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Nikon D800E Digital Camera

£2,099.99
SLR 36.3MP CMOS Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Full HD Video Release Date
Three industry awards
Good quality pictures
Supports video recording
19 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This camera received a "Good Stuff" award from both Camerastuffreviewcom and Camerastuffreview.com/nl/ and PhotographyBlog.com gave it an "Essential" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, digital-photography-school.com and fotohits.de the average expert rating of this camera is 93%. This means that digital camera experts think this high megapixel camera is one of the very best high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Good Brand

We checked 25,424 expert and owner reviews (including 2,903 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Quality Pictures

Two owners concluded that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Expert review site Digital-Photography-School.com mentioned “You want large images, top quality” in their review of this digital camera. They also said “You'll find the enormous image size a great benefit in cropping in post editing” in their review.


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Pricey

We think this Nikon digital camera looks expensive compared to other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The price range of high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is from £33 to £6,599.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Nikon released the D800E.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D800E supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon D800E supports video recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D800E supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera also support Full HD video.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon D800E supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions 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 resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera range from 2.5" to 4.8". At 3.2 inches, the Nikon D800E has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D800E has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D800E has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of its better review score, the Nikon D810 (£1,674.99) is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D800E has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon D800E has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D800E has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Nikon D810 (£1,674.99) which has better reviews.

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7360 X 4912 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D800E has a 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of this spec and age. Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution.

A 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the best image resolution across all high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst image resolution is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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36.3 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 36.3 megapixels camera.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera, the Nikon D800E does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D800E features calendar. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also feature calendar.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D800E has an anti-dust function. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have an anti-dust function.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D800E features brightness adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera also feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon D800E has a tripod mountable. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D800E supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The Nikon D800E features histogram. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also feature histogram.

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Very Small Eye Relief

The Nikon D800E has one of the smaller eye reliefs (only 17 millimeters) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age. The smallest eye relief of high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 17mm and the biggest is 23mm.

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Certificates

Energy Star Certified

The Nikon D800E is Energy Star certified. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera are not Energy Star certified.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D800E has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D800E has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Outputs

The Nikon D800E has a headphone outputs. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D800E has a microphone in. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also have a microphone in.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon D800E supports PictBridge. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon D800E has an HDMI, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Battery

900 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon D800E is a digital camera that takes 900 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Audio

Features Noise Reduction

The Nikon D800E features noise reduction. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also feature noise reduction.

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Features Voice Recording

The Nikon D800E features voice recording. Most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D800E has a built-in microphone. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon D800E has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon D800E has an AC adapter included. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon D800E has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a batteries included.

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Light Exposure

Supports Five ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D800E is more than most high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera. The ISO sensitivities "50", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Viewfinder

Very Low Magnification

With a magnification of only 0.7 times zoom factor, the Nikon D800E has one of the lower magnifications amongst cameras of this age. The lowest magnification of cameras of this age and type is 0.17x, the highest is 20x, and the average magnification is 1.3x.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

Across all the high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera the weights range from 90g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 400g. When compared to other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera, the Nikon D800E's weight of 900 grams is one of the heaviest.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Nikon D810 (£1,674.99) (430g) which is also higher rated.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208254989, 00018208925209

Nikon D800E Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon D800E review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,997 product attributes, 171,823 digital camera reviews and 3,191,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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