As well as being compared against other entry-level DSLRs, the Canon EOS 80D is also often compared to boutiques, pro DSLRs, mirrorless and super zooms. The Canon EOS 80D's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS R and the EOS Rebel T6i) and Nikon (such as the D7200 and the D5600)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon EOS 80D compared to other entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), slightly larger viewfinder (0.59x vs 0.54x), has a touch screen, has a weather sealed body and shoots faster continuously (7 fps vs 5 fps).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots), is slightly larger (professional size (139×105×79 mm) vs professional size (132×101×78 mm)), has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2) and doesn't have a built-in focus motor.

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year older
$705 - $997 (body only)
$868 - $1,297 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the D7200 and EOS 80D

  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Weather sealed
  • Many focus points: 51 vs 45

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$519 (body only)
$785 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Significantly lighter: 555 g vs 730 g

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Significantly smaller viewfinder: 0.51x vs 0.59x
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the T6i and EOS 80D

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Canon EOS Rebel T6s

Canon EOS Rebel T6s
1 year older
$1,960 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6s (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Lighter: 565 g vs 730 g

Significant disadvantages of the T6s (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Significantly smaller viewfinder: 0.51x vs 0.59x
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the T6s and EOS 80D

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
8 months newer
$580 - $597 (body only)
$569 - $697 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much smaller: Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • No weather sealing
  • Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Pentaprism
  • Smaller viewfinder: 0.54x vs 0.59x

common strengths of the D5600 and EOS 80D

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$275 - $549 (body only)
$350 - $449 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Smaller: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Significantly lighter: 485 g vs 730 g

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 7 fps

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and EOS 80D

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Popularity: 323 vs 327

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
3 years older
$711 (body only)
$1,097 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7100 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the D7100 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the D7100 and EOS 80D

  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Weather sealed
  • Many focus points: 51 vs 45

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon EOS 80D compared to boutique competitors include: it has a much longer battery life (960 shots vs 370 shots), has interchangeable lenses, is significantly less expensive ($940.89 vs $2,299.00), has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentaprism vs digital) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 2,100k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (24 MP vs 30.1 MP), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 102,400 ISO) and slightly smaller viewfinder (0.59x vs 0.76x).

Canon EOS R

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2 years newer
$2,299

Significant advantages of the EOS R (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,100k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Many more focus points: 5,655 vs 45
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 102,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the EOS R (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much shorter battery life: 370 shots vs 960 shots
  • Built-in lens only
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentaprism

common strengths of the EOS R and EOS 80D

  • Flip-out screens
  • Great battery life: 370 shots vs 960 shots
  • Have external mic jacks

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon EOS 80D compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), takes slightly higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 20 MP), has a touch screen, has a screen which flips out and is newer (february 2016 vs july 2012).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 2,359k dots), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.59x vs 0.65x), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 1,640,000 ISO) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
2 years older
$1,345 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the EOS 80D)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 19 vs 45

common strengths of the 70D and EOS 80D

  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
3 years older
$999 - $1,269 (body only)
$1,599 - $1,999 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.59x
  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly thinner: 2.8" vs 3.1"

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the 6D and EOS 80D

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×111×71 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 3.1"
  • Inexpensive: $999.00 vs $940.89

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D
6 years older
$1,099 (body only)
$1,195 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7D (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Thinner: 2.9" vs 3.1"

Significant disadvantages of the 7D (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the 7D and EOS 80D

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Fairly small: Professional size (148×111×74 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $1,099.00 vs $940.89

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
2 years older
$1,095 - $1,799 (body only)
$1,449 - $1,799 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7D Mark II (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the 7D Mark II (vs the EOS 80D)

  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the 7D Mark II and EOS 80D

  • Many lenses available: 220 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Fairly small: Professional size (149×112×78 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $1,095.00 vs $940.89

Nikon D500

Nikon D500
similar age
$1,549 - $1,897 (body only)
$2,140 - $2,497 16-80mm lens

Significant advantages of the D500 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,359k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 1,640,000 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Many more focus points: 153 vs 45

Significant disadvantages of the D500 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the D500 and EOS 80D

  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many lenses available: 230 lenses vs 220 lenses

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
4 years older
$2,499 - $2,799 (body only)
$3,499 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.59x
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • No touch screen
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the 5D Mark III and EOS 80D

  • Fairly small: Professional size (152×116×76 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Thin: 3" vs 3.1"
  • Light weight: 950 g vs 730 g

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon EOS 80D compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentaprism vs digital), has a touch screen, has a weather sealed body, much more lenses available (220 lenses vs 13 lenses) and has a much longer battery life (960 shots vs 295 shots).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (7 fps vs 10 fps), has slightly fewer focus points (45 vs 325), is older (february 2016 vs january 2017) and is significantly larger (professional size (139×105×79 mm) vs mid size (120×67×53 mm)).

Canon EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M)

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Significantly smaller: Standard size (116×88×59 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Much lighter: 390 g vs 730 g
  • Thinner: 2.3" vs 3.1"

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 13 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 235 shots vs 960 shots
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the EOS M50 (EOS Kiss M) and EOS 80D

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
7 months newer
$1,198 (body only)
$1,598 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Significantly more focus points: 425 vs 45
  • Much smaller: Mid size (120×67×53 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Significantly lighter: 453 g vs 730 g

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 62 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 350 shots vs 960 shots
  • Has a digital viewfinder: Digital vs Pentaprism

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and EOS 80D

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
1 year newer
$749 (body only)
$849 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T20 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly more focus points: 325 vs 45
  • Much smaller: Mid size (118×83×41 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the X-T20 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 58 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 350 shots vs 960 shots
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the X-T20 and EOS 80D

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
similar age
$696 - $898 (body only)
$795 - $998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Significantly more focus points: 425 vs 45
  • Much smaller: Mid size (120×67×49 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 62 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 400 shots vs 960 shots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and EOS 80D

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Canon EOS M6

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1 year newer
$579 - $580 (body only)
$699 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M6 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much smaller: Mid size (112×68×45 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Much lighter: 390 g vs 730 g
  • Significantly thinner: 1.8" vs 3.1"

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M6 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 13 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 295 shots vs 960 shots
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the EOS M6 and EOS 80D

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks

Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5
7 months newer
$649 - $829 (body only)
$949 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M5 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Significantly smaller: Standard size (116×89×61 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M5 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much fewer lenses available: 13 lenses vs 220 lenses
  • Much shorter battery life: 295 shots vs 960 shots
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the EOS M5 and EOS 80D

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon EOS 80D compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 9.7 MP), much higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 1,600 ISO), has a touch screen and has a weather sealed body.

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), is slightly heavier (730 g vs 430 g) and is slightly more expensive ($940.89 vs $397.99).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
7 months older
$398 - $435

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much shorter battery life: 380 shots vs 960 shots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 24 MP
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the DMC-FZ300 and EOS 80D

  • Fairly small: Large (132×92×117 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Great battery life: 380 shots vs 960 shots

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
1 year older
$685

Significant advantages of the L330 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L330 (vs the EOS 80D)

  • Much shorter battery life: 370 shots vs 960 shots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the L330 and EOS 80D

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Professional size (139×105×79 mm)
  • Great battery life: 370 shots vs 960 shots
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 3.1"