Nikon D800 DSLR Camera

Nikon D800 front
D800, built for today’s multimedia photographer includes a groundbreaking 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor, 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.

FX Format, 36.3 Megapixels, 4 FPS Continuous Shooting
ISO 100–6,400 (Expandable to 25,600)
FULL HD 1080p at 30/25/24p

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Nikon D800 36.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
Every photo will astound.
Every video will dazzle.

Hold in your hands an HD-SLR able to capture images rivaled only by those produced with a medium-format camera: extremely low noise, incredible dynamic range and the most faithful colors. Meet the Nikon D800, a 36.3 megapixel FX-format HD-SLR for professional photographers who require end results of the highest quality, who demand superior performance, speed, handling and a fully integrated imaging system. For cinematographers and multimedia professionals, 36.3 MP means true 1080p HD cinematic quality video and includes inputs for stereo microphones and headphones, peak audio meter display, DX crop mode to maximize NIKKOR lens selection and angle of view and much more.

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Reveal every nuance, every detail
The 36.3 megapixel FX-format advantage

Wedding, commercial or landscape, the D800 is the ultimate 36.3 MP FX-format camera for creative genius. Witness tonal range and precision rendered to supreme clarity, depth and texture. Make poster sized prints without sacrificing detail. Explore creative opportunities with ISO 100 to 6400 (expanded up to 25,600)—shoot from dawn to dusk. Experience Nikon’s new Advanced Scene Recognition System featuring the 91,000-pixel RGB light meter capable of rendering unprecedented levels of accuracy to AF, AE, i-TTL flash control, face recognition and auto white balance. Nikon’s new EXPEED 3 image processing reduces color phase shifts seen with lesser systems, producing more faithful colors and tones while managing massive amounts of data at breakthrough speed. With the D800 in your hands, achieve what was once unreachable.

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Broadcast quality video
A full cinematic experience

Filmmakers, multimedia professionals and event photographers—record Full HD 1080p at 30/25/24p or 720p at 60/50p in AVC format. Produce to your exacting vision when working in manual mode, controlling aperture, ISO, AF and shutter speed. Record uncompressed files via HDMI to an external recording device. via HDMI. Widen production perspective using either Nikon FX or DX lens formats at Full HD 1080p and 16:9 aspect ratio. Attach headphones and check audio levels or monitor input via peak audio meters as displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor. Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted in up to 20 steps. Remotely start and stop video. Simultaneous Live View on the camera’s LCD monitor and external monitor during recording are possible.

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Render every megapixel with precision
Fast, precise 51-point wide area coverage

Precise AF detection is critical to sharply render every pixel of the D800′s massive resolution count. An improved 51- point AF system with 15 Cross Type AF sensors, versatile AF area modes and superb AF detection in even the dimmest lighting deliver immediate, pinpoint focus. Fast shot-to-shot time, full resolution frame rate up to 4 fps, 6 fps in DX crop mode and ultra fast CF and SD card write times. For more productive workflow, high-speed data transfer using USB 3.0 is realized. For demanding professionals, the D800 responds immediately and precisely.

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Versatile shooting, fluid operation
Streamlined ergonomic design puts critical tasks a touch away

Intuitive design makes D800 operation a thing of beauty. A streamlined ergonomic body allows critical photography and video tasks, including Movie Record, Live View, White Balance and Picture Control to be performed at the touch of a button. Confirm image capture and view menu options, histograms, video settings and more using the D800′s super sharp 3.2-inch 921,000-dot LCD screen with 100% coverage. Anti-glare coating and auto brightness control ease of viewing, no matter the environment. Enlarge images up to 46x for on-the-spot focus confirmation. Magnesium alloy construction and environmental sealing make the D800 as comfortable in the field as in the studio.

EXPEED 3 image processing

Nikon’s EXPEED 3 technology extends and assures breathtakingly rich image fidelity and reduces noise, even at high ISO’s. EXPEED 3 is so powerful that it handles data-intensive tasks such as Full-HD video recording at 30p with ease.

