Nikon D90 vs Nikon D80

Winner
Nikon D90

68

Nikon D80

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
208 ms shutter lag
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$435 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$439 body only

$574 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$850 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

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

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$435 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$317 body only

$359 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen size Much larger screen
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.