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Nikon D810A Digital Camera

£4,426.22
£2,807.00 £1,619.22 cheaper than 47 days ago
SLR 36.3MP CMOS SDXC Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Expert reviews are excellent
Unacceptable noise level
Actually not a lot although price comes to mind
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This camera has an average expert rating of 94 out of 100 based on six expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Photo Answers.co.uk, digitalfotoforalla.se and practicalphotography.com. If all the digital cameras of this spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this digital camera is in the top 1%.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 3,033 verified purchases) 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 for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Does Not Have Gps

One person who purchased it reckoned that it did not have gps. Argos.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “No gps integrated” .


Support

Good Support

One owner thought this digital camera had good technical guidance. Photoanswers.co.uk said on expert website Photo Answers.co.uk “An astro-DSLR to help photographers achieve better night-sky images, especially of distant nebulae”.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £1,619.22 (37%)

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Actually Not a Lot Although Price Comes to Mind

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was expensive. Ap.ign.com said in their Nikon D810A review “More expensive than 610 and Canon 6D” . Ap.ign.com also wrote “Little expensive” in their review.

Three owners reckoned that the product was not good value for money. Ap.ign.com said “Actually not a lot although price comes to mind” in their review of this digital camera. Argos.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Nikon D810A “Price To Add Wifi Unit”. Argos.co.uk also wrote “Price Of Vert Grip” in their review.

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Recent Price Increase of £44.00

In the last 52 days the D810A has increased in price by £44.00.

Not Cheap

The price range of digital cameras of this age and type is from £33 to £6,599. We think that this camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras of this age and type.

Little Expensive

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was expensive. Ap.ign.com said in their Nikon D810A review “More expensive than 610 and Canon 6D” . Ap.ign.com also wrote “Little expensive” in their review.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Argos.co.uk said “Noisy shutter” in their review of this digital camera. Keith W mentioned “The fast ISO speeds and low noise has made it easy to capture more detail in faint light situations”.

Noisy

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Argos.co.uk said “Noisy shutter” in their review of this digital camera.

Keith W mentioned “The fast ISO speeds and low noise has made it easy to capture more detail in faint light situations”.

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon D810A features voice recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Two years ago Luminous-Landscape.com wrote “Heart Nebula with D810aIn mid-2015 Nikon introduced an “astronomical” version of its pro-level D810 camera, called the D810a, with special features to appeal to astrophotographers” in their review of this digital camera. Keith W mentioned in April last year “There are a lot of features on this camera” in his review of the Nikon D810A. W800rdy said three years ago “It has more than enough power, features and glamour for me to be happy with”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Nikon released the D810A in April 2017.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon D810A supports video recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy and Bulky

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Argos.co.uk wrote in their Nikon D810A review “Weighty in the hand”.

Heavy

With a weight of 880 grams, the Nikon D810A is quite heavy compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera. The average weight of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 400g, and the weights range from 90g to 1.5kg.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Leica M (£3,879) (680g) which also has a higher rating.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D810A has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a built-in flash.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the Nikon D810A has one of the larger display diagonals amongst high megapixel cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera the display diagonals range from 2.5" to 4.8".

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Nikon D810A has a quite high display resolution (numeric) (1,229,000 pixel) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago is 460 pixels and the highest is 6,300,000 pixels.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D810A does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon D810A supports direct printing, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D810A has an anti-dust function. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have an anti-dust function.

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Has a Dioptre Correction

The Nikon D810A has a dioptre correction, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon D810A has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D810A supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also support live view.

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Features Histogram

The Nikon D810A features histogram, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D810A has a self-timer, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Battery

1200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras of this age and type take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon D810A which takes 1200 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D810A has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a shoe mounting point.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Outputs

The Nikon D810A has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D810A has a microphone in, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon D810A supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon D810A has an HDMI. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon D810A has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

7360 X 4912 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D810A has a 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to it.

This camera's image resolution (7360 x 4912 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution amongst all high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

The worst image resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon D810A has a greater number of ISO speeds than most high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 200, 12800 and 51200 are also supported by this camera.

