Nikon D80 with Nikon D70 Comparison

Nikon D80 and Nikon D70 Main Features

  • September, 2006
  • April, 2004
  • 10 MP APS-C CCD Sensor
  • 6 MP APS-C CCD Sensor
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 200 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentamirror) Viewfinder
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 132 x 103 x 77 mm, 668g.
  • 140 x 111 x 78 mm, 679g.
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Nikon D80 Scores


Imaging score
48
Features score
35
Value for money score
60
Portability score
75
Overall score
46

Nikon D70 Scores


Imaging score
45
Features score
34
Value for money score
60
Portability score
73
Overall score
43

Nikon D70 with Nikon D80 Overview


Let's compare D80 with D70. Both cameras produced Nikon. These models are included in the Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Nikon D80 was released in 2006, and Nikon D70 in 2004. D80 is newer, which is a plus. D70 2 years older. However 2 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of D80 is greater than that of D70. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (D70), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. Nikon D80 has a larger 2-inch Fixed screen, the other camera has a 1-inch Fixed screen.
D80 has optical (pentaprism) viewfinder, and the D70 doesn’t have. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Nikon D80 has 3.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon D80 has 3.0 fps continuous shooting.

General D80 D70
Brand Nikon Nikon
Model D80 D70
Announced September, 2006 April, 2004
Body Type Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon F Nikon F
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5 1.5
Number of Lenses 305 305
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2" 1"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels 130k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.64 0.5
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 13.00 11.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Wireless Auto, On, Off, Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C
Sensor Type CCD CCD
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.8 mm 23.7 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 372.9 mm² 369.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP 6 MP
Max Image Resolution 3872 x 2592 3008 x 2000
Max Native ISO 1600 1600
Min Native ISO 100 200
Max Boosted ISO 3200 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model EN-EL3e EN-EL3
Physical
Weight 668 g 679 g
Physical Dimensions 132 x 103 x 77 mm 140 x 111 x 78 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card Compact Flash (Type I or II)
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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