Nikon D80 vs Nikon D3000

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Nikon D80

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Nikon D3000

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Color depth
Great color depth
22.3 bits
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3000.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D80.

competitors

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$533 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$390 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$533 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$358 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

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Nikon D80
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