Nikon D80 vs Canon EOS 30D

Winner
Nikon D80

71

Canon EOS 30D

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
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 D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much smaller
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$399 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 30D Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Nikon D200

Nikon D200

Pro DSLR

$1,799 body only

$1,300 with 18-70mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

discussion

Nikon D80
D80
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Canon EOS 30D
EOS 30D
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