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Nikon D800 Digital Camera

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SLR 36.3MP CMOS Feb 2012
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45 Reasons For

Twenty-Six Industry Awards

Amongst SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years, this camera is one of the most awarded by experts in digital cameras.

This Nikon camera received an "Editor's Choice" from Ephotozine, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.co.uk, CNET.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Tbreak.ae and Reviewed.com all of whom decided that this SLR digital camera was terrific.

The editors of Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Akam.no and Hi-tech.mail.ru/ all recommend this SLR digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received a "Highly Recommended" from Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se all of whom thought that this digital camera was very good.

The editors of What Digital Camera and DP Review both concluded that this SLR digital camera was excellent and gave it their "Gold" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on fifty-two expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com the average expert rating of this camera is 91%. The expert review sites think this digital camera is one of the better SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Good Video Capture

Several people thought it was good for video recording. Expert review site Camcorderinfo.com mentioned “It's also fair to say the Nikon D800 is one of the best DSLRs for video Nikon has ever p”. Cameralabs.com said on Camera Labs “Nikon D800 review The Nikon D800 is a full-frame 36 Megapixel DSLR with Full HD video capabilities” and rated the product 4 stars. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their Nikon D800 review “The Nikon 800 boasts stellar photos, excellent videos, speedy performance” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Nikon D800 reviewers said in their reviews that the Nikon D800 was able to produce good images. Four years ago expert website Pcmag.com wrote “Event photographers will appreciate the fa” in their review of the Nikon D800. Pcmag.com also said “That should be sufficient for event photographers, landscape shooters”. Four years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned “The pictures themselves are bright an”.

A few Nikon D800 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Four years ago expert website Videomaker.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon D800 “The Nikon D800 runs full HD video resolution at 1080 shoots in 30p”. Trustedreviews.com said on expert website Trusted Reviews also four years ago “The Nikon D800 is a professional-grade full-frame DSLR with a class-leading effective resolution of 36.3MP that is likely to appeal to professional photographers” in their review of the Nikon D800. Photoreview.com.au mentioned “You need high continuous shooting speeds” in their review of this digital camera.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine four years ago “Features a whopping 36.3 megapixel full frame CMOS sensor” in their Nikon D800 review. Ephotozine.com also wrote “D800E look particularly impressive on paper with an impressive specification reaching beyond entry-level medium format in terms of resolution alone thanks to the 36.3 megapixel full frame sensor”. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Featuring a remarkable 36 megapixel full-frame sensor”.

Several Nikon D800 owners wrote that it had a good ISO range. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “ISO and white balance ensures youve got everything you need at your fingertips” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also wrote “Outstanding high ISO performance in both JPEG”.

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Robust

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Amateurphotographer.co.uk rated it 5 stars and said “The Nikon 800 is clearly built with the user experience in mind” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Gottabemobile.com mentioned four years ago “The D800 is built for photo e”.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was sealed. Three years ago expert website Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “It is sealed in enough places to keep it from failing when exposed to the elements” in their review of the Nikon D800 and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Nice Design

A few people who bought this digital camera wrote that it was ergonomic. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Expert Reviews four years ago “Sublime ergonomics and a record-breaking resolution.” and rated it 80 out of 100.

One customer who bought this digital camera considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Videomaker.com wrote “It's a pretty sweet camera”.

One Nikon D800 reviewer thought it was smooth. Photoreview.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Key controls in different positions mitigate against a smooth switch.) - You're upgrading from a consumer level” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon D800 was neat. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “The camera controls youll need most are neatly located within easy reach when youre prepping your shots” in their Nikon D800 review.

One Nikon D800 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good design. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Rear LCD prone to glare in bright sunlight, despite new design”.

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Good Size

Three people who purchased the product agreed that it was compact. Four years ago expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned “It's a very 'human' construction that manages to pack all of the key shooting tools into a compact space without leaving you overwhelmed” in their review. Expert review site Brisbanetimes.com.au mentioned “It is surprising that Nikon can't bring the contrast detection system up to the lightning speed of compact system cameras”.

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it was a good body shape.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. Four years ago Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of the Nikon D800 on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “Relatively lightweight body and a comprehensive feature set”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good structurally. Four years ago Smh.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The construction and ergonomics are brilliant”. One customer said in their reviews that the Nikon D800 was good physically. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “The D800 is physically similar to the D700 with a little” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was thin. Itproportal.com wrote “A relatively slim 160-page volume, while the Pentax K7 that I mainly use these days has” in their review and gave the product an excellent rating.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Ephotozine.com gave the Nikon D800 a rating of 5 stars and said in their review on expert review site Ephotozine “Build quality is very good”. Four years ago Cameralabs.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on Camera Labs “The new 36 Megapixel full-frame sensor delivers tremendous quality, comfortably out-resolving the competition while matching their noise levels”. Cameralabs.com also mentioned “For the best quality you should be shooting in RAW.”.

