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Canon M50 Mark II vs Nikon D40

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II and the Nikon D40 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in October 2020 and November 2006. The M50 Mark II is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the D40 is a DSLR. Both cameras are equipped with an APS-C sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 24 megapixels, whereas the Nikon provides 6 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon M50 Mark II
versus
Nikon D40
Canon M50 Mark II Nikon D40
Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
Canon EF-M mount lenses Nikon F mount lenses
24 MP, APS-C Sensor 6 MP, APS-C Sensor
4K/24p Video no Video
ISO 100-25,600 (100 - 51,200) ISO 200-1,600 (200 - 3,200)
Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots) Optical viewfinder
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 2.5 LCD, 230k dots
Swivel touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
10 shutter flaps per second 2.5 shutter flaps per second
305 shots per battery charge470 shots per battery charge
116 x 88 x 59 mm, 387 g 124 x 94 x 64 mm, 522 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS M50 Mark II and the Nikon D40? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Canon M50 Mark II and the Nikon D40 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The M50 Mark II can be obtained in two different colors (black, white), while the D40 is only available in black.

Size Canon M50 Mark II vs Nikon D40
Compare M50 Mark II versus D40 top
Comparison M50 Mark II or D40 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Nikon D40 is notably larger (14 percent) than the Canon M50 Mark II. Moreover, the D40 is substantially heavier (35 percent) than the M50 Mark II. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the M50 Mark II nor the D40 are weather-sealed.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

Concerning battery life, the M50 Mark II gets 305 shots out of its LP-E12 battery, while the D40 can take 470 images on a single charge of its EN-EL9 power pack.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 387 g 305 n Oct 2020 599 i
2.
 
Nikon D40 124 mm 94 mm 64 mm 522 g 470 n Nov 2006 499 i
3.
 
Canon M200 108 mm 67 mm 35 mm 299 g 315 n Sep 2019 549 i
4.
 
Canon SL3 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 449 g 1070 n Apr 2019 599 i
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 111 mm 61 mm 46 mm 340 g 230 n Jul 2019 899 i
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II 120 mm 70 mm 49 mm 408 g 305 n Aug 2019 849 i
7.
 
Canon M50 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 390 g 235 n Feb 2018 779 i
8.
 
Canon M6 112 mm 68 mm 45 mm 390 g 295 n Feb 2017 779 i
9.
 
Canon M100 108 mm 67 mm 35 mm 302 g 295 n Aug 2017 499 i
10.
 
Canon SL2 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 453 g 650 n Jun 2017 549 i
11.
 
Canon M5 116 mm 89 mm 61 mm 427 g 295 n Sep 2016 979 i
12.
 
Canon M3 111 mm 68 mm 44 mm 366 g 250 n Feb 2015 679 i
13.
 
Nikon D3400 124 mm 98 mm 76 mm 445 g 1200 n Aug 2016 499 i
14.
 
Nikon D3300 124 mm 98 mm 76 mm 430 g 700 n Jan 2014 499 i
15.
 
Nikon D3100 124 mm 96 mm 75 mm 505 g 550 n Aug 2010 599 i
16.
 
Nikon D40X 124 mm 94 mm 64 mm 522 g 520 n Mar 2007 729 i
17.
 
Nikon D50 133 mm 102 mm 76 mm 620 g 400 n Apr 2005 749 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The D40 was launched at a somewhat lower price (by 17 percent) than the M50 Mark II, which makes it more attractive for photographers on a tight budget. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Both cameras under consideration feature an APS-C sensor, but their sensors differ slightly in size. The sensor area in the D40 is 11 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have format factors, respectively, of 1.6 (M50 Mark II) and 1.5. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Canon M50 Mark II and Nikon D40 sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the Canon M50 Mark II offers a higher resolution of 24 megapixels, compared with 6 MP of the Nikon D40. This megapixels advantage comes at the cost of a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 3.72μm versus 7.85μm for the D40). However, it should be noted that the M50 Mark II is much more recent (by 13 years and 11 months) than the D40, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that make it possible to gather light more efficiently.

The resolution advantage of the Canon M50 Mark II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the M50 Mark II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Nikon D40 are 15 x 10 inches or 38.2 x 25.4 cm for good quality, 12 x 8 inches or 30.6 x 20.3 cm for very good quality, and 10 x 6.7 inches or 25.5 x 16.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The M50 Mark II has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 25600, which can be extended to ISO 100-51200. The corresponding ISO settings for the Nikon D40 are ISO 200 to ISO 1600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 200-3200.

M50 Mark II versus D40 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p...... ..
2.
 
Nikon D40 APS-C 6.0 3008 2000none21.011.0561 56
3.
 
Canon M200 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004k/25p...... ..
4.
 
Canon SL3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/25p...... ..
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p...... ..
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II APS-C 32.3 6960 46404K/30p...... ..
7.
 
Canon M50 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p...... ..
8.
 
Canon M6 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p...... ..
9.
 
Canon M100 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.512.91272 78
10.
 
Canon SL2 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.41041 79
11.
 
Canon M5 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.412.41262 77
12.
 
Canon M3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/30p22.811.81169 72
13.
 
Nikon D3400 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.813.91192 86
14.
 
Nikon D3300 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.312.81385 82
15.
 
Nikon D3100 APS-C 14.2 4608 30721080/24p22.511.3919 67
16.
 
Nikon D40X APS-C 10.0 3872 2592none22.411.4516 63
17.
 
Nikon D50 APS-C 6.0 3008 2000none20.910.8560 55

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. The M50 Mark II indeed provides movie recording capabilities, while the D40 does not. The highest resolution format that the M50 Mark II can use is 4K/24p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the M50 Mark II has an electronic viewfinder (2360k dots), while the D40 has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Canon M50 Mark II, the Nikon D40, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
2.
 
