The Nikon D800 features the world’s largest resolution full-frame sensor. Just how good is it? Find out in the What Digital Camera Nikon D800 review

Product Overview

Overall rating:


Nikon D800

Overall score:92%
Image Quality:95%


Nikon D800 Review


Price as reviewed:


Preview and Key Features Videos

Nikon D800 Preview Video


Nikon D800 Key Features Slideshow




ISO:100-6400, expandable to 50-25,600
Video:1080 (30, 25, 24p) HD video (MOV with H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding)LCD
White Balance:White Balance Auto (2 types), incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored)
Lens Mount:Nikon F
Built-in Flash:Yes
Memory Card:CompactFlash & SD (HC/XC)
Exposure Comp:-/+5 EV in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
Cable Release:Yes
Compression:Fine, Normal & Basic
PC Socket:Yes
Viewfinder Type:Optical Viewfinder, 0.7x magnification
Output Size:7360 x 4912px
Field of View:100%
LCD:3.2in wide, 921k-dot (VGA) TFT LCD
Colour Temp Control:2500-10,000K
AF Points:51 selectable points
White Balance Bracket:Yes, 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3
Sensor:36.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor
Max Flash Sync:1/250th
Focal Length Mag:1x
DoF Prview:Yes
Dust Reduction:Yes
Built-in Image Stabilisation:No, lens based
Metering System:RGB sensor with approx. 91,000 pixels
Movie Mode:Yes
Exposure Modes:P, S, A, M
Live Mode:Yes
Connectivity:SuperSpeed USB, HDMI, Stereo mini-pin jack (in), Stereo mini-pin jack (out), 10-pin remote terminal
Power:Rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL15 battery
File Format:12 or 14 bit Raw (NEF), JPEG, Raw + JPEG
Dimensions:146 x 123 x 81.5mm
Shutter Speeds:30-1/8000th second, plus Bulb
Focusing Modes:Single-point AF, 9, 21 or 51-point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Drive Mode:Single, Continuous low-speed (1-4fps), Continuous high-speed (4fps), Q (quiet shutter-release), Self Timer (2, 5, 10 or 20sec), MUP (mirror up)
Colour Space:sRGB, Adobe RGB
  1. 1. Nikon D800 review - Features
  2. 2. Design
  3. 3. Performance
  4. 4. Image Quality
  5. 5. Inteview with Jim Brandenburg
  6. 6. Value & Verdict
  7. 7. Preview and Key Features Videos
Page 7 of 7 - Show Full List