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Nikon D810 Digital Camera

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16.1MP 26x CCD Jun 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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28 Reasons For

Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Nikon compact cameras have good reviews on average and across all cameras Nikon is one of the superior brands.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras that came out around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a comparable age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the digital cameras that are a similar age to the D810 the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. With an optical zoom of 26 times zoom factor, the Nikon D810's optical zoom is one of the biggest amongst compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D810.

We compared this camera to all the other 26x optical zoom cameras and we think the Nikon Coolpix L320[plb_1939468_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (30x), the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (30x), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite High Megapixel

The megapixels of cameras of this age and type range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. The Nikon D810 has a fairly high megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the D810.

We compared this camera to all the other 16.1MP cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG DV300F[plb_1513072_price], and the Sony DSC-H70[plb_580917_price] is also worth considering.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth considering include the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP), the Sony DSC-WX50[plb_2154757_price] (16.2MP), or the Leica X2[plb_2496546_price] (16.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D810 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D810 also have an image stabilizer.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D810 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the D810 also have a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at include the GE A1455[plb_1772760_price] which has better reviews.

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Four Number of Batteries Supporteds

The Nikon D810 is a four number of batteries supported digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Digital cameras of this type and age have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.039m. The Nikon D810 has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon D810 is more than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of this age and type. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon D810 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Nikon camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200 and 4608 x 2592. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon D810 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Nikon camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of this type and age. The photo effectss "Neutral" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this age and type. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR and MPO are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of camera file systems than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the D810. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "MPF" are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon D810 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (585 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D810. Digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D810 have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 18mm and 1,000mm.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max)s of similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D810 range from 3 to 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the Nikon D810 has one of the highest ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Nikon D810 has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (921,000 pixels) amongst compact cameras of this age. The display resolution (numeric)s of cameras of a comparable type and age to the D810 range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels.

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51 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

51 auto Focus (AF) pointss

The Nikon D810 is a 51 auto Focus (AF) points digital camera.

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Supports Three ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80, 1600 and Auto are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon D810 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D810. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras of a comparable type and age to the D810.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a MOV video formats supported, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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300 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon D810 is a digital camera that takes 300 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D810 has a better display than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. 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. The best display of all compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago is AMOLED and the worst is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D810 the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 22.5 millimeters, the Nikon D810 has one of the shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

At only 64, the Nikon D810 has a very small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the D810. The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D810 is 10, the biggest is 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the D810 do not support video capability. The Nikon D810 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the D810, the Nikon D810 does not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon D810 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the D810 also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D810 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the D810, the Nikon D810 is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The Nikon D810 is very heavy (430 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the D810. The lightest comparable spec camera that has been available for around the same time as the D810 is 20g , the heaviest is 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras of this age and spec is 6.9, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87. The Nikon D810 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 3.1) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Nikon D810 has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this digital camera.

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Very Small Frame Rate

The frame rates of digital cameras of this age and type range from 1.1fps to 30fps. At only 1.2 frames per second, the Nikon D810 has a quite small frame rate compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D810.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Nikon D810 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. Across all cameras of this type and age the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Very Low Magnification

The average magnification of comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 6.5x. At only 0.7 times zoom factor, the Nikon D810 has a quite low magnification compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture Number

Cameras of this spec and age have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. At 5.9, the Nikon D810 has a very large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D810

Released Over Two Years Ago

This compact camera digital camera was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon D810 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the D810.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Ricoh GR Limited Edition[plb_1596652_price].

If you want a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price] (4.8" and higher rated), or the GC100[pl_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon D810 has a fairly average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the D810.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Nikon Coolpix S3400[plb_2072942_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36[plb_1725803_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Samsung WB350F[plb_2134241_price] (5x), or the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (6x) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Sensor Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
3D
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Image Quality Adjustment
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
HDMI Ports Quantity
Frame Rate

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Expert Reviews

(83)
17 August 2015

The Nikon D810 is an incredible camera that excels in many different types of photography, including landscape, portraiture, and action ? all of which lend themselves to the niche of adventure...

27 July 2015

Three years ago, my roommate bought a D800E. Ive always shot Canon, but he let me borrow his Nikon for a couple of shoots. It was impressive to say the least. I vowed that when it was time for me... Read more…

20 June 2015

Decision to buy a full frame camera isn't an easy one to make. Apart from a new camera body, you need to invest in FX format lenses to fully utilize the camera potential. But Nikon D810's image...

2 June 2015

When it comes to serious photography, the kind where you are willing to cut absolutely no corners on image quality and detail, there are very few products that come close to an honest-to-goodness... Read more…

What's the best camera body that money can buy? We test a veritable wish list of cameras, in pursuit of perfection.1. Canon EOS 5D Mark III, £2,250 / $2,500 An easily manageable sub-1kg body that... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 July 2014 by Corporate PJ
Corporate PJ would recommend the Nikon D810

My biggest beef with the D800 has been readily addressed with the new D810, it is very quiet where as the previous incarnation was by far the loudest 35mm camera I have used in my 24 year career,... Read more…

Reviewed 20 December 2014 by Brendan Buschi
Brendan Buschi would recommend the Nikon D810 (Verified Purchase)

I do fine art reproduction. My livelihood is based upon getting accurate color reproduction across the entire surface of the image. The prints I make must look exactly like the paintings artists... Read more…

Reviewed 22 February 2015 by NikonGirl
NikonGirl would recommend the Nikon D810

I moved from the D700 to the D810. I was completely satisfied with my D700 but a friend was ranting & raving about the D810 that I had to try his. This is an increased improvement over the D700 in... Read more…

Reviewed 25 May 2015 by Landscape Photographer
Landscape Photographer would recommend the Nikon D810

I have been involved with Photography for the past 55+ years and I had all the top nothch 35mm Nikon and Canon 35mm film cameras and after I switched to Digital Photography (as soon as it was... Read more…

Reviewed 12 March 2015 by Paul
Paul would recommend the Nikon D810

This is definitely the best DSLR I have used. In features and image quality. I was in a pickle when the 750 came out due to the "New AF system" that 750 has. It was supposed to be better in low... Read more…

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