Nikon D90 vs Nikon D80

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Nikon D80

53

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
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
208 ms shutter lag
 

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

$899 body only

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$574 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Movie format Higher resolution movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$399 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Nikon D80 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$447 body only

$393 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 40D

Canon EOS 40D

Pro DSLR

$1,199 body only

$1,874 with 28-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$328 - $649 body only

$343 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Nikon D90
D90
Nikon

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Nikon D80
D80
Nikon

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