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Nikon D800E
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Nikon D800E Digital Camera

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SLR 36.3MP CMOS Apr 2013
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33 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The reviewers at three expert review sites all said that this Nikon digital camera was good. This camera received a "Good Stuff" award from both Camerastuffreviewcom and Camerastuffreview.com/nl/ and PhotographyBlog.com gave it an "Essential" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This SLR digital camera has an average expert rating of 93 out of 100 based on seven expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Chip.de and fotohits.de. If all the cameras of a comparable age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this digital camera is in the top 3%.

Good Quality Pictures

Some customers agreed that the Nikon D800E was able to produce good images. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com four years ago “The Nikon D800E is a 36 megapixel full-frame sensor DSLR with the anti-aliasing filter removed, which should result in higher resolution, sharper images compared to the regular D800” in their review of the Nikon D800E. Digital-Photography-School.com mentioned “The Nikon D800E will surely make a big wave, not only because of its massive image capture figure of 36.3 megapixels, making it Nikon's highest res camera” and gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100. Digital-Photography-School.com also mentioned “You'll find the enormous image size a great benefit in cropping in post editing”.

A number of Nikon D800E owners reckoned that the product had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com said on expert website Ephotozine “Features a whopping 36.3 megapixel full frame CMOS sensor”. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “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 wrote “It had a great sensor”.

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Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 19,122 user and expert reviews, Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its SLR digital cameras range.

Easy to Use

One Nikon D800E reviewer reckoned that the product was easy to handle. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Nikon D800E review “He Nikon D800 has to be one of the best DSLRs we've seen here at What Digital Camera, thanks to its great blend of handling, build-quality, performance”.

One person who bought the Nikon D800E reckoned that it was easy to use. Digital-Photography-School.com mentioned in their review “You want large images, top quality and (surprisingly!) an easy to use layout; deleting images” and scored the product 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers concluded that the product was good quality. Expert review site Pentaxforums.com wrote four years ago “The 645D ended up proving that it could deliver much better image quality than the D3x.” in their review of the Nikon D800E.

Good Size

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was lightweight. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Relatively lightweight body and a comprehensive feature set”.

Very High Megapixel Count

The lowest megapixel count of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 4MP and the highest is 52MP. With a megapixel count of 36.3 megapixels, the Nikon D800E has one of the highest megapixel counts amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D800E supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D800E do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

The screen sizes of SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D800E range from 2" to 3.2", and the average screen size is 2.9". The Nikon D800E has one of the larger screen sizes (3.2 inches) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

There are a number of alternative 3.2" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the D4S[pl_2203498_price], or the Df[pl_1740408_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

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3D Compatible

The Nikon D800E is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D800E which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D800E supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think the Nikon D4S[plb_2203498_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D800E has a built-in flash. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D800E also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Nikon D3S[plb_986_price] which is cheaper; or the Nikon Df[plb_1740408_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras that are a similar age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Df[pl_1740408_price], or the Df[pl_1740408_price] both from Nikon.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Nikon D800E has a greater number of supported image formats than most SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D800E. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Many Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of 36.8 megapixels, the Nikon D800E has a very many total megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D800E. The least total megapixel count of SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D800E is 10MP and the most is 53MP.

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900 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most SLR digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D800E take between 220 and 4,699 shots per battery charge, including the Nikon D800E which takes 900 shots per battery charge.

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7360 X 4912 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon D800E has a higher image resolution than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. Cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D800E maximum image resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Supports One Audio Format

The Nikon D800E has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D800E.

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

This camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on SLR digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon D800E is more than most SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Nikon camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the D800E. The image editing modes "Resizing" and "Trimming" are also found on this camera.

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51 Auto Focus Points

51 auto focus points

The Nikon D800E is a 51 auto focus point camera.

