Nikon D3000 vs. Canon EOS 400D vs. Canon EOS 1000D

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3 cameras compared
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Oct 14, 2006
Jul 22, 2008
Jul 30, 2009
Aug 24, 2006
Jun 10, 2008
 
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
 
3872 x 2592
3888 x 2592
3888 x 2592
2896 x 1944, 1936 x 1296
2816 x 1880, 1936 x 1288
2816 x 1880, 1936 x 1288
3:2
3:2
3:2
10 megapixels
10 megapixels
10 megapixels
11 megapixels
11 megapixels
11 megapixels
APS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
APS-C (22.2 x 14.8 mm)
APS-C (22.2 x 14.8 mm)
CCD
CMOS
CMOS
Expeed
 
 
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, (plus 3200 with boost)
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
3200
 
 
12
6
6
Yes (5)
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal
Fine, Normal
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
11
9
7
Nikon F
Canon EF/EF-S
Canon EF/EF-S
1.5×
1.6×
1.6×
 
Fixed
 
 
3
2.5
2.5
230,000
230,000
230,000
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentamirror)
Optical (pentamirror)
95%
95%
95%
0.8× (0.53× 35mm equiv.)
0.8× (0.5× 35mm equiv.)
0.81× (0.51× 35mm equiv.)
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
 
Yes
 
 
Yes (pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (ISO 100)
13.00 m (ISO 100)
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Yes (hot-shoe, E-TTL II)
Yes (hot-shoe, E-TTL II)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Red-eye reduction, Off
Auto, On, Red-eye reduction, Off
3.0 fps
3.0 fps
3.0 fps
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (10 sec (2 sec with mirror lock-up))
Yes (10 sec (2 sec with mirror lock-up))
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
 
 
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
No
 
 
 
None
 
 
None
 
 
 
SD/SDHC card
Compact Flash (Type I or II)
SD/SDHC/MMC card
None
None
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
No
No
No
Eye-Fi Connected
 
 
Yes (Optional ML-L3)
Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)
Yes (E3 connector)
 
No
No
No
Battery Pack
 
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL9a rechargeable battery & charger
 
 
500
 
 
536 g (1.18 lb / 18.91 oz)
556 g (1.23 lb / 19.61 oz)
502 g (1.11 lb / 17.71 oz)
126 x 97 x 64 mm (4.96 x 3.82 x 2.52)
127 x 94 x 65 mm (5 x 3.7 x 2.56)
126 x 98 x 65 mm (4.96 x 3.86 x 2.56)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
None