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Nikon D40 (with 18-55mm Lens)

Nikon D40 (with 18-55mm Lens)

6.1MP Digital SLR Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
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CNET editors' review

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By Lori Grunin from
November 22, 2006
7.5 out of 10 (Very good)
“The Nikon D40 is a great transition camera for going from point-and-shoot to your first dSLR.”

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December 2006
Functionality: 9.2 out of 10, Photographic Qualities: 9.6 out of 10

Nikon D40 Digital Camera - Full Review

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By Dave Etchells and Shawn Barnett from The Imaging Resource
November 16, 2006
Dave's Pick
“The Nikon D40 stands up well against the competition -- even those with higher resolution -- with great image quality at all speeds, and near-perfect utility as a family camera.”

Nikon D40 Review

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By Phil Askey from Digital Photography Review
December 2006
Highly Recommended
“In everyday use the D40 is just what it set out to be, a very capable, compact, lightweight and easy to use camera which makes a perfect first step for anyone wanting to get into digital SLR photography.”

Nikon D40 SLR User Review

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Steve's Digicams
January 26, 2007
“Nikon's D40 is not only an awesome little dSLR that captures great photos with robust performance, it also has a very pleasing price tag of $600 or less (and remember this is for the body and the lens.)”

DCRP Review: Nikon D40

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By Jeff Keller from Digital Camera Resource Page
December 2, 2006
“It offers a compact, truly portable body, great performance and photo quality, and a really user friendly interface for not a lot of dough. I can recommend the D40 without hesitation.”

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