Nikon D810 vs Nikon D800

Winner
Nikon D810

100

Nikon D800

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D810

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great battery life
Battery life
1200 shots
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
200 ms startup delay
True resolution
High true resolution
36.2 MP
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D810.

competitors

Nikon D810 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,240 - $1,397 body only

$1,719 - $1,897 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,221 - $3,099 body only

$2,577 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D500

Nikon D500

Pro DSLR

$1,429 - $1,797 body only

$2,053 - $2,397 with 16-80mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
True resolution Much lower true resolution

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,240 - $1,397 body only

$1,719 - $1,897 with 24-120mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,032 - $1,497 body only

$1,807 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
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Nikon Z6

Boutique

$1,997 - $2,597

Focus points Many more focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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Avatar for César del Río César del Río (4:47 AM, August 31, 2015)
no it doesnt
 
Avatar for Adrian Evans Adrian Evans (5:12 PM, February 01, 2015)
Built in flash? where, mind hasn't
 
Guest (10:10 PM, October 19, 2014)
Several wrong information about th D810...
 
VMP photo (4:09 PM, August 14, 2014)
also both cameras have the dual storage slots so
 
John (6:45 PM, August 07, 2014)
Does the D810 actually have integrated GPS? Nikon's site makes it look as if it does not.