Nikon D800 DSLR

The Nikon D800 DSLR was introduced in early 2012 and includes a groundbreaking 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor. It also has Full HD 1080p video at 30/25/24p with stereo sound, class leading ISO range of 100-6400, expandable to 25,600, 4 fps burst rate and Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel RGB sensor.

Nikon D800 Key Features

  • 36.3MP CMOS sensor
  • 15.3MP DX-format capture mode
  • 25MP 1.2x Crop mode
  • ISO 100-6400 extendable to ISO 25,600 equiv
  • 14-bit A/D conversion
  • 51-point AF system with 15 cross-type sensors, rated to -2EV
  • 1080p video at 30, 25 or 24 frames per second, up to 24Mbps, with uncompressed HDMI output and audio monitoring options
  • 3.2", 921,000 dot LCD with anti-fog layer
  • Maximum 4fps continuous shooting in FX mode
  • Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000 pixel metering sensor
  • 'Expeed 3' Image Processing
  • Dual-axis Virtual Horizon (on LCD screen/viewfinder)
  • HDMI HD video output
  • 'Active D-Lighting' (adjusts metering as well as applying D-Lighting curve)
Nikon D800 - Some Specifications
Sensor • 36.3 million effective pixel CMOS
• Full frame: 35.9 x 24.0 mm
• DX format: 23.6 x 15.8 mm
A/D converter 12-bit or 14-bit
Image sizes • FX format (36 x 24): 7360 x 4912 (L), 5520 x 3680 (M), 3680 x 2456 (S)
• 1.2x (30 x 20): 6144 x 4080 (L), 4608 x 3056 (M), 3072 x 2040 (S)
• DX format (24 x 16): 4800 x 3200 (L), 3600 x 2400 (M), 2400 x 1600 (S)
• 5:4 (30 x 24): 6144 x 4912 (L), 4608 x 3680 (M), 3072 x 2456 (S)
File Format • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, compressed or uncompressed
• TIFF (RGB)
• JPEG
• NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Simultaneous in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG
Shutter Speeds 1/8,000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV, bulb, X250
Self Timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2 or 3 s
Exposure Bracketing 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV
Sensitivity • Default: ISO 100 - 6400
• Boost: ISO 50 - 25600
• 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
Auto focus • 51-point Multi-CAM 3500FX
• 15 cross-type sensors
• AFassist illuminator
Continuous shooting • 4 fps in FX format, max 6 fps in DX
Dust reduction Self-cleaning sensor unit
Viewfinder 100% frame coverage (FX format)
LCD monitor • 3.2" TFT LCD
• 921,000 pixels
LCD Live View • Live view photography (still images)
• Movie live view (video)
Storage Media •SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards
•Type I CompactFlash memory cards (UDMA compliant)
Video output Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Dimensions 146 x 123 x 82 mm (5.75 x 4.84 x 3.23")
Weight (w/bat) 900 g (1.98 lb or 31.75 oz)


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