Nikon D40 pricing available pre order now!
We have the Nikon D40 available now in both single and twin lens format.
They just keep coming...we can now confirm that the D40 will be available in two forms, both kits, pricing as follows:
You can pre-order both of these kits immediately. Nikon is suggesting that limited numbers will be available for pre-Xmas delivery, so please get in quick if you're interested. You can cancel at any time, but better to have that option than not. As yet, no body only option is available.
We have pictures of the Nikon D40 available now, plus confirmation of the tech specs below:
|Effective pixels||6.1 million|
|Image sensor||RGB CCD, 23.7 x 15.6 mm, 6.24 million total pixels: total pixels|
|Image size||L (3,008 x 2,000) / M (2,256 x 1,496) / S (1,504 x 1,000)|
|Sensitivity||200 to 1600 (ISO equivalent) in steps of 1 EV with additional setting one step over 1600|
|Storage media||SD memory card, SDHC compliant|
|LCD monitor||2.5-in., 230,000-dot, low-temp. polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment|
|Exposure metering||3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted and Spot Metering|
|Exposure modes||Digital Vari-program (Auto, Auto [Flash Off], Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close Up, Night Portrait), Programmed Auto [P] with flexible program; Shutter-Priority Auto [S]; Aperture-Priority Auto [A]; Manual [M]|
|Interface||USB 2.0 (High-speed): Mass Storage and PTP selectable|
|Power source||Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9, charging voltage (Quick Charger MH-23), 7.4V DC, AC Adapter EH-5 (available separately; requires optional AC Adapter Connector EP-5)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 126 x 94 x 64mm (5.0 x 3.7x 2.5 in.)|
|Weight||Approx. 475g (1lb. 1oz.) without battery, memory card or body cap|
We've just received confirmation that the new Nikon D40 pricing will be announced tomorrow at 5pm. Hopefully by then we'll also have confirmation of the full specifications of this market-busting new-comer from Nikon. No-one has official information as yet, but the general consensus is that it an entry level DSLR (more compact that the D50) with a 6.1 megapixel sensor, 2.5 inch LCD, 2.5 frames per second burst mode, ISO range from 200 to 3200, 3 auto-focus points, 3 metering modes and USB 2.0. We also expect that the D40 will be available in body only and kit form, with pricing around the $900 mark. Hopefully we'll be able to confirm this tomorrow.