Nikon D810 vs Nikon D800

Winner
Nikon D810

100

Nikon D800

95

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D810

Great battery life
Battery life
1200 shots
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.7 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
200 ms startup delay
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
2,979 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
96.0
Color depth
Great color depth
25.6 bits

galleries

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

$1,331 - $1,697 body only

$1,822 - $2,197 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
True resolution Much lower true resolution
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Nikon Z 7

Boutique

$3,397 - $3,994

Focus points Many more focus points
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,379 - $3,499 body only

$3,143 - $4,599 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,331 - $1,697 body only

$1,822 - $2,197 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
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Fujifilm X-T3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,499 body only

$1,899 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$880 - $1,497 body only

$1,426 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution

discussion

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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.