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Nikon D800 vs Nikon D800E

5.7 in
4.8 in
Nikon D800 Digital Camera
Nikon D800
5.7 in
4.8 in
Nikon D800E Digital Camera
Nikon D800E
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Sensor

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatFull frameFX
Sensor size1.41 in1.41 in
Sensor photo detectors37.0 Mpx37.0 Mpx
Effective pixels36.0 Mpx36.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
  • 5:4
  • 3:2
  • 5:4
  • 3:2
Max resolution7360 x 4912 px7360 x 4912 px
Other resolutions
  • 6144x4912
  • 6144x4080
  • 5520x3680
  • 4800x3200
  • 4608x3680
  • 4608x3056
  • 3680x2456
  • 3600x2400
  • 3072x2456
  • 3072x2040
  • 2400x1600
  • 6144x4912
  • 6144x4080
  • 5520x3680
  • 4800x3200
  • 4608x3680
  • 4608x3056
  • 3680x2456
  • 3600x2400
  • 3072x2456
  • 3072x2040
  • 2400x1600
ProcessorExpeed 3Expeed 3

Image

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
ISO
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
  • 6400
  • 12800
  • 25600
  • Auto
  • 100
  • 6400
ISO minimum5050
ISO maximum2560025600
Boosted ISO minimum5050
Boosted ISO maximum2560025600
Maximum image resolution7360 x 4912 px7360 x 4912 px
White balance presets1212
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Custom modes
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
Custom white balanceyesyes
Supported image file formats
  • JPEG XR
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW
Photo effects
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
Image stabilizernono
Image stabilization typeNoNo
Supported aspect ratios5:4
  • 5:4
  • 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAWRAW
HDRyesno
AEB/HDR supportyesyes

Optics and focus

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Lens mountNikon FNikon F
Magnification (Crop factor)1.0 x1.0 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)LampLamp
Focus adjustmentAutoAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocusyesyes
Brightness adjustmentyesyes
Focal length multiplier1x1x
Autofocus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Face detection
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyesyes
Manual focusyesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto
  • Auto
  • Manual
Number of focus points5151
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)5151
Image stabiliserLens based onlyLens based only
Phase detection autofocusyesyes

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Screen size3.2 in3.2 in
Articulated LCDnono
Screen technologyLCDLCD TFT
Screen dots921000921000
Touch screennono
Field of view100.0 %100.0 %
Live viewyesyes
ViewfinderOpticalElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100.0 %100.0 %
Viewfinder magnification0.7 x0.7 x
Diopter adjustment (D-D)3 - 13 - 1
Eye relief0.67 in0.67 in
Separate info displayyesyes

Photography features

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Camera shutter typeElectronicElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30.0 s30.0 s
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s1.0 s
Shutter priorityyesyes
Aperture priorityyesyes
Manual exposure modeyesyes
Number of exposures22
Exposure compensation plus55
Exposure compensation minus-5-5
Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 1
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 1
Auto exposure lockyesyes
AE EV steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 2/3
  • 1
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 2/3
  • 1
Continuous shootingyesyes
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
Histogramyesyes
AE frames
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
WB Bracketing
Yes
Yes
Subject / scene modesnono
Flash sync speed1/250s1/250s
Built-in flashyesyes
Flash range1212
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
External flash connection
  • Hot shoe
  • PC terminal
  • Hot shoe
  • PC terminal
Flash metering systemi-TTLi-TTL
External flashyesyes
Continuous drive4.0 fps4.0 fps
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
Self-timeryesyes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
3D supportyesyes
Manual settingsyesyes
Self-timer optionscustomcustom
Speed (JPEG)4.0 fps4.0 fps
Speed (RAW)4.0 fps4.0 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 1.0±EV0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Maximum resolution1920 x 1080 px1920 x 1080 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HDFull HD
Supported video file formats
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
Analog signal format systemNTSCNTSC
Camera playback
  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Movie
  • Single image
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280 x 7201280 x 720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps30.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps60.0 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate60.0 fps30.0 fps

Audio features

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Microphone typeMonoMono
Speaker typeMonoMono
Supported audio file formatsLPCMPCM
Noise reductionyesyes

Design

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Body typeSLRSLR
Body materialAluminum-magnesiumAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlackBlack
Anti-dust systemyesyes
Environmentally sealedyesyes

Dimensions

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Weight31.75 oz31.75 oz
Width5.7 in5.7 in
Height4.8 in4.8 in
Depth3.2 in3.21 in

Storage

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Compatible memory cards
  • CF
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Dual memory card slotsyesyes
Memory slots11
Storage types
  • Compact Flash Type I
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Compact Flash Type I
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Camera file system
  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF 1.1
  • Exif 2.3
  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF
  • Exif 2.3

Power

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery life (CIPA)900900
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Battery level indicatoryesyes
Number of batteries supported11
AC adapter includedyesyes

Connectivity

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
HDMIyesyes
HDMI ports quantity11
HDMI connector typeMiniMini
USB version3.13.1
Microphone portyesyes
Remote controlyesyes
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCnono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Firewirenono

Other features

Nikon D800Nikon D800
Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Timelapse recordingyesyes
GPSyesno
Orientation sensoryesyes
Calendaryesyes
Energy Star certifiednono
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
  • ARA
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
Tripod mounting supportedyesyes
Image editing modes
  • Resizing
  • Rotating
  • Trimming
  • Resizing
  • Rotating
  • Trimming

Pros & Cons

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