Nikon D40X Specs

Announced Mar 6, 2007 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Compact SLR
Max resolution 3872 x 2592
Other resolutions 2896 x 1944, 1936 x 1296
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 11 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.7 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Processor Expeed
ISO Auto, 100 - 1600 (plus 3200 with boost)
Boosted ISO (maximum) 3200
White balance presets 6
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic
Optics & Focus
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD No
Screen size 2.5
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Live view No
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 95%
Viewfinder magnification 0.8× (0.53× 35mm equiv.)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Built-in flash Yes (pop-up)
Flash range 17.00 m
External flash Yes (hot-shoe)
Flash modes Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow
Continuous drive 3.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 to 20 sec)
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Microphone None
Storage types SD/SDHC card
Storage included None
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Remote control Yes (Optional (ML-L3))
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Nikon EN-EL9 Lithium-Ion & charger included
Weight (inc. batteries) 522 g (1.15 lb / 18.41 oz)
Dimensions 124 x 94 x 64 mm (4.88 x 3.7 x 2.52)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (by USB cable and PC)
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