Nikon D810 vs Nikon D810A

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Nikon D810
Nikon D810A

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Three times smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810 is a 64 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 136 smaller than the Nikon D810A (200).
2x lighter Edit
The Nikon D810 has a weight of 430gg, whereas the Nikon D810A is an 880g digital camera (450g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Four supported batteries Edit
The Nikon D810 has four supported batteries, however the Nikon D810A only has one supported battery.
300 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon D810 is a digital camera that takes 300 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon D810A only takes 1200.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by $1,382
The Nikon D810 costs $2,417.65, whereas the Nikon D810A is $3,799.95.
2 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Moderately better expert reviews
Based on 83 expert reviews, the average review score of the Nikon D810 is 92%, but the average rating of the Nikon D810A is 91% (based on 5 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810A is a 36.3MP digital camera. That's 20.2MP higher than the Nikon D810 (36.3MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

More total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810A is a 37.09MP digital camera. That's 20.65MP more than the Nikon D810 (37.09MP).
Vastly higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810A is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 51,188 higher than the Nikon D810 (51,200).
7% larger screen size Edit
The Nikon D810A is a 3.2" screen digital camera. That's 0.2" larger than the Nikon D810 (3.2"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

A bit better user reviews
The average user review score of the Nikon D810A is 100% based on 1 review, however the average rating of the Nikon D810 is 98% (based on 336 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810 is a 16.1MPMP digital camera. That's 20.2MP lower than the Nikon D810A (36.3MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

2x less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D810 is a 16.44MPMP digital camera. That's 20.65MP less than the Nikon D810A (37.09MP).
Lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810 is a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 51,188 lower than the Nikon D810A (51,200).
Smaller screen size Edit
The Nikon D810 has a screen size of 3"". That's 0.2" smaller than the Nikon D810A (3.2"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Older by eight months
The Nikon D810 is eight months older than the Nikon D810A.
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The Nikon D810 has an average user score of 98%, but the Nikon D810A has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
Bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D810A is a 200 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 136 bigger than the Nikon D810 (200).
450g heavier Edit
The Nikon D810A has a weight of 880g, but the Nikon D810 is a 430gg digital camera (450g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Only one supported battery Edit
The Nikon D810A is a one supported battery digital camera, whereas the Nikon D810 only has four supported batteries.
Only 1200.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Nikon D810A is 1200.00, but the Nikon D810 only takes 300 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

More expensive by $1,382
The Nikon D810A is $1,382.30 more expensive than the Nikon D810.
Less retailers
The Nikon D810A is only stocked by 3 shops, whereas the Nikon D810 is stocked by 5 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Expert review Rating is a bit Worse
The Nikon D810A's average expert score is 91%, however the Nikon D810's is 92% (based on 83 reviews).

Awards

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Trusted Reviews: Recommended
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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
BEST
Megapixel Count
16.1MP 36.3MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 3600 x 2400
BEST
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 3600 x 2400
Maximum Image Resolution
 7360 x 4912
 7360 x 4912
BEST
Image Format
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 JPEG XR
 MPO
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
35.9 x 24 35.9 x 24
Total Megapixel Count
16.44MP 37.09MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 FX
 FX
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 5:4
BEST
 16:9
 5:4
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour
 Red
 Red
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
26x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
3.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
5.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
585mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
22.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
4 - 104 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens
 High power zoom
 High power zoom
Lens Structure
12/9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Nikon F
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 single
 continuous
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 single
 continuous
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - 1.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
51 51
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 160
 1600
 200
 800
 12800
 51200
 Auto
 80
 160
 1600
 200
 800
 12800
 51200
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 51,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
64
BEST
200
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Highlight-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Highlight-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s
BEST
30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
BEST
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
Flash Guide
12m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
1s
BEST
Tele Flash Range
1.5 - 2.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 LPCM
 PCM
 AAC++
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 CF+
Internal Memory
50MB Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3.2"
BEST
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Field of View
100% 100%
BEST
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels
BEST
1,229,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.7x
BEST
0.7x
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Sunny
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Sunny
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
10 2,5,10,20
Image Adjustment Mode
 Brightness
 Colour depth
 Brightness
 Colour depth
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Crop
 Resizing
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 MPF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
Playback Mode
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Built-In Processor
EXPEED 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment
-3 - 1 -3 - 1
Eye Relief
17mm
BEST
17mm
Scene Mode
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Cuisine
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Cuisine
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
Display Language
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
430g
BEST
880g
Height
76.3mm 123mm
Depth
83.1mm 81.5mm
Width
111.1mm 146mm
Weight Including Battery
430g
BEST
980g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Alkaline
 Alkaline
Supported Battery
4
BEST
1
Battery Size
AA (Alkaline, NiMH, Oxyride or Lithium) EN-EL15
Shot Per Battery Charge
300 shots
BEST
1,200 shots

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ViewNX2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB

Other Features

Interface
USB 3.0,USB 2.0,HDMI (Mini Type C) Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimension
246 x 116 x 115 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Range
1,8000 to 30 s in steps of 1,3,1,2 or 1 EV,Bulb,Time,X250 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100)
12,39 with manual flash (m,ft,ISO 100,20°C,68°F) Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cable
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Frame Rate
1.2fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 EXPEED 4
 EXPEED 4
Continuous Shooting
7 fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal
3.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features
Resolution: 1229000 dots,Approx. 100% frame coverage,Adjustable brightness,70° viewing angle,Colour-tune monitor Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Format
 PCM
 PCM
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