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Viewfinder

Very Low Magnification

The average magnification of cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera is 1.3x, and the magnifications range from 0.17x to 20x. With a magnification of only 0.7 times zoom factor, the Nikon D810A has one of the lower magnifications amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Power

Excellent Battery Life

Four people reckoned that it had a good battery life. Argos.co.uk wrote three years ago “Removable battery” but despite that they only rated it 20 out of 100. Keith W said on Bhphotovideo.com “The battery life has been excellent! I just ordered extra batteries” in his review of this digital camera.


Design

Good Looking

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Argos.co.uk wrote “Beautiful screen” in their review of the Nikon D810A. One owner said in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Argos.co.uk wrote in their review of the Nikon D810A “Overall Ergonomics” nonetheless they only scored the product 20 out of 100.

One person said in their reviews that it was well designed.

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WiFi Built in

Nine owners agreed that this digital camera was well made. Three years ago Ap.ign.com said “Built very well” but they gave it a score of 1 stars. Ap.ign.com also said “WiFi built in” in their review. Three years ago Argos.co.uk said “Perceived build quality” however despite that they only scored the product 20 out of 100.

One customer reckoned that this digital camera was sealed. Ap.ign.com wrote in their Nikon D810A review three years ago “Compact, weather Sealed” .

One owner who bought it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Ap.ign.com wrote “Klappdisplay, auch als Videokamera geeignet, robust und sehr gut verarbeitet, erstklassiger Sucher” however despite that they only scored the product 1 stars.

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Superb Handling

Three owners agreed that this digital camera was easy to handle. Ap.ign.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon D810A “Superb handling” but in spite of that they only gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

Three owners said that it was easy to use. Three years ago Ap.ign.com mentioned “The responsiveness of the 750 is such that it is as fast and easy to use as blinking an eye” although they rated it 1 stars. Argos.co.uk said in the same month “Great control”.

Two customers who reviewed the product thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Ap.ign.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Comfortable to hold” . W800rdy wrote in their Nikon D810A review on Argos.co.uk “I upgraded from a Samsung Note II and immediately felt more comfortable with screen size, getting back to one handed operation of the phone felt good”.

One person who purchased the product thought it was easy to use the menus.

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Great Image Quality

Seventeen owners who purchased the product thought it was good quality. Ap.ign.com said three years ago “Image quality is, as always with Nikon's top cameras, beyond reproach” . Ap.ign.com also said “As expected awesome photo quality” in their review. Ap.ign.com also said “Excellent image quality” in their review.


Good Video Capture

One owner concluded that the product was good for video recording.

Very Quick Autofocus and Shooting

Seven people who reviewed it thought it had a good autofocus. Ap.ign.com said “Focus tracking is the best we have experienced”. Ap.ign.com also said “Very quick autofocus and shooting” in their review. Argos.co.uk mentioned “Group Area Focus” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who bought this digital camera thought it had a good image stabiliser. Argos.co.uk mentioned “Good Image Stabilization” .

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Klappbares Display

Thirteen owners concluded that this digital camera had a good screen. Ap.ign.com said “Tiltout screen makes it awesome for videographers” but even so they scored it 19.28 out of 100. Ap.ign.com also wrote “Tilt screen, full time AF, dual MIC” in their review. Ap.ign.com also said “Bright colorful display” in their review.

One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good viewfinder. Argos.co.uk wrote “Excellent viewfinder”.

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Great Image Quality

Nineteen customers who reviewed the product thought it was able to produce good images. Ap.ign.com said in their Nikon D810A review “Great picture quality” nonetheless they scored it 1 stars. Argos.co.uk said three years ago “Quality pictures”. Mike B wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Also takes great daytime photos” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

Eight owners who purchased it agreed that it had a good ISO range. Ap.ign.com wrote “High ISO remains usable” in their review of this digital camera. Ap.ign.com also wrote “Minimales Bildrauschen bis 6.400 ISO” in their review. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “High ISO Performance” although they scored it 20 out of 100.

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good image sensor. Ap.ign.com wrote in their review of the Nikon D810A three years ago “Excellent 24MP fullframe sensor” but even so they gave it a rating of 19.28 out of 100. Ap.ign.com also mentioned “FX sensor” in their review.

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution. Ap.ign.com wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “6.5fps continuous shooting speed”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers brand d810a, nikon d810a
Barcodes 00018208015535, 00018208944415

Nikon D810A Review Sources

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