Canon EOS 40D review

New mid-range Canon SLR lives up to the hype

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"An intelligent and well executed upgrade to the 30D. It's well built and fast, with some genuinely useful extras such as Live View LCD and custom modes. A must buy for the keen amateur with a collection of Canon lenses"
For
  • <p>Higher resolution than the 30D</p><p>1/8000sec max shutter speed</p><p>Live View mode and custom settings option</p>
Against
  • <p>Resolution the same as the entry-level 400D</p><p>Still not full frame</p><p>Some menu idiosyncrasies</p>
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