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
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

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D300S

Nikon D300S

Pro DSLR

$1,755 body only

$2,299 with 18-200mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Size Much larger
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Nikon D80 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$468 - $597 body only

$500 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

discussion

Nikon D90
D90
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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.