Nikon D800 vs Nikon D80

Winner
Nikon D800

100

Nikon D80

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
25.6 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D80.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,550 - $1,997 body only

$2,400 - $2,497 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,399 - $2,797 body only

$3,050 - $3,497 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,199 - $2,499 body only

$2,700 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$964 with 55-300mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$349 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

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

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Nikon D800
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