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
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×97×64 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.5"
Weight
Light-weight
485 g

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 D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$571 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$600 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$350 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Live view Has live view
Thickness Much thicker

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