Nikon D200 vs Nikon D80

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Nikon D200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D200

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
200 ms startup delay
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D200.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D80.

competitors

Nikon D200 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$680 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$899 body only

$779 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,999 with 18-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Color depth Worse color depth

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$680 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 body only

$394 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$499 with 18-55mm lens

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

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