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Nikon D800

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Full format
  • 35.9 x 24 mm
  • 36 megapixels
  • 7360;4912 px
  • Nikon F;Nikon DX;Nikon FX
  • Phase Detect;Multi-area;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3.2 in
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Nikon D800 Full Specifications

Sensor

Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatFull frame
Sensor size35.9 x 24 mm
Sensor photo detectors37 Mpx
Effective pixels36 Mpx
Image ratio w:h5:4, 3:2
Max resolution7360, 4912
Other resolutions6144x4912, 6144x4080, 5520x3680, 4800x3200, 4608x3680, 4608x3056, 3680x2456, 3600x2400, 3072x2456, 3072x2040, 2400x1600
ProcessorExpeed 3

Image

ISO minimum50
ISO maximum25600
Boosted ISO minimum50
Boosted ISO maximum25600
Maximum image resolution7360, 4912
White balance presets12
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade
Custom white balance
Yes
Photo effectsBlack&White, Neutral, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization type
Supported aspect ratios5:4
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported image file formatsJPEG XR, RAW
HDR
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountNikon F
Magnification (Crop factor)1 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Brightness adjustment
Focus adjustmentAuto
Focal length multiplier
AutofocusContinuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points51
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)51
Image stabiliserLens based only
Phase detection autofocus

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFixed
Screen technologyLCD
Screen size3.20 in
Screen dots921000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
ViewfinderOptical
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder magnification0.7 x
Diopter adjustment (D-D)3, 1
Eye relief0.67 in
Separate info display
Second display

Photography features

Shooting modesAuto, Manual, Movie, Scene
Camera shutter typeElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures2
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3, 1/2, 1
Auto exposure lock
AE EV steps1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1
Self-timer delay2, 5, 10, 20
Histogram
AE frames2, 3, 5, 7
WB Bracketing
Yes
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
External flash connectionHot shoe, PC terminal
Built-in flash
Flash metering systemi-TTL
Flash range472.44 in
External flash
Continuous drive4.0 fps
Scene modes
Portrait, Landscape
Self-timer
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Average, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
3D support
Manual settings
Self-timer optionscustom
Speed (JPEG)4 fps
Speed (RAW)4 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Recording resolutions1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HD
Supported video file formatsH.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Analog signal format systemNTSC
Camera playbackHighlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280x720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate60 fps
Video recording

Audio features

Audio systemMono
Supported audio file formatsLPCM
Built-in microphone
Microphone typeMono
Speaker typeMono
Noise reduction

Dimensions

Body typeSLR
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlack
Weight1.98 lb
Width5.70 in
Height4.80 in
Depth3.20 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system

Storage

Memory slots1
Compatible memory cardsCF, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Dual memory card slots
Storage typesCompact Flash Type I, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file systemDCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3

Power

Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)900
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Battery level indicator
AC adapter includedY
On/off switch
Number of batteries supported1

Connectivity

USB version3.1
HDMI
yes
HDMI ports quantity1
HDMI connector typeMini
Microphone port
Remote control
NFC
PictBridge
Bluetooth
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Firewire

Other features

Orientation sensor
GPS
Calendar
Timelapse recording
Energy Star certified
Languages support
ARA, CHI , CHI , CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Tripod mounting supported
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
ARA, CHI , CHI , CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Image editing modesResizing, Rotating, Trimming

Nikon D800 Online reviews

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Nikon D800 Review | Trusted Reviews
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Nikon D800 - A 36MP Revolution - HardwareZone.com
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