Easy to Use

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was easy to handle. Ephotozine.com scored the Nikon D800 5 stars and wrote “The camera gives excellent handling with a solid metal body” in their review. Amateurphotographer.co.uk gave the Nikon D800 a score of 5 stars and said four years ago “Very solid build quality and good ergonomics handling” in their review of the Nikon D800.

Two Nikon D800 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use. Camcorderinfo.com said in their review of this digital camera “We thought the camera kept it under control better than the competition (we saw more significant rolling shutter on the 5D Mark III” . Amateurphotographer.co.uk scored this digital camera 5 stars and said “Image quality is insane, video is nothing short of superb, camera layout is practical and simple to use”.

One Nikon D800 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg mentioned in their Nikon D800 review “The much- coveted Nikon D800 FX-format digital SLR is finally in my hands” .

One Nikon D800 owner who bought it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their Nikon D800 review four years ago “Fast, responsive camera when adjusting settings”.

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Reasonably Priced

Several people thought it was good value for money. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Their answer to the hugely popular, which had been the only really affordable full-frame DSLR since its launch back in 2005”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review “Nikon's latest full-frame DSLR has an incredible amount of resolution with an equally awesome price”. Digitaltrends.com also said “Affordable digital cameras change with the seasons.”.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was cheap. Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote “No doubt these are more expensive than standard DSLR cameras” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

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Good Technical Features

A number of people agreed that the product had good features. Ephotozine.com said “The Nikon D800 offers unprecedented resolution at an unthought of price point, packed full of features, many from the Nikon D4 that is almost twice the price” in their review of the Nikon D800. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “With its 36 megapixel sensor, sophisticated feature set and amazing image quality”. Expert website Photoxels.com mentioned “This is a high-end DSLR with a wealth of advanced features, including everything one expects of a professional camera” .

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon SLR digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all cameras Nikon is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Good Flash

One Nikon D800 reviewer concluded that the product had a good flash. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Built-in flash means you wont have to lug around an extra accessory” and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person reckoned that the Nikon D800 was noisy. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned four years ago “The surprise bonus is that noise is actually pretty well co”.

Good Quality Lens

One Nikon D800 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Four years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review “Very fast autofocus” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars.

Very High Megapixel Count

The megapixel counts of SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D800 range from 4MP to 52MP. When compared to other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D800 that we have assessed the megapixel count of, the Nikon D800's megapixel count of 36.3 megapixels is one of the highest.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 3.2 inches, the Nikon D800 has one of the larger screen sizes amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. Across all the SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D800 the screen sizes range from 2" to 3.2".

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D800 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the D800 do not support WiFi connectivity.

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago which are not 3D compatible, the Nikon D800 is 3D compatible.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Nikon D800 has a GPS, unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a GPS.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Nikon D800 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D800 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D800, the Nikon D800 has a built-in flash.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports a CF|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you would prefer a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Nikon Df[plb_1740408_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Nikon D800 has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of supported image formats than most SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG XR and RAW are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Quite High JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest JPEG frame rate of SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D800 is 3fps, the highest is 60fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 35fps. With a JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Nikon D800 has a fairly high JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D800.

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Very Many Total Megapixel Count

Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the D800 have total megapixel counts of between 10MP and 53MP. The Nikon D800 has a very many total megapixel count (36.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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900 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon D800 is a camera that takes 900 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years take between 220 and 4,699 shots per battery charge.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The Nikon D800 has one of the higher maximum ISO speeds (25,600) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The lowest maximum ISO speed of SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D800 is 1,600, the highest is 210,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 19,000.

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7360 X 4912 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon D800 has a higher image resolution than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras that are a comparable age to the D800 ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of photo effects than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Nikon camera has a Neutral photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D800. The photo effects "Black&White" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of image editing modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the D800. The image editing modes "Resizing" and "Trimming" are also found on this camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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51 Auto Focus Points

51 auto focus points

Most digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D800 have between 1 and 799 auto focus points, including the Nikon D800 which has 51 auto focus points.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon D800 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D800. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Has a Mini HDMI Connector

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera has a Mini HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D800.

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Supports Ten ISO Speeds

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D800. The ISO speeds "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video format, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type.

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Features Three Auto Focus

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of this age and type. This Nikon digital camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on cameras of this type and age. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Face detection" are also featured on this camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon D800 is more than most SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D800. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Not Waterproof

The Nikon D800 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon D800 does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the D800 also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Expensive

We think this SLR digital camera looks expensive compared to other SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The cheapeast digital camera of a similar type and age that we found costs £40 and the most expensive costs £5,581.

Only Features Three Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon D800 is more than most SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D800. The flash modes "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon D800 is more than most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera has a Manual shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on cameras of this type and age. The shooting modes "Auto", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Small Eye Relief

Across all the similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the D800 the eye relief range from 15mm to 27mm. At only 17 millimeters, the Nikon D800 has a fairly small eye relief compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Heavy

The lightest SLR digital camera that has been on the market for more than two years is 230g and the heaviest is 1.5kg. With a weight of 900 grams, the Nikon D800 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D800.

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Heavy

The Nikon D800 is one of the heavier comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D800 (0.9 kilograms) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the D800 the weights range from 0.23kg to 240kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D800

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Nikon released the D800.

MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Audio System
Noise Reduction
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Second Display
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Headphone Out Port
Camera
3D Compatible
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Multi-Shot Mode
Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mount
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Weight
Interface
USB 3.0 Port
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Digital SLR

26 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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26 May 2014

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1 February 2014

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 August 2012 by Gennady
(Verified Purchase)

Overall I am happy with it, this being my first full frame camera...

Reviewed 7 August 2013 by Alfonso Y.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this during a sale for about 2250 which was a steal for this new model (upgrade from old D200 DX model). Had some older high quality FX lenses which work great with this camera (28-70mm... Read more…

Build Quality, Image Quality, Uncompressed HDMI-out video, dual card slots, battery life, Accurate focus tracking, wide range of customization options, no shallow DOF loss due to FX sensor
Excellent camera. Lots of features. This is a very nice camera for studio and architecture shots. I was really impressed with how many pictures i thought were garbage at first, but I was able to recov
High pixel count, great video quality, good battery life even with external gps, works well with inexpensive battery grip if using the live view more. can zoom live view to focus video, face detection
Brilliant camera. Resolution will no longer be an issue. Test the pixel noise at high ISO in full sunlight; there really isn't anything there to speak of. Auto focus is always better than I can do man
Both of the dual card slots could be SD even though CF has higher potential throughput (not many CF cards have higher throughput than SD currently and CF is alot more expensive), slower burst rate tha
Heavy, loud shutter. The other down side is mostly due to high resolution; working with large raw files is rather intensive and quite noticible (iMac, Core 716GB)
Very heavy. especially to carry all day, specially with grip. Size can be intimidating to your subjects but they get used to it. Very difficult to focus hand-held, sharpwithout blur compared to 300 d
Resolution is so sharp that the apparent depth of field has shallowed so much that nearly all normal photos need to be taken at 16 or higher. It's made trash out of my 300s. Grease in shutter forced
Reviewed 2 February 2015 by James B.
(Verified Purchase)

Could be too much camera for me, but didn't have much choice at time. I do think I like the old-school controls, compared to the newer d750 or 7000. Lots of people seem to be jumping ship to... Read more…

Reviewed 1 September 2013 by Robert s.

Image size should not be an issue with modern memory cards and desktops...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon d800, nikon d800e, nikon 25480, nikon mwagslrbb45, sunwayfoto pnld810, sunwayfoto pnld810r, kirk enterprises d800, kirk enterprises d800e
Barcodes 00018208254989, 00018208922055, 00018208925216, 00182089220552, 00662578166221, 00812112030505, 00981087671515, 04960759131720, 04960759134653, 05053973533797, 06952512508106

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Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D800
Canon EOS 70D Nikon D800
£ 505.99 £1,509.99
Vastly Better "DP Review" Review
Vastly Better "Expert Reviews" Review
Shorter Flash Sync-Speed
22 Months Newer
Vastly Worse Digitaltrends.com Review
Thirty-Two Less Auto Focus Points

Nikon D3100 vs Nikon D800

Nikon D3100 vs Nikon D800
Nikon D3100 Nikon D800
£ 125.00 £1,509.99
Vastly Better Macworld.co.uk Review
Vastly Better "Expert Reviews" Review
0.995s Shorter Flash Sync-Speed
98% Lighter
Vastly Worse Lydogbilde.no Review
Vastly Worse Ljudochbild.se Review

Nikon D600 vs Nikon D800

Nikon D600 vs Nikon D800
Nikon D600 Nikon D800
£ 469.00 £1,509.99
Two More Awards
Hugely Better Review from "Expert Reviews"
50 Smaller Minimum ISO Speed
Considerably Better Review from Pcpro.co.uk
30fps Lower JPEG Frame Rate
Hugely Worse Review from Layersmagazine.com
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