Nikon D800 Secondary Display

Rich image previewing

The D800′s 3.2-inch super-sharp 921,000 LCD monitor automatically adjusts LCD brightness and visibility according to your environment for bright, crisp image playback, menu adjustment and Live View shooting. Enlarge images up to 46x to make on the spot focus confirmation—crucial for high resolution shooting.

Secondary - HDR

Expand dynamic range with built-in HDR

Create a single image revealing an extremely wide dynamic range, but with less noise and rich color gradation than ever before. Combine two exposures at up to 3EV.

Secondary picture control

Dedicated picture control button

The convenient Picture control button provides six preset options: Vivid, Monochrome, Neutral, Standard, Landscape and Portrait for stills and video while 9 customizable settings provide advanced, personalized color control.

Additional Features:

Standard ISO 100-6400, expandable to ISO 50-25,600 equivalent
Added ISO settings of Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent), Hi-1 (ISO 12,800 equivalent) and Hi-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent) extend versatility.
Continuous shooting at up to 4 fps at full FX-format resolution
Commercial image quality teams with speed and handling to create new shooting possibilities—in the studio or on location. Shoot DX-format images up to 6fps using the optional MB-D12 Multi Power Battery Pack and batteries other than the EN-EL15
Rugged magnesium alloy construction
Effectively protected from invasive dust, moisture and tested to exceed 200,000 cycles.
Compatible with third party video accessories
As your multimedia work grows in importance, know that the D800 is compatible with a growing selection of third party video accessories.
High speed CF and SD dual memory card slots
CF cards compatible with UDMA6 as well as UDMA7 are supported. For SD cards, SDXC and UHS-1 are supported.
Two axis Virtual Horizon graphic indicator
Use either the LCD monitor or viewfinder to check if the camera is level—horizontally or with forward or rear rotation.
Rechargeable EN-EL15 Battery
Up to approximately 900 images and 60 minutes of HD video per charge.

