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Nikon D80

Nikon D80

We've been thrilled with our Nikon D50 we picked up a while back, but this new dSLR is making us consider trading the little guy in. The Nikon D80 ($1300 with lens; Sept. 2006) is Nikon's latest entry into the prosumer space. It features a 10.2 Megapixel DX format CCD, a new 12- bit Image Processing Engine, a start-up time of 0.18 seconds and only 80ms of shutter lag, 3D Color Matrix Metering II, and can take up to 2700 shots on a single battery
charge. The kit includes a 18-135mm DX
Zoom Nikkor lens, but you can buy the
body on it's own for around $1000. Sorry
D50, but we think we just found your
replacement. [via]

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