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Nikon D800 Digital Camera

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SLR 36.3MP CMOS Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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Twenty-Six Industry Awards

This SLR digital camera is one of the most highly awarded by digital camera experts of all the cameras of this age and spec.

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 concluded that this camera was fantastic.

The reviewers at four more expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this SLR digital camera. Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Akam.no and Hi-tech.mail.ru/ all gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

This digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se all of whom wrote that this camera was great.

This camera was given a "Gold" award by both What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which said that this digital camera was brilliant.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

The average expert rating of this camera is 91% based on fifty-two expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and CNET.com. The expert review sites think this Nikon camera is one of the better digital cameras of a comparable spec and age.

Good Video Capture

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

Good Quality Pictures

Fourteen Nikon D800 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote five years ago “Event photographers will appreciate the fa” in their review of the Nikon D800. Pcmag.com also wrote “That should be sufficient for event photographers, landscape shooters”. Cnet.co.uk rated the Nikon D800 as excellent and mentioned “The pictures themselves are bright an” in their Nikon D800 review.

A few people mentioned that the product had a good picture resolution. Videomaker.com wrote “The Nikon D800 runs full HD video resolution at 1080 shoots in 30p” in their Nikon D800 review. Trustedreviews.com wrote on Trusted Reviews “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”. Expert website Photoreview.com.au gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “You need high continuous shooting speeds”.

Some customers agreed that the Nikon D800 had a good image sensor. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “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 said in their review of the Nikon D800 “Featuring a remarkable 36 megapixel full-frame sensor” and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

Several customers who reviewed it thought it had a good ISO range. Amateurphotographer.co.uk rated it 5 stars and wrote “ISO and white balance ensures youve got everything you need at your fingertips”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also mentioned “Outstanding high ISO performance in both JPEG”.

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Robust

Some customers agreed that it was well made. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote in their review of the Nikon D800 “The Nikon 800 is clearly built with the user experience in mind”. Expert website Gottabemobile.com mentioned “The D800 is built for photo e”.

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was sealed. Digitalcamerareview.com wrote four years ago “It is sealed in enough places to keep it from failing when exposed to the elements” in their review of the Nikon D800.

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Nice Design

Some customers who reviewed the Nikon D800 considered that it was ergonomic. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their Nikon D800 review “Sublime ergonomics and a record-breaking resolution.” . One Nikon D800 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Expert website Videomaker.com mentioned five years ago “It's a pretty sweet camera”.

One Nikon D800 owner who purchased the Nikon D800 concluded that it was smooth. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au wrote “Key controls in different positions mitigate against a smooth switch.) - You're upgrading from a consumer level”.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was neat. Amateurphotographer.co.uk gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review five years ago “The camera controls youll need most are neatly located within easy reach when youre prepping your shots”.

One Nikon D800 owner who bought this digital camera thought it was a good design. Five years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “Rear LCD prone to glare in bright sunlight, despite new design” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

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Good Size

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Five years ago expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It's a very 'human' construction that manages to pack all of the key shooting tools into a compact space without leaving you overwhelmed”. Expert website Brisbanetimes.com.au mentioned in their review of the Nikon D800 “It is surprising that Nikon can't bring the contrast detection system up to the lightning speed of compact system cameras” .

One Nikon D800 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was a good body shape.

One Nikon D800 owner mentioned that it was lightweight. Five years ago Photographyblog.com scored the Nikon D800 5 stars and mentioned in their review on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “Relatively lightweight body and a comprehensive feature set”.

One person who purchased it said that it was good structurally. Five years ago expert website Smh.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “The construction and ergonomics are brilliant”.

One Nikon D800 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was good physically. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com said “The D800 is physically similar to the D700 with a little” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers said in their reviews that the Nikon D800 was good quality. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “Build quality is very good”. Five years ago Cameralabs.com mentioned on expert website Camera Labs “The new 36 Megapixel full-frame sensor delivers tremendous quality, comfortably out-resolving the competition while matching their noise levels” in their review of the Nikon D800. Cameralabs.com also said “For the best quality you should be shooting in RAW.”.

Easy to Use

Three people who bought it concluded that it was easy to handle. Ephotozine.com scored this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned on Ephotozine “The camera gives excellent handling with a solid metal body”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned five years ago “Very solid build quality and good ergonomics handling” in their Nikon D800 review.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Expert website Camcorderinfo.com rated the product 5 stars and said “We thought the camera kept it under control better than the competition (we saw more significant rolling shutter on the 5D Mark III” in their Nikon D800 review. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote in their review of the Nikon D800 “Image quality is insane, video is nothing short of superb, camera layout is practical and simple to use” .

One Nikon D800 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg said “The much- coveted Nikon D800 FX-format digital SLR is finally in my hands”. One customer said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Five years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “Fast, responsive camera when adjusting settings” in their Nikon D800 review.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money. Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon D800 “Their answer to the hugely popular, which had been the only really affordable full-frame DSLR since its launch back in 2005”. Expert website Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned five years ago “Nikon's latest full-frame DSLR has an incredible amount of resolution with an equally awesome price” in their review of the Nikon D800. Digitaltrends.com also wrote “Affordable digital cameras change with the seasons.”.

