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Nikon D810 Digital Camera

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SLR 36.3MP CMOS Jun 2014
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29 Reasons For

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Nikon digital cameras and also specifically for Nikon compact camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good ratings.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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3D Compatible

The Nikon D810 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D810 which are not 3D compatible.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras of a comparable spec and age 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 consider the Nikon Coolpix L19[plb_1637108_price] (sd|sdhc).

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 26 times zoom factor, the Nikon D810 has a very big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. The optical zooms of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 2.7x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.6x.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Nikon D810 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support video recording.

We compared all the other cameras which support video recording to this camera and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price] is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support video recording including the Nikon Coolpix L19[plb_1637108_price].

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon D810 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D810.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D810 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price], and the Lexibook DJ030[plb_1770611_price] is also worth considering.

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Four Supported Batteries

The Nikon D810 has more supported batteries than most of the compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most of the compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D810 only have between one and three supported batteries, however this camera has four supported batteries.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon D810 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D810. The image editing mode "Crop" is also found on this Nikon camera.

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Quite High JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the cameras that are a comparable age to the D810 the JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps. When compared to other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Nikon D810's JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second is one of the highest.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 30m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.27m. The Nikon D810 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon D810 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. In addition, this Nikon camera have still image resolutions of 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200 and 4608 x 2592. The best still image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D810. The photo effects "Neutral" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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12 Flash Guides

The Nikon D810 has more flash guides than most of the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the D810. This camera is a 12 meters flash guide digital camera compared to most of the cameras of this spec and age which only have between 1 and 11 flash guides.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the maximum focal lengths range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm. With a maximum focal length of 585 millimeters, the Nikon D810 has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D810.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the maximum ISO speed of the Nikon D810 of 12,800 is one of the highest. The maximum ISO speeds of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D810 range from 200 to 26,000.

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Quite High Display Resolution

With a display resolution of 921,000 pixels, the Nikon D810 has one of the higher display resolutions amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the D810 the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports Three ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D810 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO speeds 80, 1600 and Auto are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon D810 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the D810. This camera also supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of supported image formats than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this digital camera. The image formats JPEG XR and MPO are also supported by this camera.

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300 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon D810 is a digital camera that takes 300 shots shots per battery charge.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of camera file systems than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "MPF" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D810 has a better display than most cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it 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. The worst display of all cameras of this spec and age is LCD and the best is OLED.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D810 is 10, the biggest is 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 99. With a minimum ISO speed of only 64, the Nikon D810 has a fairly small minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the D810.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

When compared to other cameras of this age and spec that we have assessed, the Nikon D810's minimum focal length of only 22.5 millimeters is one of the shortest. The shortest minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 5mm and the longest is 120mm.

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19 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D810, the Nikon D810 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D810 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Nikon D810 does not have a GPS, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D810 also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon D810 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the D810 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon D810 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon D810 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The average weight of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 170g, and the weights range from 20g to 710g. When compared to other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D810, the Nikon D810's weight of 430 grams is one of the heaviest.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Lexibook DJ030[plb_1770611_price] (110g and cheaper).

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

The Nikon D810 has one of the bigger maximum apertures (only 3.1) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture of cameras of this age and type is 6.8, and the maximum apertures range from 1.8 to 87.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon D810 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Very Small Frame Rate

The Nikon D810 has a quite small frame rate (only 1.2 frames per second) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have frame rates of between 1.1fps and 30fps, and the average frame rate is 7.8fps.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of audio formats than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this camera.

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Very Small Eye Relief

The smallest eye relief of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the D810 is 17mm and the biggest is 22mm. At only 17 millimeters, the Nikon D810 has a quite small eye relief compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon D810 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution. Across all compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Low Lens Magnification Ratio

The Nikon D810 has one of the lower lens magnification ratios (only 0.7 times zoom factor) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The lowest lens magnification ratio of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D810 is 0.5x and the highest is 20x.

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Only ±1EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Nikon D810 has a wider flash exposure correction than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Nikon camera has a ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, whereas most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it have a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. Across all cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D810 the worst flash exposure correction is ±3EV (1/3 EV step) and the best is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Only Has Five Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the Nikon D810 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D810. The playback modes "Highlights", "Single image", "Slide show" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Only 1920x1080@60fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Nikon D810 has a 1920x1080@60fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than the 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera also have resolution and capture speeds of 1280x720@50fps, 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps and 1920x1080@25fps and 1920x1080@50fps.

This digital camera's resolution at capture speeds (1920x1080@60fps) is actually the best resolution at capture speeds amongst all compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D810.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst resolution at capture speeds is 320×240@30fps.

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Thick

The average depth of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D810 is 38mm. At 83.1 millimeters, the Nikon D810 is very thick compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D810.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture

The minimum apertures of cameras of a similar age and type to the D810 range from 1.3 to 6.6, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2. With a minimum aperture of 5.9, the Nikon D810 has one of the largest minimum apertures amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D810

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Nikon D810 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D810.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Nikon D810 has a pretty average megapixel count (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D810.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Maximum Image Resolution
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Sensor Format
Design
Colour
Lens System
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Diopter Adjustment
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

(83)
17 August 2015

The Nikon D810 is an incredible camera that excels in many different types of photography, including landscape, portraiture, and action ? all of which lend themselves to the niche of adventure...

27 July 2015

Three years ago, my roommate bought a D800E. Ive always shot Canon, but he let me borrow his Nikon for a couple of shoots. It was impressive to say the least. I vowed that when it was time for me... Read more…

20 June 2015

Decision to buy a full frame camera isn't an easy one to make. Apart from a new camera body, you need to invest in FX format lenses to fully utilize the camera potential. But Nikon D810's image...

2 June 2015

When it comes to serious photography, the kind where you are willing to cut absolutely no corners on image quality and detail, there are very few products that come close to an honest-to-goodness... Read more…

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User Reviews

(336)
Reviewed 22 July 2014 by Corporate PJ
Corporate PJ would recommend the Nikon D810

My biggest beef with the D800 has been readily addressed with the new D810, it is very quiet where as the previous incarnation was by far the loudest 35mm camera I have used in my 24 year career,... Read more…

Reviewed 20 December 2014 by Brendan Buschi
Brendan Buschi would recommend the Nikon D810 (Verified Purchase)

I do fine art reproduction. My livelihood is based upon getting accurate color reproduction across the entire surface of the image. The prints I make must look exactly like the paintings artists... Read more…

Reviewed 22 February 2015 by NikonGirl
NikonGirl would recommend the Nikon D810

I moved from the D700 to the D810. I was completely satisfied with my D700 but a friend was ranting & raving about the D810 that I had to try his. This is an increased improvement over the D700 in... Read more…

Reviewed 25 May 2015 by Landscape Photographer
Landscape Photographer would recommend the Nikon D810

I have been involved with Photography for the past 55+ years and I had all the top nothch 35mm Nikon and Canon 35mm film cameras and after I switched to Digital Photography (as soon as it was... Read more…

Reviewed 12 March 2015 by Paul
Paul would recommend the Nikon D810

This is definitely the best DSLR I have used. In features and image quality. I was in a pickle when the 750 came out due to the "New AF system" that 750 has. It was supposed to be better in low... Read more…

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