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Nikon D40 DSLR

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the battery and image quality are on the whole positive. The value for money and portability also get good comments. Some have doubts about the screen and focus. There are some mixed opinions about the lens.

usability, portability, value for money, image quality, battery

performance, focus, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital SLR Cameras the Nikon D40 DSLR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 29 reviews)

2 expert reviews

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Best Camera I've ever owned


I bought this camera to take up-close pics of my Hotwheels collection. It is not only easy to use right out of the box, but the picture quality is superb. I've spent Thousands of dollars over the past several years trying to find a camera that could...

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Great Camera!


I highly recommend this camera, in fact a couple people I know have purchased one after seeing my pictures and using my camera. I bought one after using my brother's. It takes great photos. I am a beginner in photography and have really enjoyed using...

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The Nikon D40


This is my first DSL ever. I did alot of research on-line before I decided on The Nikon D40. I am sooo happy I made this purchase. For years I always just used the point & shoot cameras. I wanted professional looking pictures. When I finally received...


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So easy with great results!


We have loved ever minute using this camera from the minute we pulled it out of the box. Very simple basics to learn how to use - great results too! Learning with this camera gives you confidence to be even more creative.

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Great Product!


I have been looking for a decent starter camera for abour 3 years now, this is the first affordable one that took me by surprise! I love this product it takes fairly sharp photographs with the basic lense it comes with when you order it. Make sure that...

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Awesome camera


Very inexpensive for what you get compared to "newer" models with essentially the same specs.

None to speak of.

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Awesome camera


I could not be happier with this camera! I purchased it before Thanksgiving and by Christmas I had learned how to take pictures I never thought possible. Sure I could have just turned it to the auto mode and been "satisfied", but now that I have...

Very inexpensive for what you get compared to "newer" models with essentially the same specs

None to speak of

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Excellent Camera


This is our First DSLR camera, it was recommended to us by a couple friends and they were right on with how amazing this camera is. I completely recommend it to anyone and its a great price!

Easy to use

No real cons, it just has a lot of extra features that we are still learning about, but we love it

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Great Camera


This is my first DSLR Camera and I love it.I'm still new at this.



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a good camera


I would definately buy this again!

I haven't printed any pictures yet but on my computer they look great. it's fairly easy to use

a little hard to figure out the settings, for example how to put the shot on the main outside screen (still haven't figured it out!)

Product Specifications

Carry And Protect Your Digital SLR Camera And Lenses! This Durable Light Weight DSLR Carrying Bag Features A Large Interior Measure (10.5"W x 7.5"L x 6"H) That Holds Up To 2 Cameras And Lenses. Interior Dividers Are Completely Adjustable For You To Customize It In Any Way You Want. Padded Front And Side Pockets Allow You To Carry Additional Accessories And Valuable. Adjustable Shoulder Strap Lets You Carry Your SLR Anywhere You Go!