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Advantages of the Nikon D810A

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Lens availability
Much more lenses available
171 lenses vs 92 lenses
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Around 90% more lenses available
Battery life
Much longer battery life
1200 shots vs 710 shots
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Around 70% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
36.2 MP vs 24 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video but at a lower frame rate
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Focus points
Many more focus points
693 vs 51
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.78x vs 0.70x
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More than 20% larger viewfinder
Size
Significantly smaller
127×96×74 mm vs 146×123×82 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Digital vs Optical
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 5 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$1,876.19 vs $4,816.82
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The best price we've seen is $2,941 cheaper (2.6x less)
Weight
Significantly lighter
650 g vs 880 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
2.9" vs 3.2"
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Around 10% thinner
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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Battery life Very long battery life Help
D810A1200 shots
a7 III710 shots
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Common Weaknesses
Weight Heavy Help
D810A880 g
a7 III650 g
Thickness Quite thick Help
D810A3.2"
a7 III2.9"
Size Large Help
D810A146×123×82 mm
a7 III127×96×74 mm

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