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Nikon D800 Digital Camera

£1,509.99
SLR 36.3MP Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Release Date
Twenty-six industry awards
Good support
Priced at a premium
129 Reviews + 26 Awards
DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Essential Ephotozine Editor's Choice What Digital Camera Gold
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Too Expensive

Eight customers said in their reviews that the Nikon D800 was expensive. Five years ago Macworld.co.uk said “Pricey if you dont require all those pixels, or are stepping up from a consumer DSLR, while big” in their review of this digital camera. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Expensive, big images can cause buffer to fill too quickly”. Camera Labs wrote five years ago “Both are expensive accessories”.

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Priced At a Premium

Eight customers said in their reviews that the Nikon D800 was expensive. Five years ago Macworld.co.uk said “Pricey if you dont require all those pixels, or are stepping up from a consumer DSLR, while big” in their review of this digital camera. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Expensive, big images can cause buffer to fill too quickly”. Camera Labs wrote five years ago “Both are expensive accessories”.

Four customers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was not good value for money. T3.com wrote “Hefty price tag for a stepup”. Tbreak.ae mentioned “Priced at a premium” nonetheless they gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera five years ago “LCD panel hard to focus by, will cost you a fortune in lenses”.

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Expensive

After checking the price of 54 cameras of this type and age they range in price from £33 to £6,599. We think that this digital camera looks expensive compared to other cameras of this type and age.


Reviews

Twenty-Six Industry Awards

This high megapixel digital camera has received twenty-six awards from experts.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Ephotozine, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.co.uk, CNET.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Tbreak.ae and Reviewed.com all of whom concluded that this Nikon camera was brilliant.

This high megapixel digital camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Akam.no and Hi-tech.mail.ru/ all of whom thought that this Nikon digital camera was good.

The writers at websites Camera Labs, Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se all strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This high megapixel digital camera received a "Gold" award from both review sites What Digital Camera and DP Review, both of which wrote that this digital camera was fantastic.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on fifty-two expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com and CNET.com this Nikon camera has an overall expert rating of 91 out of 100. The expert review sites think this camera is one of the very best cameras of a similar age and type.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this camera as exceptional on average. 3 reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 25,534 expert and user reviews (including 3,033 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Support

Good Support

One customer who purchased it considered that it had good technical guidance. Zman gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “So far I love the manual set up”.


Built-In Flash Which Can Be Used As Wireless Controller

Three people agreed that the Nikon D800 had a good flash. Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Built-in flash which can be used as wireless controller”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Built-in flash means you wont have to lug around an extra accessory”. Two years ago James B. mentioned on Newegg.com “I bought some cheaper 128gb 1066 komputerbay flash that works great with it, even though its not on the compatiblity list”.

Excellent Viewfinder

Three people agreed that the product had a good viewfinder. Five years ago Cnet.com.au gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on CNET.com.au “Bright, clear viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera. Camera Labs said “Large viewfinder with 100 coverage” in their Nikon D800 review.

Sharp HD Video

Twenty owners considered that it was good for video recording. Cnet.com.au mentioned in their Nikon D800 review “Clean HDMI out for video shooters”. Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Records full HD 1080p videos”. Tbreak.ae wrote “Stereo output for audio monitoring during video recording”.

Very Fast Autofocus

Seven owners mentioned that the Nikon D800 had a good autofocus. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned five years ago “Module autofocus performant en basse lumire et en suivi de sujet” . Also five years ago Dpexpert.com.au wrote “Nikon's autofocus and autoexposure systems have always been the best”. Neocamera.com wrote in the same month “Very fast autofocus” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner reckoned that it had a good zoom. Newegg.com said in their review of this digital camera “Can zoom live view to focus video, face detection” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Large Images

Twenty-nine people who bought it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Tbreak.ae gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “USB 3.0 ports for fast photo transfers”. Trusted Reviews wrote “Phenomenal image quality in all conditions” . Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “Class-leading image resolution at 36.3 MP”.

Twenty customers concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera five years ago “High resolution” . Techradar said “Excellent detail resolution”. Cnet.com.au rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Good shooting performance”.

Twelve customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor. Tbreak.ae wrote “6.3MP CMOS sensor (compared to 12.1MP”. Trusted Reviews scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “36.3MP sensor produces bags of fine detail”. Tbreak.ae also said “Qualidade excepcional do sensor, inmeros ajustes” in their review.

Eight owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good ISO range. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned five years ago “Excellente gestion du bruit lectronique jusqu' 3200 voire 6400 ISO” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also wrote “Outstanding high ISO performance in both JPEG” in their review. Consumersearch.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Brillante Bildqualitt und Detailwiedergabe bis ISO 1.600” .

One customer wrote that this digital camera was good in low light. Consumersearch.com wrote “Outstanding images, even in low light” in their review of this digital camera.

