Nikon D90 vs Nikon D80

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71

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
 

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

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Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 with 18-55mm lens

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

Entry-level DSLR

$1,275 with 18-200mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay More startup delay
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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D80 Competitors

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Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Lowest price Much more expensive
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Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$354 body only

$466 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
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Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,249 - $1,289 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

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