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Nikon D800
  • Type

    Reflex

  • Effective pixels

    36.3 MP

  • Size

    Full frame

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Key points

Effective pixels

36.3 MP

White balance presets

12

Focal length multiplier (Interchangeable lens)

1 x

Viewfinder coverage (Viewfinder)

100 %

Display size

3.2 in

Display resolution

921000 px

Range

12 m

Interchangeable lens

Yes

GPS

Yes

Timelapse

Yes

3D

Yes

Environmentally sealed

Yes

Audio

Yes

Capacity (Rechargeable)

1900 mAh

Battery Life (CIPA)

1000

Minimum shutter speed

30 s

Weak points

Height

123 in

Width

146 in

Deep

82 in

Weight

900 oz

Image stabilization

No

Integrated lens

No

Scene modes

No

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Expert reviews

DPReview

There's a lot of hyperbole in the camera industry, but every now and then it is justified. Specifically, we have no problem with describing the FX...

Camera Labs

Nikon has finally unveiled the D800, possibly the most anticipated - not to mention leaked - DSLR of recent times. The specifications confirm many of...

CNet UK

It's not how many magapixels you've got but what you do with them that counts. While so many cameras pack in too many megapixels for their sensors to...

Cameras Reviewed.com

While it's simple to call the Nikon D800 an upgrade from the aging Nikon D700, it's in many ways a completely different offering for the company....

DPReview

As updates go, the Nikon D800 is a pretty major one. Compared to its predecessor the D700, Nikon's newest DSLR features an impressive set of key...

CNet

After what feels like a long drought, this quarter looks like a desert flood of pro cameras, with a host of great models arriving that really improve...

TechRadar

The excitement surrounding the announcement of the full frame Nikon D800 has been unprecedented. Buying GuideBest DSLR: top cameras by price and...

What Digital Camera

When the arrived in 2008, it was Nikon's first enthusiast full-frame DSLR and their answer to the hugely popular , which had been the only really...

CNet UK

The D800 sits smack in the middle of Nikon's professional line-up of cameras, where it combines a compact chassis with the company's highest...

DPReview

Review based on a production Nikon D800 running firmware v1.00 When the Nikon D800 was announced, the specification that got everyone's attention was...

PCMAG

At 36 megapixels the Nikon D800 ($2,999.95 list, body only) is not only the company's highest-resolution camera—it's the highest-resolution...

What Digital Camera

To read our full review of the Nikon D800, with which the D800E shares a virtually identical specification, click hereThe Nikon D800 has to be one of...

DigitalTrends

Nikon's D800 is a behemoth in size, resolution and price, but professionals and serious enthusiasts will find it delivers photos on par with its...

Camera Labs

The Nikon D800 is a full-frame 36 Megapixel DSLR with Full HD video capabilities. Announced in February 2012, it arrives three and a half years after...

Cameras Reviewed.com

When the Nikon D800 was first announced, there were some serious questions asked about Nikon's product strategy. Where the Nikon D700 was a...

Imaging Resource

Three and a half years after introducing the D700, Nikon revealed the long-awaited D800. While it's still full frame, the new SLR is endowed with...

Imaging Resource

Review Summary: While it's almost identical to the Nikon D800, the D800E's unique sensor is better left to the pros. Though it offers more detail,...

Photography Blog

Boasting a 36-megapixel FX format sensor, the Nikon D800 is currently the highest-resolution “35mm size” digital SLR camera in the world. As a...

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Technical specifications

General
Type Reflex
Available Yes
Release date (US) March 2012
Street price (US) 2999.95 $
Released (FR) March 2012
Street price (EUR) 2899 €
Colors
Black
Sensor
Effective pixels 36.3 MP
Type CMOS
Size Full frame
Area 35.9x24 mm
Processor Expeed 3
Optics
Integrated lens No
Interchangeable lens Yes
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1 x
Minimum shutter speed 30 s
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 s
Display
Viewfinder Yes
Mounting Integrated
Type Optical
Viewfinder coverage 100 %
Viewfinder magnification 0.7 x
LiveView Yes
Display size 3.2 in
Display resolution 921000 px
Touchscreen No
Flip-out screen No
Second display No
Camera features
Exposure modes Full manual
Shutter Speed priority
Aperture priority
Metering modes Average
Center-weighted
Multi
Spot
Self timer Yes
Type 2 seconds
10 seconds
Scene modes No
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Proximity sensor No
GPS Yes
Type Optional
Timelapse Yes
3D Yes
Projector No
Waterproof No
Environmentally sealed Yes
Type Water
Dust
Power
Standard No
Rechargeable Yes
Type Lithium-ion
Capacity 1900 mAh
Battery Life (CIPA) 1000
Size and weight
123 in
82 in
146 in
900 oz
Nikon D800
Height 123 in
Width 146 in
Deep 82 in
Weight 900 oz
Image
Max resolution 7360x4912 pixels
Ratio 3:2
5:4
ISO min 100
ISO max 6400
ISO max with boost 25600
White balance presets 12
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format Yes
Formats RAW
Focus
Autofocus Phase detection
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 51
Flash
Internal Flash Yes
Modes Auto
High Speed Sync
On
Off
Red-eye Reduction
Second curtain (rear)
Slow Sync
Range 12 m
External flash Yes
Video
Format H.264
MPEG4
Sound Mono
Maximum resolution 1920x1080 pixels
Maximum framerate at max resolution 30 fps
High speed movie No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB version 3.0
HDMI Yes
Wi-Fi No
Ethernet (RJ45) No
DLNA No
Memory card support Yes
Type Compact Flash
SD
SDHC
SDXC
Dual slot No
Eye-Fi compatible No
Remote control Yes
Audio Yes
Headset jack 3.5mm
NFC No



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