Nikon D40optical n 2.5 230 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y n
3.
 
Canon M200none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 6.1 Y n
4.
 
Canon SL3optical n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 30 Y Y
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark IIoptional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 14.0 Y n
7.
 
Canon M502360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
8.
 
Canon M6optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y n
9.
 
Canon M100none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 6.1 Y n
10.
 
Canon SL2optical n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
11.
 
Canon M52360 n 3.2 1620 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y n
12.
 
Canon M3optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
13.
 
Nikon D3400optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
14.
 
Nikon D3300optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
15.
 
Nikon D3100optical n 3.0 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
16.
 
Nikon D40Xoptical n 2.5 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
17.
 
Nikon D50optical n 2.0 130 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y n

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The M50 Mark II has a touchscreen, while the D40 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The M50 Mark II has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the D40 does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the M50 Mark II is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Canon M50 Mark II has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The M50 Mark II writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the D40 uses SDHC cards. The M50 Mark II supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the D40 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS M50 Mark II and Nikon D40 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
2.
 
Nikon D40Y-----2.0---
3.
 
Canon M200-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
4.
 
Canon SL3YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y-Y
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II-stereomono--micro3.1Y-Y
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
7.
 
Canon M50YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
8.
 
Canon M6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
9.
 
Canon M100-stereomono--micro2.0YYY
10.
 
Canon SL2YstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
11.
 
Canon M5YstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
12.
 
Canon M3YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
13.
 
Nikon D3400Ymonomono--mini2.0--Y
14.
 
Nikon D3300YmonomonoY-mini2.0---
15.
 
Nikon D3100Ymonomono--mini2.0---
16.
 
Nikon D40XY-----2.0---
17.
 
Nikon D50Y-----2.0---

It is notable that the M50 Mark II offers wifi support, while the D40 does not. Wifi can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location.

The M50 Mark II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Canon. In contrast, the D40 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the D40 was succeeded by the Nikon D40X. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Nikon websites.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is there a clear favorite between the Canon M50 Mark II and the Nikon D40? Which camera is better? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Reasons to prefer the Canon EOS M50 Mark II:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (24 vs 6MP) with a 100% higher linear resolution.
  • Broader imaging potential: Can record not only still images but also 4K/24p movies.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.5") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 230k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 2.5 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • More compact: Is smaller (116x88mm vs 124x94mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 135g or 26 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • More legacy lens friendly: Can take a broad range of non-native lenses via adapters.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More modern: Reflects 13 years and 11 months of technical progress since the D40 launch.

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Arguments in favor of the Nikon D40:

  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (470 versus 305) out of a single battery charge.
  • More affordable: Was released into a lower priced segment (17 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in November 2006).

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the M50 Mark II is the clear winner of the match-up (19 : 4 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

M50 Mark II 19:04 D40

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon M50 Mark II and the Nikon D40 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the M50 Mark II and the D40 in practical situations. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II4/5....4.5/53.5/5 Oct 2020 599 i
2.
 
Nikon D40..81/100+ +o4.5/5 Nov 2006 499 i
3.
 
Canon M200..+79/1004/54/5 Sep 2019 549 i
4.
 
Canon SL3..o79/1004/54/5 Apr 2019 599 i
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II4/5+82/100..4/5 Jul 2019 899 i
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II..+85/1004/54/5 Aug 2019 849 i
7.
 
Canon M50..+79/100..3.5/5 Feb 2018 779 i
8.
 
Canon M6....80/1004/54/5 Feb 2017 779 i
9.
 
Canon M1003/5+..4/53.5/5 Aug 2017 499 i
10.
 
Canon SL24/5+ +78/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2017 549 i
11.
 
Canon M54/5+82/1004/54/5 Sep 2016 979 i
12.
 
Canon M34/5o75/1004.5/54/5 Feb 2015 679 i
13.
 
Nikon D34004/5+76/1004/54.5/5 Aug 2016 499 i
14.
 
Nikon D33003/5+77/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2014 499 i
15.
 
Nikon D31005/5+ +72/1004.5/54.5/5 Aug 2010 599 i
16.
 
Nikon D40X..79/100+ +4/54/5 Mar 2007 729 i
17.
 
Nikon D50..78/100+ +4/54.5/5 Apr 2005 749 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon M50 Mark II vs Nikon D40

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon M50 Mark II Nikon D40
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens Canon EF-M mount lenses Nikon F mount lenses
    Launch Date October 2020 November 2006
    Launch Price USD 599 USD 499
    Sensor Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon D40
    Sensor Technology CMOS CCD
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 22.3 x 14.9 mm 23.7 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 332.27 mm2 369.72 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 26.8 mm 28.4 mm
    Crop Factor 1.6x 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 24 Megapixels 6 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 3008 x 2000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.72 μm 7.85 μm
    Pixel Density 7.22 MP/cm2 1.63 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 4K/24p Video no Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 25,600 ISO 200 - 1,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 51,200 ISO 200 - 3,200 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 56
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 21.0
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 11.0
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 561
    Screen Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon D40
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 95%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.53x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots
    LCD Framing Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 2.5inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 230k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon D40
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s 2.5 shutter flaps/s
    Shutter Life Expectancy100 000 actuations50 000 actuations
    Electronic ShutterYESno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDHC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I no
    Connectivity Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon D40
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI no HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Body Specs Canon M50 Mark II Nikon D40
    Battery Type LP-E12 EN-EL9
    Battery Life (CIPA)305 shots per charge470 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 116 x 88 x 59 mm
    (4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in)
    124 x 94 x 64 mm
    (4.9 x 3.7 x 2.5 in)
    Camera Weight 387 g (13.7 oz) 522 g (18.4 oz)

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