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

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

$680 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$397 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS 30D Competitors

Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D

Pro DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,874 with 28-135mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Screen size Much larger screen
Lowest price Much more expensive
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$535 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Size Much smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Nikon D80
D80
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Canon EOS 30D
EOS 30D
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