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Features

Sophisticated Feature Set

Nine owners who bought the product concluded that it had good features. Tbreak.ae rated it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned five years ago “The main Nikon 800 Features and technical Specifications are enlisted below”. Camera Labs wrote in the same month “Built-in interval timer, timelapse facilities and deep bracketing” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Camera Labs also said “Great movie features including clean HDMI output” in their review.


Smart TV

USB 3.0 Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Five years ago Cnet.com.au scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on CNET.com.au “USB 3.0 connectivity” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner said in their reviews that the product had gps.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Two people who bought the Nikon D800 reckoned that it had a good battery life. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “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” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Newegg.com also wrote “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” in their review.


Design

Good Ergonomics, Build Quality

Five owners who purchased it thought it was ergonomic. Camera Labs wrote five years ago “Good ergonomics, build quality”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote “Very solid build quality and good ergonomics handling”. Dpexpert.com.au said “Construction is to Nikon's highest standards and the ergonomics are brilliant”.

Three owners who bought the product said that it was good looking. Dpexpert.com.au said five years ago “This is a beautifully responsive camera that produces superb images” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Videomaker.com said “It's a pretty sweet camera”.

Two owners agreed that the Nikon D800 was well designed. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “Gigantische Bildqualitt, sehr guter Videomodus, schneller Autofokus, durchdachtes Design”. Cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com “A relatively streamlined shooting design” and scored the product 4 stars out of 5.

One owner reckoned that the product was neat. Amateurphotographer.co.uk scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “The camera controls youll need most are neatly located within easy reach when youre prepping your shots”. One customer who reviewed it thought it was smooth. Photoreview.com.au mentioned “Key controls in different positions mitigate against a smooth switch.) - You're upgrading from a consumer level” .

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Practical Layout

Three people who purchased this digital camera considered that it was easy to use. T3.com wrote “Practical layout” and scored it 80 out of 100. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Image quality is insane, video is nothing short of superb, camera layout is practical and simple to use”. Camcorderinfo.com rated this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Nikon D800 “We thought the camera kept it under control better than the competition (we saw more significant rolling shutter on the 5D Mark III”.

Three people who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to handle.

Two customers concluded that the product was easy to use the menus. Five years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “High quality JPEG images at default settings” in their review of this digital camera. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also said “Fast, responsive camera when adjusting settings” in their review.

One person who bought it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Digitalone.com.sg mentioned “The much- coveted Nikon D800 FX-format digital SLR is finally in my hands”.

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Build Quality

Twenty-five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Tbreak.ae said “Great build quality” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Tbreak.ae also wrote “Excellent JPEG RAW quality as well as videos” in their review. Cnet.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “Excellent image quality”.

Build Quality

Sixteen people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera on CNET.co.uk “Wellconsidered construction”. T3.com said “Rugged construction” in their review of this digital camera. Macworld.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Tough workhorse-like body construction, highest resolution sensor in a DSLR to date provides incredible detail plus very reasonable future proofing, compatibility with a very wide range of Nikon lense”.

One customer who purchased it considered that it was strong and durable. Photographyblog.com gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “A robust” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner concluded that the Nikon D800 was sealed. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “It is sealed in enough places to keep it from failing when exposed to the elements”.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Four customers who reviewed the Nikon D800 said that it was noisy. Five years ago Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Incredible detail and low noise”. Neocamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Very low image noise”. Newegg.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Test the pixel noise at high ISO in full sunlight; there really isn't anything there to speak of”.

Very Low Image Noise

Four customers who reviewed the Nikon D800 said that it was noisy. Five years ago Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “Incredible detail and low noise”. Neocamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Very low image noise”. Newegg.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Test the pixel noise at high ISO in full sunlight; there really isn't anything there to speak of”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Camera Body Feels Like it is Built Tough As a Tank

Four owners said in their reviews that it was good structurally. Expert website Smh.com.au wrote “The construction and ergonomics are brilliant” .

Two customers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was a good body shape. Five years ago Tbreak.ae wrote “Camera body feels like it is built tough as a tank” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned “The camera gives excellent handling with a solid metal body”.

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was lightweight. Pdnonline.com said in their review of this digital camera “Incredible detail and gorgeous image quality from the 36.3megapixel, fullframe sensor, surprisingly low noise at high ISOs despite relatively small pixel size, lightweight”. Photographyblog.com mentioned “Relatively lightweight body and a comprehensive feature set” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Cnet.co.uk gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on expert website CNET.co.uk “It's a very 'human' construction that manages to pack all of the key shooting tools into a compact space without leaving you overwhelmed”.

One customer reckoned that it was thick. Digitalcamerareview.com wrote four years ago “Broad dynamic range” in their review of this digital camera.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the D800 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208922055, 00182089220552, 04960759134653, 05053973533797

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