Nikon’s phenomenal new semi-professional D-SLR, the D80, will impress any photographer who wants to expand the scope of their creative palette. The D80 features a fast new high-resolution image processing engine and a host of image functions that draw on the latest advances in digital technology to extend your creative freedom. It inherits advanced autofocus and auto exposure performance from Nikon’s award winning D-SLRs, the D200 and the D2Xs and it all comes packed into a lightweight body that is easy to use and comfortable to handle. Its exceptional combination of superior image performance, speed, accuracy, flexibility, reliability, creative responsiveness, and efficient handling will open up new worlds of photography. Fully compatible with Nikon’s Total Imaging System, the D80 will strengthen your belief in Nikon’s ability to support your creative aspirations, no matter which shooting style you prefer.
High-resolution 10.2 Megapixel DX format CCD: Superior sensitivity and low noise performance for stunning prints up to A3 size.
High-speed 3 fps continuous shooting: Up to 100 JPEG [Large, Normal] or 6 NEF (Raw) consecutive shots.
High-performance image processing engine: Faithful reproduction of vivid, natural colors with rich tonal graduations.
Fast, precise and flexible 11-area AF system with a newly developed easy-to-use Auto-area AF mode.
Instant response and ultra-short shutter lag: Ready to shoot whenever the decisive moment arises.
Creative and easy-to-use in-camera effects: In-camera editing with D-Lighting, Red-eye correction, monochrome, filter effects and image overlay.
Full compatibility with Nikon’s Total Imaging System: Dedicated battery power pack MB-D80, high-quality Nikkor lenses, i-TTL creative lighting system, Nikon Capture NX software.
Effective pixels [million]
ISO equivalent sensitivity range (Min-Max, excluding boost)
FPS (continuous) Buffer (JPEG/RAW shots)
3fps: 100 JPEG / 6 RAW
3. sRGB (skin colour), Adobe RGB (material colour), sRGB (landscapes).
Digital Vari-Program, P, S, A, M
Shutter speed range [sec]
30 - 1/4,000 + Bulb.
USB 2.0 Hi Speed
Multi-CAM 1000 with 11 AF points
Approx. weight w/o batteries & storage media [g]
Approx. dimensions (W x H x D) [mm]
Approx. 132 x 103 x 77mm