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Nikon D800 review

Are 36-million pixels too many?

Our Verdict

For

  • Excellent detail resolution
  • Extensive dynamic range
  • Large images
  • Superb AF system

Against

  • Large files sizes
  • JPEG HDR mode
  • No in-camera rating

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Tech Specs

Product TypeDigital SLR Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution36.3 Megapixel
USBYes
PictBridgeYes
Image StabilizationNo
ColourBlack
Digital ZoomNo
Brand NameNikon
DurabilityWater Resistant, Dust Resistant
FeaturesSelf-timer, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, External Flash Shoe, Orientation Sensor, Time Lapse Function
Screen Size8.1 cm (3.2")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeSLR
Weight (Approximate)900 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Maximum Image Resolution7360 x 4912
Maximum Frame Rate60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution36.8 Megapixel
HDMIYes
Camera AssemblyBody Only
HD Movie ModeYes
Battery Model SupportedEN-EL15
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), CompactFlash (CF) Card, Eye-Fi Card
Height121.9 mm
Width144.8 mm
Depth81.3 mm
Autofocus Points51
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW, TIFF
Flash ModesSlow Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Rear Curtain Sync, High Speed Sync, Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, X-sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Front Curtain Sync
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelD800
Product NameD800 Digital SLR Camera
Manufacturer Part NumberVBA300AE
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Create monumental images with the groundbreaking D800.

The 36.3 megapixel FX-format sensor and class-leading autofocus system deliver unprecedented levels of depth and detail in your photography. Full HD D-movie offers all the flexibility you need for broadcast quality video.

If you're serious about developing your creativity, the D800 is the ultimate way to get the big picture.

Battery Life900 Shot
Package Contents
  • D800 Digital SLR Camera
  • EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery With Terminal Cover
  • MH-25 Battery Charger
  • AN-DC6 Strap
  • UC-E14 USB Cable
  • USB Cable Clip
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover
  • BM-12 Monitor Cover
  • Software Installer CD-ROM
Display Resolution921000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker