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

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
250 ms shutter lag
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

galleries

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

$600 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,300 body only

$1,999 with 18-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$458 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$458 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder

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