Canon EOS 60D vs Nikon D80

Winner
Canon EOS 60D

100

Nikon D80

74

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 60D.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D80.

competitors

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $599 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Smaller
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$338 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$946 with 18-135mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$266 body only

$373 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

discussion

Canon EOS 60D
EOS 60D
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D80
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