Nikon D90 vs Nikon D80

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Nikon D80

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.5 EV
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D80

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Nikon D80.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$759 - $797 body only

$1,048 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D60

Nikon D60

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$750 with 18-55mm lens

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much smaller
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

discussion

Nikon D90
D90
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Nikon D80
D80
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amateur (3:41 PM, September 29, 2011)
both of them must have 96% viewfinder coverage.