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The Nikon D800 features a 36.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel RGB sensor, Full HD 1080p video capabilities at 30, 25 or 24p, an ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to 25,600) and a 4fps burst rate.
Excellent high ISO performance.
High-resolution full-frame sensor.
Fast focus and performance.
Full frame sensor.
Convenient button placement and functions.
36.3 MP photographs.
Manual audio controls.
Dual card slots.
Uncompressed video via HDMI port.
Exceptionally detailed images.
Rich dynamic range.
Slower to focus in Live View.
Must initiate autofocus manually during video recording.
Slow still image shooting speed.
Relatively slow 4 fps continuous shooting in FX mode (6 fps with optional battery grip in DX mode).
Slow AF in live view and video modes.
Rear LCD prone to glare in bright sunlight.
By DPexpert on December 05, 2012
DEAR SANTA…] by terry on 6 December 2012 The really big news in the digital camera business in 2012 is in the small print. You may have missed it, but for Australian customers it is more important than any new technical developments. It is the...
By PC Pro on October 26, 2012
A class act across the board, but the massive resolution brings drawbacks as well as...
By AsiaOne on October 10, 2012
This is for serious photographers or professional use. So, to be able to take advantage of the image quality that is possible with the D800, you need to pair it with equally spectacular...
By CamcorderInfo on October 01, 2012
Rolling shutter was present on the Nikon D800, but we thought the camera kept it under control better than the competition (we saw more significant rolling shutter on the 5D Mark III). We did see excessive moire when we tilted the D800 at an...
By Macworld UK on September 26, 2012
Our craving for more pixels is unrelenting. Answering that demand and making a statement is the 36-megapixel sensor of Nikon’s D800 digital SLR (DSLR). Such a resolution – the largest currently offered by a 35mm format DSLR – in theory...
By Expert Reviews on August 16, 2012
Sublime ergonomics and a record-breaking resolution, but performance...
By T3 Magazine on August 01, 2012
Re-igniting the ‘how many pixels do we actually need?’ debate, the Nikon D800 comes across as much as a manufacturer’s statement of capability as a peerless product in its own right. Yes it is a lot of money; but if you don’t...
By Camera Labs on August 01, 2012
The Nikon D800 is a triumph for still shooters. The new 36 Megapixel full-frame sensor delivers tremendous quality, comfortably out-resolving the competition while matching their noise levels. For the best quality you should be shooting in RAW, but...
By itproportal.com on July 10, 2012
No matter how you look at it, the Nikon D800 is unquestionably one of the best DSLRs on the market, and in terms of sheer picture quality and resolution, it is now the one to beat. It has class-leading colour depth and dynamic range, the best AF and...
By DPexpert on June 21, 2012
REVIEW—NIKON D800 DSLR] by terry on 21 June 2012 Price: $3600 body only (street price) Majestic THE LOW-DOWN: This is a 36 megapixel full frame DSLR that supersedes the 12mp D700. We tested it with the 24–70mm and the 85mm Nikkor lenses....
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