One customer who bought it mentioned that it was cheap. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote five years ago “No doubt these are more expensive than standard DSLR cameras” in their review of the Nikon D800.

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Good Brand

We checked 15,245 owner and expert reviews for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically within its SLR digital cameras range.

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Good Technical Features

A number of people who bought the Nikon D800 wrote that it had good features. Ephotozine.com said in their review on Ephotozine “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”. Four years ago expert website Digitalcamerareview.com wrote in their Nikon D800 review “With its 36 megapixel sensor, sophisticated feature set and amazing image quality”. Photoxels.com mentioned also four years ago “This is a high-end DSLR with a wealth of advanced features, including everything one expects of a professional camera” in their review.

Good Flash

One Nikon D800 owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good flash. Five years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Built-in flash means you wont have to lug around an extra accessory” in their review of the Nikon D800.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Nikon D800 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “The surprise bonus is that noise is actually pretty well co” in their review of the Nikon D800 and scored the Nikon D800 5 stars.

Good Quality Lens

One person who purchased it considered that it had a good autofocus. Amateurphotographer.co.uk rated it 5 stars and wrote “Very fast autofocus” in their review.

Very High Megapixel

The Nikon D800 has one of the higher megapixels (36.3 megapixels) amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this age and type have megapixels of between 4MP and 52MP.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon D800 of 3.2 inches is one of the largest amongst digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D800. The average display diagonal of SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3", and the display diagonals range from 2.5" to 3.2".

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D800 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D800 which do not support wi-Fi.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D800 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D800 do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D800 which do not support Full HD video, the Nikon D800 supports Full HD video.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Like most of the other SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Nikon D800 supports video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D800 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports a CF|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec 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 are looking for a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Sony SLT-A99[plb_1546952_price] (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also cheaper.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including cheaper cameras such as the Sony SLT-A99[plb_1546952_price].

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR and RAW are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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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 cameras of a similar age and spec to it. Most SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as 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 SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the motion JPEG frame rates range from 3fps to 60fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 34fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Nikon D800 has one of the higher motion JPEG frame rates amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Very Many Total Megapixels

The Nikon D800 has one of the most total megapixelss (36.8 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average total megapixels of SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 19MP, and the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 53MP.

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900 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon D800 is a camera that takes 900 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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7360 X 4912 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon D800 has a 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3072 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras of this age and type. Similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the D800 maximum image resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels to 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon D800 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Nikon camera has a Neutral photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The photo effectss "Black&White" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Has Three Image Editings

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon D800 is more than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D800. The image editings "Resizing" and "Trimming" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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51 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

51 auto Focus (AF) pointss

The Nikon D800 is a 51 auto Focus (AF) points camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that are a similar age 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 a Mini HDMI Connector Type

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Mini HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on SLR digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D800.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D800. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports Ten ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon D800 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the D800. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon D800 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras of a similar type and age to the D800. The auto focusing (AF) modess "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 digital cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the D800. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Nikon D800 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the D800.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon D800 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is PCM, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The audio formats supporteds LPCM are also supported by this camera.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Waterproof

Most SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years are not waterproof. The Nikon D800 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D800 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D800 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon D800 is more than most SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash modess "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

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

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Very Small Eye Relief

At only 17 millimeters, the Nikon D800 has a fairly small eye relief compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D800. The eye reliefs of SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 15mm to 23mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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

This camera has a -3EV - +1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Has Four Camera Playbacks

The number of camera playback modes found on the Nikon D800 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera has a Single image camera playback, which is the most commonly found camera playback found on SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D800. The camera playbacks "Highlights", "Movie" and "Slide show" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Heavy

The Nikon D800 is quite heavy (900 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. The weights of SLR digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D800 range from 230g to 1.5kg.

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Heavy

SLR digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D800 have weights of between 0.24kg and 1.3kg. With a weight of 0.9 kilograms, the Nikon D800 is one of the heavier SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the D800 amongst SLR digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Long Flash Sync-Speed

At 1 second, the Nikon D800 has a quite long flash sync-speed compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. Across all the SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D800 the flash sync-speeds range from 0.0031s to 3s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.61s.

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1 Other reason to consider the Nikon D800

Released Over Five Years Ago

Nikon released the D800 over five years ago.

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
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
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Audio System
Noise Reduction
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Connection to PC
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Headphone Outputs
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Image Quality Adjustment
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Eye Relief
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR

26 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(120)

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26 May 2014

Quite frankly, it's a bit surprising that more fuss isn't being made about the Nikon D800. With its 36.8 megapixels 35mm-sized sensor, it's the most significant thing to happen to ?small format'... Read more…

1 February 2014

Are 36.3 megapixels overdoing it? Experts say no way. In tests, the Nikon D800 balances record-breaking high-def detail with great color, clarity and everything else that makes images look...

28 January 2013

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User Reviews

(4)
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...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon d800, nikon d800e
Barcodes 00018208922055, 00182089220552, 04960759134653, 05053973533797

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