General

Nikon D800 Nikon D810A
Brand
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Nikon Nikon
Lowest price
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$1,299.00 $4,816.82
Announced
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December 2011 February 2015

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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1x 1x
Megapixels
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36.2 MP 36.2 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 51,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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36.2 MP 36.2 MP
Native resolution
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7360 × 4912 7360 × 4912
Pixel size
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23.8 µm² 23.8 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.2" 3.2"
Resolution
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921k dots 1,229k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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171 lenses 171 lenses
Lens mount
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Nikon FX Nikon FX

Form factor

Size
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146×123×82 mm 146×123×82 mm
Depth
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3.2" 3.2"
Weight
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1,000 g 880 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes Yes
Built-in focus motor
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Yes No

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentaprism Optical
Viewfinder size
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0.70x 0.70x
Coverage
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100% 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Unknown
Continuous focus
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Yes n/a
All formats
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  1. 640 x 424 @ 24fps
  2. 720p @ 24fps
  3. 720p @ 25fps
  4. 720p @ 30fps
  5. 720p @ 50fps
  6. 720p @ 60fps
  7. 1080p @ 24fps
  8. 1080p @ 25fps
  9. 1080p @ 30fps
  1. 720p @ 50fps
  2. 720p @ 60fps
  3. 1080p @ 24fps
  4. 1080p @ 25fps
  5. 1080p @ 30fps
  6. 1080p @ 50fps
  7. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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No Unknown
HDR
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Yes Unknown
3D
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No Unknown
Image stabilization
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None Unknown
Supports RAW
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Yes Unknown
GPS
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No Yes

Performance

Startup delay
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200 ms Unknown
Shutter lag
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209 ms Unknown
Battery life
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900 shots 1200 shots
Continuous shooting
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4 fps 5 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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51 51
Cross type focus points
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15 Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/8000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes No
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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2 1
Supported formats
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  1. CompactFlash (Type II)
  2. CompactFlash (Type II)
  3. SD
  4. SD
  5. SDHC
  6. SDHC
  7. SDXC
  8. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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96.0 Unknown
Color depth
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25.6 bits Unknown
Dynamic range
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14.4 EV Unknown
Low light performance
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2,979 ISO Unknown
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