At A Glance

The D40 is a great value: Its help system offers solid learning tools, yet the camera doesn't skimp on advanced features.

Manufacturer’s Description

  • Extraordinary Nikon Image Quality
  • Easy Operation with Intuitive Controls
  • Nikon's Smallest Digital SLR Ever! At just over 16 ounces
  • Fast Startup with Instant Shutter Response
  • Includes 3x 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens
  • Shoot at up to 2.5 frames per second
  • 2.5-inch color LCD monitor with 3 colorful display options
  • High-performance 6.1megapixel Nikon DX format CCD imaging sensor
  • In-Camera Image Editing
  • New advanced HELP menu system with Assist Images
  • Fast, accurate 3-Area Autofocus
  • Image Optimization Options
  • Built-in Speedlight with i-TTL automatic flash control
  • Bright, accurate SLR viewfinder
  • Automatic exposure with 8 Digital-Vari Program Modes
  • Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering II