Canon EOS Rebel T2i vs Nikon D80
ManufacturingCanon EOS Rebel T2i were released 2010 and Nikon D80 was released 2006. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS Rebel T2i||Canon||2010|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel T2i has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D80 has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Canon EOS Rebel T2i||80 mm||(a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)|
|Nikon D80||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Canon EOS Rebel T2i||18,7 MP||17915904||5184||3456|
|Nikon D80||10 MP||10036224||3872||2592|
Canon EOS Rebel T2i has a 79 % larger resolution than Nikon D80. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
|Canon EOS Rebel T2i||100-12800|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel T2i can shoot up to 3,7 pictures per seconds and Nikon D80 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS Rebel T2i||3,7|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Canon EOS Rebel T2i||510 gr||1,12 lb|
|Nikon D80||668 gr||1,47 lb|