Comparing Cameras

  Nikon D60 Nikon D80
Standard Kit Price: $589 $879
MP Rating: 10.2 10.2
Standard Lens: 18-55mm VR 18-55mm VR
Shutter: 30 – 1/4000 sec. 30 – 1/4000 sec.
Image Sensor: DX/CCD DX/CCD
Total pixels 10.75 Million 12 Million
Effective Pixels: 10.2 Million 10.2 Million
Weight: 16.1 oz 20.48 oz

I kept looking back and forth between these cameras trying to figure out what made them different from each other, to be able to justify the additional cost of the D80, I guess the answer is 1.25 million extra pixels, that I likely wouldn’t notice being without except for shots in RAW in "difficult lighting situations".