- 18MP - APS-C Sensor
- 2.7" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 6400 (Bump to 12800)
- 1920 x 1080 video
- Canon EF/EF-S Mount
- 436g - 129 x 102 x 77mm
- Launched February 2018
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Canon 4000D overview
Canon 4000D is Canon's Entry-Level DSLR digital camera initially announced on February of 2018. The camera has a 18MP, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 5184 x 3456.
The 4000D is placed #41 out of 80 in Entry-Level DSLR cameras & all round #319 out of 1459 for cameras in our list. You can check our Smart camera search to find camera rankings based on your personal factors.
The following is a diagram of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.
Canon 4000D history
The Canon 4000D is part of a family of cameras. You can read the full list underneath.
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Canon 4000D Gallery
You can view the 4000D from various angles in the gallery below.
Canon 4000D Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of positives and negatives of the Canon 4000D based on factors which are generally seen as crucial in a digital camera.
Canon 4000D Sensor information
The Canon 4000D houses the Digic 4+ chip. The sensor measurement on the Canon 4000D is 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C). The 332 mm² sensor can resolve 5184 x 3456 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor has 18MP and has a standard ISO range of 100 to 6400. The ISO can be widened electronically to a maximum of 12800. RAW format is saved which means that you have more room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath shows the 4000D's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The 4000D sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is highlighted in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Canon 4000D dimensions
Canon 4000D weighs 0.96 lb (436 gr or 15.38 ounces) & the size of the camera is 129mm x 102mm x 77mm (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.0"). The weight of general Entry-Level DSLR camera is 540 gr and the Canon 4000D is lighter compared to other competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Down below is a shot of the Canon 4000D besides a soda to help you to get a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will show the button arrangement on the 4000D.
Canon 4000D Lens information
The 4000D works with the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses to choose from. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the 4000D.
Canon 4000D Connectivity
The 4000D has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that have NFC or Bluetooth compatibility are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily transfer images and sometimes adjust camera settings without connecting straight with the camera.
Several apps also stream a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't close to the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI port, it can easily be hooked up to an external monitor. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB port.
Canon 4000D Video information
The highest video quality on the Canon 4000D is 1920 x 1080 and you can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p quality provides a good balance for video quality and file size but FULL HD will not leave you with any room to crop. The body doesn't include a microphone or headphone socket which means you have got zero control over the audio. It is probably a better idea to buy a different model in case you want better audio for your videos.
Canon 4000D Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Canon 4000D so you have to be cautious in wet and dusty conditions.
Canon 4000D Screen and Viewfinder
The Canon 4000D has a 2.7" fixed display with a resolution of 230k dots.
Please be aware that the display screen has no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder details for Canon 4000D are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentamirror)
- Coverage 95 percent
Viewfinders can be quite beneficial for sunny outdoor conditions which can make the camera screen washed out and difficult to see.
Canon 4000D Shutter information
Canon 4000D can shoot continuously at 3.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Canon 4000D Flash and Hot shoe information
Canon 4000D comes with both built in flash as well as external flash ability.
Canon 4000D Autofocus information
Canon 4000D comes with both Phase Detect Autofocus as well as Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier and accurate compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera has Face detection which makes it useful for people photography.
The Sensor has 9 focus points to choose from. It also features Tracking Autofocus for objects on the move. Canon 4000D boasts manual focus when needed for low light situations or you want more precise focus control.
Canon 4000D Battery life
The battery power on the Canon 4000D is designed to last for 500 shutters based on the CIPA requirements which is lesser as compared to it's competition. The typical Entry-Level DSLR camera battery life is 589. Pentax K-x offers the highest (1900) battery life for this class of cameras.
Underneath is a collection of Entry-Level DSLR cameras that have the highest battery life:
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Canon 4000D for specific types of photography
The following diagram presents a summation of the Canon 4000D for specific types of photography. To find out more, check out the specific section underneath.
Canon 4000D Portrait photography details
The Canon 4000D has a points total of 78 which is wonderful, and means the camera is a awesome fit for portrait photography. Taking portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor dimension, support for RAW photos plus the flexibility to utilize off-camera lighting.
Canon 4000D Street photography information
Having a modest rating of 60, the Canon 4000D is reasonably adequate for street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Canon 4000D as a Sports photography camera
A modest sports photography points tally of 60 suggests the Canon 4000D is fairly appropriate for taking pictures of sports. A camera must have excellent focusing plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon 4000D Travel photography advice
Size is very crucial when buying a travel camera. All things considered, the Canon 4000D gets a decent 56 as a travel camera which is fairly acceptable to take with you on your journeys.
Canon 4000D as a Landscape photography camera
If you are planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photos, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Canon 4000D and it's moderate grade of 60 as a landscape camera is relatively appropriate within the current marketplace.
Canon 4000D Vlogging information
A vlogging camera preferably should posses a moving display screen, mic input and preferably IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Canon 4000D is just not good for vlogging as it delivers a subpar rating of 28.
Canon 4000D Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the 4000D, below is a collection of the top ranked cameras that fall within the class of Entry-Level DSLR.
The chart followed below will give you a summary of the 4000D vs it's highest scoring competitors mentioned earlier.
Following are several cameras you may look at as alternatives. To read a thorough comparison, just click on the "compare" link.