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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 typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolution on cameras of this type and age. 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 a Mini HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Nikon D800E is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Nikon camera has a Mini HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The Nikon D800E has a greater number of light exposure modes than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Two ISO Speeds

The Nikon D800E has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Nikon digital camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D800E. The ISO speed "6400" is also supported by this digital camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This digital camera supports a H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format on cameras of this type and age.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon D800E is more than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on cameras of this age and spec. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon D800E has a greater number of camera file systems than most SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the D800E. The camera file systems "DPOF" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D800E has a better display than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is actually the best display amongst all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the D800E.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £399.99

The price of the D800E has increased by £399.99 in the last 27 days.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon D800E does not support video recording, unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D800E.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support video recording including the Nikon D3S[plb_986_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Nikon D800E does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the D800E also do not have a GPS.

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS to this digital camera and we think the Nikon Df[plb_1740408_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the D800E, the Nikon D800E is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the Nikon D800E does not have an image stabiliser.

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Not Cheap

The cheapeast comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago that we found costs £40 and the most expensive costs £5,581. We think that this Nikon digital camera looks expensive for a SLR digital camera that has been around for more than two years.

Very Small Eye Relief

The smallest eye relief of SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D800E is 15mm and the biggest is 27mm. At only 17 millimeters, the Nikon D800E has a quite small eye relief compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D800E.

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Heavy

The lightest digital camera of this age and spec is 230g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 630g. The Nikon D800E is fairly heavy (900 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Nikon D3S[plb_986_price] (1.2kg and cheaper).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D800E

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the D800E.

MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

Alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might want to look at include the Df[pl_1740408_price], or the D4S[pl_2203498_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews; or the Nikon D3S[plb_986_price] which is cheaper.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Sensor Format
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
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 Exposure Compensation
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
Voice Recording
Noise Reduction
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Headphone Out Port
USB Connector
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment
Playback Mode
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
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
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Technical Details
Lens Cap Included

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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Canon vs Nikon: which DSLR system is best? A question that has frustrated many of the world's greatest philosophers and may even have troubled the UN? Our in-depth comparison examines each... Read more…

Each camera has its merits and its quirks, and we provide an overview of this below
Just like the 800, but with even more detail at wider apertures
Hoge resolutie
Lage ruis
Hoog bruikbaar dynamisch bereik
Costs more than the 800, while moir could be an issue on some images
De prijs
Iets donkere zoeker
Maximum 4 bps
Zakcenia obrazu wynikajce z efektu mory, wyrana tendencja do back fokusu w uywanych przez nas obiektywach, niewielkie bdy w ostrzeniu na skrajnym prawym punkcie AF, brak stabilizacji matrycy, problemy
22 December 2012

36.30MegapixelsNikon F mount3.2 inchLCDReview Summary: While it's almost identical to the Nikon D800, the D800E's unique sensor is better left to the pros. Though it offers more detail, that comes... Read more…

1 December 2012

Back in 2011, we compared the Pentax 645D medium format DSLR to the Nikon D3x, the highest-resolution full-frame DSLR offered at the time. The 645D ended up proving that it could deliver much... Read more…

22 October 2012

The Nikon D600, D800 and D4 are the same camera inside! © 2012 KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. This free website's biggest source of is when you use any of when you get anything,... Read more…

Quality: Spectacular. You'll find the enormous image size a great benefit in cropping in post editing.Why you would buy it: you want large images, top quality and (surprisingly!) an easy to use...

15 August 2012

Previously we've looked at the , as well as published ... as well as publishing a . Now we've got the Nikon D800 and D800E side by side for a direct comparison of cameras and image quality.Nikon... Read more…

He Nikon D800 has to be one of the best DSLRs we've seen here at What Digital Camera, thanks to its great blend of handling, build-quality, performance and probably most of all, image quality...

The Nikon D700 has been a hot seller ever since it was introduced back in the summer of 2008. It had a great sensor, a robust but relatively lightweight body and a comprehensive feature set, and...

PhotographyBlog.com

Camerastuffreviewcom

With 36 megapixels, the Nikon D800 has 3 times as many pixels as the Nikon D700 and almost one and a half times as many pixels as the - in terms of megapixels - nearest cameras of the competition... Read more…

Nikon D800E with Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro OS1/320 sec f/5.6 @ ISO 160 hand-held Toronto...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon d800, nikon d800e
Barcodes 00018208254989, 00018208925209, 00018208925216, 00981087671515, 04960759131720

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