Nikon D80 Specifications


  • Packaged Quantity
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
  • Total Pixels
    10,750,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.8 x 23.6mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
  • Image Recording Format
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    close-up, landscape, night landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • White Balance Bracketing
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Lens System Mounting
    Nikon F
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash exposure bracketing

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 - 20 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Illumination
  • Status LCD Display Information
    aperture, photo quality, photos remaining, picture resolution, program, red-eye reduction, remote control indicator, self-timer mode, shutter speed, white balance indicators, autofocus mode, battery condition, exposure compensation, film speed, flash mode, frame counter, memory card status, metering mode
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, direct print, display brightness control, histogram display, text input to Exif header, AF lock, DPOF support, FE lock, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, USB 2.0 compatibility, auto power save, depth-of-field preview button


  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
  • Magnification
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, AF-in-focus, aperture, exposure compensation, flash charge completion, frame counter, metering system, shutter speed


  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features


  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card


  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Nikon PictureProject

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port


  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, body cap, eyepiece cover, shoulder strap, video cable
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.


  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL3e
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.2 in
  • Depth
    3 in
  • Height
    4.1 in
  • Weight
    20.6 oz


  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.