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Nikon D800E

£1,509.99
DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Essential Ephotozine Editor's Choice What Digital Camera Gold
A multi award winning SLR camera, perfect for wildlife photography
SLR 36.3MP Jan 2014
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Nikon D800 Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have ranked the Nikon D800 number 318 across all digital cameras.
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63 Reviews + 26 Awards
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has exceptional expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%, based on 63 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. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, superior product quality and it is robust.
The D800 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Quite high megapixels sensor

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 217 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £1,039.55 on eBay 10 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 89% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Reviews

26 Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded by camera experts of all the digital cameras.

The authors at seven expert review sites all decided that this digital camera was marvellous and gave it their highest award. Tbreak.ae, Reviewed.com, Digitaltrends.com, Photoreview.com.au, CNET.com.au, CNET.co.uk and Ephotozine all gave this camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

This Nikon digital camera received a "Recommended" award from review websites Akam.no, Hi-Tech.mail.ru/, Techradar and Trusted Reviews all of whom said that this camera was very good.

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

The writers at two other expert review sites both decided that this digital camera was marvellous and gave it one of their highest awards. What Digital Camera and DP Review both gave this Nikon camera a "Gold" award.

Two more expert review sites both liked this Nikon digital camera. This camera received a "Best Buy" award from website Itproportal.com who decided it was would make a great purchase and it received a Hardwarezone.com.sg "Innovative Design" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

55 experts from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and CNET.com have rated this camera on average 91 out of 100. That puts this Nikon digital camera in the top 3% of all the digital cameras.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 8 owner reviews this camera has an exceptional overall owner rating. Over 100% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 30,771 user and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 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 the product wrote that it was able to produce good images and two owners concluded that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two people who reviewed the product thought it was well made.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £1,509.99 it is more expensive than 88% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D800 and the United Kingdom price of £1,509.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,935.75 (£2,521.70).

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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

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

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

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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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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 Nikon 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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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the D800 in January 2014.


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