As well as being compared against other pro DSLRs, the Nikon D810 is also often compared to boutiques, mirrorless and entry-level DSLRs. The Nikon D810's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the D750 and the Z7) and Canon (such as the EOS 5D Mark IV and the EOS 6D)

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
similar age
$1,149 - $1,297 (body only)
$1,797 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D750 and D810

  • None found

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
2 years newer
$2,219 - $2,999 (body only)
$2,558 - $3,899 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the 5D Mark IV and D810

  • None found

Nikon D800

Nikon D800
2 years older
$1,299 - $1,879 (body only)
$3,464 24-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the D800 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D800 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D800 and D810

  • None found

Nikon D500

Nikon D500
1 year newer
$1,399 - $1,797 (body only)
$2,114 - $2,397 16-80mm lens

Significant advantages of the D500 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D500 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D500 and D810

  • None found

Nikon D610

Nikon D610
8 months older
$790 - $1,497 (body only)
$1,774 - $2,447 28-300mm lens

Significant advantages of the D610 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D610 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D610 and D810

  • None found

Nikon D4

Nikon D4
2 years older
$5,121 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D4 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D4 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D4 and D810

  • None found

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon D810 compared to boutique competitors include: it has a much longer battery life (1200 shots vs 330 shots), has interchangeable lenses, is slightly less expensive ($1,999.00 vs $3,396.95), has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentaprism vs digital) and has more storage slots (2 vs 1).

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 2,360k dots), is slightly larger (large (146×123×82 mm) vs prosumer size (134×101×68 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 204,800 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Nikon Z7

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4 years newer
$3,397 - $3,547

Significant advantages of the Z7 (vs the D810)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 2,100k dots vs 1,229k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Z7 (vs the D810)

  • Much shorter battery life: 330 shots vs 1200 shots
  • Built-in lens only
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Z7 and D810

  • Larger than average screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Capture very high resolution images: 45.4 MP vs 36.2 MP
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Nikon Z6

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4 years newer
$1,764 - $1,997

Significant advantages of the Z6 (vs the D810)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a touch screen
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 204,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Z6 (vs the D810)

  • Much shorter battery life: 310 shots vs 1200 shots
  • Built-in lens only
  • Lower true resolution: 24.3 MP vs 36.2 MP

common strengths of the Z6 and D810

  • Larger than average screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks

Fujifilm GFX 50S

Fujifilm GFX 50S
2 years newer
$5,499

Significant advantages of the GFX 50S (vs the D810)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,360k dots vs 1,229k dots

Significant disadvantages of the GFX 50S (vs the D810)

  • Much shorter battery life: 400 shots vs 1200 shots
  • Built-in lens only
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the GFX 50S and D810

  • Larger than average screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Capture very high resolution images: 51.1 MP vs 36.2 MP
  • Great battery life: 400 shots vs 1200 shots

Canon EOS R

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4 years newer
$1,994 - $2,299

Significant advantages of the EOS R (vs the D810)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 2,100k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Many more focus points: 5,655 vs 51

Significant disadvantages of the EOS R (vs the D810)

  • Much shorter battery life: 370 shots vs 1200 shots
  • Built-in lens only
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the EOS R and D810

  • Larger than average screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Great battery life: 370 shots vs 1200 shots
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon D810 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.2" vs 3"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots), has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentaprism vs digital), takes significantly higher resolution photos (36.2 MP vs 24 MP) and can focus continuously while recording movies.

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 50,000 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Nikon D810A

Nikon D810A
7 months newer
$4,817 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D810A (vs the D810)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the D810A (vs the D810)

  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
  • Doesn't have a through-the-lens viewfinder: Optical vs Pentaprism
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the D810A and D810

  • Very large screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Capture extremely high resolution images: 36.2 MP vs 36.2 MP

Leica M10-P

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4 years newer
$7,777 - $7,995 (body only)

Significant advantages of the M10-P (vs the D810)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a GPS
  • Much smaller: Mid size (139×39×80 mm) vs Large (146×123×82 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the M10-P (vs the D810)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 1200 shots
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

common strengths of the M10-P and D810

  • Viewfinders: Rangefinder vs Pentaprism

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

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4 years newer
$2,999 (body only)
$3,798 12-40mm lens

Significant advantages of the OM-D E-M1X (vs the D810)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a touch screen
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 5 fps

Significant disadvantages of the OM-D E-M1X (vs the D810)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
  • Much lower true resolution: 20.2 MP vs 36.2 MP

common strengths of the OM-D E-M1X and D810

  • Weather sealed
  • Very long battery life: 870 shots vs 1200 shots
  • Many lenses available: 108 lenses vs 171 lenses

Fujifilm X-T3

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4 years newer
$1,399 (body only)
$1,699 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T3 (vs the D810)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly more focus points: 425 vs 51

Significant disadvantages of the X-T3 (vs the D810)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
  • Much shorter battery life: 390 shots vs 1200 shots

common strengths of the X-T3 and D810

  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony a7 III

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3 years newer
$1,876 - $1,998 (body only)
$2,116 - $2,198 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the a7 III (vs the D810)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the a7 III (vs the D810)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,229k dots

common strengths of the a7 III and D810

  • Weather sealed
  • Very long battery life: 710 shots vs 1200 shots
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Sony A7

Sony A7
8 months older
$798 (body only)
$965 - $998 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the A7 (vs the D810)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much smaller: Standard size (127×94×48 mm) vs Large (146×123×82 mm)
  • Much lighter: 417 g vs 880 g

Significant disadvantages of the A7 (vs the D810)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
  • Much shorter battery life: 340 shots vs 1200 shots

common strengths of the A7 and D810

  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,229k dots
  • Weather sealed
  • Focus continuously recording movies

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
8 months newer
$629 - $697 (body only)
$997 - $1,150 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D7200 and D810

  • None found

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years older
$550 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3200 and D810

  • None found

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
3 years older
$372 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D5100 and D810

  • None found

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
2 years newer
$309 (body only)
$395 - $397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3400 and D810

  • None found

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
1 year older
$709 (body only)
$1,097 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7100 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D7100 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D7100 and D810

  • None found

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
8 months older
$474 (body only)
$459 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the D810)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the D810)

  • None found

common strengths of the D5300 and D810

  • None found