Nikon d80 or Canon 400d

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  1. Lashy

    Lashy TPF Noob!

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    Please suggest which of the two should i buy?
    Which is the better camera when it comes to getting less noise in images ?
     
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    For specifics on cameras, visit www.dpreview.com. They have some really in-depth reviews on tons of cameras.
     
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    i'd go with the D80 because it feels better. That's what you should be buying these on. How they feel and if the button layout makes sense to you. The noise difference is practicly unnoticeable in a print.
     
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    The feel will change per person, so go to the store and pick the one that feels best in your hands.
     
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    Of those two cameras, side-by-side, discounting everything else, I'd say the Nikon is the better of the two. But it's not as simple as that.

    Bottom line is either will serve you well and which ever 'feels' right to you after you have handled then both in a store is the one to get.

    Edit: I'd just like to say that I have a Canon, but if I was to choose between just those two cameras I'd choose the D80.
     
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    it is all opionion in the equipment advice and reviews, i started a thed for peopel to debat wich brand they like better, but personaly i would go for the d80 if nothing else it has one of the best magazine adds ever
     
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    IMHO D80 is a better choice, you feel Pro when you hold it. :D

     
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    I have a 400d and was considering both. What swung it was simply that I was used to Canon's menus/functions, the fact that no Canon products I have owned ever went wrong, that the Canon was some £200 cheaper and that it had a dust removal system. I since then found that Canon second hand lenses were cheaper and more aboundant than Nikon. The only plus for the Nikon (apart from size and feel) is spot metering but partial metering goes some way towards helping.
     
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    Go try them out both and buy which one you like the best... no point in buying what someone else likes.


    <secret message> Buy Nikon! </secret message>
     
  10. Lashy

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    ya u r right dewey, and thanks everybody.
    the two things that are stopping me from buying nikon is that it does not have dust cleaning system and is 200 $ expensive than canon.
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if in the next couple years, Nikon will come out with a similar sensor cleaning system - so I wouldn't solely base my choice on that. As people have said - test them out, think before you buy, and go for it. You can't go wrong with Canon or Nikon.

    (I should probably note that my first statement wasn't because I am a Nikon user - I shoot Canon :))
     
  12. Alex_B

    Alex_B No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    wrong,
    you started a thread where you wanted to compare whole BRANDS, and not two specific cameras. So that is of no use here.
     

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