Specifications

  • Lens Mount
    Nikon F bayonet mount
  • Effective Pixels
    36.3 million
  • Sensor Size
    35.9mm x 24mm
  • Image Sensor Format
    FX
  • Image Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    36.8 million
  • Dust-reduction system
    Image sensor cleaning
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    FX-format
    (L) 7,360 x 4,912
    (M) 5,520 x 3,680
    (S) 3,680 x 2,456
    1:2 format (30 x 20)
    (L) 6,144 x 4,080
    (M) 4,608 x 3,056
    (S) 3,072 x 2,040
    5:4 format (30 x 24)
    (L) 6,144 x 4,912
    (M) 4,608 x 3,680
    (S) 3,072 x 2,456
    DX-format
    (L) 4,800 x 3,200
    (M) 3,600 x 2,400
    (S) 2,400 x 1,600
  • File Format Still Images
    JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
    NEF (RAW): lossless compressed 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
    TIFF (RGB)
    JPEG: JPEG-Baseline-Compliant; can be selected from Size Priority and Optimal Quality
  • Picture Control
    Landscape
    Monochrome
    Neutral
    Portrait
    Standard
    User-customizable Settings
    Vivid
  • Storage Media
    CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA)
    SD
    SDHC
    SDXC
  • Card Slot
    1 CompactFlash© (CF) card and 1 Secure Digital (SD) card
  • File System
    Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0
    DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
    EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras)
    PictBridge
  • Viewfinder
    Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    FX (36×24): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical Approx.
    1.2x (30×20): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
    DX (24×16): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
    5:4 (30×24): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    0.70x Approx.
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint
    19.5 (-1.0¯¹)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    Built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m¯¹)
  • Focusing Screen
    Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VIII with AF Area Brackets (grid lines can be displayed)
  • Reflex Mirror
    Quick-return type
  • Lens Aperture
    Instant-return type
  • Depth-of-field Control
    Yes
  • Lens Compatibility at a Glance***
    AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible
    Metering with AI lenses
  • Compatible Lenses
    AF NIKKOR other than type G or D*2: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering III
    AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering III
    DX AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except FX-format (36×24)/5:4 (30×24) Image Size
    Non-CPU: Usable in [A] or [M] mode Center-Weighted or Spot Metering; Electronic Rangefinder can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or Faster
    Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported
  • Shutter type
    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
  • Shutter Speed
    1/8000 to 30 sec.
    Bulb
  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec.
  • Slowest Shutter Speed
    30 sec.
  • Flash Sync Speed
    Up to 1/250 sec.
    Synchronizes with shutter at 1/320s or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320s)
  • Bulb Shutter Setting
    Yes
  • Shutter Release Modes
    Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-4 frames per second
    Continuous high-speed [CH] mode; 4 frames per second
    Mirror-up [Mup] mode
    Quiet Shutter Release
    Self-timer mode
    Single-frame [S] mode
  • Continuous Shooting Options
    FX-format
    CH: Up to 4 frames per second
    CL: Up to 4 frames per second
    5:4 format
    CH: Up to 4 frames per second
    CL: Up to 4 frames per second
    DX-format
    CH: Up to 5 frames per second
    CL: Up to 5 frames per second
    1:2 format
    CH: Up to 5 frames per second
    CL: Up to 5 frames per second
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution
    4 frames per second
  • Self-timer
    2, 5, 10, 20 sec. Timer duration electronically controlled
  • Exposure Metering System
    TTL exposure metering using 91,000-pixel RGB sensor
  • Metering Method
    Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8mm circle in center of frame
    Matrix: 3D color matrix metering III (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering III (other CPU lenses)
    Spot: Meters 4mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
  • Metering Range
    0 to 20 EV (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering)
    0 to 20 EV (spot metering)
  • Exposure Meter Coupling
    CPU
    AI
  • Exposure Modes
    Aperture-Priority (A)
    Manual (M)
    Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
    Shutter-Priority (S)
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Exposure Bracketing
    2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV
  • Exposure Lock
    Yes
  • Mirror Lock Up
    Yes
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO 100 - 6400
    Lo-1 (ISO 50)
    Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)
    Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    100
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    6400
  • Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent)
  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    HI-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent)
  • Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options
    Lo-1 (ISO-50 equivalent), Hi-1 (ISO-12,800 equivalent), Hi-2 (ISO-25,600 equivalent)
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Low
    Normal
    High
    Off
  • Active D-Lighting
    Auto
    Extra High
    High
    Normal
    Low
    Off
  • D-Lighting Bracketing
    2 frames using selected value for one frame
    3–5 frames using preset values for all frames
  • Single-point AF Mode
    Yes
  • Dynamic AF Mode
    Number of AF points: 9, 21, 51 and 51 (3D-tracking)
  • Auto-area AF Mode
    Yes
  • Autofocus System
    Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
  • Detection Range
    -2 to 19 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
  • Lens Servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
    Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
  • AF-area mode
