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Nikon D810 Summary

36 Megapixels36 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Compact Flash Type I memory.Accepts Compact Flash Type I memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Nikon D810 Assessment

Nikon's latest DSLR is an impressive revision of their highest-resolution cameras. It looks just like a D800 or D800E except the sensor and processor have both been replaced with state-of-the-art components. The new 36 megapixels full-frame CMOS sensor offers a wider sensitivity-range, starting an ultra-low ISO 32.

The new EXPEED 4 processor takes part in the most sophisticated image-pipeline yet, with more latitude and precision to fine-tune image-output, now in TIFF format as well as JPEG.

The new Highlight Weighed metering is unique and takes advantage of the D810's exceptional dynamic-range to produce usable images more often.

In short, the D810 shows excellent image-quality on all fronts except for Automatic WB. It is also very fast and extremely responsive.

There is only one word of caution with this camera: lenses. To obtain the best image quality, the D810 requires the best lenses and each of those easily cost at least half the price of the camera.

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PROS CONS
Class-leading retention of details Poor Automatic White-Balance
Very low image-noise Inconsistent Live-view
Superb dynamic-range Instant review delay
Very fast autofocus Bizarre Auto ISO
Extremely responsive Asymmetric card slots
Unmatched image-parameter flexibility EC button placement not ideal
Manual focus assist direction indicator Exposure Delay mode hidden in menu
Excellent weatherproof build quality Sensitive to lens performance
Good battery-life
ExcellentExcellent Excellent

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By Neocamera on 2014-08-08

Nikon D810 Highlights


SLR digital camera

Sensor-Size: 36 x 24mm

Full-Frame Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

36 Megapixels DSLRISO 32-51200
Nikon F Mount
1X FLM
Shutter 1/8000-30s
100% Coverage
Extra Large Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
2 Axis Digital LevelCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
WeatherproofSpot-Metering
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe & Sync-Port
5 FPS Drive, 100 ImagesStereo audio input
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3.2" LCD 1.2 MegapixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
Compact Flash Type 1
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