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Nikon D800E vs Nikon D810

5.7 in
4.8 in
Nikon D800E Digital Camera
Nikon D800E
5.75 in
3.21 in
Nikon D810 Digital Camera
Nikon D810
Available colors
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4.7 out of 5
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4.1 out of 5
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4 stars
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatFXFull frame
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
  • 5520x3680
  • 3680x2456
  • 6144x4080
  • 4608x3056
  • 3072x2040
  • 6144x4912
  • 4608x3680
  • 3072x2456
  • 4800x3200
  • 3600x2400
  • 2400x1600
ProcessorExpeed 3Expeed 4

Image

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
ISO
  • 100
  • 6400
  • 200
  • 12800
  • 51200
ISO minimum5064
ISO maximum2560051200
Boosted ISO minimum5032
Boosted ISO maximum2560051200
Maximum image resolution7360 x 4912 px7360 x 4912 px
White balance presets1212
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Fine
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Fluorescent H
  • Fluorescent L
  • Incandescent
  • Manual
  • Shade
Custom white balanceyesyes
Supported image file formats
  • JPG
  • RAW
  • JPEG XR
  • NEF
  • RAW
  • TIF
Photo effects
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
Image stabilizernono
Image stabilization typeNoNo
Supported aspect ratios
  • 5:4
  • 16:9
  • 5:4
  • 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAWRAW + TIFF
HDRnoyes
AEB/HDR supportyesyes

Optics and focus

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Lens mountNikon FNikon F
Magnification (Crop factor)1.0 x1.0 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)LampLamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualManual
Contrast autofocusyesyes
Brightness adjustmentyesyes
Focal length multiplier1x1x
Autofocus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Tracking Auto Focus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Servo Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyesyes
Manual focusyesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • 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 D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Screen size3.2 in3.2 in
Articulated LCDnono
Screen technologyLCD TFTLCD TFT
Screen dots9210001229000
Touch screennono
Field of view100.0 %170.0 %
Live viewyesyes
ViewfinderElectronicOptical
Viewfinder coverage100.0 %100.0 %
Viewfinder magnification0.7 x0.7 x
Diopter adjustment (D-D)3 - 1-3 - 1
Eye relief0.67 in0.67 in
Separate info displayyesyes

Photography features

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
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
  • 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
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
Manual
External flash connection
  • Hot shoe
  • PC terminal
Hot shoe
Flash metering systemi-TTLi-TTL
External flashyesyes
Continuous drive4.0 fps5.0 fps
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
Self-timeryesyes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Manual settingsyesyes
Self-timer optionscustom
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
Speed (JPEG)4.0 fps5.0 fps
Speed (RAW)4.0 fps5.0 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 1.0±EV0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Maximum resolution1920 x 1080 px1920 x 1080 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HDFull HD
Supported video file formats
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
Analog signal format systemNTSCNTSC
Camera playback
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Thumbnails
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280 x 7201920 x 1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps60.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps60.0 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate30.0 fps60.0 fps

Audio features

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Microphone typeMonoStereo
Speaker typeMonoMono
Voice recordingyesyes
Supported audio file formatsPCMPCM
Noise reductionyesyes

Design

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Body typeSLRSLR
Body materialAluminum-magnesiumAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlackBlack
Anti-dust systemyesyes
Environmentally sealedyesyes

Dimensions

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Weight31.75 oz31.04 oz
Width5.7 in5.75 in
Height4.8 in3.21 in
Depth3.21 in4.84 in

Storage

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Compatible memory cards
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • CF
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage types
  • Compact Flash Type I
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Compact Flash
Camera file system
  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF
  • Exif 2.3
  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF
  • Exif 2.3

Power

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery life (CIPA)9001200
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Number of batteries supported11
AC adapter includedyesY

Connectivity

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
HDMIyesyes
HDMI connector typeMiniMini
USB connector typeMicro-USB BMicro-USB B
USB version3.13.1
Microphone portyesyes
Remote controlyesyes
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCnono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesno
Firewirenono

Other features

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D810Nikon D810
GPSnono
Energy Star certifiednono
Languages support
  • ARA
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
  • ARA
  • BEN
  • BUL
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HIN
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SER
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
Tripod mounting supportedyesyes

Pros & Cons

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