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Nikon D800E Digital Camera

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SLR 36.3MP CMOS Apr 2013
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30 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The reviewers at three expert review sites all wrote that this camera was good. This Nikon digital camera received a "Good Stuff" award from both Camerastuffreviewcom and Camerastuffreview.com/nl/ and PhotographyBlog.com gave it an "Essential" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Chip.de and fotohits.de this digital camera has an average expert rating of 93%. That puts this camera in the top 3% of all the digital cameras of this spec and age.

Good Quality Pictures

Several people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Four years ago Photographyblog.com scored it very highly and said in their review of the Nikon D800E “The Nikon D800E is a 36 megapixel full-frame sensor DSLR with the anti-aliasing filter removed, which should result in higher resolution, sharper images compared to the regular D800”. Digital-Photography-School.com wrote in their Nikon D800E review “The Nikon D800E will surely make a big wave, not only because of its massive image capture figure of 36.3 megapixels, making it Nikon's highest res camera” . Digital-Photography-School.com also said “You'll find the enormous image size a great benefit in cropping in post editing”.

Some people who bought it concluded that it had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com said in their Nikon D800E review on expert review site Ephotozine four years ago “Features a whopping 36.3 megapixel full frame CMOS sensor”. Ephotozine.com also wrote “D800E look particularly impressive on paper with an impressive specification reaching beyond entry-level medium format in terms of resolution alone thanks to the 36.3 megapixel full frame sensor”. Photographyblog.com said in their review on PhotographyBlog.com “It had a great sensor”.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Nikon digital cameras and also specifically for Nikon SLR cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Easy to Use

One Nikon D800E owner who reviewed the Nikon D800E concluded that it was easy to handle. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote “He Nikon D800 has to be one of the best DSLRs we've seen here at What Digital Camera, thanks to its great blend of handling, build-quality, performance”.

One Nikon D800E owner who bought this digital camera considered that it was easy to use.

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Good Product Quality

Two people who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Digital-Photography-School.com wrote “You want large images, top quality and (surprisingly!) an easy to use layout; deleting images” and gave the Nikon D800E a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Pentaxforums.com mentioned four years ago “The 645D ended up proving that it could deliver much better image quality than the D3x.”.

Good Size

One person concluded that the Nikon D800E was lightweight. Photographyblog.com rated this digital camera as excellent and mentioned “Relatively lightweight body and a comprehensive feature set” in their review of the Nikon D800E.

Fairly High Megapixel Count

The average megapixel count of SLR cameras that are a comparable age to the D800E is 18MP. The Nikon D800E has a fairly high megapixel count (36.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

Across all the SLR cameras that are a similar age to the D800E the screen sizes range from 2" to 6.7", and the average screen size is 3". With a screen size of 3.2 inches, the Nikon D800E has one of the larger screen sizes amongst SLR cameras of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3.2" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D4S[plb_2203498_price].

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and type which are not 3D compatible, the Nikon D800E is 3D compatible.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D800E supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D800E do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D800E supports Full HD video. Most of the other SLR cameras that came out more than two years ago also support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think the Nikon D4S[plb_2203498_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D800E, the Nikon D800E has a built-in flash.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras of this spec and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Nikon D4S[plb_2203498_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon D800E is more than most SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to the D800E. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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Quite Many Total Megapixel Count

The total megapixel counts of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D800E range from 10MP to 53MP, and the average total megapixel count is 20MP. The Nikon D800E has one of the more total megapixel counts (36.8 megapixels) amongst SLR cameras of this age.

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900 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the D800E take between 230 and 4,199 shots per battery charge, including the Nikon D800E which takes 900 shots per battery charge.

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7360 X 4912 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon D800E has a 7360 x 4912 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most digital cameras of this type and age have a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all digital cameras of this age and spec is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Supports One Audio Format

The Nikon D800E has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Nikon camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by SLR cameras that have been available for a similar time to the D800E.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The Nikon D800E has a greater number of image editing modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D800E. The image editing modes "Resizing" and "Trimming" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras of this age and spec.

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51 Auto Focus Points

51 auto focus points

Most digital cameras of this age and type have between 9 and 799 auto focus points, including the Nikon D800E which has 51 auto focus points.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon D800E supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Supports Two ISO Speeds

The Nikon D800E has a greater number of ISO speeds than most SLR cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Nikon digital camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras of a similar spec and age to the D800E. The ISO speed "6400" is also supported by this camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports a H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is the most frequently supported video format on cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon D800E is more than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D800E. The camera file systems "DPOF" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D800E has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display across all SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many cameras of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon D800E does not support video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age which support video recording.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Nikon D800E does not have a GPS. Most of the other SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Most SLR cameras that were launched more than two years ago are not waterproof. The Nikon D800E is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D800E, the Nikon D800E does not have an image stabiliser.

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Very Small Eye Relief

The Nikon D800E has a quite small eye relief (only 17 millimeters) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D800E. The eye relief of cameras of this spec and age range from 15mm to 27mm.

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Only ±1EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a -3EV - +1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 900 grams, the Nikon D800E is fairly heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D800E. The lightest digital camera of this age and type is 230g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 650g.

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1 Other reason to consider the Nikon D800E

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released over three years ago.

Specification

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Maximum Image Resolution
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Total Megapixel Count
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Colour
Lens System
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Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Diopter Adjustment
Playback Mode
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
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Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Technical Details
Lens Cap Included

3 Awards

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Just like the 800, but with even more detail at wider apertures
Hoge resolutie
Lage ruis
Hoog bruikbaar dynamisch bereik
Costs more than the 800, while moir could be an issue on some images
De prijs
Iets donkere zoeker
Maximum 4 bps
Zakcenia obrazu wynikajce z efektu mory, wyrana tendencja do back fokusu w uywanych przez nas obiektywach, niewielkie bdy w ostrzeniu na skrajnym prawym punkcie AF, brak stabilizacji matrycy, problemy
22 December 2012

36.30MegapixelsNikon F mount3.2 inchLCDReview Summary: While it's almost identical to the Nikon D800, the D800E's unique sensor is better left to the pros. Though it offers more detail, that comes... Read more…

1 December 2012

Back in 2011, we compared the Pentax 645D medium format DSLR to the Nikon D3x, the highest-resolution full-frame DSLR offered at the time. The 645D ended up proving that it could deliver much... Read more…

22 October 2012

The Nikon D600, D800 and D4 are the same camera inside! © 2012 KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved. This free website's biggest source of is when you use any of when you get anything,... Read more…

Quality: Spectacular. You'll find the enormous image size a great benefit in cropping in post editing.Why you would buy it: you want large images, top quality and (surprisingly!) an easy to use...

15 August 2012

Previously we've looked at the , as well as published ... as well as publishing a . Now we've got the Nikon D800 and D800E side by side for a direct comparison of cameras and image quality.Nikon... Read more…

He Nikon D800 has to be one of the best DSLRs we've seen here at What Digital Camera, thanks to its great blend of handling, build-quality, performance and probably most of all, image quality...

The Nikon D700 has been a hot seller ever since it was introduced back in the summer of 2008. It had a great sensor, a robust but relatively lightweight body and a comprehensive feature set, and...

PhotographyBlog.com

Camerastuffreviewcom

With 36 megapixels, the Nikon D800 has 3 times as many pixels as the Nikon D700 and almost one and a half times as many pixels as the - in terms of megapixels - nearest cameras of the competition... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers show d800, nikon d800, show d800e, nikon d800e, nikon amzrefb0100, nikon amzrefb0100c, nikon amzrefb0100cr
Barcodes 00018208254989, 00018208925209, 05056129203476

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