Canon EOS 40D review

Full specification for Canon EOS 40D

Sensor 22.8 x 14.8mm CMOS, 10.1 MP effective
Output Size (LF) 3888x2592, (LN) 3888x2592, (MF) 2816x1880, (MN) 2816x1880, (SF) 1936x1288, (SN) 1936x1288, (RAW) 3888x2592, (sRAW) 1936x1288
Focal Length Mag 1.6
Lens Mount Canon EF-S
File Format RAW, JPEG, sRAW
Compression Fine, Normal, RAW / sRAW (Canon RAW 2nd edition)
ISO 100-3200
Shutter Speeds 30-1/8000sec, Bulb
Drive Mode Single, continuous, 6.5fps over 75 JPEGs or 17 Raw
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism
Field of View 95%
LCD 3.0" TFT, approx. 230K pixels. Live View Mode with selectable grid.Silent shooting in Live View Mode (2x modes) 100% coverage
Live Mode 3.0" TFT, approx. 230K pixels. Live View Mode with selectable grid. Silent shooting in Live View Mode (2x modes). Coverage Approx. 100%. Adjustable to one of seven levels
Built-in Image Stabilisation No
Dust Reduction High speed vibration of filter
Focusing Modes AF/MF, TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Exposure Modes PASM, Auto, Sc
Metering System Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Comp +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
White Balance Auto, 7 preset, WB comp and bracketing
White Balance Bracket +/-3 stops in full stop increments, 3 bracketed images per shutter release. Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias
Colour Temp Control 2500 - 10000 K in 100 K steps
DoF Prview Yes
Built-in Flash Built-in GN 12m, hotshoe
Max Flash Sync 1/250sec
PC Socket Yes
Cable Release Remote control with N3 type contact, Wireless Controller LC-5. Remote Capture
Memory Card CF Type I/II. External Media (with Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E3 only).
Power Lithium ion
Connectivity USB 2.0
Dimensions 145.5 x 107.8 x 73.5mm
Weight 740g
Other -
AF Points 9 cross-type AF points (f/2.8 at centre)

Manufacturer website: Canon

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Design 17/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 18/20
Value 19/20
Features 18/20
Overall Score 90%

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