Nikon D800 Specs

Updated February 7, 2012: The official announcement from Nikon has been made. Following specs are the final specs given by Nikon. The camera is set to be released in late March (tentative date of March 22). And now, here is new Nikon D800 specs:

  • 36.3 MP full-frame CMOS sensor (7360 x 4912 pixels) (35.9 x 24mm sensor size)
  • ISO 100-6,400 with expanded range from 50 to 25,600
  • 3.2 inch 921,000 pixel LCD screen with 170-degree viewing angle and auto brightness
  • 1080p Video at 24/25/30 fps (1920 x 1080) and 720p 24/25/30/60 fps
  • B-frame video compression H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC, maximum 29:59 min per shot
  • Up to 6fps continuous shooting (DX mode) and 4fps FX
  • Self-cleaning image sensor (vibration of low pass filter)
  • Live View/movie shooting switch
  • Full-time AF in Live View/movie modes*
  • Shutter speed 30 – 1/8000 sec*
  • Shutter rated to 200,000 actuations
  • Built-in intervalometer
  • Electronic virtual horizon
  • 100% coverage optical viewfinder with 0.7X magnification with diopter adjustment
  • Advanced Scene Recognition System (3D Color Matrix Meter III)
  • Nikon EXPEED 3 image processing engine
  • 12 or 14-bit RAW files (NEF): lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed TIFF (RGB)
  • JPEG: fine, normal, basic compression
  • DX-crop mode (1.5X) 15.3MP (4800 x 3200 pixels)
  • 1.2-crop mode (1.2X) 15.3MP (6144 x 4080 pixels)
  • 51-point AF system with face recognition (Advanced Multi-Cam 3500 AF)
  • 91,000 pixel RGB metering sensor
  • 2-exposure in-camera HDR
  • 2-9 frame exposure bracketing in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 EV
  • Dual memory card slots: SecureDigital (SD/UHS-1 SDHC/SDXC) and CompactFlash (UDMA-7)
  • High-speed USB 3.0 transfer
  • Uncompressed HDMI video out 8 bit (4:2.2), headphone out, audio in.
  • Weather sealed magnesium alloy body
  • Integrated pop-up flash, Creative Lighting System with Command Mode
  • Battery: EN-EL15
  • Shots per charge 850 (CIPA standard)
  • Dimensions: 5.7 x 4.8 x 3.2 inches (146 x 123 x 81.5 mm )
  • Weight: 900g (without battery and media card)
  • Made in Japan
  • D800 Pricing (retail):
    • $2,995 US dollars
    • ¥268,200 Japanese yen
    • €2,899 Euros
  • D800 Announcement Date: February 7, 2012
  • D800 Release Date: March 22, 2012

There will be a special version Nikon D800E for enhanced image quality that does not have an anti-aliasing filter. This increases image sharpness but also increases the occurrence of Moire interference patterns on some textures. D800E Expected release: April 6, 2012.

3 thoughts on “Nikon D800 Specs

  1. Интересно на чувствительности 6400 какого размера шум ?
    Знаю что на D70S шумит после 1000 а на D90 уже при 800 не важно.

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