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Nikon D800E vs Nikon D850

5.7 in
4.8 in
Nikon D800E Digital Camera
Nikon D800E
5.75 in
4.88 in
Nikon D850 Digital Camera
Nikon D850
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
23
4.5 out of 5
7 user ratings
5 stars
71 %
4 stars
28 %
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4.8 out of 5
20 user ratings
5 stars
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User rating
39
4.1 out of 5
39 user ratings
5 stars
35 %
4 stars
38 %
3 stars
25 %
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4.4 out of 5
49 user ratings
5 stars
57 %
4 stars
24 %
3 stars
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatFXFX
Sensor size1.41 in1.41 in
Effective pixels36.0 Mpx45.75 Mpx
Max resolution7360 x 4912 px8256 x 5504 px

Image

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
ISO
  • 100
  • 6400
  • 64
  • 25600
ISO minimum5064
ISO maximum2560025600
Maximum image resolution7360 x 4912 px8256 x 5504 px
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Fluorescent H
  • Fluorescent L
  • Incandescent
  • Sunny
Supported image file formats
  • JPG
  • RAW
  • JPEG
  • RAW
Photo effects
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
  • Black&White
  • Negative film
  • Sepia
  • Vivid
Supported aspect ratios
  • 5:4
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
  • 5:4
HDRnoyes
AEB/HDR supportyesyes

Optics and focus

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Lens mountNikon FNikon AF-S
Magnification (Crop factor)1.0 x1.0 x
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)LampLamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocusyesyes
Brightness adjustmentyesyes
Autofocus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Tracking Auto Focus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Servo Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyesyes
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)51153
Image stabiliserLens based onlyLens based only
Phase detection autofocusyesyes

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Screen size3.2 in3.2 in
Articulated LCDnoyes
Screen technologyLCD TFTLCD
Screen dots9210002360000
Touch screennoyes
Live viewyesyes
ViewfinderElectronicOptical
Viewfinder coverage100.0 %100.0 %
Viewfinder magnification0.7 x0.75 x
Separate info displayyesyes

Photography features

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Camera shutter typeElectronic
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
Number of exposures22
Auto exposure lockyesyes
Continuous shootingyesyes
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
Histogramyesyes
Flash sync speed1/250s1/250s
Flash modes
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
  • Auto
  • Normal
  • Slow Sync
External flash connection
  • Hot shoe
  • PC terminal
Hot shoe
Flash metering systemi-TTLi-TTL
Manual settingsyesyes
Speed (RAW)4.0 fps7.0 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 1.0±EV0.3 - 1.0±EV

Videography features

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Maximum resolution1920 x 1080 px3840 x 2160 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 3840 x 2160
HD typeFull HD4K Ultra HD
Supported video file formats
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • MPEG-4
Camera playback
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280 x 7201920 x 1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps30.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps120.0 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate30.0 fps30.0 fps

Audio features

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Voice recordingyesyes

Design

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Body typeSLRSLR
Body materialAluminum-magnesiumAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlackBlack
Anti-dust systemyesyes
Environmentally sealedyesyes

Dimensions

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Weight31.75 oz32.28 oz
Width5.7 in5.75 in
Height4.8 in4.88 in
Depth3.21 in3.09 in

Storage

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Compatible memory cards
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • XQD
Dual memory card slotsyesyes
Memory slots12
Storage types
  • Compact Flash Type I
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SDHC
  • SD
  • SDXC
  • XQD

Power

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery life (CIPA)9001840
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
AC adapter includedyesY

Connectivity

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
HDMIyesyes
HDMI connector typeMiniMini
USB connector typeMicro-USB BMicro-USB B
USB version3.13.1
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCnono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Firewirenono

Other features

Nikon D800ENikon D800E
Nikon D850Nikon D850
GPSnoyes
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
Multi
Tripod mounting supportedyesyes

Pros & Cons

Pros
      Cons

          Often compared with Nikon D800E

          Often compared with Nikon D850