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Canon EOS 40D vs Sony Alpha 390
Comparison

Optics
Video
Features
Storage & Battery

Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D camera image
Winner!
42%

Sony Alpha 390

Sony Alpha 390 camera image
40%
Canon EOS 40D
vs
Sony Alpha 390
Price
Brand
Canon
Sony
Model
EOS 40D
Alpha 390
Released
2007
2010
Announcement Date
August 20, 2007
June 09, 2010
Camera Type
DSLR
DSLR
Camera Size
Camera Weight
Optics
Optics
45%
46%
Megapixels
10.1 MP
14.2 MP
Image Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
4592 x 3056 px
Sensor Type
CMOS
CCD
Sensor Size
15 x 22 mm
15.7 x 23.5 mm
Sensor Format
APS-C
APS-C
Frame Rate
6.5 fps
2.5 fps
Lens Mount
Canon EF-S
Sony Alpha DT
Image Processor
Digic III
Bionz
Aspect Ratio
3:2
3:2
Minimum ISO (Native)
100
100
Maximum ISO (Native)
1,600
3,200
Minimum ISO (Expanded)
100
100
Maximum ISO (Expanded)
3200
3200
Minimum Shutter Speed
30 s
30 s
Maximum Shutter Speed
1/ 8000 s
1/ 4000 s
Autofocus Points
9
9
In-body Stabilization
Viewfinder Type
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentamirror)
Video
Video
Video
Time-Lapse Built In
Features
Features
36%
34%
Built-in Flash
External Flash
GPS
Weather Sealing
Screen Type
LCD
LCD
Touch Screen
Screen Size
3"
2.7"
Screen Resolution
230,000 dots
230,400 dots
Flip Screen
Live View
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Storage and Battery
Storage and Battery
35%
13%
Memory Card
Compact Flash (Type I or II)
SD / SDHC, Memory Stick Pro Duo / Pro-HG Duo
Dual Memory Card Slots
Battery Type
BP-511
NP-FH50
Battery Life
800 shots
230 shots
USB Charging
DXOMARK Scores
Sensor scores tested by DXOMARK
Overall Score
64%
66%
Portrait (Color Depth)
22.1 bits
22.5 bits
Landscape (Dynamic Range)
11.3 EVs
11.5 EVs
Sports (Low-Light ISO)
703
607
Scores
User Scores
B&H photo video
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