Nikon D80 vs Canon EOS 30D

Winner
Nikon D80

71

Canon EOS 30D

65

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 30D

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
5 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 30D.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D80.

competitors

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$390 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$1,173 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 30D Competitors

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$634 body only

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Canon Rebel T1i

Entry-level DSLR

$371 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

discussion

Nikon D80
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Canon EOS 30D
EOS 30D
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