenging light conditions. A new compact rod-type Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra-high speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet operation.
Fast startup with instant shutter response A fast 0.18 second startup combined with split-second shutter response and rapid-action shooting at up to 3 frames per second makes it easy to freeze special moments instantly.
2.5-inch, 230,000-pixel color LCD monitor with 170-degree wide-angle viewing Playback images are easy to see and function menus are easier to use with a larger and brighter color LCD monitor. The large 2.5-inch LCD monitor enables image preview at up to 19 times magnification and has large type fonts with easy-to-view menus.
3 colorful display options All new display options: Classic, Graphic and Wallpaper. Carefully designed color schemes help make changing camera settings easier than ever.
Built-in Speedlight with i-TTL automatic flash control Nikon's innovative i-TTL flash control evaluates flash exposure with incredible precision to achieve better automatic flash balance and deliver outstanding results. The built-in Speedlight is always at the ready and brings beautiful exposures in darkened conditions, as well as adding sparkle for fill flash in outdoor situations for enhanced twilight shots or an added impact to daylight images. In low-light or back-light situations, added illumination from the built-in Speedlight can make the difference between an average snapshot and a dazzling picture.
8 Digital-Vari Program automatic shooting modes Eight Digital Vari-Program Modes include: Auto Flash-OFF, Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close Up and Night Portrait; each of which adjusts automatically for optimal results for everyday shooting situations. Each mode considers lighting conditions and possibilities, aperture, shutter speed, white balance, hue, tone, sharpening and more to make creative photography as simple as rotating the mode dial.
New advanced HELP Menu system with Assist Images The D40x's newly introduced Assist Images help you select the appropriate settings for many camera features by showing an example image typical of that setting, as well as an advanced HELP Menu for the current item selected. The D40x's Question Mark icon (?) indicates that help is available for the currently selected item; just press the HELP button beside the LCD monitor to see a context-sensitive HELP page.
Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering II The D40x's 3D Color Matrix Metering II evaluates each scene for brightness, color, contrast, size and position of shadows and highlights, selected focus area and camera-to-subject distance, comparing that information against an onboard database of more than 30,000 actual photographic scenes. The result delivers instantly and precisely determined exposures for each scene, even in challenging lighting conditions.
Fast, accurate 3-Area Autofocus The D40x's advanced 3-Area AF system and the refined algorithms inherited from more advanced Nikon digital SLR cameras deliver fast, efficient and precise Autofocus. AF refinements deliver greater precision with fast, more consistent subject acquisition and improved focus tracking for consistently sharper pictures.
Up to 520 Images* per Battery Charge The supplied EN-EL9 rechargeable battery will allow for shooting up to 520 images per charged based on CIPA battery testing standards.
Style: D40X w/ 18-55mm Lens
In-depth review from dpreview.com:Read the full Nikon D40x review at dpreview.com.
Top Customer Reviews
Just like all its (DSLR) siblings, the D40x powers on instantly and take pictures with almost no shutter lag which are the major advantages of a DSLR over a point and shoot camera. In addition to the P,S,A,M mode, the picture quality of the auto settings (auto, child mode, landscape etc) are also very good. With 3 frames per second you can capture movement progress in sports like football, basketball, baseball etc. Also great to photograph your family or child (child mode). The D40x is a great all around camera.
Some notable new features:
1. Auto (no flash) mode. Without this mode the flash will pop-up (on all other pre-programmed mode) even when you don't want to use flash (which can be annoying).Read more ›
The 5 Star buyer:
If you are moving up to a digital SLR, and want nothing more than to use the kit lens (which is very good), then you will LOVE this camera: it is light, feels good in the hand, and puts out better looking JPEG files than the more expensive D70 and D50 cameras, and rivals the D80 at half the cost. At 10.2 megapixels, there is plenty of resolution to crop and still have a great image to print.
Also, this is a very light weight camera which feels great in the hand, and is extremely easy to set up and use.
Digicam upgraders will love the ability to shoot at 3 frames per second, meaning you can set up the camera to take multiple exposures if you hold down the trigger. Digital exposures are free, so shooting in this manner gives you a better chance of hitting the perfect shot when photographing the kids.
If you intend to use this camera for general travel and around-the-house kid pictures, the D40x is a GREAT choice, and I think you will be a very, very happy camper.
The 2 Star buyer:
You want a camera for sports or telephoto shots of nature/birding. This is not the camera for you, and here is why: the D40x has a DIFFERENT lens mount than every other Nikon DSLR which came before it.Read more ›
The D40x is a very good camera, and a good choice as long as you do not have a large collection of old Nikon lenses. As many other reviewers have noted, this camera only autofocuses with Nikon AF-S or Sigma HSM lenses. (In Nikon-ese, "AF-S" means "has a built in motor to focus." "HSM" means the same thing in Sigma-speak.) Unless you take lots of shots of inanimate objects, you'll probably find manual focus a huge inconvenience. Luckily, there are a good selection of AF-S lenses. Sigma makes a fixed-focus 30mm f1.4 lens if you need to take indoor pictures without a flash; Nikon makes a fantastic selection of other lenses. Don't worry about this limitation unless you already have a lot of Nikon lenses.
However, when I bought this camera a few months ago, I was faced with an important question: which lens should I buy with this camera? Amazon offers at least four different options: (a) body only, (b) body plus Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens, (c) body plus Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens and 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens, and (d) body plus ...Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My husband bought a Nikon D0x when they first came out in 2007 and he loved it. These days, our daughter, who has taken up an interest in photography primary uses it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patty Hahne
Item was as described and included all of the parts listed. Everything worked, and I am very happy with my purchase.Published 6 months ago by Luolan
Arrived In a zip lock bag inside a box. The camera insides were very dusty but a little cleaning gave it justice.Published 7 months ago by Patrick Coleman
This is a fine choice, if you're considering a point and shoot camera. The prints look great, when printing at home on either our Canon MG6220 or our Canon Pixma PRO9500MkII... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Bryan
real good straight ahead digital camera with all the usual bells and whistlesPublished 14 months ago by Brion J. Levitsky