    9, 21 or 51 point Dynamic-area AF
    Auto-area AF
    Single-point AF
    3D-tracking (51 points)
  • Focus Lock
    Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
    Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
  • Focus Modes
    Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
    Continuous-servo (AF-C)
    Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
    Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only
    Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
    Normal area
    Single-servo AF (AF-S)
    Wide area
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    51
  • Autofocus Sensitivity
    -2 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
  • Autofocus Fine Tune
    Yes
  • Built-in Flash
    Yes
  • Flash Bracketing
    2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 EV
  • Built-in Flash Distance
    39 ft. (ISO 100)
  • X-Sync Speed
    1/250
  • Top FP High Speed Sync
    Up to 1/8000
  • Flash Control
    TTL: i-TTL flash control using 91,000-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-700, or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighting metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
  • Flash Sync Modes
    Front-curtain sync (normal)
    Rear-curtain sync
    Red-Eye reduction
    Red-Eye reduction with slow sync
    Slow sync
  • Flash Compensation
    -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
  • Flash-ready indicator
    Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit such as SB-910, SB-900, SB-400, SB-80DX, SB-28DX or SB-50DX is fully charged
  • Accessory Shoe
    Yes
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    CLS Supported
  • Flash Sync Terminal
    Yes
  • White Balance
    Auto (2 types)
    Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)
    Cloudy
    Direct Sunlight
    Flash
    Fluorescent (7 types)
    Incandescent
    Preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored)
    Shade
  • White Balance Bracketing
    2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV
  • Live View Shooting
    Photography Live View Mode
    Movie Live View Mode
  • Live View Lens servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F)
    Manual focus (MF)
  • Live View AF-area mode
    Face-priority AF
    Wide-area AF
    Normal-area AF
    Subject-tracking AF
  • Live View Autofocus
    Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
  • Movie Metering
    TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
  • Movie Frame size (pixels) and frame rate
    1280 x 720 (30p): 30 fps (29.97 fps)
    1280 x 720 (60p): 60 fps (59.94 fps)
    1920 x 1080 (24p): 24 fps (23.976 fps)
    1920 x 1080 (30p): 30 fps (29.97 fps)
  • Movie Maximum recording time
    20 minutes at highest quality
    29 minutes 59 seconds at normal quality
  • Movie File Format
    MOV
  • Movie Video Compression
    H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
  • Movie Audio recording format
    Linear PCM
  • Movie Audio recording device
    Built-in monaural microphone
    External stereo microphone (optional)
  • Movie
    HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps
    HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps
    HD 1,280×720 / 30 fps
    HD 1,280×720 / 24 fps
    HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps
  • Movie Audio
    Built-in microphone, monaural
    External stereo microphone (optional)
  • Monitor Size
    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Resolution
    921,000 Dots
  • Monitor Type
    Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
  • Monitor Angle of View
    170-degree wide-viewing angle
  • Monitor Adjustments
    Brightness, 5 levels
  • Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator
    Yes
    Also visible in LiveView Modes
    Also visible in Viewfinder
  • Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation
    Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)
    Histogram Display
    Image Comment
    Movie Playback
    Movie Slideshow
    Playback with Zoom
    Slideshow
    Highlights
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Color Outline
    Color Sketch
    D-Lighting
    Distortion Control
    Edit Movie
    Filter Effects
    Fisheye
    Image Overlay
    Miniature Effect
    Monochrome
    NEF (RAW) Processing
    Perspective Control
    Quick Retouch
    Red-Eye Correction
    Resize
    Selective Color
    Side-by-Side Comparison
    Straighten
    Trim
    Color Balance
  • Image Comment
    Yes
  • Interface
    HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
    Headphone Connector
    NTSC
    Stereo Microphone Input
    Super Speed USB 3.0
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    Eye-Fi Compatible
    WT-4A
  • GPS
    GP-1 GPS unit
  • Save/Load Camera settings
    Yes
  • Total custom Settings
    54
  • My Menu
    Yes with customization
  • Recent Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    Arabic
    Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
    Czech
    Danish
    Dutch
    English
    Finnish
    French
    German
    Indonesian
    Italian
    Japanese
    Korean
    Norweigan
    Polish
    Portuguese
    Romanian
    Russian
    Spanish
    Swedish
    Thai
    Turkish
    Ukrainian
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • World Time Setting
    Yes
  • Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    900 shots per charge (Battery Life) (CIPA)
  • AC Adapter
    EH-5b AC Adapter
    Requires EP-5B Power Supply Connector
  • Battery Charger
    MH-25 Quick Charger
  • Tripod Socket
    1/4 in.
  • Approx. Dimensions
    Width: 5.7 in. (144.78mm)
    Height: 4.8 in. (121.92mm)
    Depth: 3.2 in. (81.28mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    31.7 oz. (900g)

    camera body only
  • Supplied Accessories
    • AN-DC6 Strap
    • EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    • MH-25 Battery Charger
    • UC-E14 USB Cable
    • BM-12 LCD Monitor Cover
    • BF-1B Body Cap
    • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cap
    • DK-17 Viewfinder Eyepiece
    • NikonView NX2 CD ROM


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Nikon D800 36.3 MP CMOS FX-Format Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)

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