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A multi award winning and high image quality SLR camera, with an Editor's Choice award from seven expert review websites and 19 further awards from other expert sites
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Nikon D800 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon D800 number 276 across all digital cameras.
97
Reviews
62 Reviews + 26 Awards
50
Value for Money
Average
94
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has outstanding expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 95%, based on 62 reviews. This digital camera has received 26 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tbreak.ae plus six other sites and a "Recommended" award from Akam.no plus three other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, product quality and that it is robust.
The D800 has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Higher than average megapixels
7360 x 4912 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Newly developed nikon fx-format CMOS sensor with 36.3 effective megapixels
Advanced scene recognition system with enhanced accuracy realized by 91k-pixel RGB sensor
Multi-area mode full HD d-movie that enables A variety of expressions in two formats

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 361 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 388 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 384 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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Nikon D800 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon D800?

The Nikon D800 is 144.78mm wide and 81.28mm tall. It is 121.92mm deep and weighs 900g.

Nikon D800 front dimensions
Nikon D800 size in context

Nikon D800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

26 Industry Awards

Amongst cameras, this Nikon digital camera is one of the most awarded by experts in cameras.

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review websites Tbreak.ae, Reviewed.com, Digitaltrends.com, Photoreview.com.au, CNET.com.au, CNET.co.uk and Ephotozine all of whom concluded that this camera was phenomenally good.

The editors of four more expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this camera. This was from Akam.no, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Techradar and Trusted Reviews who gave it an "Recommended".

The writers at three other expert review sites all decided that this Nikon camera was very good. Ljudochbild.se gave this camera an "Especially Recommended" award, Camera Labs gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received an "Especially Recommended 6 Star" award from Lydogbilde.no.

This camera received a "Gold" award from both websites What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which concluded that this Nikon camera was outstanding.

The editors of two more expert review sites both endorsed this digital camera. This Nikon digital camera received a "Best Buy" award from review site Itproportal.com who concluded it was would make a great purchase and the writer at review site Hardwarezone.com.sg gave it an "Innovative Design" award and thought it was well designed.

Excellent Expert Reviews

55 experts from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com and CNET.com have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 91%. This means that digital camera experts think this Nikon camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

D800 owners on average rated this digital camera as superb. 3 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This means that users think this Nikon digital camera is one of the better cameras.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 40,636 user and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images and two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Three people who purchased it thought it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two people thought this digital camera was well made.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £1,999.99 it is more expensive than 90% of cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Nikon D800 of 36.3MP is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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7360 X 4912 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D800 has a maximum image resolution of 7360 x 4912 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Nikon D800 of only 0.000125s is in the slowest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D800 of 25,600 is higher than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon D800 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Heavy

The weight of the Nikon D800 of 900g is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 97% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D800 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Only 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This camera supports a 3.0|3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)|3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D800 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D800 has an anti-dust function. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D800 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D800 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Nikon D800's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than 69% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon D800 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon D800 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon D800 has an external flash connector. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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3D

The Nikon D800 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Nikon D800 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Nikon D800 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Has a USB 3.0 Port

The Nikon D800 has a USB 3.0 port. 100% of cameras do not have a USB 3.0 port.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D800 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The display diagonal of the Nikon D800 of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 5% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon D800 features multi-shot function. 90% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D800 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D800 features calendar. 87% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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900 Battery Life

The Nikon D800 is a camera that takes 900 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D800 has an HDMI port. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Nikon D800 has a headphone output, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Smaller Than Average Eye Relief

The average eye relief of all cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm. The eye relief of the Nikon D800 of only 17mm is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D800 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D800 supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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